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Hi , Greetings from VDart!!! Please find the job description below and leave your comments here. Title: Okta Architect Location: Atlanta, GA Duration: Contract/Fulltime Client: Cognizant Job Description: Role Summary/Purpose: The Identity Access Management (IAM) SSO Engineer is responsible for the design, development, implementation, application integration, automation and improvement of Client's access management solutions including, but not limited to, Single Sign On & Federation, Directory Services, Multifactor Authentication, and Web Access Management. Essential Responsibilities: Implementing, integrating and supporting Okta's cloud technologies into Client IAM environment. Client Application integration in to SSO, federation, web access management, and directory service environments Migrate applications from current CA SiteMinder/SSO services to Okta Cloud solution Develop and maintain an access management integration process detailing a technical integration template and procedure Troubleshoot and resolve issues efficiently during migration and onboarding activities. Support technical integration needs (design and development) that facilitate connectivity between SSO, directory, and provisioning tools Work with the Access Management Solutions Lead to validate integration needs with proposed technical solution Successfully transition support and knowledge of new application integrations and environment upgrades to Synchrony's SSO operations team Uses a comprehensive understanding of multiple IAM, operational and security technologies, to lead the analysis, design and deployment of IAM architecture and other security projects to proactively identify and mitigate organizational risk, streamline access management activities, ensure resources are secured, and adapt to changing threat landscapes. Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering or related field, with a minimum of 2 years of experience in Information Security OR in lieu of the bachelor's degree, a minimum of 5 years of experience in Information Security Hands on experience integrating applications with Okta SSO, MFA, API Management is must. Hands on experience migrating legacy header-based applications to modern authentication standards such as SAML, OIDC, OAuth. Minimum of 3 years of experience in the development and/or operational experience with the following product offerings: Okta , Oracle Unified Directory and CA Siteminder/SSO (12.52+), including implementation, installation, configuration & administration of various components. Intimately familiar with IAM related protocols such as SAML, SCIM, OpenID and OAuth. Minimum 3 years Unix/Linux shell scripting and Perl experience Minimum 3 years of experience supporting IIS, Apache and WebLogic Desired Characteristics: Strong understanding of cloud computing architecture, technical design and implementations, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS) delivery models. Working knowledge of Cloud Authentication and Access management Services. Strong analytical and clear-thinking skills Excellent team skills and self-motivated