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Technologist, Directory Services


Carlstadt, NJ, US

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The Technologist of Directory Services is a true technical leader that inspires creativity, innovation and technical leadership to the team. A technical leader focused on the execution component that is agile and understands how to map the business needs to viable technology solutions and achieve desired results. A technical leader and subject matter expert in identity management and authentication technologies, directory services, and their implementation in large scale environment.


The successful individual will leverage their proficiency to...


  • Collaborate across IT and Infrastructure Technical Services to assess technical needs and determine requirements. Assemble and unite various IT groups around an aligned project strategy and design direction.
  • Define strategy for the management of Global Active Directory environment.  Evaluate current landscape and make strategic recommendations related to multiple AD Forests.
  • Experience with roadmap ownership, use case creation, strategy development, KPI development, and customer relationship management
  • Manage environmental changes – consolidation, platform upgrades, and divestitures of Active Directory platforms.
  • Influence and collaborate with other senior leaders and teams as necessary to design solutions, resolve operational problems and minimize cycle time for problem resolution
  • Work closely with outsourcing partners for delivery of related services
  • Applies new solutions through research and collaboration with team and determines course of action for new application initiatives.
  • Directs continuous improvement processes and root cause analysis to eliminate waste and provide improvements to service level objectives
  • Ensure leaders are managing the standardization and implementation of administrative processes to allow for transition of repeatable work to level-one and level-two support
  • Partner with the Information Security and Compliance team to ensure compliance with policies Ensure all controls and procedures are being executed properly by teams to facilitate compliance objectives.
  • Provide guidance and direction in resolution of escalated issues and/or complex production, application or system problems
  • Provide guidance in Capacity planning, disaster recovery, performance tuning and testing, logical and physical architecture design
  • Knowledge to develop and execute complex deployment scenarios
  • Analyze technology industry and market trends, and determine their potential impact on the enterprise.

The accomplished individual will possess...


  • Experience:


    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, systems analysis or a related study, or equivalent experience
    • At least ten years of total IT experience
    • Five to seven years of Architecture design experience in at least two IT disciplines in a client/server or service-oriented architecture (SOA) environment, including technical architecture, Identity and Access Management, Active Directory Services, Email management, network management, application development, middleware, database management or operations
    • Experience in PCI and Sarbanes Oxley requirements and any other control or governance frameworks



  • Skills:


    • Knowledge of all components of IAM and Directory technical architecture
      • Knowledge and hands-on experience in Federation PKI, RSA SecureID
      • Experience including assessment, design, pilot and upgrades/implementations of enterprise directory services technologies
        • Active Directory
        • TCP/IP including DNS integration
        • Group Policies (GPO)
        • Azure Active Directory
        • Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS), SAML, web Single Sign-on (SSO), OAuth and related authentication technologies
        • Microsoft Public Key Infrastructures Federated identity systems
        • Microsoft Radius/NPS Services
        • Understands application integrations for identify and access management
        • Multi factor authentication (MFA) both token and cloud
      • Knowledge and experience with Privileged access management and related technologies (Centrify, Random Password Manager, etc0
      • Experience with Enterprise File Sync and Share solutions a plus
      • Technologies:  UNIX/Windows Servers, Oracle/DB2/SQL Databases, CDN’s, Networking
    • Extensive experience with infrastructure and server theories, principles and concepts; application infrastructure and standards; networking fundamentals; Windows; Physical Server architecture; Virtualization Technologies (e.g. VMware, HyperV) and LAN/WAN/Firewall/VPN network technologies
    • Knowledge of IT security and regulatory compliance (PCI, PII, etc)
    • Advanced experience with SAML 2.0
    • Advanced experience with OAuth 2.0
    • Advanced experience with OpenID 2.0
    • Advanced experience with Security Token Services



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