Job Description :

Position Summary

SEI's Enterprise Security Administrators are charged with the operational maintenance and support of SEI's enterprise Single-Sign on Ecosystem. As such, their role can have an impact on the entire organization. The Enterprise Security Administrator delivers and enforces technical directives as led by the Manager of Linux Applications Operations. Their areas of focus are maintaining production support service level agreements, customer service, issue escalation and documentation. It is expected that an Enterprise Security Administrator will continue the pursuit of technical expertise in the areas pertinent to enterprise single-sign on Administration while remaining cognizant of vendor best practices and future product development within the industry. SEI's current vendors for Enterprise SSO and IDM is Ping.

Primary Responsibilities (Reliant on Business Need)

% Time

Job Functions & Standard Expectations

Essential or Non-essential responsibilities (E or Non-E)

Assist in the implementation/maintenance of SEI best practices for Ping Access/Federate and Forgerock IDM as directed by Manager of Linux Applications Administration.


Act as technical resource on medium to large Ping integration efforts with oversight from Senior Level+ Ping Administrators and/or Manager of Linux Administration.


Participate in implementing vendor-delivered updates/upgrades by employing vendor best practices and architecture.


Perform root cause analysis on system issues/outages.


Maintain configuration and automation required for building production, QA and development environments. Ensure and maintain quality of non-production environments.


Participate in regularly scheduled on-call and migration rotations.


Actively create/update documentation pertaining to Ping/Forgerock Administration duties and ongoing issues.


Act as a resource for internal/external audit discovery/remediation.


Engage in ongoing learning in the realm of Enterprise Single-Signon


Required Qualifications

Experience: 3-5 years Systems Administration and/or Experience with enterprise Single Sign-on Applications

Education: Pursuing Certified Oracle Training within the Peoplesoft Administrator/DBA Track.
Additional required competencies/skills:

  • Experience in working with single sign-on and federation protocols like SAML.
  • A wiliness to learn and grow within the Access Management space.
  • Good understanding of access management, federated identity, 2-factor solutions, and LDAP directories.
  • Good hands-on experience in PingFederate, PingAccess and/or similar SSO solution a plus.
  • Experience in installing and maintaining the PingFederate/PingAccess across different environments.
  • Strong working knowledge of PingFederate Policy server, policy enforcement products/concepts.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills with PingFederate and/or PingAccess
  • Experience with operating systems (Windows Server, Linux/Unix) and application servers.
  • Experience in working with Active directory.
  • Experience with HTTP Servers web/proxy rules configuration.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to interact cross-functionally with other IT groups.
  • A developing maturity and prudence interfacing with production systems.
  • Developing proficiency in system automation (shell scripting, programming, etc).
  • Basic understanding of software architecture.
  • Basic knowledge of project management methodology and terminology.

Required Skills : PingFederate
Basic Qualification : Ping, Okta, etc. Scripting: shell, Powershell, API
Additional Skills : Ping, Okta, etc. Scripting: shell, Powershell, API
Background Check :Yes
Drug Screen :Yes
Notes :Project: This position will be utilized to implement both net-new and existing Ping cutover tasks Looking to add additional resource to accelerate the completion of the current project at hand This resource will be responsible for the app integration from SEI s Ping environment into new PingFederate environment - Version 9 or higher is needed - PingFederate on prem D2D - working via Citrix - Daily check in with PM for progress and daily work - Working with business partners internally as well as their vendors to connect the Ping Needs on daily basis o Users and account connections with their user groups and apps - Lots of correspondence and collaboration to make daily initiatives run smoothly - Day to day off hours work may be required because of other teams time frames - Working with offshore teams to take on backlog within Ping environments - Ticketing through salesforce tracking work for production systems o Large backlog and 30 or so integration initiatives Tech Stack Needs: - 1-2 years directly integrating PingFederate o Nice to have: PingOne Risk (cloud interface) - API scripting experience; Shell or PowerShell preferred - SamL configuration
Selling points for candidate :
Project Verification Info :
Candidate must be your W2 Employee :No
Exclusive to Apex :No
Face to face interview required :No
Candidate must be local :No
Candidate must be authorized to work without sponsorship ::No
Interview times set : :No
Type of project :Administration/Support
Master Job Title :Net/Sys Admin: Unix/Linux
Branch Code :Minneapolis

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