Global Data Consultants

  • IAM Senior Software Administrator

    Job Locations US-PA-Harrisburg
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    Jessica Wells
  • Overview

    Are you looking for a dynamic and innovative career with a full-service technology company? GDC IT Solutions is currently recruiting for an IAM Senior Software Administrator in the Harrisburg, PA area.

    Position Overview

    The Senior Software Administrator is part of a team responsible for administering information, applications, products and systems as directed by a Technical Lead or a Manager. This position supports, maintains and documents the systems which are critical in supporting business operations. This role is highly skilled with extensive proficiency and works on the most complex issues, independently and is expected to mentor less experienced team members.


    • Produce, publish and maintain documentation adhering to department protocol.

    • Thoroughly document system configuration and changes. 

    • Lead coordination with network, database and server administrators to prepare non-production and production environments for new or enhanced systems, processes or applications. 

    • Work seamlessly with other teammates and cross-functional areas. 

    • Lead participation in infrastructure architecture, such as capacity planning and security.

    • Lead identification and participation in system installation, upgrades/patches, configuration and tuning. 

    • Create and maintain reports, scripts, programs or other tools within systems to maintain system health and integrity.

    • Define and maintain system and application security. 

    • Follow, mentor and implement processes to adhere to the Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG’s) methodology for standardized secure installation and maintenance of computer software and hardware. 

    • Provide user provisioning for various software applications (e.g. add, rename, and delete users). 

    • Configure, administer and monitor all aspects of systems. 

    • Create, modify, run and maintain custom code and utilities. 

    • Lead collaboration with architects, designers, requirements analysts, database and system administrators and developers on system and application design.

    • Promote changes and releases through the various test, quality assurance and production systems.

    • Export, import, build and deploy various system configurations and components. 

    • Systems and applications problem resolutions and production support.

    • Work with vendor and internal support areas. 

    • Research complex production issues and document the cause and resolution of outages. 

    • Lead disaster recovery planning, documentation and implementation.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree and 5 years of administration and support experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    • Strong knowledge and working experience on ForgeRock.

    • Deep Identity Management knowledge and understanding of customer integration scenarios. 

    • Must understand Identity and Access Management concepts and standards including but not limited to SAML, LDAPS, WS-Federation, OAuth, Federated Identify Management, and XACML., REST and be able to document these within the context of client engagement processes.

    • Demonstrated ability to draw high-level architecture diagrams and provide supporting documentation where necessary.

    • Experience with Active Directory / ADFS and LDAP directories including best practice to setup for public and private access and identity attributes.

    • Strong familiarity with how to implement Authentication and Authorization standards. 

    • Strong familiarity with Password Management solutions. 

    • Advanced experience with networking and ability to work with operations and support security audits and implementation. 

    • Basic understanding of firewall endpoints, access and publishing policies, including the ability to troubleshoot connectivity issues in complex scenarios, with consideration of the outward lying network technologies.

    • Demonstrated experience & knowledge with one or more cloud platform. 

    • Strong understanding of IaaS and SaaS service integration models. 

    • Working knowledge of certificate security and PKI .

    • Experience with Postgres, MySQL, MS SQL or other database technologies 

    • Experience with Tomcat configuration and maintenance.

    • Demonstrated knowledge of IBM WebSphere Application Server. 

    • Demonstrated knowledge of IBM MQ. 

    • Demonstrated knowledge of IBM Tivoli Directory Server (TDS) and IBM Security Directory Suite (SDS).

    • Advanced knowledge of Relational Databases and query languages (DB2 and SQL). 

    • Advanced knowledge of programming and software development tools such as .NET and Java. 

    • Demonstrated knowledge of Information Systems analysis principles and techniques. 

    • Demonstrated knowledge of Systems Development Life Cycle, including system requirements, analysis, design, development, testing and implementation. 

    • Solid understanding of various server platforms such as AIX, Linux and Windows. 

    • Solid understanding of Information Systems client-server fundamentals. 

    • Solid understanding of SOA/Web Services like SOAP and REST.

    Preferred Experience

    • Tivoli Directory Server

    • Tivoli Directory Integrator

    • LDAP

    • RCAF

    What We Do

    GDC IT Solutions (GDC) is a full-service Information Technology (IT) company providing solutions that empower businesses to increase employee productivity, maximize investments, and improve operational efficiencies. With experienced and certified professionals, we deliver services in the areas of application development, data center, 24/7 multilingual service desk, desktop lifecycle management, project management, business process consulting, and IT staff augmentation. 

    What Makes GDC Different:

    Our employees are our greatest asset continually driving our success each and every day. We attract and maintain the best talent to provide a personal customer experience at every touchpoint. Our technology professionals care about day-to-day client interactions and resolving customer issues quickly and efficiently, the first time. We deliver services with a code of high ethical responsibility, both to protect our clients and to assure that the work is carried out at the maximum level of professionalism. We are technology experts remaining one step ahead as technology evolves and constantly engaging to understand our clients’ business technology needs in order to deliver the best possible solution. 

    Why Work for GDC?

    • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation: GDC fully supports and embraces continuing education and industry certifications to stay ahead of trends and remain current within the technology landscape. We recognize that our employees add the real value to our clients and to our business. By approaching our daily operations with a passion for innovation and a shared-learning environment, everyone can make a positive difference.

    • Career Growth: GDC is one of the fastest growing companies in the region!  Sustained growth means ongoing opportunity. Many of our senior leaders have grown within the company, starting with the helpdesk or other entry-level roles to become thought leaders in the fields of IT infrastructure, application development, project management, and business development.

    • Employee-Centric Environment: GDC prides itself on employee satisfaction with a firm belief that happy employees are the most productive employees. In appreciation of our employees and their contributions, we sponsor numerous events throughout the year including an annual gala, golf, lunch barbeques and more.

    • Comprehensive Benefits Package: GDC offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401(k), short and long-term disability, and group life

    • Holiday and Vacation: GDC firmly believes in a comfortable work-life balance, and we offer comprehensive holiday and paid-time-off (PTO) packages.  We provide a generous PTO package, and we encourage our staff to use it — whether it’s for vacation or other personal reasons everyone needs time to relax and refresh.

    Equal Opportunity Workplace:

    GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


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