Identity Management Systems Engineer (0520U) 24227
University of California Berkeley
December 1, 2017
Job Title: Identity Management Systems Engineer (0520U) #24227
Job ID: 24227
Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department Info Svcs & Tech Imm Office
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CalNet provides secure, effective and flexible identity and access control solutions for UC Berkeley. CalNet operates a large portfolio of services to meet the identity and access needs of UC Berkeley. These services can be broken down into five primary categories: Identity Data Services Access Services Account Services User Support Services Internal Services
The Identity Management Systems Administrator/Engineer is responsible for designing, building, testing, deploying, and maintaining hardware systems and software applications which handle user authentication and authorization for campus electronic resources, user account provisioning and de-provisioning, roles definition and assignment, and the delegated administration of these functions. The incumbent researches, conceptualizes, plans and implements complete and integrated identity management technical solutions for the UC Berkeley campus.
These systems include but are not limited to central campus directory services, single sign-on technologies, federated identity management technologies, systems for integrating data from upstream authoritative sources and for providing identity and access information to downstream application providers, and web applications for users and administrators to update identity management systems. As new technologies emerge, the incumbent is expected to learn these technologies quickly, evaluate them, and if appropriate, determine best strategies for integrating new technologies with existing UCB identity management infrastructure.
Applies advanced systems/infrastructure concepts to define, design and implement highly complex middleware solutions, specifically technologies that manage the integration of identity data from multiple authoritative sources, user authentication and authorization for campus electronic resources, user account provisioning and de-provisioning, roles definition and assignment, and the delegated administration of these functions. Initiates, plans, designs and implements middleware solutions for the campus. Designs and deploys an identity management systems and software environment that is highly available, fault tolerant, scalable, and meets campus business needs. Proposes and implements highly complex system enhancements (software and hardware updates) that will improve the performance and reliability of campus identity management and data integration solutions. Manages centralized identity management and makes recommendations for purchase or upgrade of new computer hardware and software. Analyzes, acquires, installs, modifies and supports hardware and software components of UC Berkeley identity management infrastructure. Conducts highly complex systems programming and systems support activities on a variety of platforms, particularly REL, as well as integration with Microsoft Windows. Integrates data across systems and DB platforms Conducts highly complex programming tasks, including conceptualizing, designing, writing, testing, and deploying web applications (particularly Java and Groovy applications), ensuring proper configuration of web servers, supporting applications written in Java and Groovy on Grails. Work with other IST staff to ensure security of identity management systems and data. Executes security control to prevent malicious intrusion of campus identity management systems. Writes technical documentation and advises other technical staff on documentation for internal and external audiences. Administers security policies to control access to systems including working with campus data proprietors to process requests for privileged access to identity data Interacts with senior internal and external personnel. May lead a team of systems/infrastructure professionals.
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Conviction History Background
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