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Senior Architect/Administrator (Okta Solutions)

Company: Equifax
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Who is Equifax?

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence.

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life's pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.

The Perks of being an Equifax Employee?

  • We offer excellent compensation packages with market competitive pay, comprehensive healthcare packages, 401k matching, schedule flexibility, work from home opportunities, paid time off, and organizational growth potential.

  • Grow at your own pace through online courses at Learning @ Equifax.

What You'll Do

  • Design and implement Okta solutions for customer IAM use cases

  • Translate functional and technical requirements into a detailed architecture and design plan

  • Understanding and expertise with IGA concepts and strategies including identity onboarding, lifecycle management, entitlement reviews

  • Design solutions that integrate external applications with OKTA leveraging OAuth 2.0 and SAML protocols

  • Design solutions that incorporate the Okta widget

  • Set up federation between Okta and Equifax external customers

  • Integrate Okta with the Apigee API gateway

  • Work with teams on solutions that incorporate fine grained authorization (ABAC, PBAC, RAdAC)

  • Ensure that all Enterprise Security technical requirements and controls are met as part of the each deployment

  • Create and document a process to gather and communicate evidence of adherence to compliance requirements

  • Work to ensure that all identity lifecycle management processes are in place and being followed

  • Interface with internal product owners to understand their CIAM requirements and translate those requirements into an Okta deployment plan

  • Act as a team SME on Okta and CIAM concepts and capabilities including protocols and frameworks (SAML, Oauth2, OIDC), MFA, SSO, etc

  • Perform identity migrations from other COTS and custom IdPs to Okta

  • Clearly document all strategies and deployments including architectural and data flow diagrams

  • Mentor other team members on CAIM concepts and to increase skill level in Okta


  • BS or MS degree in a STEM major or equivalent job experience required

  • 7+ years experience as a technology professional

  • 3+ years experience deploying Okta in as a CIAM solution in an Enterprise level environment

  • Experience mentoring other team members

Extra Points for any of the Following

  • Any experience with Cloud Platforms including AWS and GCP (preferred)

  • Understanding of CI/CD concepts and tools

  • Expertise around Security best practices (including a CISSP certification)

  • Experience working in a fast paced and agile development environment

Success Attributes of an Equifax employee; does this describe you?

  • Accountability

  • Bravery

  • Curiosity

  • Collaboration

  • Think and act differently

  • Trust

  • Ownership

  • Decide-Execute-Ship

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don't delay, apply today - we're looking for you!

Primary Location:

USA-Atlanta JV White


Function - Tech Dev and Client Services


Full time

Keywords: Equifax, Alpharetta , Senior Architect/Administrator (Okta Solutions), Other , Alpharetta, Georgia

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