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Job Req ID:  93076

Sr. Systems Engineer

General Summary/Purpose:


Position is responsible for the design, development, and ongoing operations of Identity and Access Management (IAM) initiatives and solutions. Assist in the planning, design, and development of new capabilities and enhancements to existing processes and applications.


Specific duties & responsibilities:


Position works closely with enterprise IT departments to build data integrations, provide support related to JH identity data and analyze data requirements to offer solutions that streamline processes or solve problems. The position will also cover user support when needed. Maintenance and support of all IAM processes is a primary responsibility, with opportunities to lead small and large projects. The position requires a high level of independence. Major projects are assigned by management, but this role is also expected to identify opportunities to improve existing or implement new solutions.


Specific Devices, Software, Projects:

The IAM Team is responsible for the full identity lifecycle for all JH Identities. Applications to develop and maintain these solutions include Microsoft SQL, PowerShell, Microsoft Identity Manager, Azure AD (Active Directory) Connect, School Data Sync, Azure Active Directory, SQL Reporting Services and PowerBI.



Scale/Size of Area, Project and/or System Supported:


The IAM Team is responsible for over 400k active accounts over 3 production Azure tenants. Approximately 30 servers support IAM development, stage, and production environments. In addition to maintaining JH Identities, the IAM Team is responsible for many data integrations that support JH departments and applications.


Work Location: To be determined


On-call Requirements: Position will participate on an on-call rotation.


Minimum Qualifications:


Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Additional experience can be substituted for education.

Required Experience:

  • Candidate must have a working knowledge of Microsoft SQL, Microsoft Transact-SQL, writing complex MS SQL Procedures, and SQL Integration Services.
  • Six years related experience.
  • Additional education can be substituted for experience.

JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.  Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. 


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Ability to design, operate and troubleshoot Identity Management, MS SQL and Azure solutions.
  • Ability to develop documentation, flowcharts, diagrams, code comments and clear code.
  • Ability to cross-train and expand overall team capabilities for assisting with servicing of requests, responding to issues/problems, and participating in routine operational administration activities.


Special knowledge, skills, and abilities: The ideal candidate will be familiar with Microsoft School Data Sync and Powershell.


Technical qualifications or specialized certifications: N/A


Any specific physical requirements for the job: N/A


Supervisory Responsibility:N/A


Budget authority (indicate dollar amount of budget managed and type/level of authority): N/A






Essential Job Functions (add position-specific functions if necessary)


Analysis and Design


Install, Configure, Maintain







Classified Title: Sr. Systems Engineer
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PF  
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/Mount Washington Campus 

Department name: IT@JH Enterprise Directory and Messaging  
Personnel area: University Administration



The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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