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Woodbridge Township, NJ
October 07, 2018

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Raghi Ravi

Identity and Access Management Specialist

Multifaceted technical career with 11+year track record of innovation and success

Technically sophisticated IT professional with a solid history of delivering Identity and Access Management solutions. Broad knowledge and success in an engineering development environment. Proficient in the analysis/development/integration/testing of Tivoli, and SailPoint systems. Skilled project leader; able to direct multiple tasks effectively and master innovative software and tools. Possess several professional certifications.

Core Competencies:

Project Management

IBM Security Access & Identity Manager

IBM Advanced Access Control

Tivoli Directory Integrator

Tivoli Federated Identity Manager

Java/J2EE Development

CA SiteMinder

Tivoli Access & Identity Manager

Professional Experience

Cognizant Technology Solutions (India Pvt Ltd & US Corp)

Security Engineer and Offshore lead(India) 2011-2017

Security Engineer and Onsite lead(Newark NJ) 2017-Present

Interface with a diverse range of clients to complete development of sophisticated projects in collaboration with engineering team. Operate all aspects of design, implementation, development, and customization of identity and access management solutions.

Selected Projects & Achievements:

IBM Security Access Manager and Advanced Authentication Module Development and Upgrade for HealthCare client based in US

Set Up new environment involving ISAM, SDS, TDI, AAC, WebSEAL, Policy Server

Upgraded the existing environment to the latest version,9.0.4

Developing and managing SSO implementations from an associate, B2B, B2C perspective

Integrated MFA to the on boarded applications

Identified the change Requests and provide effort estimations and implementation plans

Closely worked with SOC team to mitigate vulnerabilities and Risks

Designed and implemented Disaster Recovery and backup Procedures for systems managed by the IAM team

Involved in PKI certificate management for access management application and servers

Managing the relationship with product vendor for product bug/issues, platform/product migration

Communicated regularly with stakeholders and with user base

Identifying and automating the access management support and audit activities.

Participated in Risk Calculation and design of AAC policies

Defined delivery and support plans for various IAM implementations

Managed Offshore teams that are involved in the project

Helped the customer in planning roadmap for IAM programs

Tivoli Identity manager/Security Identity Manager development and enhancement for a IT Services and Retail Client based in the US

Set Up new environment involving ITIM, SDS, TDI, and Upgrading to the latest version.

Understand and refine a Role Based Security framework.

Define Role Based Access Control (RBAC), Entitlement, and Segregation Of Duty models

Developed use cases, test and implementation plans

Design workflows, provisioning policies, roles, groups, ACIs, lifecycle rules

Involved in the customization of user interface and has worked with JAVA API's, ITIM API’s and Java Web Services

IBM Tivoli Federated Single Sign on Development for an IT Services firm based in US

Requirement gathering, Developing and managing SSO implementations from an associate, B2B, B2C perspective

Configured IDP, SP, Custom attribute in SAML Assertion

Testing, implementation of SSO across all client environments

Involved in documenting functional and technical requirements (TRDs/FRDs)

Tivoli Identity manager Enhancement/ Migration to SailPoint IIQ for a healthcare Client based in US

Involved in writing rules for various business logic like generation of custom user IDs from other user attributes, filters to define the owners to various groups etc.

On boarded few applications in SailPoint IIQ using inbuilt connector including AD, LDAP and JDBC connectors

Customization of workflows to match business requirement

Involved in custom connector development for web service integration to fulfill provisioning requests on target systems such as Active Directory and Exchange

Installation and configuration of SailPoint IIQ for development environments

Tata Consultancy Services (India)

Information Technology Analyst (India) 2005-2008

Support and Integration of US Bank’s Web applications with SSO Internal and External Solution

Installed web agents and application agents and configured Rules and Policies, Authentication Schemes, Agent configuration objects, Host Configuration objects

Involved in troubleshooting issues related to SSO, authentication and authorization, patching and maintenance of Servers

Ensured quick and proactive resolution of Priority 1 & 2 incidents in production environment within Service Level Agreement (SLA) timelines

Developed Java/J2EE code to create custom agents and SMSESSION cookie

Technical Proficiencies


UNIX, Linux, Windows

IAM Products

CA Single Sign-on (Siteminder), SailPoint IIQ, IBM Tivoli Access Manager 6.x, IBM Security Access Manager 9.0.x, Tivoli Federated Identity Manager, IBM Tivoli Identity Manager 5.1,IBM security Identity Manager 6.0

Directory Services

IBM Tivoli Directory Server


o2001-2005: Bachelor of Technology in Electrical and Electronics Engineering Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India


IBM Certified Solution Advisor - Security Systems Identity and Access Assurance

Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management

IBM Tivoli Identity Manager V5.1 Deployment Professional

IBM Tivoli Directory Server V 6.3 Implementation

IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator V 7.1 Implementation

Oracle Java EE5 Web Component Developer

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