About the IMB:
IMB's mission is to partner with churches to empower limitless missionary teams who are making disciples and multiplying churches among unreached peoples and places for the glory of God. More than 1.7 billion people still live with little or no access to the Gospel. IMB is an entity of the Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest evangelical denomination, with more than 46,000 churches and over 15 million members.
Are you a job seeker with field identity and access management experience? Do you like automating and optimizing processes? The International Mission Board, a nonprofit religious organization in Richmond, VA, is hiring for a Platform Engineer to help architect, engineer and manage the platforms that support our users around the world.
Platform Engineer-Identity & Access Management
Hours: Full Time
Location: Richmond, VA
Rate: $75,000+ great benefits!
Automate and monitor identity and access management (IAM) processes to reduce administrative overhead and mitigate security risks.
Provide integration assistance for IAM and SSO to other platforms and services.
Work alongside business units to provide insight on integration solutions with our identity framework.
Assist in the design, implementation and support of the IMB's productivity and collaboration services, including Office 365 (email, team collaboration, IM/chat, video conferencing), telephony, contact center, and emergency notification services.
Assist in the design, implementation and support of the IMB's platform technologies and services, including IDM/authentication services (on-premise AD and Azure AD), EMM services (Intune, JAMF), and site hosting platforms (WPEngine, SharePoint, Heroku, etc.).
Assist in the design, implementation and support of the IMB's worldwide network, storage, server, backup/restore, and data center infrastructure and services, both on-premises and cloud-based (Azure).
Develop and support processes, procedures, policies, and best practices documentation for new and existing solutions.
Work with technology partners to implement solutions that support the business needs.
Support the business users by providing Tier-2/Tier-3 level support for infrastructure, platforms, and services.
Ensure the operation and high availability of the IMB's services and application environment, minimize downtime and unavailability, and resolve issues pertaining to performance.
Automate remediation and recovery processes that are needed to minimize/eliminate downtime.
Analyze platform failures and implement corrective processes/automation in place.
Monitor and test the environment to ensure extreme availability of all application components.
Use Rapid Application Development (RAD) techniques to build process flows and tools to assist team.
Work alongside partners and vendors to implement and support solutions and platforms.
Work with customer support teams to design solutions that optimize efforts to help our end users.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and IT experience.
3+ years in IT-related field preferred.
Experience with Identity and Access management solutions or processes.
Understanding of the identity life cycle from on boarding to off boarding.
Ability to understand multiple complex systems and develop integration solutions.
Knowledge of the application development life-cycle regarding site reliability, hosting infrastructure and connectivity issues, security, integrations, etc.
PowerShell or similar scripting language experience.
Experience in the following preferred:
IDM/Authentication services, including on-site AD, Azure AD, Cloudflare, identity integration (SAML/OAUTH)
Office 365 suite (Exchange Online, Sharepoint)
Unified communications and collaboration technologies (Teams, Cisco CallManager, Skype for Business)
Network, server, and storage infrastructure
Microsoft Windows Server
Site hosting platforms (Azure App Services, WordPress, SharePoint, Heroku, IIS, etc.)
Github, Azure DevOps or related DevOps tools
Candidates should be self-motivated and collaborative IT professionals with a strong background in software development, systems administration and IT automation.
Ability to independently manage multiple concurrent activities and changing priorities.
Demonstrated problem solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other departments to resolve issues.
Possess excellent written and oral communication skills, toward technical and non-technical audiences.
Possess organizational skills with ability to develop a detailed work plan to ensure project success.
Ability to quickly learn and master new technologies.
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
Project management experience
Experience in 24x7 operations
Past experience with any DevOps processes
Hands on experience within the Datacenter and/or Cloud environments
International Mission Board