Software Quality Engineer (SSO / Federation)

Contract W2, Contract Independent, Full Time
Work from home available

Job Description

Ekman Associates is a management consulting firm that specializes in developing business, digital, and technology strategy, delivering solutions, and addressing human resource demands.

We are currently seeking a software quality engineer with knowledge of security protocols, executing full application end-to-end tests, knowledge of federation/ IAM solutions and understanding of Azure federation services that includes ADFS, Azure B2B and B2C and conditional access.

A successful candidate will bring technical and software expertise, strong business acumen and judgment. Utilizing your experience with on-prem and Cloud IAM services you will work with the team to transition applications to Azure making use of Identity Federation protocols such as SAML2, WS-Federation, Kerberos, OAuth2 and OpenID Connect (OIDC). You also must have experience and understanding of modern Identity & Access Management concepts and best practice

In addition to having strong technical skills, you must be comfortable in effectively communicating with business end users, technical IT teams, business partners, network providers, and business process outsourced vendors, all while being sensitive to a wide diversity of cultural and technical backgrounds in a global business environment.

  • Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open-source tools
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
  • Performing regular and advanced software security testing
  • Strong understanding of industry standard SSO technologies and protocols (SAML, OAuth2.0, OpenID Connect, WS-Fed, FIDO, SCIM, LDAP, Kerberos, NTLM)
  • Understanding of API design concepts, RESTful Services, and modern application interaction patterns
  • Strong experience in testing for securing APIs with OAuth 2.0 and other means.
  • Strong Understanding on Azure AD conditional access as well as Azure B2B
  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
  • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs
  • Liaise with internal teams (e.g., developers and product managers) to identify system requirements
  • Monitor debugging process results
  • Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users to implement solutions
  • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
  • Stay up to date with new testing tools and test strategies

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • Demonstrated excellent technical writing skills and project/program management experience
  • Multiple language skills a plus.
  • 7+ years of experience.
  • Proven work experience in software quality assurance
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
  • Hands-on experience with writing integration and end-to-end tests
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools with scripting knowledge.
  • Experience with security protocols such as LDAP-S, SAML, WS-Federation, SCIM, OAuth, and OIDC
  • Advanced experience with script development (PowerShell/Python preferred)
  • Experience testing IAM solutions such as Azure Active Directory, Active Roles, Duo, MIM, Okta
  • Experience with performance and security testing
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
Qualified Candidates Only : If you wish to learn more about this opportunity and additional qualifications/responsibilities, please submit your resume . To learn more about Ekman Associates, Inc. please visit our website at
Dice Id : 91010724
Position Id : 21-00106
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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