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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 276287-AS
Work type: Onsite, Partial Remote, Remote, Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: IT System and Application Administration

Job Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison's Division of Information Technology (DoIT) is looking for two Identity and Access Management (IAM) Support Analysts to join our dynamic, growing team. DoIT supports teaching and learning at UW-Madison by providing innovative, user-centered, reliable technology solutions. The division is made up of more than 600 employees working together across multiple departments. A job with DoIT means great benefits, meaningful work, and a supportive environment.

Our IAM team acquires, develops, and maintains identity and access systems, products, and tools for the entire University of Wisconsin (UW) System and, more specifically, UW-Madison. This includes designing, planning, developing, operating, and constantly improving our use and implementation of technology.

The Opportunities:
One role serves on the IAM Support Team which will liaise with the DoIT Help Desk and be a first point of triage for the IAM Team providing functional and technical product support leveraging documented procedures and ensuring well-defined, University-supported processes to eliminate confusion and provide an enhanced user experience.

One role serves on the Provisioning and Eligibility Team specifically providing functional and technical product support working with our custom developed person and identity repository. This is the authoritative source for identity data both at UW-Madison and UW-System and is used by both entities for the majority of enterprise IT systems. For this role specifically, knowledge and experience in IAM or PL/SQL development is a plus, we will teach eager candidates who are willing to learn!

While these roles will sit on different teams within Identity and Access Management, the roles are charged with concerted efforts to increase awareness of IAM services, documentation and best practices which will result in a more knowledgeable user base and more realistic expectations of IAM services and systems.

Duties include:
-Technical product support
-Troubleshooting and consulting support
-Documentation of IAM processes and procedures

Who are we looking for?
We are looking for someone with a strong technical acumen who has experience with technical product support, managing projects or products, and/or technology. You'll need excellent communication skills to help represent the important work we do to technical and non-technical audiences and to effectively guide a team. Additionally, customer service skills and an eye for operational excellence are a must since you'll work with our partners to implement technical solutions. To be successful, you'll need experience taking initiative and ownership, managing multiple priorities and deadlines, and working with leadership to manage partner and stakeholder expectations.

Responsibilities: Designs, implements, and maintains infrastructure and/or routine technical integrations across multiple systems, including in-house systems, acquired commercial, and external such as Cloud hosted. Provides day-to-day maintenance to ensure subsystems and infrastructure function together and business needs are met.
  • 20% Integrates, identifies, troubleshoots, monitors, and resolves basic supported services, systems, network, and application problems according to established processes and procedures
  • 15% Serves as a point of contact for internal stakeholders, communicating issue updates and resolutions
  • 15% Creates user training materials and basic technical documentation regarding system operations and changes
  • 10% Configures, maintains, upgrades, develops, and tests IT systems and services in alignment with industry best practices
  • 20% Assists with running, maintaining, and operating technical systems and infrastructure
  • 20% Shares operational support responsibilities within a collaborative team
Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


Associate's Degree


Required Qualifications
-Experience managing technical systems including familiarity with hosting, maintaining, or supporting production IT services.
-Demonstrated ability and interest in learning new technology and tools quickly.
-Technical problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
-Ability to work and communicate (oral and written) independently or with teams taking into account feedback and ideas from various sources, including technical leads, customers, and peers, to see issues to resolution.

Preferred Qualifications
-Knowledge of technologies or policies used in IAM (e.g. group management, account management, active directory, etc.).
-Familiarity and experience with modern iterative practices (e.g. DevOps, Agile).
-Experience working in a higher education IT environment.
-Knowledge and/or skills in PL/SQL Programming or experience with at least one contemporary programming language (Java, Python, Ruby, .NET,etc) or scripting skills (e.g. Powershell, Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl) and a willingness to learn.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position is eligible for any of the following: 100% remote work; partial remote work; or fully on-site. Remote work requires an approved remote work agreement (RWA) agreement. An RWA requires successful candidates to possess their own high-speed internet and phone to perform the work on a university provided computer.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $65,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits.

Additional Information:

Please note that successful applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship, on or before the effective date of appointment. University sponsorship is not available for this position.

DoIT is recruiting for two positions, one renewable/ongoing and one terminal. The terminal position will initially last one year, with the possibility of extending the position up to a maximum of two years and/or it may turn into an ongoing appointment based on program need and funding availability.

How to Apply:

Click on the "Apply Online" button to start the application process. You will be prompted to upload the following documents:
- Resume
- Cover letter

Applicants should attach a cover letter and resume detailing their training and experience relating to the required and preferred qualifications mentioned above. The application reviewers will be relying on written application materials to determine who may advance in the recruitment process.


Charissa Weber
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Technical Integration Eng I(IT041)



Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


  The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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