City of Boston

Identity & Access Management Developer (Prin Data Proc Systems Analyst)

Posted Date 1 year ago(5/11/2021 9:44 AM)
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Dpt of Innovation & Technology
Regular Full-Time
ASD-Mgmt Information Systems
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This is a provisional appointment.


Brief Job Description (essential functions of the position):


The City of Boston’s Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT) seeking an Identity & Access Management (IAM) Developer, for the continued implementation of our Enterprise IAM solution. As an IAM Developer, you will report directly to the Director of Identity and Access Management for the City of Boston. Your technical and engineering expertise will be critical for contributing to an IAM team for implementing and supporting the City’s Identity & Access Management program architecture, infrastructure, capabilities, components, and standards. Specifically, you will be responsible for contributing to IAM component designs, IAM service development, service integration, implementation, and operational support of City’s IAM services for all our internal user base.


The primary objects for this role are:


Enhance User Experience:

To simplify and improve user access to applications and information inside and outside of the City of Boston. 


Reduced Administrative Overhead: Minimize the duplication of effort through streamlined application provisioning and empower users to engage self-service functionality over the Service Desk.


Protect City Resources: Improve the security posture of the City of Boston through effective and efficient identity lifecycle management, access control and account auditing.


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Participates in security projects for the Identity & Access Management Team. 
  • Serve as a key technical resource for the Identity and Access Management (IAM) team. 
  • Captures any user related issues and determines and documents course of action for resolution. Develops, solicits, and maintains all necessary and appropriate documentation for assigned projects and issues.
  • Drives processes to understand access requirements and develops role models and standards for IAM processes.
  • Partners with Application Administrators to address business and technical issues involved in deploying, governing, and extending identity services. Identifies, implements, and improves current processes to support the Identity Access Governance program including controls, data quality, security risk reduction, and regulatory compliance.
  • Partners with the IT development group and core business unit to develop and implement new systems and enhancements of existing systems.
  • Facilitates collaboration and leads cross-functional teams to drive completion Participates in User Acceptance Testing (UAT) phases for defect fixes, enhancements, and other strategic initiatives.
  • Perform other work as required.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have at least five (5) years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience across a variety of technologies such databases, directory services, application servers, network infrastructures, and an understanding of fundamental security and data flows within these components.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in computer science A Master's degree preferred or can be substituted for 2 years of the required experience.
  • Experience with identity management products such as SailPoint.
  • Experience with requirements, design, implementation, integration, and testing for IAM component integration into on-premise and cloud-based applications.
  • Experience with scripting languages with most of the following: JSP, Angular JS, Node JS etc.
  • Demonstrated experience with object-oriented program languages (C++, Java, C#).
  • Working knowledge of web services development and implementation experience.
  • Three (3) years’ experience with XML, REST, and JSON.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and focus on detail as required by the job.

Overall Identity and Access Management Qualifications:

  • Experience in understanding and implementing against technical IAM architecture designs across major capability areas such as Identity Lifecycle Management, Identity Data Models, Access Lifecycle Management, Runtime Enforcement, Credential Management and Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) for aggregating application and system data for access certification.




Boston Residency Required. 




Hours per week:35


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