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PKI Engineer - Reston, VA
Ref No.: 17-01274
Location: Reston, Virginia
Job Title : PKI Engineer
Location : Reston, VA
Rate : DOE (on w2)
Position Type : Contract to hire (6 months)
Interview : Phone

(US Citizens/ GC/GC-EAD only)

Job Description

10+ years of demonstrable experience to provide the ability to understand and troubleshoot across various level of infrastructure:
  • Networking ( Topology, Routing, Firewall, hardware and so on)
  • Virtualization ( VMware, Oracle)
  • Operating Systems (any/all)
  • Hardware ( Blades and storage)
Middleware technologies ( Databases and application containers such as Tomcat, weblogic, etc)
  • Application stack
Has the ability to immediately understand, work in, and troubleshoot deployment of infrastructure pieces across various network segments that include differing levels of packet filtering
Has a deep understanding of various networking and application protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, SSH, SMTP, SNMP, etc.)
Has extensive experience with PKI engineering, implementation, and support.
Provide insights into the advantages and challenges of self-managed/outsourced/hybrid PKI models.
Has experience managing an internal certificate authority infrastructure.
Experience supporting and administering off-the-shelf certificate management solutions
Has the ability to understand and master new, emerging technologies to the level of creating designs based on new technology, while helping to teach and fill in knowledge gaps as needed
Demonstrates understanding of technologies to a process level. Can explain the criteria those processes use to execute tasks, and how they interact with network traffic.
Has the understanding, experience, and capability to function as and interface with personnel from every role between Help Desk, Desktop Support, Server Administration, Virtualization, and Infrastructure
Demonstrates the ability to analyze multiple tasks. To take on some, while delegating others to individuals based on a capability to understand personnel strengths and weaknesses
Demonstrates the ability apply to decisively apply judgement to potential infrastructure changes based on weighing multiple factors including risk, benefit, and personnel management
Can work to help model and mentor team members
Ability to take complex pieces of technology and explain them in a simple and easy to understand way