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Senior Systems Engineer – Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Corporate IT
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Required Education and Experience 

* Minimum 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering or its equivalent. 

Required Skills 

* 5+ years of applied experience with Single Sign-On

* 5+ years of Systems Engineer experience

* 3+ years of applied experience with Shell/Perl Scripting

Desired Skills 

* Excellent troubleshooting skills, including the troubleshooting and debugging SSO issues

* Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills; ability to effectively explain complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical staff including executives

* Strong attention to detail with excellent organization skills

* Strong experience with source control systems (e.g. Git) and configuration management (e.g. Ansible) tools

* Extensive experience with Shibboleth IdP (SAML)

* Experience with Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)

* Experience with MFA technologies [e.g. 2-Factor, Duo or other Security Tokens/Security Token Services (STS)]

* Working knowledge of Windows based scripting technologies (VBscript,PowerShell) 

* Knowledge of Linux/Unix authorization and authentication modules

* Understanding of the use of certificates, PKI, keystores, signing, encryption, and cryptographic protocols such as TLS

* One Identity (formerly Quest) Active Roles Server (ARS) configuration and engineering experience

* Good understanding of the ITIL frameworks along with the incident, problem and change management processes and procedures

* Willingness to take initiative and to overcome obstacles to achieve personal, organizational, and company goals

* Passion for pushing the limits of IAM technologies and their use in the workplace as a means to accomplish business objectives

* Good analytical skills and Project Management skills

* The ability to work well within a technical team, as well as interface well with the outside business units, HelpDesk team, Desktop support team, IT developers and analysts, and individual customers from the business user community. 

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visit and follow @AkamaiCareers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more at

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here

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