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Senior Identity Access Management Engineer

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Rockville
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.Westat is committed to building a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity, belonging and equity for all. We believe that our greatest strength draws on the different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences of our employees.Job Summary:Westat is seeking a Senior Identity Access Management (IAM) Engineer who will be responsible for the design, implementation, and support for the organization IAM solutions. This role will interface with the IT security team and serve as the subject matter expert for IAM technologies and services.This position has a flexible arrangement to work 1-2 days/week onsite at our office in Rockville, Maryland and 3-4 days/week from your home office.Job Responsibilities:--- Manage and optimize on premise and Azure AD infrastructure, including domain controllers, group policies, and authentication mechanisms.--- Design and support multiple DNS zones and troubleshoot related issues.--- Maintain and Enhance Okta identity and access management solutions, including single sign-on (SSO) and multi-factor authentication (MFA) for cloud and on-premises solutions.--- Work with Entra AD and other identity management systems to streamline user provisioning, deprovisioning, and access control. Collaborate with other teams to implement and troubleshoot identity based M365 features and tools.--- Continuously improve identity services by evaluating innovative technologies, implementing best practices, and optimizing performance.--- Work closely with security, network, and application teams to integrate identity services seamlessly while ensuring compliance and other regulatory requirements.--- Provide Technical Support: Troubleshoot and resolve complex identity-related issues, ensuring minimal impact on end-users.--- Create comprehensive documentation and conduct training sessions for IT staff and end-users.--- Ensure compliance with industry and regulatory requirements, including FISMA Moderate compliance.Basic Qualifications:--- A minimum of 7 years of progressive IT experience, or a bachelor's degree in a related technical field with a minimum of 5 years of progressive IT experience.--- Demonstrated knowledge with Active Directory and Entra AD, with a focus on access control.--- Demonstrated knowledge with domain controllers, trusts, and replication.--- Demonstrated experience in DNS management and troubleshooting.--- Experience with Okta or other identity and access management (IAM) platforms, and Single Sign-On technologies.--- Demonstrated experience supporting enterprise infrastructure solutions.--- Demonstrated experience with Amazon and Azure Cloud Services.Minimum Qualifications:--- Meticulous with excellent organization and analytical and critical thinking skills.--- Able to communicate clearly and effectively.--- Ability to explain highly technical concept in simple terms.--- Ability to analyze complex issues, propose effective solutions, and implement them efficiently.--- Excellent people skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams and build strong relationships.Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Subject to plan requirements, employees may participate in:

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave (20 days per year)
  • Sick Leave (10 days per year)
  • Holiday Leave (7 Government holidays and 2 Floating holidays)
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings AccountThis opportunity will be posted for a minimum of 5 days and applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.#LI-WST1

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Rockville , Senior Identity Access Management Engineer, Executive , Rockville, Maryland

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