BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Posting 2020.171

Analyst, Identity and Access Management

Information Security, Office of the Chief Information Officer

Staff, 100% full-time, Temporary

Salary Range
$5,200.18 - $6,081.50 per month (pg 11 – under review)

Start Date
As soon as possible after closing date

One (1) year contract

Closing Date
August 12, 2020

About UFV
The University of the Fraser Valley has four campus locations within the beautiful Fraser Valley in British Columbia. Recognized as one of BC's top employers, UFV offers a combination of career and lifestyle benefits. Join a team of 1,400 passionate professionals who value integrity, inclusivity and excellence. At UFV, you will serve a vibrant community, and shape the future of 15,000 students.

Posting details
The Office of the CIO (OCIO) comprises the IT Services (ITS) and Business Transformation Office (BTO). The unit is experiencing a period of exciting transformation and growth with the goal of improving the technology experience and service delivery to UFV’s students, faculty, and staff.

Reporting to the Information Security Architect, the Identity and Access Management (IAM) Analyst is responsible for the identification, documentation, and improvement of how digital identities at UFV are provisioned and de-provisioned, as well as how they are protected. Responsibilities include; recommending and creating safeguards to ensure critical applications, data and systems are secure from unauthorized access, managing the identities and access rights of people both inside and outside the organization. The IAM analyst will be responsible for the administration of systems that manage and create accounts, and will work closely with other IT Services team members to create and implement safe, efficient, and effective identity and access policies and processes.

This position facilitates identity and access management and is responsible for ensuring that requests for security access is completed in a timely manner across a variety of enterprise systems. The IAM Analyst provides second level technical support to project teams, end users, and functional groups.

This role is critical for identity management and account provisioning which includes knowledge of IdM methodologies including RBAC, least privilege access security rights, permissions and groups. Due to the breadth of this position’s impact, the IAM Analyst will possess excellent technical trouble shooting skill, is adept at writing and reviewing code within the programming languages required for IAM toolsets, and can work in a fast-paced environment while providing excellent service.

Please note this position may be required to work evening and weekend hours and/or work at any UFV campus based on operational needs. This position will also perform other related duties as assigned.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Works with the InfoSec Architect and other ITS team members, design and recommend a set of business processes, policies, data governance, and supporting technologies that enable appropriate and timely creation, maintenance and use of digital identities for UFV
  • Recommends and implements standards and best practices for authentication, authorization, provisioning and deprovisioning including the development of technical procedures, tools and templates.
  • Works with stakeholders, implement, to enhance, and maintain identity management solutions across UFV’s Infrastructure.
  • Review and recommend identity management development and support activities aligned with the priorities and strategic goals of the University and IT Services.
  • Collaborate on, and monitor the activities of, a variety of IAM-related projects and initiatives, to ensure coordination of efforts, appropriate integration, and synchronization of key project timelines, product/service implementations and system enhancements.
  • Install, maintain, and configure the identity management system, and its components, including connections to targets.
  • Configure and enhance workflows and integration with data sources and target systems. Including automatic creation of identity records, provisioning of appropriate access and accounts, notification and approval workflows.
  • Manage identity management systems and work closely with IT and business units to ensure account management meets policies and aligns with least privileged access requirements.
  • Drive design review working directly with customers and business owners on the integration requirements including provisioning, de-provisioning and user lifecycle into the IAM platform
  • Consult with business units when implementing access levels for new systems to ensure quality and accuracy
  • Recommends and implements standards and best practices for authentication, authorization, provisioning and deprovisioning including the development of technical procedures, tools and templates.


  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, cybersecurity, computer science, information systems security or a related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Information Technology, ideally with 2 years of implementing key elements of IAM provisioning.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of IT security principles, practices, technologies and procedures
  • Demonstrated expertise in the following: Linux administration, Microsoft server administration, networking technologies, Active Directory/LDAP
  • Understanding of Single Sign-On (SSO) frameworks including SAML, OAuth, SCIM, etc.
  • Experience with Microsoft ADFS, IBM FIM, or other federated identity systems.
  • Information Technology recognized training and certifications such as CISSP, Security+, or GSEC; from ISACA, ISC2, or similar body is considered an asset
  • Intermediate programming skills in PowerShell and Java
  • Solid understanding of identity management concepts and techniques including RBAC, MFA, PAM and certificates
  • Knowledge of IAM software and systems, such as Microsoft MIM, Okta, SailPoint, or IBM’s security IAM solutions
  • Demonstrated understanding of the following: technical capability of security components, vulnerability assessment, authentication techniques, security attack pathologies, risk assessment procedures, IT auditing practices
  • Excellent IT skills, including a passion for cyber security, knowledge of computer networks, operating systems, software, hardware and security

How to Apply Direct resume including evidence of appropriate qualifications by August 12, 2020, referring to Posting #2020.171 to

Human Resources
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road,
Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Tel: (604) 854-4554
Fax: (604) 854-1538

Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check. Shortlisted applicants will be required to provide copies of their most recent evaluation summary.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In an effort to be both environmentally and fiscally responsible, UFV will contact only candidates receiving an interview. We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment.

​​​​​​​UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Information Technology
Posted: July 29, 2020, 4:08 pm
Expires: August 12, 2020, 4:30 pm