Normal Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm
Job Summary: The IT Technical Specialist V performs advanced IT activities for specialized, complex and/or functional areas requiring the expert knowledge and professional application of IT principles, practices and techniques in accordance with industry standards and university policy. Requires a great amount of evaluation, originality or ingenuity. May be responsible for training, assisting or supervising lower level IT personnel and other staff. May lead projects and cross-functional activities.
Additional Department Summary: This position is responsible for establishing the Identity and Access Management (IAM) team for developing strategy and creating processes for the identity management practices for the Office of Information Technology. Responsible for ensuring that the appropriate tools, processes, procedures, and reporting are established and maintained. Will work closely with other areas of OIT, developers, vendors, customers, and other stakeholders to establish identity requirements, business rules, and workflows, and develop a strategy and framework to implement those requirements. The role is responsible for sensitive processes such as litigation holds and access termination. Candidates with experience in personnel management, vendor management, process creation and maintenance, leading cross-team collaboration, and a track record of trustworthiness with confidential information are preferred.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree and three (3) years of IT experience; OR Bachelor's degree and five (5) years of IT experience; OR Associate’s degree and seven (7) years of IT experience; OR High School Diploma or GED and nine (9) years of IT experience. Knowledge of advanced programming, networking, system, multimedia, instructional or security technology skills or knowledge of project management methods and applications. May require advanced level training or certification.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier.
Skills and Knowledge: Experience with Active Directory, LDAP, SAML, SSO, Federation, Duo or other MFA providers. Knowledge of scripting, programming, networking, system, multimedia, instructional or security technology skills or knowledge of project management methods and applications. May require advanced level training or certification.
Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with experience in personnel management, vendor management, process creation and maintenance, leading cross-team collaboration, and a track record of trustworthiness with confidential information are preferred. Advanced certifications.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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