CUNY Computer Systems Manager, Level 3 - Oracle Identity Management (OIM) Administrator in New York, New York


I.T. Computer Systems Managers manage and direct an Information Technology area at a College or University level. They set policies and procedures, direct technical staff, and maintain responsibility for administrative as well as technical issues within their assigned area(s) of responsibility. They may manage major and/or large, complex information systems activities and/or manage a unit or group.

This job is in CUNY's Classified Managerial Service. The full specification is available on our web site at


Computer Systems Manager




The Office of Computing and Information Services (CIS) at the City University of New York (CUNY) support the IT and telecommunications needs of CUNY's 24 colleges. CIS supports enterprise IT and applications; develops new technologies that advance University's core mission; builds, upgrades and maintains the University's network; operates the University's Data Center and help desk; develops disaster recovery and business continuity plans; and leads the CUNYfirst Enterprise Resource Planning Project (ERP), which integrates 25 university systems, covering student administration, financial management, and human resources. Within CIS, the Application Services unit provides strategic and operational leadership with respect to the design, development, support, and maintenance of business applications. The unit works closely with senior leaders to ensure a strong alignment between application solutions/services and CUNY business needs.

Reporting to the Identity and Access Solutions Manager, the Oracle Identity Management (OIM) Administrator will lead collaborations between IMS, DB, security administrators, network, and PeopleSoft teams to launch application delivery.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Builds, tests, and maintains Production and Non-Production OIM environments.

  • Leads collaborations amongst IMS, DB, security administrators, network, and PeopleSoft teams to launch application delivery.

  • Administers technical reviews and procedural changes to the University's Enterprise OIM system architecture.

  • Liaises with University's Information Security Office to resolve managed identity security incidents.

  • Provides strategic recommendations and guidance on rationalizing services, including combining, decommissioning, or expanding servers, services, and applications.

  • Creates various OIM reports for all CUNY colleges and departments.

  • Troubleshoots OIM related application issues including during off-hours to minimize impact to operations.

  • Develops and supports OIM system configuration, resources, roles, and policies.

  • Communicates with partners regarding OIM integration with PeopleSoft and other custom applications.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job duties require schedule flexibility and willingness to work evenings or weekends as required for systems-related tasks.


  1. Six (6) years of progressively responsible full-time paid information systems technology experience, at least 18 months of which shall have been in an administrative or managerial capacity in the areas of computer applications programming, systems programming, information systems development, data telecommunications, data base administration or a closely related area.

  2. Education at an accredited College or University may be substituted for the general information systems technology experience at the rate of one year of college for 6 months of experience up to a maximum of 4 years of college for 2 years of experience. In addition a Master's degree in computer science or a closely related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for an additional year of the general information systems technology experience. However, all candidates must possess the 18 months of administrative or managerial experience described above.

This title has multiple levels. In addition to the minimum qualifications above, additional qualifications, such as education, experience, or certification relevant to the area of specialization are required.


The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Expertise with Oracle Identity Manager resource provisioning and reconciliation in both OIM 10g and 11g including Single Sign-On and Web Access, Federated Identity, and Namespace.

  • Experience with integrating Oracle Identity Manager, Oracle Adaptive Access - Manager, and other Oracle IDM solutions.

  • Proficiency in IBM Web Sphere, Weblogic, UNIX/Linux OS (Red Hat preferred) and LDAP Directory Services (Active Directory and Oracle Internet Directory).

  • Knowledge of Shell, AWK, SED, and PERL in Unix/Linux environment.

  • In-depth technical knowledge of troubleshooting, integration, and migration of OIM.

  • Exceptional with completing tasks successfully and efficiently.

  • Familiar with basic DB2/ORACLE/SQL user and administration roles.

  • Exceptional analytical and organizational skills, including the flexibility to work successfully with multiple priorities and conflicting deadlines while producing quality results and meeting deliverables.

  • Ability to work with multiple teams simultaneously and change priorities as needed to meet business needs.

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and with team members, as well as with varying levels of technical and non-technical personnel to achieve appropriate solutions.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.


CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.


For full consideration, submit a cover letter and résumé online via CUNY's web-based job system, addressing how your experience and credentials fulfill the responsibilities and qualifications outlined.

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Open until filled with review of resumes to begin May 31, 2018.


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Job Title: Computer Systems Manager, Level 3 - Oracle Identity Management (OIM) Administrator

Job ID: 18829

Location: Central Office

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular