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Identity & Access Management Engineer

Weill Cornell Medical College

New York, NY
Weill Cornell Medical College
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Position Summary

The Identity and Access Management engineering position requires a passion for building and implementing identity management in a fastpaced environment\. It will involve all technical aspects of identity and access management and require participation in project oriented work\. This position provides the opportunity to participate in multiple areas of IT infrastructure to develop and implement identity and access solutions for our environment without diminishing productivity\.

Job Responsibilities

+ Leverage expertise in access role development, maintenance and defining application level roles or groups, and permissions to ensure secure authentication and authorization mechanisms are aligned with policies and standards\.

+ Implement processes and technologies to meet the Role Based Access Control \(RBAC\) needs within an Identity and Access Management \(IAM\) framework\.

+ Present findings and recommendations, to key stakeholders in order to implement an RBAC framework\.

+ Ensure identity and access management infrastructure is running optimally and effectively\. Develop and maintain technical solutions for the ongoing improvement of identity life cycle management\.

+ Manage IAM log data including configuring log sources, dashboards, rules, and reports in log analysis service\.

+ Work with business and solution owners to identify and maintain user role definitions\.

+ Foster close working connections with staff and management to ensure the secure design and operations for applications and infrastructure while acquiring and retaining comprehensive working knowledge of all infrastructure and related systems\.

+ Promote IAM and secure practices\. Support ongoing and new IAM, security and compliance initiatives\.

+ Identify, deploy & integrate IAM & related technologies\. Promote functional & operational improvements based on detailed knowledge of applications & systems security capabilities\. Improve efficiency by automating & orchestrating repetitive/manual tasks\.

+ Performs other related duties as assigned\.


+ Bachelor's Degree


+ Bachelors degree in a related field or equivalent experience\.

+ Extensive experience with AD, LDAP, Twofactor, SAML and other authentication technologies\.

+ Experience using and managing open source technologies without vendor support\.

+ 4 or more years IAM related experience\.

+ Experience with Ruby, Python, PHP, PowerShell, SQL, and/or shell scripting\.

+ Experience with administrating authentication technologies such as Microsoft Active Directory, Sun LDAP, UnboundID LDAP, Shibboleth, SimpleSAMLphp, Kerberos, OpenID Connect, Oauth, and federated identity management\.

+ Understanding of virtualization and Cloud \(SaaS, PaaS, IaaS\) technologies and ability to make recommendations on its use it securely would be an advantage

+ Previous experience within Information Technology at an Academic Institution and knowledge of regulatory requirements \(HIPAA, FERPA, etc\.\) desirable

+ Experience working with multidisciplinary teams and with a Project Management Office desirable

+ Knowledge of technologies at all levels of the OSI levels, layers 1 through 7 would be an advantage

+ Familiarity with SharePoint, Box, Dropbox, Confluence \(wiki\), ServiceNow, or similar documentation storage and management system an advantage

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

+ Strong problem solving and decision making skills

+ Ability to explain in detail how networking protocols \(TCP/IP\) and service protocols \(HTTP, HTTPS, SSL, SSH, SMTP, SAML, DNS\) function

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills, on both technical and non technical topics

+ Ability to create and present diagrams and reports for technical and non\-technical audiences\.

+ Ability to think outside of the box in terms of designing systems and solutions\.

+ Must be able to work in a very demanding and high pressure environment\.

+ Ability to produce professionallevel documentation and reporting using Microsoft Office\.

+ Fluency in navigating and using MAC 0S and Linux and/or Windows

Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Ability to deliver under tight deadlines and work out ofhours as needed

Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar was established in 2001 as a partnership between Cornell University and Qatar

Foundation\. The first medical school in Qatar and a pioneer of coeducation at university level, WCM\-Q offers an integrated program of pre\-medical and medical studies leading to the Cornell University M\.D\. degree\. Teaching is by Cornell and Weill Cornell faculty, including physicians at Hamad Medical Corporation \(HMC\) who hold Weill Cornell appointments\.

Enrollment has grown rapidly from 25 first year pre\-medical students in fall 2002 to over 200 students from more than 30 countries as we entered our sixth year of operation in September 2007\.

WCM\-Q is part of Weill Cornell Medical College, which was founded in New York City over 100 years ago, and shares the same mission:

+ to provide the finest education possible for medical students

+ to conduct research at the cutting edge of knowledge

+ to improve health care both now and for future generations

+ to provide the highest quality of care to the community

Weill Cornell Medicine\-Qatar is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer\.
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