Identity and Access Management Specialist - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Identity and Access Management (IAM) Specialist position is responsible for managing, maintaining, and expanding the technical areas of Identity and account authentication and access. This includes: maintenance of the processes; troubleshooting issues; analyzing and designing new processes and connectors; programming; and documenting new processes. Position provides leadership in the area of IAM process improvement for the University.


(35%) Monitoring and Maintenance of existing IAM processes:
Monitor daily provisioning process, and troubleshoot issues with job failures and missing identities/accounts. Make adjustments to the Oracle PL/SQL extract code from the ERP system, as needed. Manage non-automated account setup. Develop Single Sign On (SSO) processes. Make program changes to the processes when accounts/identities are missing or have errors. Manage the tools ( Centralized Authentication Server (CAS), Banner Enterprise Identity Systems (BEIS), etc.) used in the IAM processes.

(20%) Analysis and Design:
Design new account and access processes to accommodate changes in University provisioning rules, and the acquisition of new systems needing provisioning. Begin a process of continuous improvement to make existing processes more accurate and dependable. Translate business processes into solutions.

(20%) Program Development: Develop program code following specifications and appropriate industry standards using Oracle SQL, PL/SQL, Java, C or other software and programming languages, as appropriate.

(10%) Documentation:
Document existing and new processes, including architectural design drawings, technical specifications, and functional procedures.

(10%) ERP System Application Development and other duties, as assigned.

(5%) Mentoring/Training on Identity and Access Management (IAM) Concepts:
Mentor and train other technical staff on IAM concepts, and develop non-technical procedural documentation and communications for functional users.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years of experience in a Technology related field, 1 year of which must have included practical experience maintaining an Identity and Access management (IAM) system. A working knowledge of Oracle PL/SQL or other SQL language.

Preferred Qualifications

- Application or systems programming experience - Technical experience with LDAP, CAS or Ellucian BEIS, or Shibboleth; - Higher Education technical experience; - Technical experience with the Ellucian Banner ERP system and/or add-on components; - UNIX/Linux experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

Please note that references refers to a list of 3 professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Keyword Phrases

  • VP Information Technology
  • Identity and Access Management Specialist
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Other IT
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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