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Sr. Security Access Engineer (siteminder) Resume

Atlanta, GA


  • Over 6+ years of experience in Architecture, Installation, Planning, Designing, Configuration, Development, Deployment, Administration, Trouble Shooting and Migrating of CA SiteMinder/PingFederate, Sun One Directory Server, Web security.
  • Expertise in Installation, Configuration, Deployment and Maintenance of SiteMinder Components like the Policy Server, Web Agent, Policy Store, User Store and Key Store .
  • Involved in Ping Federate SSO implementation.
  • Very good experience in mentoring junior team members and advise them to follow a best practice recommended by CA SiteMinder/PingFederate.
  • Experience in doing POC and do research and development and provide client with best solutions.
  • Configured CA SiteMinder System objects like Agents, Agent Conf Objects, Host Conf Objects, User Directories, Domains, Administrators and Schemas.
  • Hands - on configuration, PingFederate SAML/AUTH configurations,SiteMinder.
  • Strong experience in installation, Patchup-grade/ version upgrade of SiteMinder Policy Server, Policy Store, AdminUI, Web Agents.
  • Led design and implementation of Active Directory and LDAP services.
  • Configured Single sign on (SSO) between applications that are integrated and deployed to policy server including different domains as well using Cookie Provider .
  • Installed and configured web agents on IIS, Apache web servers, WebLogic & Confidential server and troubleshoot issues associated with these configurations.
  • Expertise in analyzing the logs (trace logs, logs) and Trouble Shooting issues in Integration of other applications using CA SiteMinder (Access Management) and Identity Management tools along with LDAP and Web-server agents.
  • Strategized project scoping and specifications documents, to clearly communicate the project roadmap.
  • Experience in setting up SSO environments, Integrated SSO products such as Netegrity SiteMinder and Sun One LDAP with existing enterprise applications and middleware applications.
  • Experience in configuring Web Agents, Rules, Responses and Policies associated with GROPS and JAAF (Custom Agents) for application server (JBoss, IIS).
  • Expertise in configuring and troubleshooting Webservers like Apache, IHS, IIS, iPlanet, Lotus Dominoand Application servers like JBoss, WebSphere and WebLogic.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, communication skills and a good team player.


Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Sr. Security Access Engineer (SiteMinder)


  • Designed and architecture IDM and SSO solution for the client. Involved in the capacity planning and infra setup for the security solution.
  • Installed, configured and maintained CA Site-Minder Policy Server 12.0/12.5, Sun ONE Directory Server onLinux, Windows platforms.
  • Upgraded SiteMinder environment from .
  • Responsible for maintaining the current infrastructure for Single-Sign-On Login process which utilizes CA Identity Manager to authenticate users
  • Experience in installing, configuring Site-Minder policy server, Web agents, Netegrity Transaction Minder, Active Directory server (LDAP) and various Web & Application servers.
  • Implemented CA Identity Manager Solution for provisioning, delegated administration, workflow implementation and generating audit reports to be compliant with the security regulations.
  • Installed and configured Policy Store .
  • Configured custom alerts and e-mail notifications based on the business needs.
  • Worked with application team in gathering the requirements for new application setup. Then installed and configured the web agent along with the configuration on the SiteMinder Policy Server.
  • Experience in Configuring CA Site-Minder policy server, framing Rules and Policies, Policy Server maintenance, SSO call clearance, Web Agent & Application agent installations, troubleshooting production problems.
  • Experienced in assisting Web Administrators, LDAP Administrators to determine what the best values for Site-Minder parameters and tune the system to boost Site-Minder performance in the Web Tier, the Application Tier, and the D Confidential Tier.
  • Integrated new applications with SiteMinder. Created Agents, Agent Configuration objects, Authentication schemes, Created Realms, rules, Responses and policies and Installed web agents on different platforms.
  • Configured SSO Integration Adapters for session cleanup as part of Single Logout (SLO) in the SSO implementation.
  • Configured the Trace logs in policy server and WebAgent to keep track of user activities.
  • Worked with existing user stores and new external LDAP stores. Integrated Active Directory, Sun One directory servers as user stores &SQL Server as Policy store.
  • Design privileged access workstations, privileged access management and a tiered infrastructure to effectively manage a secure Active Directory environment.
  • Expertise in analyzing the logs (trace logs, smps logs, warn logs, alarm logs) and Trouble Shooting issues in Integration of other applications using CA Single-Sign-On and Identity Management tools along with LDAP and Web-server agents.
  • Configured WebAgents on web servers and for different client applications.
  • Experience with performance tuning of policy servers and associated components and generating performance reports using customized crystal reports.
  • 24x7 production support.

Confidential, Dallas, TX

IAM Security Engineer- CA SiteMinder/ PingFederate


  • Created SiteMinder Policy Server and worked with application team for Web Agent installation and configuration for SSO enterprise integration.
  • Installed and upgraded CA SiteMinder Policy Server 6.0SP6 to r12SP3.
  • Assess risk to Active Directory and Windows Clients.
  • Built, deployed, and managed Active Directory network encompassing 100+ domain controllers.
  • Directed upgrade of Active Directory from Windows 2008 R2 to Windows 2012 and SharePoint, UAG, and ADFS to Windows 2008 R2.
  • Installed and Configured CA SiteMinder Web Agent on IIS, Apache and SunOne Web Servers.
  • Installed and configured PingFederate servers with SiteMinder , OpenID,and LDAP adapters.
  • Configured PingFederate as an Identity Provider to provide SSO with ADP
  • Configured0 PingFederate as an Identity Provider to provide SSO with BPOpen
  • Monitored various alerts and taken corrective actions to resolve the incidents to stable the environment.
  • Make sure that tickets are acknowledged and addressed with in SLA’s.
  • Prepared various documents as ready to help team members on recurring issues.
  • Providing recommendations for improving efficiency on operational activities and contributing.
  • Worked on performance tuning of Web Agents, Policy Servers, Policy Stores and User Stores to meet and maintain operational requirements (process, thread, connection, cache).
  • Partner with product teams, design and build, incident and problem management teams to ensure compliance and quality service delivery.
  • Raised RFCs (Request for change) as and when required to manage the different issues related to various applications.
  • Perform root cause analysis for the incidents and problems to avoid similar kind of issues in future.
  • Worked with CA support on issues and taken recommendations based on their inputs.
  • Worked with the application team to troubleshoot errors when integrating with SSO.
  • Send updates and communication emails to management on critical severity incidents.

Confidential, Denver, CO

IAM/ Security Admin


  • Installed, configured and maintained CA SiteMinder Policy Server 5.X/6.X, CA IDM and Sun ONE Directory Server on Linux, Windows platforms.
  • Installation, Configuration and Administration of Confidential WebSphere Application Server 5.1 on UNIXplatform, Linux.
  • Member of the university's IAM team working with integration for AD, Unix and other authentication needs.
  • Used Site Minder for authenticating the user passwords for the web application.
  • Worked with SiteMinder administration for user directories, agents, logs and cache management, agent configuration objects.
  • Worked on Configuring the Domains, User directories, Rules, Realms and Policies.
  • Worked on Load balancing the SiteMinder for high performance.
  • Involved in the Upgradationof SiteMinder Policy Servers from version 5.5 to 6.0and SiteMinder.
  • Web Agents from version 5.5 to 6.x
  • Installed and configured the LDAP Sun ONE Directory Server. Configured the multi master replication in Sun ONE Directory server.
  • Implemented CA Identity Manager Solution for provisioning, delegated administration, workflow implementation and generating audit reports to be compliant with the security regulations.
  • Mentor development and support teams involved in problem identification and solving.
  • Installed SiteMinder Policy Server Optional Pack and Web Agent Optional Pack for Federation web services.
  • Worked on Fine tuning of Web agent and policy servers for optimized performance
  • Implemented password policies for all the applications using SiteMinder.
  • Experience with using Integration Kits and Token Translators for integrating identity enabled web services into SSO environment.

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