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Sr. Engineer - SSOF (Single Sign-On & Federation)

Date: Nov 23, 2018

Location: Milwaukee, WI, 53202

At Northwestern Mutual, we believe relationships are built on trust. That our lives and our work matter. These beliefs launched our company nearly 160 years ago. Today, they're just a few of the reasons why people choose to build careers at Northwestern Mutual.

We're strong and growing. In a company with such a long and storied history, this may be the most exciting and important time to be a part of Northwestern Mutual. We're strong, innovative and growing.

We invest in our people. We provide opportunities for employees to grow themselves, their career and in turn, our business.

We care.  We make a positive difference in our communities. Nationally, thousands have benefitted from our support of research and programs to fight childhood cancer. Each year, our Foundation, employees and financial representatives donate time, talent and financial support to causes they're passionate about.


We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.


This position will help in our Single Sign On and Federation efforts to add more applications to integrate with our Identity Provider (IdP) and integrate more applications with Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). Accountable for analysis, design, development, implementations, and upgrades of infrastructure, software, and technology solutions. Responsible for using best practices and knowledge of internal or external business needs to improve and meet service level expectations. Typically 3-5 years of experience in the role.


•    Understanding of modern authentication protocols (JWT, OAUTH, SAML, OPENID, etc)
•    2+ years experience Single Sign-On and Federation Systems (i.e. CA Siteminder, AzureAD, PingFederate, ADFS)
•    3+ years Active Directory and/or LDAP directories (i.e. Radiant Logic, eDirectory, etc.)
•    Experience securing APIs
•    Familiarity with Agile or sAFE
•    Passionate about learning new skills, technologies, and conveying knowledge 
•    Excellent problem solving, troubleshooting, and analysis skills
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills
•    Security certifications such as CISSP


Preferred Qualifications:
•    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information systems or equivalent field
•    2+ years of Experience with Active Directory and/or LDAP directories (i.e. Radiant Logic, eDirectory, etc.)
o    Infrastructure as a Service 
o    Identity as a Service
o    Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) solutions
o    Securing APIs
•    JAVA/J2EE development skills preferred
•    0-3 years building CI/CD pipelines
•    Security certifications such as CISSP


Req ID: 23987
Position Type: Regular Full Time
Education Experience: Bachelor's Desired
Employment Experience: 3-5 years
FLSA Status: Exempt
Posting Date: 11/20/2018