Cybersecurity DataPower Administrator

  • America First Credit Union
  • Roy, UT, USA
  • Jan 28, 2021
Full time

Job Description


As a key member of the Cybersecurity /Network Services group, this position is responsible for the development, configuration, administration and deployment of applications integration in DataPower appliances in pre-production and production environments.  This position will also support the application development teams to implement Service Orientated Architecture (SOA) and integration of custom developed web services with DataPower/API Gateway features.



1. Responsible for the Installation and Design of the DataPower Environment.

• Install DataPower appliances and upgrade firmware versions in both physical and virtual devices.
• Configure network configuration including IP, VLAN, DNS
• Configure and support static / dynamic routing
• Configure load balancing in DataPower
• Configure SSL/TLS connections
• Manage the deployment of XSLT, XSD’s and WSDL’s
• Manage Web Services
• Manage Crypto Certificates
• Troubleshooting environment issues
• Configure security functions including:
   o AAA policies (application level security policies)
   o RBM access control
   o SSL mutual authentication
   o SSL proxy profiles
   o XML firewall configuration
• Define standards and procedures
• Define and document the DataPower architecture and design



2. Responsible for DataPower Development and Administration.

• Configure DataPower Service Objects
• Configure DataPower/APIC Gateway configurations
• Configure / build applications
• Assist with defining policy
• Write XSLT stylesheets and Gateway scripts
• Configure error handling/logging/reporting
• Migrate and deploy services in different environments



3. Responsible for maintaining system availability.

• Responsible for system maintenance, patching and troubleshooting
• Responsible for system monitoring, alerting and stability
• Responsible for supporting production environment



4. Responsible for project management.

• Keep adherence to budgets and timelines.
• Attend project meetings.



5. Responsible for establishing and maintaining an effective business relationship with vendors, suppliers, and trade specialists.


6. Responsible for related duties as required or assigned.



  • Degree preferred
  • IBM Certified Solution Implementer certification preferred


Required Knowledge / Experience

  • 8 years of experience in general system administration, to include patching, monitoring, and scripting
  • 4+ years of experience in working with DataPower/APIC Gateways.
  • Experience with installation, configuration and administration of Enterprise Web Services appliances or products
  • Experience configuring services and security policies within Enterprise Web Services appliances or products
  • Hands on development and administration experience in IBM DataPower and API Gateways
  • Experience working with XML, JSON, WSDL, XSD


Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Experience troubleshooting SOAP and REST based web service transactions that use Enterprise Web Services appliances or products, specifically DataPower
  • Familiar with other network components like load balancers and firewalls
  • Understanding of troubleshooting fundamentals
  • Experience in tuning devices and services for performance
  • SOA and Web Services experience
  • Experience with Linux operating systems
  • Experience with XSLT, PKI, SSL, Web Services/WSDLs
  • Project Management