NXP Semiconductors enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer.
As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, we are driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-
to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets.
For our R&D-IT Domain, we are looking for an LDAP subject matter expert for the Infrastructure team. The LDAP SME is responsible for operational support & architectural support for the LDAP solution that is used within our R&D IT design environment.
The LDAP SME reports to the Product Owner of the Infrastructure team.
The R&D IT design environment is a complex landscape of EDA Applications supported by High Performance Compute & Storage environments consolidated in five regional datacenters.
Over 7,000 chip hardware designers spread across 40+ locations around the world use this state-of-the-art design environment.
It consists of over 75,000 cores and 30+ PBytes of data, serving over 2,000 CAD applications and versions. The operational service teams are globally organized to cover 24 / 7 support to the chip design projects.
What will you do as our new R&D LDAP SME?
As LDAP subject matter expert for the Infrastructure team in the R&D IT design infrastructure you will be held responsible for supporting and using complex and advanced technologies in the R&D IT Solutions domain of NXP Semiconductors.
You work in close cooperation with Product Owners, Application Groups and Engineering teams, including assurance that requirements and its solutions are designed, built and incorporated into the Engineering IT services delivered to the customer.
Your responsibilities :
Define technology standards and future state for LDAP services
Creation and maintenance of architecture : design directives, standards, solution building blocks
Responsible that architecture meets User , Certification and IT Service requirements
Define structural changes needed in the architecture, define and maintain migration strategies and relevant roadmaps towards the to be situation / future state, together with business and third-party suppliers
Research, cost-justify and drive technological improvements
Liaise with all architects to assure overall fit & integration
Understand LDAP trends in the broader industry and how those can be applied within NXP
Discuss requests from other NXP IT domains / teams (projects) to change LDAP architectural standards, perform impact analyses
Provides insights in identifying new concepts, ideas, techniques, best practices and technology assistance
Decision owner for architectural decisions on LDAP services
Identifying decisions to be taken about the solution
Ensuring the decisions are taken as well as possible by the decision-making authority
Communicating the decisions and their impact to stakeholders
Identify (potential) issues in LDAP solution and liaise with stakeholders to initiate solutions
Analyze and assess impact of NXP policy and strategy changes and translate into LDAP architecture requirements
Supervise designs within projects / initiatives
Review and / or approve technical solutions assurance of compliance with directives, standards and guidelines + assurance of fit-for-purpose
Supervise that implementation is in accordance with design
Responsible that LDAP services meet requirements of reliability, availability, manageability, performance and security
Responsibility for the flow of identities to and from all LDAP services in the R&D design environment
Performs LDAP services upgrades, enhancement and revisions
Analyzing user issues with the LDAP services and solve them in collaboration with our vendor or supplier
Drives significant and unique issues resolution where analysis require full landscape overview
Contribute to my squad
Key advisor for Product Owner on technology aspects of LDAP services
Working together with my peer squad members to deliver a releasable increment. Accountability belongs to the squad as a whole.
Refining and explaining backlog items with the team (the How ).
Designing and applying continuous verification techniques and methods to receive feedback about the quality of the product being produced.
Quality is owned by the squad as a whole
Owning the squad’s way of working, how and with whom
Respecting the boundaries of self-organization set by the organization
Owning my personal development
You will be working in the Infrastructure squad (part of the R&D IT organization) that it is responsible for infrastructure services (LDAP, compute, storage, operating system (RHEL), VMware, backup, monitoring), from demand to operations.
The R&D IT organization has adopted the Agile way-or-working and teams are considered to be self-organizing entities.
What you bring
We are looking for a candidate reflecting the following profile :
Ambitious and outgoing personality who enjoys a fast-paced technology environment
Degree in Computer Science, Information technology, Industrial Engineering or similar
Proven experience as technology expert in a complex, security driven and technologically diversified environment, preferably in High Tech
Strong motivation to apply and promote End-to-End thinking
Proven track of analyzing, structuring and simplifying complex landscapes with multiple technology layers
Working experience in the environment where users are savvy in (Information) Technology
Over 5 to 10 years of IT experience in designing and implementing LDAP solutions in a large multi-national environment, preferably with SailPoint, Oracle Unified Directory Services and NetIQ eDirectory (MicroFocus) experience
Experience with Linux is a must
Experience with security is preferred
Business English is a must