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Identity and Access Management - Senior Technical SAML & Federation Lead (SVP)

Bulverde, Texas
22 Sep 2022

About Citi:

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

As a bank with a brain and a soul, Citi creates economic value that is systemically responsible and in our clients' best interests. As a financial institution that touches every region of the world and every sector that shapes your daily life, our Enterprise Operations & Technology teams are charged with a mission that rivals any large tech company. Our technology solutions are the foundations of everything we do from keeping the bank safe, managing global resources, and providing the technical tools our workers need to be successful to designing our digital architecture and ensuring our platforms provide a first-class customer experience. We reimagine client and partner experiences to deliver excellence through secure, reliable, and efficient services.

Our commitment to diversity includes a workforce that represents the clients we serve from all walks of life, backgrounds, and origins. We foster an environment where the best people want to work. We value and demand respect for others, promote individuals based on merit, and ensure opportunities for personal development are widely available to all. Ideal candidates are innovators with well-rounded backgrounds who bring their authentic selves to work and complement our culture of delivering results with pride. If you are a problem solver who seeks passion in your work, come join us. We'll enable growth and progress together.

Job Description:

The Info Sec Tech Sr Lead Analyst is an intermediate level position responsible for driving efforts to prevent, monitor and respond to information/data breaches and cyber-attacks.The overall objective of this role is to ensure the execution of Information Security directives and activities in alignment with Citi's data security policy.

  • This role is in the Global L3 Authentication Operations Team in the Cyber Security Services (CSS) organization
  • This is a hybrid role and the candidate must be in the office a minimum of 3 days per week
  • This role is customer facing and the Senior SAML & Federation Lead will be primarily responsible for interacting with the business partners to understand their business requirement and integrate them with the 3rd party application using federated solution
  • Reports to the Global Sec Ops Operations manager, must have strong communication and leadership skills
  • Responsible for integrating the applications with the SAML products, troubleshooting, documenting and work with the business in all the phases (Development / Staging / Production)
  • Must be a quick learner and independently take care of the task till closure without any hand holding
  • Must adopt to the 24 / 7 operational infrastructure support model
  • Must be capable of multitasking and work diligently under pressure


  • SME knowledge on the SAML federation products for the various use cases like IDP / SP / WS / OAuth. Etc
  • PING Federation product experience is a plus
  • Should have knowledge in the Unix and Red hat Linux operating systems
  • Hands on troubleshooting experience with fiddler / IE http header
  • Understanding of the network related concepts like DNS / LB / TCP / DMZ. Etc
  • Good communication and written skills


  • 5+ years of demonstrated information security experience
  • Strong knowledge of software security for web and mobile applications
  • Understanding of Java based application and experience in writing test / use cases
  • Understanding of Software Development LiveCycle's (SDLC)
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and as a team member with minimal direction

Additional Qualification (Preferred):

  • Experience with PING Access
  • ITIL / CISSP certification
  • compliance and risk management experience
  • Knowledge in the LDAP (Unbound directory or CA directory or Oracle directory)

Education Level:

  • Bachelors of engineering degree in Computer Science or 4year equivalent degree

This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.


Job Family Group:



Job Family:

Information Security


Time Type:

Full time


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  • Job Reference: 719011612-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Citi
  • Location: Bulverde, Texas
  • Salary: On Application