Access management (Authentication & Authorization) at Cognizant

Posted in Information Technology 13 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Moorestown, New Jersey

Job Description:

We are looking for an Access management consultant who has deep understanding and experience in Authentication & Authorization space.

Job title: Sr. Associate – Access Management.

Location: Moorestown, NJ

Fulltime role

Mandatory Skills:

• The incumbent is familiar with the complete range of IAM technologies including Provisioning, Federation, Role/Entitlement Reviews, Multi Factor Authentication and Access Management.

• Deep knowledge of authentication protocols like oAuth, SAML, Radius, TACACS, Digital certificates, Kerberos, ADFS, OpenID, FIDO & Biometrics

• Unix administration, Networking Essentials and Security, Client-Server application knowledge, SQL, Access management , Ansible

• Good communication skills & Presentation skills

Job Roles:

• Provide expertise and understanding of the Authentication Management landscape working with leadership to design, engineer and expand the service footprint.

• Provide appropriate technical skills to perform strategy, solution architecture, project management tasks, technical design and analysis in the delivery of these services.

• Oversee to build, test and rollout of the enterprise Authentication & Authorization solutions in collaboration with internal and external resources.

• Serve as a subject matter expert to the business stakeholders and understand their core business processes, business priorities which can be enhanced using AA solutions.

• Ensure Innovation and process improvement designs to continuously build efficiencies and enhance capabilities.

• Maintain up-to-date knowledge by researching new technologies and software products.

• Define an enterprise Authentication Engineering strategy, with a roadmap of key deliverables and timelines, and deliver consistently.

• Operational management including problem solving, Key Performance Indicator (KPI) management as well as workflow design and implementation.

• Provide clear communication of Engineering strategy, management and mentoring of senior enterprise security engineers, deep knowledge of Authentication and Access Management platforms and excellent business acumen.

• Provide security consulting expertise in support of strategic company initiatives.

• Partner with other internal or supplier teams as needed (e.g. architecture, information security, network)

• Mentor other members of the team on AA best practices.

• Collaborate with Security teams, Corporate IT, Operations and application services and business partners to develop, document, implement, and monitor integrated, holistic and consistent Authentication and Access solutions.

• Management across all key stakeholders and ongoing strategic alignment with business goals and objectives


Technical Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 Authentication & Authorization PL1 Required
2 Multi Factor Authentication PL1 Required


* Proficiency Legends

Proficiency Level Generic Reference
PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels.
PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects.
PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects.
PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.