Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) Lead Engineer

| Chicago

What We'll Bring:

At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation – we’re consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

Come be a part of our team – you’ll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

 

What You'll Bring:

  • Degree in Computer Science and/or related degree.
  • Hands on experience and working knowledge of security tools and concepts.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience architecting IAM/MFA solutions within Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and, preferably, other cloud providers.
  • Experience with administration or implementation in AWS public cloud and on-prem private cloud technologies.

 

We'd love to see:

  • 7+ years' Information Security experience with at least 3 of those years focused on RSA SecureID or other multi-factor authentication solutions (Duo, SecureAuth, Ping ,OAAM etc.). 
  • Extensive experience with securing, hardening, and maintaining systems with Multi factor capabilities like Duo security, Yubikey or RSA SecureID. 
  • Strong understanding on MFA constructs within Cloud environments.
  • Very good understanding and demonstrated use of DevOps tools (e.g. Jenkins, Ansible, Vault) with CICD capabilities.
  • Expert level experience with databases, LDAP and directory services, application servers, operating systems and network infrastructure.
  • Solid technical background in J2EE and vendor based applications.
  • Automation experience with Ansible play books and programming languages like Java, Perl, Python or Powershell scripting. 
  • Ability to solve complex problems while effectively communicating technical concepts.
  • Ability to learn and apply new technologies quickly.
  • Eagerness to learn new things.
  • Working knowledge of various security tools.

 

 

Impact You'll Make:

In this role as a Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) Lead Engineer, you will be responsible for the overall strategy, planning, development & support of TransUnion’s MFA solution and its associated processes. The individual in this role will provide overall implementation and direction into the MFA and IAM functions across the organization, including areas such as federation, access management, authentication & authorization, security and provisioning identity data. The Lead MFA Engineer will work closely with Cyber Security, service desk, systems engineering, network security, audit, application developers and other administrators in creating functional, scalable and secure MFA operations as well as the design and development of new business applications. In addition you will:

  • Identify, evaluate and participate in decision making around new and emerging IAM/MFA technologies and should be able to support other areas of Information Security as needed.
  • Lead MFA engineering strategy and execution, which includes setting direction for engineering efforts, driving technology selection (Including buy vs build decision) and being actively involved as the functional technical leader during implementation. 
  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of troubleshooting and configuring applications, MFA endpoints, and API integrations.
  • Expert level experience with multifactor authentication solutions and smartcard technologies.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert in *nix authentication and authorization capabilities.
  • Participate in installing, upgrading, configuring and evaluating new MFA products including mobile and biometrics.
  • Provide expert level security consultation on internal projects focusing on business needs, security’s role in change management, and how data is transmitted internally and externally.
  • Evaluate and monitor project efforts,timelines, and task management.
  • Partner with internal business units to ensure projects remain on target, within budget, and are completed according to internal policies and security standards
  • Delegate tasks to ensure areas of the project are carried through timely and effectively
  • Act as functional leader of engineering team, drive to establishing a strong engineering culture, and mentor and coach junior engineers.

 

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

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Location

555 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661

What are TransUnion Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement

Additional Perks + Benefits

Start your day at TU by grabbing an Intelligentsia coffee or a tasty, hot breakfast from our onsite café. Head up to your workspace where you'll get down to business amidst the inspiring backdrop of beautiful downtown Chicago. Brainstorm onsite with team members in a variety of colorful huddle rooms or collaborate cross-functionally with our offices around the world via video conference, Skype or our intranet. Check things off your to-do list as you continually make progress on key business initiatives. Need a quick break? Challenge your colleagues to a game of ping-pong, pool, foosball, pop-a-shot or Mario Kart in one of our three onsite game rooms. Ready to hit the gym? We have one right downstairs complete with a personal trainer and a selection of free instructor-led fitness classes. Keep your energy up. Take a conference call at one of our walking or bicycle desks. Then attend the quarterly town hall to hear from the TU leadership team on progress in the current quarter and plans for the next. After a day of innovation, wind down in one of our massage chairs or join your colleagues at North Avenue for a game of league volleyball, sponsored by TU!

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