Work Location Detail 44983 Knoll Sq. Enterprise Hall
Assigned Organizational Area: University
Campus Location: Ashburn
Division/Vice President: Executive Vice President and Treasurer (EVPT)
College/School/Department: Not Applicable
Internal Applicants Only? No
Position Type: Technical
Posting Number: Staff - 001886
Working Title: Manager, Identity Access Management, Intelligent Directory Services
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday
Total Hours Per Week: 40
Pay Grade: 0
Recruitment Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification, Credit
If other was selected above, or there are special requirements, please explain.
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Job Open Date: 12/04/2012
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Applicant Review Will Commence On:
Job Vacancy Anouncement Information
Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication,respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.
Job Description Summary:
Responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software, services, and related infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. The individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures that adhere to organizational values, enabling staff, volunteers, and partners.
A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems (or a closely related field) plus four years of relevant experience. Degree requirements may be substituted with a combination of education, training and experience.
Professional experience supporting Directory Services (Microsoft Active Directory, SUN One LDAP, and Novell eDirectory)is highly desirable.
Professional experience with Identity and Access Management (preferably Oracle Identity and Access Management Suite) is highly desirable.
Strong experience with JAVA, PL/SQL, Oracle database, Unix, Linux, Windows Server, SAML based federation and single sign-on technologies such as Shibboleth is desired.
Strong understanding and experience with process management, change and configuration management and operations management is desired.
Proven project management, team leadership, interpersonal, customer service, communication, and analytical and technical skills.
Experience is shell programming such as Perl and Python.
ITIL foundation certification is desired.
Previous experience with a higher education institution, especially in higher education information technology is highly desired.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Responsible for effective decision making on the provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of IAM software and related infrastructure and services. Accountable for the operating systems and services that support the University. Responsibilities on these systems include: System Administration engineering and provisioning, operations and support, maintenance and research and development to ensure continual innovation.
Leads subordinates (including consultant resources) in the implementation and deployment of projects and operational patches related to Directory Services and IAM program in alignment with GWU’s strategic direction. Also acts as a subject matter expert in Directory and IAM technologies and their GW implementation for other teams at GW.
Mentors the team, prioritizes tasks for the team, manages performance and professional development of the team by making sure that the staff receives the appropriate training and on the job opportunities.
Serves as functional Project Manager for small to medium projects internal to the Division of IT. Assists and leads project teams with technical issues throughout the project lifecycle. These activities include the definition of needs, technical recommendations and decisions, benefits, and technical strategy; research & development within the project life-cycle; technical analysis and design; and support of operations staff in executing, testing and rolling-out the solutions.
Designs, documents, tests, creates or modifies computer programs, systems, or services to bring additional value to the University. Deploys systems and services in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements. Designs and engineers solutions for various projects and operational needs within identified time, scope and budgetary constraints.
Actively participates in resolving production issues, analyzing business processes and recommending process improvements, participating in all of the software development stages such as requirements gathering, solution design, development, testing, implementation, and architecture design.
Communicates with and reports to all stakeholders, including senior management and external departments outside of DIT to ensure the resolution of outstanding issues and compliance with set standards. Establishes and maintains IAM standards, policies, and procedures by taking into account security efficiency, security effectiveness and the demands of business enablement.
Develops and maintains installation and configuration procedures and standards. Contributes to and maintain system standards and service documentation. Provides training to Information Systems Technicians, Application Analysts, and entry to mid-level positions regarding the use of equipment, diagnosing problems, repairs and maintenance, and the installation of network software and components.
Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Do you have a Bachelor's Degree?
- Do you have at least four years of relevant experience?
(Open Ended Question)
- Cover Letter
The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.