Architecture and Design - participates in the definition and documentation of requirements, architecture and design of security and authentication infrastructure, based on knowledge of relevant software technologies and standards being developed and used in commercial and scientific communities.
Software Development - develops, tests, documents, deploys and maintains high-quality software, including REST interfaces, command-line interfaces, email and messaging services, and identity provider integrations.
Support and Documentation - works in close collaboration with the Globus front line support and professional services teams, and directly with end users, to provide technical support services; documents standard operating procedures and protocols.
Subject Matter Expert -Â provides expert knowledge on principles of identity management, authentication, authorization, and security.Â
Team Coordination and Professional Development - contributes to team coordination and development activities, including project planning, project reporting, and recruitment; stays abreast of current security best practices and helps evangelize security standards within the organization.
Investigates, analyzes and resolves day-to-day technical problems using standard procedures.
Works with stakeholders to gather and analyze requirements for developmental programs. Receives a moderate level of guidance to design applications to meet University and business requirements.
Performs other related work as needed.
Advanced degree in computer science or another relevant computer related field.
6+Â years of professional experience in software engineering and delivering large scale systems.
3+ years of relevant programming experience developing, implementing, debugging, and maintaining applications with Python.
Proficient in Web security technologies (e.g. OAuth2, SAML, OpenID Connect and PKI).
Working knowledge integrating identity management solutions (e.g. Okta, Cognito, Auth0, AzureAD, or Shibboleth).
Background with AWS.
Deployment and operation of SaaS systems.
Python web framework (e.g. Flask/Django).
SQL databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQLite).
Implementing REST APIâ™s.
Unit testing and continuous integration tools (e.g. pytest, Jenkins).
Contributing to an open source project.
Background with containers (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, Singularity).
Shell scripting (e.g., bash).
Agile (e.g. Scrum) development processes.
Maintaining and designing software for regulatory compliance requirements (e.g. HIPAA, SOC2, PCI DSS).
Interest in modern security and identity management technologies.
Exposure to fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of software development.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Problem solving skills.
Use standard software development applications and tools.
Prioritize and manage workload to meet critical project milestones and deadlines.
Work in a collaborative team environment.
Attention to detail.
Confidentiality related to sensitive University matters such as, strategic initiatives, trade secrets, quiet periods, and scientific discoveries yet to be put in the public domain.
Work on a flexible schedule, which will include occasional late night and/or weekend hours.
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