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What you’ll be doing...

The position requires a dynamic, highly motivated, Senior Customer Identity Access Management (CIAM) developer providing Identity Access Management (IAM) architecture and development supporting Verizon external customers implementing leading solutions built on industry standard solutions including web authentication, and mobile application and products using OAuth/OIDC and SAML standards.

This position requires being aware of and evaluating industry application security and identity trends, evaluating industry vendors and internal Verizon products and aligning with business, privacy, legal and security on Verizon’s CIAM technologies ensuring the platform continues to align and grow with the future of industry and Verizon customer needs. The position will define architecture including integration with ForgeRock SDKs; define, configure and implement ForgeRock Access Manager trees, and design and develop customer authentication modules developed using Java technologies. The position will also lead Jr developers composed of employees and contractors, providing development mentorship and code reviews ensuring software adheres to architecture, design and coding standards while ensuring solutions align with Verizon agile release schedules and are implemented on schedule. Solutions will support all Verizon CIAM Digital channels including Verizon and Vendor web portals, Verizon and Verizon Affiliate mobile applications and Vendor integrations including TV streaming services.

Verizon has a significant focus on reducing friction within customer authentication experiences using biometrics and other passwordless solutions; reducing customization in identity technology stacks while moving to Secure Development Lifecycle (SDLC) process with automated CI/CD pipelines supporting on premise and AWS EKS deployments. The architecture and solutions need to provide a consistent customer experience across all authentication entry points, while providing touchless onboarding and integration capabilities aligning Verizon portals, products and services on standard identity framework and solution architecture.

  • Lead Identity Access Management architecture and technologies with a focus on innovative solutions providing customers passwordless solutions eliminating customer friction, improving performance while reducing platform maintenance while providing customers overall better management of their privacy
  • Design, develop and implement ForgeRock JavaScript and Mobile SDK solutions, integrate with ForgeRock Access Manager Trees, configuring and implementing various ForgeRock tress and chains
  • Ensure all service level SLAs are documented and met, and coordinate with infrastructure operations on monitoring and implementation procedures.
  • Design, develop and implement custom authentication modules using Java technologies
  • Conform to existing industry and Verizon security coding standards adhering to fortify scan and other security tool review requirements
  • Lead code peer reviews ensuring the code meets business requirements, adheres to Verizon security and code standards;Align with Business, Security and GTS leadership on KPIs and executive reporting
  • Providing executive reporting on program status and results ensuring releases align with Verizon’s Agile ACT schedules

Where you'll be working...

This role will be based out of one of the locations listedin the posting. In this role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years work experience
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with single sign-on technologies providing authentication and authorization services (Sun Access Management, Oracle OpenSSO, ForgeRock OpenAM)
  • Experience with Java Web Services including Spring Secured SOAP and RESTful services, BEA Weblogic Portal Framework/Servers 10.2, Oracle Weblogic Portal Framework/Servers 10.3, UNIX server management, and Oracle 10g
  • Experience in architecting, designing and building identity solutions using services-oriented systems and web applications in an agile environment
  • Experience on Java / J2EE development, including web (JSP/HTML/CSS/ /JavaScript/jQuery), web services, APIs, and object oriented programming experience.
  • Experience utilizing Bootstrap and Spring frameworks

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • BS in computer science or a related field
  • Technical experience with ForgeRock Access Management SDKs, Trees and Chains
  • Technical experience architecting and implementing OAuth/OIDC solutions using ForgeRock OpenAM
  • Technical experience architecting and implementing web policy based authentication solutions (OpenAM, SiteMinder, Oracle Identity Management, Sun Access Manager, Oracle Access Manager, and/or Directory Server and Network Walled Garden)
  • Technical experience architecting and implementing real-time-risk solutions using products such as Oracle Online Adaptive Access Management (OAAM) platform
  • Extensive experience with application design and development using Java, J2EE, JSP, Servlets, EJB, JMS, Spring Framework, JSF, Portlets, JDBC, Hibernate, Log4J, XML, JavaScript, HTML, Maven and Enterprise integration patterns like Spring Integration
  • Core capabilities include Requirement Analysis, Development, Planning Test Strategy, Test Automation, Environment Readiness, Deployment, Project tracking and Reporting. Strong analytical & troubleshooting skills
  • Experienced in Unit testing, load test and automation tools like JUnit, NUnit, Gatling, Selenium, Watir, Sitespeed
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; can present concisely and effectively to critical audiences including director and executives
  • Experience with Eclipse and JUnit tools
  • Knowledge of secure coding with OWASP coding practices, Fortify and Blackduck or equivalent security scanning software
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills; can present findings concisely and effectively to critical audiences
  • Experience in Google drive suite services (Google Docs, Google Sheets).
  • Self-starter with strong self-management skills
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to lead work efforts with offshore and onshore resources across different organizations
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Absolute customer focus


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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

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