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UC San Diego is ranked the 9th best public university in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and is the largest employer based in San Diego County. Reporting to the VC-CFO, Information Technology Services (ITS) delivers Enterprise information technology services to the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) under the leadership of the campus Chief Information Officer (CIO). Information Technology Services (IT Services) uses world-class services and technologies to empower UC San Diego's mission to transform California and the world as a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public university. As a strategic member of the UC San Diego community, IT Services embraces innovation in their delivery of IT services, infrastructure, applications, and support. IT Services is customer-focused and committed to collaboration, continuous improvement, and accountability.
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are core values at UC San Diego and within Information Technology Services. Crafting a culture around these values allows us to more deeply connect with and appreciate our employees, students, and campus partners. Information Technology Services is continuously working to build a community where we all feel safe, empowered, and encouraged to bring our authentic selves to work. We do this not only because it is what's right, but because we know that diversity drives insight and innovation. We are proud to partner closely UC San Diego's Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, as their dedication to this mission helps us all to drive change.
The Identity and Access Management group is part of our Information Assurance Office and is responsible for the digital identity lifecycle of members of the UC San Diego community, including alumni, affiliates, and guests. The portfolio of the team includes federation and directory services (e.g., Shibboleth, Active Directory), social identities, account creation and curation, as well as group management and access provisioning.
Reporting Manager of the OIA Identity and Access Management team, the Solutions architect is the solutions architect for the IAM team as well as the Enterprise System Renewal Enterprise Identity Management Project. This position is responsible for ensuring the successful implementation of the new EIM identity ecosystem. This position, in partnership with the identity enterprise architect and the CISO will be responsible for engineering and implementing a solution architecture for identity management across the institution working closely with campus, Health Sciences and other business partners.
The solutions architect will provide leadership to the design and implementation of our Identity and Access Management team, as well as a significant individual contributor to most IAM services. For the first year to 18 months, the position will be almost exclusively focused on the final engineering and implementation of our next generation enterprise identity management ecosystem. During this initial phase you will help finalize technical and process requirements, act as a configuration lead for several components of the new system, and help develop a long term roadmap for identity management as a service at UC San Diego.
Architects, develops, implements, supports and maintains complex web-based identity management systems. Perform and guide technical evaluations and implements complex vendor or locally developed applications.
Ensures that all current and future identity and directory services meet or are implemented in compliance with Federal NIST recommendations, international standards such as REFEDS, and mandated California and University of California policy.
Works with and as a peer of Enterprise architects overseeing the design and delivery of standards-based applications, frameworks, tools, technologies, and guidelines in support of Identity Management services. Oversees the design and delivery of frameworks and products related to identity and access management systems.
Assists with the prioritization and management of enhancements and operation of legacy identity systems.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.