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Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is currently looking for a Principal / Senior Principal LDAP Engineer to support Directory Services for the enhanced Identity & Credential Access Management (ICAM) service for Army Knowledge Online (AKO). This position will be located in McLean, VA (primary location); or Fort Belvoir, VA (secondary location). Full-time/Part-time telework may be available pending client directive.
As part of an integrated project team you will get to use your technical knowledge and experience in the design, implementation and testing of a secure, scalable ICAM and LDAP-based security infrastructure. The Engineer will perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, and develop ICAM and LDAP schema designs. The candidate will be responsible for operational plans for populating, maintaining, operating, deploying and enhancing various forms of Enterprise-level Identity Systems, directories, databases. The candidate will also help define the security framework used for authentication, single sign-on, and the overall ICAM system.
- Supports customers at the highest levels in the development and implementation of policies.
- Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total system solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
- Guides the successful completion of major projects and may function as a Project Leader.
- Develops technical solutions to complex problems which require ingenuity and creativity.
- Designs, develops, engineers, and implements solutions that meet DoD security requirements.
- Participates in project performance/process improvement teams.
- Works with multiple teams at AKO to develop, document, and verify policies.
This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below
Principal Cyber LDAP Engineer:
- This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below:
5 years with a Bachelor's degree in STEM; 3 years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD (4 additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree).
Sr. Principal Cyber LDAP Engineer:
9 years with a Bachelor's degree in STEM; 7 years with Masters; 4 years with PhD (4 additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree).
Additional Basic Qualifications:
U.S. citizen with a Current, Active DoD Secret security clearance.
Must have a CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent IAT level 2 certificate prior to start (Not required to interview).
Experience supporting an enterprise scale of ICAM and LDAP.
Must be able to install, configure, and maintain ICAM or LDAP products / applications.
Experience with command-line operations to include schema management, data manipulation, LDIF creation and use, index and configuration operations, replication management and monitoring, and log analysis.
Strong skills in creating or debugging scripts (shell, Perl, python, SQL etc.) to help automate daily tasks.
Knowledge of networking concepts and technologies.
Experience in process and data modeling skills (using Visio or other tools).
Experience in automating system or reporting processes as needed.
Knowledge of single sign-on authentication.
Proficiency with the Linux operating system and utilities.
Experience with object level design practices in Java, C/C++, Perl, and/or other development environments.
A plus to have familiarity with the following:
Agile development practices
Dev-Ops or CM tools such as Docker, Puppet, or Ansible
Enterprise Identity systems such as Sailpoint or Saviynt
Virtual Directory systems (and products such as Radiant Logic Virtual Directory Server)
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