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Senior Systems Engineer SSO / Federation Services

Date Posted: Jul 11, 2018

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: Cary, NC


Role Value Proposition: 

The Senior Single Sign-On (SSO) / Federation Services Engineer will be responsible for the analysis, development, installation, modification and support of MetLife’s access management solutions. This position requires a subject matter expert (SME) in SiteMinder's SSO.  You must have strong collaboration skills to work with cross functional teams and stakeholders to ensure business requirements are translated into specific application or system solutions while ensuring compliance with MetLife’s Information Security policies and regulatory obligations.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a project lead or project representative on a single phase, or on multiple phases of several projects involving CA SiteMinder.
  • Assist management in effectively working with internal and external stakeholders to foster a collaborative working environment while ensuring SLA’s are met or exceeded.
  • Evaluate proposed solution changes and approve as appropriate, or recommend solution changes as business needs dictate; making appropriate recommendations.
  • Provide leadership in the development of solution design specifications and deployment.
  • Research available software, network, monitoring, and/or hardware products, solutions, capabilities and upgrades, and selectively recommends implementations. Where applicable, leads the evaluation of vendor proposals.
  • Creates both high level and detailed analyses, project plans, and other related documentation and procedures.
  • Proactively identifies technical and procedural areas of concern and proposes pragmatic solutions.
  • Provide leadership in Tier 3 troubleshooting.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 7+ years of related experience
  • 3+ years of experience in a related field, preferably in professional services, financial services, or the insurance industry.
  • 3+ years of experience with CA SiteMinder v12.x policy server and agent installation, configuration, and support, or with similar Web Access Management (WAM) solutions.
  • Additionally, experience installing, configuring, and supporting web services using CA SiteMinder v12.x or with similar WAM solutions (e.g., AD FS, IBM TIM/TAM, Oracle OAM, etc.).
  • 3+ years of experience with CA SiteMinder Federation or with similar federation products (e.g., AD FS, PingFederate, etc.).
  • 2 + years of experience installing, configuring and supporting Apache, IBM HTTP Server (IHS), or Internet Information Services (IIS) web server software.


  • Experience with installing, configuring, and supporting web services using IBM DataPower appliances.
  • Ability to develop productive relationships with client and IT management, staff and vendors.
  • Industry recognized security certification such as a CISSP or similar certification.


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At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.





MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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