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Lead Security Engineer

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 24-05-2017
Lead Security Engineer                                                                                            REQ# 5687
Cygnacom Solutions is currently looking for a Senior PKI Engineer/Architect to join our Entrust consulting services team at our Washington, DC area location.  US Citizenship is a strict requirement for this position.
The person filling this position will be responsible for administering, maintaining, and deploying various systems, including Entrust solutions, onsite at a US Federal Agency locations in the DC Metro area.
Key Responsibilities
  •  Take direction from Customer project manager and perform PKI related project tasks
  • Provide in-depth subject matter expertise for engineering support related to Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) systems.
  • Conduct/oversee on-site installation, integration and configuration of Entrust PKI solutions and Customer site and perform integration with third party products
  • Perform testing of PKI and other security product for new deployments
  • Analyze current architecture components and provide recommendations for improvement, especially as it relates to industry best practices
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical problems. Assist Customer with production deployment issues with may arise. Act as a point of escalation for troubleshooting as required. Assist in resolution and escalations on all PKI related matters.
  • Maintain PKI connectivity requirements, architectural descriptions, and documentation
  • Participate in PKI program management meetings.
  • Provide excellent customer service
 Basic Qualifications:
  •  Applicant must possess and be able to maintain a minimum of DoD Top Secret clearance and be eligible for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access which requires an FBI counterintelligence scope polygraph.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, engineering, or equivalent
  • Applicant must have fulltime availability
  • Applicant MUST be a US citizen
  • Applicant must have a minimum of 5 years of technical experience and working knowledge of the following: PKI technologies: Certification Authorities, LDAP Directories, OCSP, and the standards relating to them
  • Knowledge of PKIs and related technologies (LDAP directories, HSMs, OCSP) and security practices
  • Experience deploying PKI technologies (CAs and Directories) in government environment.
  • Knowledge of and experience with large federal IT infrastructure
  • Basic experience with Java Programming
  • Capable of learning new technologies and products quickly
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Ability and willingness to work in the downtown Washington DC area
 Preferred Qualifications
  • Entrust PKI and authentication systems experience
  • Experience with LDAP directories especially Critical Path/OpenWave
  • Familiarity with PKI and security policies and procedure documents such as Certificate Policies and Certification Practices Statement
  • Card Personalization industry experience
 Our growing company relies on curious, dedicated and innovative colleagues to anticipate the future and provide solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure world. Entrust Datacard technologies and expertise help government agencies, enterprises and financial institutions in more than 150 countries serve and safeguard citizens, employees and consumers. Each year, our solutions secure billions of transactions — and every day, our technologies issue and manage more than 10 million secure identities. How do we do all of this? Together.
Join us. Together we’ll create solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure life.
CygnaCom Solutions, an Entrust Datacard subsidiary, is a Professional Services organization focused on providing Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Information Assurance consulting to government agencies around the world. With expertise in all aspects of system security engineering, CygnaCom Solutions also delivers cost-effective security evaluation and testing as a US Government accredited laboratory. Government agencies and private sector clients turn to CygnaCom Solutions for risk assessments, security architecture, and security assurance consulting services.
 Entrust Datacard Corporation is an EOE/AA/Veteran/People with Disabilities employer.

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