Information Security Architect


Denver, Colorado

a month ago


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Job Description

Information Security Architect (IDM)
100% Remote
6 Months
  • The Contractor shall assess the existing Identity Management system (IDM) in support of the client Data Systems to assure that education data is protected appropriately.
  • The current identity management system was implemented the Oracle Identity Management Suite. The software components include: Oracle Internet Directory (OID), Oracle Access Manager (OAM), Oracle Identity Manager (OIM)
  • The seeks to upgrade and or replace the current identity management system through a technology upgrade that could include architectural changes where the authorization work is pushed to respective applications as opposed to a Delegated Administration model.  The application support is both in-house and outsourced to vendor-supported systems that interface with the identity management system through SAML XML.
  • For this project, candidate not only requires an individual with strong knowledge of Identity Management Systems, and best practices, but also someone familiar with architecture and implementation of Identity Management systems.
Current system is based on the following high-level specifications:
  • Implementation of multiple organizations (e.g. each school district) and user-ids
  • Integration of OAM/SSO and Key CDE Applications:
  • Data Pipeline (District Data Collection System)
  • COGNOS (Colorado Education Data Analysis and Reporting (CEDAR))
  • RITS (Record Integration Tracking System, Unique Student Identification application) EDIS (Educator Data Integration System) J2EE Application
  • Develop OIM Connectors
  • RITS / EDIS J2EE Application
Others, as needed for the key applications
  • Create a delegated administration environment for data custodians using Oracle Identity Manager to provision, de-provision, and manage the user accounts associated with the CDE key applications
  • OAM Self-Service Password Reset Functionality
  • High Availability (HA) architecture
General Duties:
  • Contractor shall work closely and collaboratively with the Department’s Project Manager throughout the duration of the Purchase Order to discuss suggestions or issues and incorporate guidance from the Department while performing the work described within this Statement of Work.
  • Contractor shall alert the Project Manager, when issues or potential risks are encountered that will affect the project.
  • Contractor shall submit periodic status reports or participate in weekly status meetings as required by the Department during the engagement.
  • Contractor shall coordinate and prioritize all work to ensure that all deliverables and deadlines are met.
  • Contractor shall employ an internal quality control process to ensure that all deliverables are complete, accurate, easy to understand, and of high quality.
  • Contractor shall provide deliverables that, at a minimum, are responsive to the specific requirements of this Statement of Work, organized into a logical order, contain no spelling or grammatical errors, formatted uniformly, and contain accurate information and correct calculations.
  • Contractor shall submit each deliverable to the Department’s Project Manager for review and approval.
  • Contractor shall retain all work papers generated for reference through the duration of the project and project acceptance.
  • Contractor shall participate in the review and revision process until the Department provides written acceptance of the deliverable.
  • Contractor shall research, document, and share any documentation as requested by the Department.
  • Contractor shall provide copies of any supporting documentation to the Department upon request of the Department and without charge.
  • Contractor shall assist the Department with planning, scheduling, and facilitating meetings within CDE; with other client Agencies; and with other states, as needed.
  • Contractor shall serve as a subject matter expert (SME) and mentor for CDE designated employees.   
  • Contractor shall respond to all telephone calls, voice mails and e-mail inquiries from the Department within one business day.
  • Contractor shall enable all Contractor staff to exchange documents and electronic files with the Department in formats compatible with the Department’s systems.  The Department currently uses Microsoft Office 365.
  • Additional consulting projects as requested by the Department.

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