Job Description

Title: PKI Senior Engineer
Location: Cleveland, OH (Fully Remote)
Duration: 12+ months contract (with possible extensions)

We are seeking a PKI Senior Engineer. The PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) Senior Engineer is a key member within the Identity and Access Management program. This is a remote consultant position. Ideal candidate will have extensive PKI experience and host server operating systems including Windows and Linux.

This role is responsible for engineering and ensuring that security is "built into" the organization’s application and PKI platforms, including third party vendor connectivity and interactions and running the PKI services and infrastructure. The PKI Engineer maintains current knowledge of new products, industry trends and recommends enhancements and purchases that allow our client to maintain healthy and functional applications and protect its employees’ identities. This role provides technical consulting to management, business users, and technical associates to ensure that applications and platforms are secure. This is an individual contributor position.

Essential Functions

  1. Strategy & Planning
  • Work with the business units to identify business requirements for requested projects.
  • Identify the technical requirements of projects.
  • Plan and organize tasks, report on project progress, coordinate with additional development teams.
  • Review and submit technical and security improvement recommendations.
  1. Acquisition & Deployment
  • Deploy and configure access management solutions based on industry best practices.
  • Leverage capabilities of vendor solutions.
  • Develop solutions based on secure design and/or coding practices.
  1. Operational Management
  • Follow the established change control processes, maintain and modify PKI Platforms (Entrust and Digicert) applications.
  • Coordinate changes with members from IAM and external teams including Infrastructure Engineers, DBAs and Info Security.
  • Provide on call support for production and non-production issues.
  • Analyze performance of PKI applications and take action to correct deficiencies based on consultation with clients and approval of manager.
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert in the discovery and investigation of critical security vulnerabilities’, as required.
  1. Incidental Functions
  • Stay informed on new technologies, including tools, components, and frameworks.
  • Train and share knowledge with IAM team.
  • Mentor and coach developers and/or Professional Apprentices.
  • Project and task management and reporting as necessary.
  • Make presentations to management, clients, and peer groups as requested.
  • Schedule and lead project and communication meetings with clients.
  • Assist with other projects as may be required to contribute to efficiency and effectiveness of the work.

Position Requirements

  • 5+ years IT experience.
  • 3+ years’ experience in design, implementation, and support of various PKI solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience leading and participating in troubleshooting, managing, and solving issues related to PKI Digital Certificates identities, systems, access, accounts, authentication, and authorization.
  • Hands-on experience working with PKI Platforms and Host server operating systems such as Microsoft Windows and Linux.
  • Demonstrated experience with Linux/Unix, Windows, scripting (Bash, PowerShell, Perl), SQL, LDAP, and web services
  • Bachelor Degree or foreign equivalent in related field or equivalent experience
  • Must have hands-on experience with PKI Security technologies and host system administration
  • Experience with Agile principles and practices
  • Exposure with source control tools and orchestration systems (e.g. Subversion, GIT, CVS, Ansible, Puppet, Rancher Kubernetes, Docker Swarm)

Application Instructions

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