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IAM Developer
Eden Prairie, Minnesota  |  Remote
Contract Position
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Applied on July 25, 2021
Job Id #47638 Posted May 13, 2021

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • We are waiting for the formal project to be created. "Security enhancement and hardening of IAM Single Sign On and PingFederate services" describes the effort well. This is a security project with oversight by Enterprise Information Security org, to ensure maximum possible compliance with security guidelines and best practices as applicable to the authentication and pingfederate infrastructure, along with improvements to processes and tools where possible.

Ideal Background:

  • Identity Engineer or IT Security professional with experience administrating Ping Identity, Single Sign On, SAML Federation


  • Knowledge and expertise in Java and Python

Top Requirements:

  • 4 years Experience in IAM, SAML/OIDC/OAUTH Federation protocols and Single Sign On implementations
  • 3 years experience on Ping Identity and Knowledge of PingFederate and PingAccess.

Team and Team size:

  • 10 Team members including 8 Identity professionals, 1 Architect and 1 Project Manager.

Top Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates and applies security enhancements on IAM SSO systems
  • Configures logging, alerting, monitoring, and reporting for IAM solutions
  • Deploys SAML partnership configuration and establish certificates renewal processes
  • Develops Identity, Authentication and Federation services, and Deploys highly-scalable applications, applying standard SSO patterns enabling security and privacy at scale.
  • Define and implement technical solutions to meet business needs through Agile process.
  • Foster high-performance, collaborative technical work resulting in high-quality output.
  • Gather and analyze data to aide in informed decision-making while providing detailed, realistic estimates.
  • Interact skillfully with business stakeholders and third-party technical organizations.
  • Solve problems and provide deep technical troubleshooting skills.
  • Train and develop operations and engineering staff to maintain and support Identity and security services.

Skills/attributes Required:

  • 4 years Experience in IAM, SAML/OIDC/OAUTH Federation protocols and Single Sign On implementations
  • 3 years experience on Ping Identity and Knowledge of PingFederate and PingAccess.

Skills/attributes Preferred:

  • Knowledge of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), and Digital Certificate lifecycle management functions
  • Understanding of cryptographic protocols and network security protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, TLS, SSL, encryption, OpenSSL, X.509 Certificates)
  • Experience with Thales Luna or similar HSM and Venafi
  • Experience with Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) solutions
  • Experience preparing detailed design and angineering documents
  • Experience with DevOps, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Expertise with modern programming languages, systems, and architectures
  • Expertise in performance and scalability optimization

Interview Process:

  • o How many rounds? 2
  • o Video, phone, or in person? Video/Phone
  • o How technical will the interviews be? Very Technical

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