Job Description :
Position            :           Ping engineer

Location           :          Alpharetta, GA

Duration          :           Contract


Extensive experience in architecting and implementing Federation, Web Single-Sign on, strong/multi-factor authentication systems
Strong background in other security non-IAM platforms and services
Working understanding of each subservice of IAM and applications
Prior Ping implementation experience

Experience implementing Ping.  Strong and proven experience of architecting and designing identity and access management solutions focusing on the Ping SSO application.
Experience with Ping Identity PingFederate and PingAccess; LDAP Directory Services (ODSEE and Ping Directory)
Experience architecting and implementing solutions in conjunction with technical teams in both IT and business Units
Experience implementing OAuth 2.0 and SAML 2.0
Ability to troubleshoot web authentication flows and be familiar with SAML, OAuth2, OpenID Connect, and other web authentication technologies
Experience in IT security and engineering with deep understanding of major platforms, building secure and compliant business processes and systems and working with developing IT General Controls
Excellent understanding of HTTP protocol, Web based frameworks like Struts, JSF, Spring and ORM tool like Hibernate, Web Service architecture – SOAP & REST based
Experience with the following web technologies: XML, SPML/SOAP, Web and Application Servers, HTML
Experience setting up and installing software on both Windows and Unix (Linux, Sun, HP, AIX) platforms
Excellent communication skills and extensive experience working with clients and partners.
Experience with Project Management duties (project planning, resource management, scope, schedule and status, documentation)
Requires expert knowledge of multiple development technologies
Experience with QA duties (usability testing, performance testing, automated testing, test scripts, test cases and test plans)
Security software or internal IT audit experience a plus
Advanced knowledge in Directory Services, Authentication/Authorization, Access Provisioning, Access Review, Single Sign-On, and Federation
Experience implementing intercept based SSO technologies (e.g. Ping, RSA Access Manager, etc)
Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills, analytical ability, and leadership skills
Solid consultative skills with ability to drive accurate and timely decisions 
Assist with managing Policies, Standards and IT Controls for IAM related to SSO
Work with large business programs to provide IAM/SSO guidance, requirements and help to develop solutions patterns
Acts independently to establish and implement security and define service integrations with all other IT services such as build teams, asset management, service and incident management
Help build the roadmap on how to mature the SSO platform through big picture approach and integration with other teams and identifying dependencies
Educating other technical and business leaders in the SSO disciple as needed
Applies advance knowledge with product designers, engineers, and architects to define security measures required of to implement an effective SSO security service
Works cross-functionally to conduct most complex analysis of current product offerings for business impact and exposure
Collaborate with security consulting to define security requirements, establish patterns and develop solutions to solve security/business challenges as it relates to IAM
Work with security platform owners and system architects to develop and mature security services
Work with remediation teams (both compliance and non-compliance) to prioritize and develop short-term and long-term solutions to remediate security gaps
Oversees complex designs, development, and delivery of the installation, integration and deployment of the chosen SSO product in Change Healthcare environments
Communicating to clients and partners aspects of both the product and the implementation at the technical and/or functional level appropriate for the situation
Pre and Post-implementation requirements gathering, analysis and documenting user testing, debugging, support and maintenance
Developing and delivering technical training designed to enable/educate IAM implementation partners
Managing the design & architecture for small to medium projects/ contributing to large complex projects
Expected to continue to build upon domain knowledge along with technical / proprietary skills to reach levels of industry acknowledgement
Applies own judgment to independently determine a course of action, which is then executed independently post review
Can offer multiple solutions to problems through existing and new methodologies and then exercise judgment to determine the most appropriate solution.
Manages divergent interests and advises senior management on specialized technical issues
Member of a technical team in developing IAM solutions that integrate applications and other services with IAM services, align IAM processes with business processes, and identify required governance and policy needs
Design and implement service interfaces and apply technical standards to enable and protect API access while meeting enterprise architecture, security, and privacy needs
Integrate new existing architectures for user authentication and SSO for enterprise and native mobile applications
Partner with Enterprise Architecture team to develop reference architectures for processes and technology
Analyze alternative architectures and service designs and communicate their potential strategic and tactical benefits and risks in terms of business and architecture value
Evaluate and implement emerging solutions to improve privacy, identity assurance, and user experience
Participate in R&D and Innovation activities
Clearly communicate the functions, capabilities, and processes of proposed enterprise IAM programs
Provide direction to development and operations staff regarding complex production issues
Establish credibility throughout the organization in systems, processes and people by demonstrating Change Healthcare values

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