Senior PKI Engineer


Strategic Staffing Solutions

Job Title: Senior PKI Engineer

Duration: 12 Month contract; chance to extend/convert to full time.

Location: Houston, TX (preferred) HYBRID schedule

Pay Rate: 70-75/ HR

Industry: Oil and Gas Industry

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information security, or a related field, with 5 years experience. Relevant certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, Microsoft PKI) are highly desirable.
  • Proven experience in managing on-premises PKI infrastructure, including the design, implementation, and operation of CAs, RAs, and associated components.
  • Deep understanding of PKI concepts, including digital certificates, cryptographic algorithms, key management, and certificate lifecycle management.
  • Proficiency in configuring and managing PKI systems, such as Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) or other enterprise-grade PKI solutions.
  • Strong knowledge of security protocols and standards, including X.509, PKCS, SSL/TLS, and related cryptographic technologies.
  • Experience with PKI-related tools and utilities for certificate management, monitoring, and troubleshooting.
  • Familiarity with network and system security concepts, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and secure communications.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to quickly identify and resolve complex PKI-related issues.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design and deploy on-premises PKI infrastructure, including Certificate Authorities (CAs), Registration Authorities (RAs), and related components.
  • Develop and implement PKI policies, procedures, and best practices to ensure the security, integrity, and availability of digital certificates and cryptographic keys.
  • Knowledge of the day-to-day operation of the PKI infrastructure, including certificate issuance, revocation, and renewal processes.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot PKI infrastructure components to identify and resolve any operational issues or security vulnerabilities.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate PKI services with other systems and application -Secure Remote Access – within the organization.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, standards, and regulations related to PKI and ensure compliance with applicable requirements.
  • Develop implementation documentation, including system configurations, operational procedures, and incident response plans.
  • Provide technical expertise and support to internal stakeholders, including developers, system administrators, and security teams.

Job ID: JOB-233556
Publish Date: 22 Jan 2024

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