Infrastructure Engineer Security Clearance

Company: Cognitekgroup
Location: Reston, VA
Status: Contract
Salary: Market
Close Date: 12 Months +

Job Description:
As a PKI Engineer you support systems infrastructure, hardware, and software, including: analysis,
planning, design, development, implementation, provisioning, upgrade and day-to-day operations.
Applying established best practices, you will take charge of build decisions, infrastructure and
systems software design on larger, more complex systems to achieve strategic objectives in the
areas of service management, risk management and project delivery. You will: execute Detail Design
tasks and create associated deliverables; consult on right-sizing decisions for infrastructure, software
solutions, and services; provide functional analysis and oversight for incident management; establish
monitoring and automation processes to increase efficiencies; develop scope, scale and budgets for
support projects. A strategic thinker, you move between diverse tasks with cooperation and
persistence, helping to bring out the best in those around you.

Skills Required

Operations/Management of On-Prem Certificate Authority (Microsoft, Oracle, Redhat, etc) CA/PKI
Infrastructure Operations/Management of Certificate Management System/ Card management
System (Intercede, Entrust, CSS, etc.) Operations/Management of HSM management (Safenet,
Thales, etc) Operations/Management of Registration Authorities (RAs), CRLs, HSMs, OSCP to
deploy complex PKI system with other technologies Operations/Management of Kerberos, OAuth,
OpenID Connect, Web Services, Wireless Networks, AD, LDAP, MFA technologies
Operations/Management of a PKI environment that is alignment with government regulations around
medium level of assurance for Identity Operations/Management of PKI, 802.1x/EA-TLS
Authentication protocols Skill in conflict management, decision making and negotiation preferred
Strong ability to independently identify and resolve critical and complex issues through effective
problem solving skills

Skills Preferred

Strong Network and Endpoint (Server/Desktop/Mobile) device experience desired Strong ability to
maintain and strengthen relationships; ability to effectively influence and negotiate with internal and
external partners. Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written to multiple levels of the
organization Strong organizational and follow-through skills with the ability to work within deadlines,
prioritize work, and multi-task

Experience Required

Proven experience in Designing and operating an On-Prem Certificate Authority (Microsoft, Oracle,
Redhat, etc) CA/PKI Infrastructure Proven experience in Designing and operating Certificate
Management System/ Card management System (Intercede, Entrust, CSS, etc.) Proven experience
in Designing and operating HSM management (Safenet, Thales, etc) Experience with certificate
management functions – Registration Authorities (RAs), CRLs, HSMs, OSCP to deploy complex PKI
system with other technologies

Experience Preferred
Education Required Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related

Contact Information:
Job Code: 2323
E-mail: jim@cognitekgroup.com
Website:


Jim Jennings 636-484-6869


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