St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas welcomes applications for the position of Identity Management Analyst / Enterprise Applications Administrator (EAA). With a focus on supporting identity management, the EAA is responsible for providing technical support for the analysis, development, installation, administration, and maintenance of mission critical enterprise systems, databases, and middleware applications. In the university environment, there are also many growth opportunities to expand personal skillsets into new areas. Using a collaborative approach, the EAA will execute identity and access management (IAM) strategies, while learning new technologies, to best serve the university.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
As a member of the Middleware team in Enterprise Information Systems, the Identity Management Analyst / EAA has many important duties and responsibilities. These include:
Support and operate enterprise-wide secure identity, authentication, and authorization services such as accounts and password management, single sign-on, federated identity management, multi-factor authentication, group management, self-service identity management, and data integration.
Cultivate a deep understanding of institutional data and business processing that impacts identity assurance, provisioning, role-based access control, and de-provisioning for all affiliation types and multi-role affiliations.
Cultivate a deep understanding of trends in the identity and access management industry to ensure that St. Edward's University operates modern, secure IAM systems following industry best practices.
Provide application administration support, especially system, database, and software upgrades, primarily for enterprise Linux-based systems and as a backup for other operating systems and databases.
Collaborate in evaluating, testing, and implementing new or upgraded software. Perform system and database upgrades.
Collaborate to guide the evolution and development of identity management applications, data integrations, and best practices.
Perform complex systems/software analysis; conduct application, system, and code walkthroughs; implement and maintain highly reliable, available, secure software.
Automate system configuration processes using standard configuration management tools. Pursue increased system efficiency. Perform load testing.
Monitor and troubleshoot problems.
Bachelors' Degree in computer science, management information systems, or other information technology field, or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
Two years' experience administering Linux applications, including shell scripting.
Experience with standard identity management platforms.
Experience with standard integration platforms and REST APIs.
Experience in the use of SQL statements is a plus.
Experience administering MySQL or other SQL databases are a plus.
Experience with automated system configuration is a plus.
Experience with object-oriented programming is a plus.
Experience working in higher education with an understanding of higher education business practices is a plus.
Demonstrated ability and interest in life-long learning, recognizing that technology careers change and evolve rapidly.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, especially the ability to effectively interpret and translate business needs and report on system trends or issues.
Excellent interpersonal skills to develop effective trust relationships with technical team, data stewards, and business users.
Demonstrated strong organizational skills and the ability to perform tasks accurately with attention to detail including the ability to prioritize tasks/assignments and the ability to meet deadlines.
Self-motivation and self-direction, the ability to work independently or in a team environment, and willingness to take direction.
Successful candidate must complete an employment and/or criminal background check.
About St. Edward's University
Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary
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St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.
Starting Date: July 1, 2018
Reference #: J18044
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