Healthcare ISAM Expert Consultant

posted on December 13, 2017

Job Description

Location: Durham, NC

Duration: 6 Months

ISAM Expert:

  • Responsible for the engineering of various aspects of both physical and cloud hosted data center infrastructures which might include network, compute, storage, platform, middleware and telephony.
  • Leads the analysis of current and future requirements to effectively design data center infrastructure, networking and telephony systems while determining design feasibility from both technical and economic perspectives.
  • Develops and maintains technical standards, procedures and documentation in partnership with services partners as needed.
  • Compiles and analyzes operational data and directs tests to establish standard for new designs or modifications to existing equipment, systems, or processes.
  • Partner and consult with varied technical and management staff to identify and plan access data center and cloud infrastructure designs, physical data center requirements and impacts and resolve design problems.

Job Description:

  • 2 – 3 Years working with IBM Identity and Access Management Tools (ISAM, TAM, TDI etc.) is a must.
  • Experience integrating IBM’s identity management, access management and software into infrastructure and applications.
  • Knowledge of security industry standards and best practices – NIST, CSA, CIS etc.
  • Expert knowledge of web protocols – TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL/TLS, cybersecurity concepts covering network through application layers
  • Experience in the design and deployment of end user web access and control infrastructure
  • Experience securing mobile applications, how security is managed on Android, iOS and Windows mobile platforms
  • Experience with virtual and cloud environments and various security protocols
  • Understanding of security platforms, Proxy, End Point Protection, Web Application Firewall, Intrusion Prevention, Vulnerability Scanning, File Integrity Management
  • Understanding of enterprise infrastructure components – DNS, AD
  • Expertise in Windows, Mac and/or Linux platforms
  • Experience with remediating risks exposed by penetration testing and vulnerability scanning tools
  • Experience with one or more directories such as IBM, Oracle Directory Servers
  • Experience with one or more databases such as Oracle, IBM DB2 and MS SQL
  • Working knowledge with federated identity and web services security concepts such as SAML and WS-Security
  • Owns the planning and development of engineering designs in support of the implementation of network, compute, telephony, platform, middleware and database solutions.
  • Maintains technology currency and capacity planning in support of established SLAs.
  • Defines hardware and software performance standards.
  • Proactively provides information and ongoing consultation for IT and business areas as well as vendors directly or indirectly affected by the network or data center infrastructures.
  • Leads the detailed infrastructure design of large and complex internal projects collaborating with IT stakeholders, service owners and partners.
  • Provides operational readiness through the engineering, planning, coordination, and execution of performance and tuning analysis, systems support, incident and problem resolution, software installation, and upgrades.
  • Provides detailed guidance and consultation in solutioning production incidents when required.
  • Collaborates with vendors on infrastructure designs to ensure the final product is what was architected or designed.

Hiring Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of systems engineering experience is required.
  • In lieu of degree, 7 years of systems engineering experience.
  • Direct experience in one or more of the following technical specialties: network, compute, storage, telephony, platform, middleware, and/or database.
  • Experience automating tasks associated with technical specialties.
  • Experience successfully leading data center projects and initiatives.

Hiring Preferences:

  • Experience in multiple technical specialties preferred.
  • Experience in one or more of the following technologies (aligning with relevant technical specialties): Software defined networking; Software defined storage; Compute virtualization; Private/public cloud; Software defined WAN; Network function virtualization; Linux containers; Platform-as-a-service; Experience engineering technologies to be delivered “as a service” and an understanding of concepts of multi-tenancy.
  • Strong leadership skills with exceptional technical aptitude in varied areas.
  • Must be able to work independently and be self-sufficient in defining and realizing infrastructure designs.
  • Team and customer service oriented, flexible, and adaptable with proven ability to solve problems in a collaborative and timely manner.
  • Solid background in data collection, analysis, and reporting.
  • Proven debugging skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities with strong organization and planning skillset.
  • Knowledge of Systems Development Life Cycle Methodologies and process flows.
  • Ability to correlate technical actions to business impact
  • Flexible and adaptable with focus on effectively managing change.
  • Relevant technical certification preferred.