IT Manager - Authentication and Cloud Workspace

Johns Hopkins University

The position will be responsible for expanding the use of the full suite of software and storage included with Office 365.  Currently the team supports over 100K MFA users with our on-premises solution and looking to migrate this workload to the Microsoft Office 365 cloud.  Position will also be responsible for transitioning on-premises file storage for personal and departmental files to the Microsoft Office 365 cloud.


General Position Summary:

Responsible for the day-to-day provision of a range of IT services, including the SSO, MFA and Office 365 technologies supported by this position are used by faculty, staff and students at Hopkins. 

Works with departmental administrative and/or academic leadership or senior IT leadership to develop and implement plans for service delivery in support of organizational operations.

Represents departmental leadership in divisional and interdivisional meetings related to IT policies and operations.

Leads projects of varying complexity, which may include those requiring multi-disciplinary coordination and significant vendor collaboration.

Manager will supervise frontline IT professionals, will act as a resource for staff including technical guidance, and may have some hands-on responsibilities. 

Recognized as an expert in group’s supported technologies.


Job Scope/Complexity

Manages moderate size staff comprised of IT professionals as direct reports, which may include LAN and Systems Administrators, Systems Engineers and Programmer Analysts.  Develops operating budget and participates in the setting of budget priorities in area of responsibility.  Leads projects which vary in complexity and may involve coordination and collaboration with other IT groups at JHU/JHHS as well as outside vendors. 


Job Responsibilities:

Planning & Controlling

Provides input and recommendations to and/or formulates plans. Takes direction from leadership to implement those plans for the success of the unit.

With an awareness of organization’s needs as well as the larger technology landscape of the institution implements technology solutions that meet departmental needs.

Participates in the establishment of technology policies and practices and implements them to ensure security and regulatory compliance.


Relationship Management

Represents organizational IT, academic or administrative leadership, in meetings related to IT policies and procedures across the institution.

Manages the customer relationship and satisfaction as well as adherence to service level agreements.

Creates and promotes a culture of excellent customer service..

Establishes and maintains ties with colleagues throughout the institution to ensure optimal collaboration and coordination of effort.

Maintains relationships with technology vendors for the department.


Project/Product Responsibility

Within functional scope has direct responsibility for the design, development, and application of technical solutions that satisfy customer needs and are essential to the ongoing operations of the department or IT function.

Is responsible for multiple IT projects that impact the department or IT function, including requirements gathering, planning, delegation of component tasks to team members and monitoring progress toward completion.

As necessary actively participates in group’s delivery of services.

Staff Management

Recruits, develops, retains, organizes and manages performance of staff.

Assigns tasks, monitors progress and provides guidance.



A bachelors’ degree in a technology field coupled with a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible related experience is required. 

2 years of supervisory experience is preferred.  

Additional directly related experience may substitute for education. 

Applicants must possess proven written, verbal and interpersonal skills and must be able to exercise judgment with minimal supervision.  

They must have advanced experience with the range of supported technologies. 

Project management experience is desirable.


Preferred qualifications:

Knowledge of Web and Desktop Single Sign-On (SiteMinder, Shibboleth, Imprivata, SAML), Multi-Factor Authentication (Google Authentication and Microsoft MFA), Office 365 and Azure AD

Ideal candidate will have a track record of implementing projects across a large enterprise. 


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

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Washington, D.C. , United States


United States

Washington, D.C.