PKI Engineer

Job#: 2026245

Job Description:

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.
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.
Operational Management
  • Follow the established change control processes, maintain and modify PKI Platforms 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.
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

Formal Education & Certification
Bachelor Degree or foreign equivalent in related field or equivalent experience.
Knowledge & Experience
  • 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 serveroperating systems such as Microsoft Windows and Linux.
  • Demonstrated experience with Linux/Unix, Windows, scripting (Bash, PowerShell, Perl), SQL, LDAP, and web services
Preferred Experience & Skills
  • Hand 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) 
Personal Attributes
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Proven ability and initiative to learn and research new concepts, ideas, and technologies quickly.
  • Strong systems/process orientation with demonstrated analytical thinking, organization skills and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to quickly pick up new tools and technologies.
  • Willingness and ability to train and teach others.
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and follow up with resulting action items.
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment, and to lead and influence cross-organizationally with and without direct authority.
Ability to effectively move forward on tasks even with ambiguous or changing requirements

















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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

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Cleveland, OH, US

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Date Posted:
April 24, 2024