PRINCIPAL SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT - Staffing Solutions USA (Schenectady)

Compensation

: $118,140.00 - $187,860.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



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PRINCIPAL SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT

The principal IT solutions architect provides architectural and technology guidance over for a wide range of enterprise projects and initiatives. The position will guide and troubleshoot the deployment of highly technical software solutions in the areas including identity and access management, information security, enterprise architecture, application development, academic technologies, IaaS, SaaS, PaaS, cloud-based services, open source technologies, as well as video and learning management technologies. Candidates considered for this role will have hands-on expertise with modern software development languages and software development life cycle techniques as well a strong background working teams across multiple systems. The ability to produce useful and effective documentation is a must.

Reporting to the CIO, act as a technical and compliance advisor and provide continuous evaluation of existing enterprise technologies, particularly in systems related to identity and access management (IAM).
Responsible for the strategy, design, implementation of the enterprise IAM and related systems and ensuring that IT strategies are aligned with business goals.
Responsible for the IAM middleware stack program and serve as a technical resource in middleware open-source technologies.
Responsible for mitigating known security vulnerabilities (CVE) as well as the ability to remediate such potential exploits by implementing known cybersecurity frameworks (NIST/ISO/COBIT preferred)
Provide technology guidance to the team responsible for system maintenance, performance, capacity issues, and upgrades for IAM and related systems.
Perform regression and technical testing on developed code prior to UAT
Manage the test server and coordinate with the development and UAT teams to move code from development to UAT as needed for testing purposes.
Produce high level and detailed design documentation for the appropriate technologies.

SKILLS

7+ years experience of increasing complexity and responsibility in implementation, engineering, design, and IT architecture roles.
Proficient in strategies for management and troubleshooting of issues in a fast-paced environment.
Self-motivated and able to grasp new concepts quickly. Must be comfortable and confident in an ambiguous environment.
Strong leadership, communication and influencing skills.
Ability to work well in a collaborative work environment.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
College degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field or the equivalent.
Higher education work experience a plus

Excellent troubleshooting skills; must be able to think outside the box, troubleshoot non-standard/undocumented issues, and have an overall understanding of the products being supported.
Experience leading the design, development and deployment of IT solutions.
Experience working with functional, development and technical teams in a complex organization.
Familiarity with identity lifecycle management.
Knowledge of and hands-on experience with open-source software and its development.
Knowledge of and experience with information security.
Experience Microsoft Active Directory and Office 365, as well as linux systems.
Experience with monitoring and logging tools.
Deep knowledge within the identity and access management space and hands-on experience with the implementation of an IAM solution. ForgeRock s Identity and Access Management suite (OpenDJ, OpenIDM) a plus.
Hands on experience with MFA in DUO a plus.
Experience with web application frameworks (Spring, Backbone.js)
Experience with application service and containers (Apache/Tomcat).
Experience with RDBMS, complex queries, and database normalization (Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL)
Architecture/Engineering experience with LDAP and other directory systems.
Experience working within internal and third-party APIs (REST, SOAP, JSON)
Knowledge of unit testing is a plus.

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