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Job ID: 203927

Manager Identity and Access Management
Tufts University

Date Posted Jan. 19, 2023
Title Manager Identity and Access Management
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Information Technology


Tufts Technology Services (TTS) is a university-wide service organization committed to delivering technology solutions in support of Tufts’ mission of teaching, learning, research, innovation, and sustainability. With staff across all of Tufts campuses, as well as a 24x7 IT Service Desk, we collaborate with schools and divisions to meet the demands of a global, mobile community. We promote a collaborative, flexible work environment, embrace diversity and inclusion, and encourage personal and professional development. Learn more about TTS on our website.

What You'll Do

In collaboration with leadership in the Information Technology Experience & Engagement Directorate, leads a team of systems engineers, application developers, and systems administrators responsible for the development, implementation, and support of our identity management program. Thinking strategically, maintains a sustainable ecosystem of identity-related assets in order to provide a frictionless digital experience for our community.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements

  • Knowledge and skills as typically acquired through a Bachelor's degree in a related field and 5+ years of
    progressive management experience
  • A forward-thinking conceptual and practical understanding of IAM
  • Demonstrated experience supporting large-scale IAM systems
  • Ability to thrive in a rapid-paced environment and love new challenges, blending big picture with attention to detail
  • Experience with technologies that support identity management, authentication and authorization including LDAP, SSO, Account Provisioning, SAML, OAuth, etc.
  • Strong organizational, analytical skills, and attention to detail skills are a vital part to the overall success of this position
  • Ability to foster productive working relationships at all levels with staff internal and external to Tufts IT as well as with vendors and clients

Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience with design thinking and other human centered design methodologies
  • Knowledge of information management, and campus/medical center/OP business processes and strategic goals now
  • Skills in web software, web software language and object-oriented software concepts
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business needs into long-term architecture solutions
  • Familiarity with the InCommon Trusted Access Platform, specifically Shibboleth and Grouper
  • Familiarity with cloud-based identity platforms, for example Azure AD
  • Experience in higher education environment
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related STEM field

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