BAE Systems Identity and Access Management (IAM) Engineer in York, Pennsylvania

Job Description

The ideal candidate will come from a background of systems administration, specializing in the last 3-5 years in Identity & Access Management. BAE will consider a career (8-10 years of experience) UNIX and/or Windows administrator, supporting LDAP, web servers, application servers and other apps running on these systems with a desire in making a change to specialize in the IAM field long-term, with the ability to learn quickly.

Day-to-day responsibilities include maintaining an IAM system, working on projects to extend the IAM system to new applications and to utilize additional user stores. The candidate will be supporting a global program as part of an experienced team of engineers and developers and will be called on to work incident tickets and participate in on-call rotation along with the rest of the team.

Strong customer service and advocacy skills are paramount in this role.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Required Skills

  • Configure an Identity Management COTS product to connect and manage a user stores accounts and attributes

  • Current working knowledge of UNIX (editing files, scripting, navigating)

  • Working knowledge of LDAP and/or Active Directory

  • Working knowledge of HTTP servers (Apache or IIS for example)

  • Working knowledge of application servers (Weblogic, JBOSS, Websphere for example)

  • Strong ethics in the context of business and information security

  • Strong English language and written communications skills

  • Organize and manage projects and tasks autonomously

  • 8-10 years overall IT experience working on a UNIX platform with a track record of increasing responsibilities

  • 3-5 years of professional UNIX systems administration experience

  • 3-5 years of experience with one or more identity & access management products

Preferred Skills and Education

Preferred Skills

  • 8-10 years of professional experience managing software on a UNIX O/S (preferably Linux)

  • Hands-on experience with a complete suite of IAM capabilities (Identity Management, web-based SSO, identity federation and compliance/attestation)

  • Working knowledge of web services integration concepts using SOAP and REST

  • Exposure to software development in a current programming language and framework is desired

  • Current hands-on experience working on a Linux O/S

  • Working (hands-on) experience with web-based SSO and federated identity

  • A good understanding of Windows administration is desired

  • Experience integrating applications with an IAM system

  • Knowledge of web based protocols used in common identity federation themes including: SAML, OAUTH, WS*, SOAP, REST

  • Understanding of the everyday tools used in performing the IAM Engineer role

  • A background in having developed software (or scripts to automate tasks)

Education Preferred

Bachelor's degree in CS, IT or an engineering discipline

About BAE Systems, Inc.

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. People are the greatest asset in any Company. BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Identity and Access Management (IAM) Engineer


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