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Company: UChicago Medicine
Location: United States of America
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Join a world-class academic healthcare system, UChicago Medicine, as a Senior Identity & Access Management (IAM) Developer in the Informations Security Office. In this role as a Senior IAM Developer you will take an active role in developing departmental policies and procedures, as they relate to the use of programs. Develops user manuals and participates in user demonstrations and focus groups. Maintains up-to-date technical knowledge through a variety of information sources. This is a remote, work from home opportunity and you may be based outside of the greater Chicagoland area.


Job Summary 

Under the direction of the Identity & Access Management (IAM) Assistant Director, the Senior IAM Developer provides technical expertise, develops standards, guidelines, and processes for application systems. Translates business requirements into well-designed applications while balancing user and business needs, technical competencies, industry developments, and time constraints. Reviews the design and code development of key architectural components. Contributes to decisions on project and infrastructure needs, including the evaluation of server technologies, languages, platforms, and frameworks. Actively participates in regional and national Identity and Access Management (IAM) communities and organizations as appropriate. Formulates and defines specifications for complex IAM installations, maintenance, and upgrades. Identifies and analyzes performance and capacity issues. Leads the installation and maintenance of major operating system components, multiple program products, and ancillary system components. Serves as the technical authority on multiple operating system components. Works with users, business analysts and technical staff to resolve problems and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements. Addresses problems related to systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platforms. Diagnoses and repairs system failures. Provides on-call support for problem resolution.


Essential Job Functions 

  • Architect, design and develop IdM technical solutions which meet business needs.
  • Evaluate capacity and performance issues.
  • Document technical solutions including specifications, models, diagrams and other documentation as requested or required.
  • Support production applications and environments 24/7.
  • Effectively collaborate with members of the UCM IAM team ensuring quality and delivery of solutions.
  • Review and provide feedback on business requirements and proposed technical solutions.
  • Participate in regional and national communities to expand and share knowledge unifying efforts to improve IAM.
  • Brainstorm with team members to identify alternative solutions.
  • Serve as a technical expert for the UCM IAM team.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications 

  • BS or BA degree, Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent education, training or work experience required. Master's degree preferred.
  • 5 or more years of programming experience developing, implementing, debugging and maintaining applications with any of the following languages:
    • JavaScript, HTML and CSS
    • SQL and transact SQL
    • Perl, PHP, Python or Ruby
    • XML and JSON
  • Expert knowledge, with multiple years of experience and familiarity with multiple technologies, including:
    • Programming within a UNIX/Linux environment utilizing Unix Shell (bash)
    • Database systems and languages such as MySQL, SQL Server, NOSQL and Oracle
    • Programming LDAP in conjunction with an LDAP API such as open ldap, JNDI, or Netscape
    • Web-service technologies, such as SOAP or REST
    • Single sign on technologies such as Shibboleth or OpenIDConnect.
    • Open source software and collaborating on open source products
    • Network authentication tools such as RADIUS, or TACACS
    • Microsoft Active Directory
    • Version control software
  • 2 or more years working with IAM systems and technologies such as: Azure, Okta, OneLogin, Sailpoint, Oracle Identity Manager, etc.
  • Previous experience working with open source software and collaborating on open source products
  • Previous experience mentoring junior resources
  • Experience with HIPAA, NIST, FERPA, and SOX preferred 


Position Details 

  • Job Type/FTE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
  • Shift: Days
  • Unit/Department: Information Security Office
  • CBA Code: Non-Union


Must comply with UCMC's COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.

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