• Technical Lead, Identity and Access Management

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 1 month ago(11/1/2019 5:25 AM)
    Job ID
    Application Development, Information Technology, Software Engineering
  • Company description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    The Red Hat Information Technology (IT) team is looking for a Technical Lead to join the Identity and Access Management team in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will work in a team of software developers and system engineers to understand system interdependencies and interactions, collaborate with internal and external teams to define business requirements, and implement highly available and scalable enterprise solutions. You'll contribute to the team's capabilities by demonstrating technical excellence, personal initiative, creativity, and the ability to learn, share, and work as part of a team. As a Technical Lead, you will also use your systems administration and automation background to design, develop, integrate, deploy, and maintain Red Hat's internal identity management solutions. In addition, you will set the technical direction and strategy of the team.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Implement and support the integration and deployment of identity and access management solutions like SAML, OpenID Connect (OIDC), OAuth, LDAP, Kerberos, PKI, and FreeIPA
    • Write and support Ansible playbooks and Puppet modules
    • Develop and support Python, Bash, and Perl-based scripts, tooling, and applications primarily deployed on Red Hat OpenShift, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Red Hat Virtualization
    • Design, propose, and build innovative solutions to business problems
    • Build service delivery mechanisms, including configuration management, containers, and continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) automation
    • Provide assistance to application teams consuming Red Hat's internal identity management systems, including client and service configuration
    • Provide technical guidance on open source identity and access management technologies, including workflow management tools
    • Attend architectural reviews in IT and represent the identity space
    • Help in assessing team skill sets with the people manager and incorporate assessment of skills into the team development plan
    • Serve as the main point of contact for the identity and access management blueprints
    • Help guide the technical direction of the team and incorporate the team direction into the roadmap

    Required skills

    • 5+ years of experience as a system administrator in a Linux environment
    • Intermediate knowledge of Linux; RHCE certification is a plus
    • Demonstrated working knowledge of web servers, clients and browsers, LDAP directories, and Kerberos
    • Basic knowledge of linux authentication systems
    • Understanding of identity and access management concepts like authentication, authorization, user management, identity store, and federation
    • Experience with supply chain management (SCM) and configuration management tools like Git, Puppet, Ansible, or CFEngine is a big plus
    • Experience with cloud-based solutions, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Docker, or Red Hat OpenShift is a plus
    • Scripting or development experience in any of the following languages is mandatory: Python, Perl, Java, Go, or Ruby; knowledge of Python is preferred


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