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Cloud Identity Engineer

Job ID: 2315576
Location: SPRINGFIELD, VA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 4, 2023
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Temporarily Remote
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Job Description


The Okta Cloud Identity Engineer is responsible for driving the adoption of Okta best practices to include Single Sign On, Multi Factor Authentication, Okta Access Gateway, API Access Manager and application configuration and support. The Senior Engineer will also be responsible for identifying, evaluating, and participating in decision making regarding new and emerging ICAM technologies and should be able to support other areas of Information Security as needed. 

The position may allow temporary hybrid remote work due to Covid-19.  Position may be called back onsite at any time at the customer's request. 3 days onsite or as required by customer.

Job Responsibilities 

  • Expertise in OKTA, Access Gateway, Single Sign-On, Adaptive MFA, Universal directory, Advanced Server Access, API Access Management, Secure authentication, access management systems, Identity as a Service (IDaaS), WS-Federation, OAuth, OpenID Connect
  • Extensive and demonstrated experience in end-to-end deployment of OKTA solution
  • Experience with OKTA planning, implementation, and operations
  • Experience in integrating Okta with on-premises directory and Cloud
  • Analyze, design, develop, implement, and support Okta integrations for various business functions
  • Configure Okta to provide enterprise Single Sign-On services and enable Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) platform features for internal and external applications
  • Identify required attributes, customizing log in pages and implement security policies
  • Follow SDLC (Agile), change management and document the procedures on OKTA solutions to meet compliance requirements
  • Assist application teams through the SDLC process (including requirements gathering, configuration, testing to integrate applications with Okta)
  • Contribute to establishing repeatable processes for Access Management using Okta
  • Ensure compliance to business transactions with policy and process of DOS
  • 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
  • Experience in various authentication standards such as Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), OAuth and OpenID Connect
  • Experience with various LDAP products including AD
  • Mentoring and training others in the use and functionality of the Okta SaaS products including MFA and ensuring analysis, design, implementation, and support artifacts meet or exceed established Service Level objectives
  • Anticipate, identify, track and resolve technical issues


Required Education & Experience

  • Bachelors and 9 years of experience; Masters and 7 years of experience; may accept additional experience in lieu of degree
  • 5+ years of experience in implementing, integrating, and supporting cloud identity broker solutions
  • Ability and willingness to develop creative solutions to business problems and work well within a team environment
  • Must have good communication and collaboration skills
  • Solid diagnostic, testing, and problem-solving skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills

Required Clearance

  • US Citizenship
  • Ability to obtain an Interim Top Secret clearance to start work 
  • Ability to obtain Top Secret clearance

Preferred Candidate

  • Experience in implementing, integrating, and supporting Okta's cloud technologies
  • Okta Certified Professional or Okta Certified Administrator or Okta Certified Consultant certification 
  • Understanding of Cloud technologies (Google Cloud Platform, Azure or AWS)
  • Experience with Identity Governance Products (SailPoint, Oracle, Saviynt etc.)
  • Experience with Privileged Access Management (CyberArk, BeyondTrust, Thycotic etc.)
  • Knowledge of web services (REST/SOAP)
  • Familiarity with SCIM and knowledge of various API authentication standards
  • Experience with Linux and Windows Operating Systems
  • Assess integration opportunities from technical perspective and provide solutions

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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