Sr. Okta Engineer - U.S. Citizenship Required

Fairfax, VA

Sr. Okta Engineer - U.S. Citizenship Required

Category: Cyber Security

Main location: United States, Virginia, Fairfax

Position ID: J0624-1905

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal has an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Okta Engineer supporting a shared services project – part of our CDM DEFEND program. You will be part of a team of security and IT operations professionals in improving security posture of a wide range of agencies by identifying and help mitigating cyber risks. You will work with engineering and operations teams in implementing user access and security policies to support MFA, SSO, ABAC and RBAC. You will provide subject matter expertise in Okta in managing the user access management.

This position is located in our Fairfax, VA office; however, a hybrid working model is acceptable. You will be required to be in our Fairfax, VA office two days per week.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Responsible for devising and refining user access policies for various access use cases – 2FA, MFA, RBAC, ABAC, etc.

• Responsible for onboarding and off-boarding users to Okta for providing access to certain applications

• Optimize the policies and user groups for scalability and maintainability

• Troubleshoot/Resolve access and application integration issues

• Integrate SaaS and on-premise tools to Okta for user access

• Collaborate with other operational and security teams members in reporting abnormal user activity and escalation process

• Provide overall administration for user lifecycle management

• Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Okta

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Due to the nature of the contract requirements, US citizenship and successful passing of CGI background check is required prior to beginning work. In addition, candidates must have ability to obtain and maintain a DHS EOD/Public Trust clearance.

• Bachelor’s degree required

• 3+ years of experience configuring Okta for user access policy management and SSO, including Okta Access Gateway (OAG) and Okta Lifecycle Management (LCM)

• Experience performing SaaS and on-premise application integrations with Okta

• A thorough understanding of Identity and Access Management processes and user life-cycle management

• Very good understanding of authentication protocols e.g. SAML 2.0

Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required:

• Okta Certified Professional, Okta Certified Admin or Okta Certified Consultant certification preferred

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and license and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $96,500.00 - $235,200.00.





  • Cyb.Sec.Eng. (Sensor /Device)

  • Cyber

  • Legacy System Integration

  • Two Factor Authentication

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