Unix Engineer with Centrify

  • ., Weehawken, NJ, us
  • Contract

Company Description

Archer IT is a NYC based recruiting firm and trusted adviser to leading companies in the financial services, investment banking, fintech, and media industries across North America. Our client, has a current position available for a Unix Directory Engineer in New Jersey.

Job Description

Do you have a strong UNIX administration and LDAP background focused on delivering strategic UNIX AD Integration projects within the UNIX Directory space? Are you able to support and manage infrastructure security projects effectively? Our client is looking for someone like you to help:

  • Develop, document, and enforce the standards, security procedures, and controls for access to ensure integrity of the UNIX platform and ecosystems, and related entitlement systems.
  • Interface with internal security and risk functions to ensure adherence to security policies and procedures.
  • Gain stakeholder buy-in and support for technology roadmaps and strategies.
  • Evolve design and architecture processes within Information Services
  • Produce enterprise-level designs for key initiatives and following those through to implementation through collaboration with project, engineering and support teams
  • Identify opportunities to innovate, extend and enhance service delivery everywhere possible
  • Assume more responsibility, including deep troubleshooting technical skills and translating the results into understandable issue descriptions, root cause analysis results, remediation actions, etc.
  • Support the business IT system migration to the new UNIX ecosystem through the application migration and new entitlement onboarding
  • Assist in user acceptance testing, quality control and general project delivery

Your team:
You'll be working in the Security Engineering organization supporting the UNIX Directory team. The team is tasked with delivering the next generation UNIX security ecosystem utilizing Active Directory. Your role will be to design and engineer the new UNIX ecosystem with the capability of expanding into the public cloud like Azure. 



Your expertise includes:

  • 5+ years experience in IT engineering roles in the UNIX LDAP or Active Directory space
  • Experience in UNIX LDAP directory, Active Directory and Kerberos. 
  • Experience with infrastructure access and authentication in a large UNIX and Windows environment
  • Knowledge in Azure or AWS tenant hosting environment and access control model
  • Experience with Centrify products required
  • Deep understanding of Role-based Access Control model (RBAC) in the application and infrastructure access settings
  • Broad skills in Identity and Access / Entitlement Management concepts and technologies 
  • Knowledge in infrastructure and distributed platform architecture, application infrastructure and standards, OS (e.g. Solaris, RedHat Linux, Windows), clustering, hardware architecture, virtualization technologies (e.g. VMware, HyperV)
  • Strong knowledge in global networking topology, zoning concepts and LAN/WAN/firewall/VPN/Load balancing network technologies

You are:

  • Comfortable communicating effectively across a matrixed organization including Infrastructure, Security, and Business IT teams. 
  • Capable of working independently, handling multiple tasks and projects and adapting to a constantly changing environment
  • Confident with ability to take over end to end responsibility for the work delivered by you and your team
  • Proactive, comfortable working in dynamic environments with fast-paced deliveries and changing requirements

Additional Information

This is a long term contract opportunity.