Sr. Access Management - Service Engineer

Chicago, Illinois
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Sep 06, 2016
Nov 05, 2016
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Job Description

The Access Management team is seeking an experienced individual to join in an engineering role within the Allstate Information Security Organization. As a member of the AM team, you will be expected to perform in a fast paced environment to provide engineering and operational support of our Access Management platforms - IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM) and IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager (TFIM). You will work with peers' onsite as well as virtually across the globe. Individual must be self-motivated, have an ability to collaborate with others, and be customer and platform availability focused.

Job Qualifications

Required Skills

  • 3+ years of experience with design level engineering and support in Access Management (SSO/FSSO) in a large corporate infrastructure specifically leveraging IBM (ISAM (formerly known as Tivoli Access Manager or TAM) and TFIM
  • Experience with the following development environments/languages: Java, JavaScript, Shell Scripting and PERL
  • Operational knowledge of WebSphere
  • Experience with Java Webservice
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows/Unix/Linux/VMware
  • Understanding of TCP/IP networks, HTTP, and DNS technologies (including F5 VIPs and Firewalls)
  • Experience with one or more Database platforms (Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL, DB2)
  • Hands on experience in supporting an access management system integrated with target applications such as Active Directory, Oracle Directory Services, SAP, RACF and AS400 (including LDAP protocol and user registries)
  • ITIL knowledge (Incident Management, Problem Management, Change Management and Release Management)

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with developing applications using TIBCO BW a plus
  • Knowledge of Access Management including:
    • Browsers, headers and http/https protocols
    • Cookies and cookie handling
    • SSL and certificates
    • SAML, xml and attribute handling
    • User Provisioning
  • Understanding of Identity and Access Management Framework


  • BA/BS Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Information Systems
  • Advanced Degree, Industry certification in Security and Access Management preferred

CISM, CISSP, CISA, or other information security related certifications a plus

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