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PKI Engineer - SC Cleared

  • Location: Lincoln
  • Salary: Market Rate
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 9 months ago

  • Sector: IT
  • Contact: David Hill
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0207 743 7510
  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Start Date: Immediate / ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 22 March 2023
  • Job Ref: JS/DEH/PKI

Experienced Public Key Infrastructure Engineer (PKI Engineer) with current & valid SC Clearance required for Infrastructure Deployment project. You will ensure correct deployment of security controls are in place, aligned with the defined PKI solution / design.

Essential Skills: You will have strong track record in PKI / Certificate Authority (CA) services. Proven experience with HSM solution (e.g; AWS, Thales). Strong IT Infrastructure knowledge across operating systems, applications, communications, and network protocols. A background in systems administration & Infrastructure Security within a UK restricted environment. (Government agency or MoD) would be beneficial.

You will advise on:

  • PKI Standards, FIPS-140-2/3, NIST Cryptography standards and frameworks 
  • Microsoft & Linux Certificate Authorities 
  • Certificate Lifecyle Management, OCSP, Automated Enrolment & Renewals 
  • Symmetric/Asymmetric Encryption & Digital Signatures 
  • Enterprise Key Management systems, integrations, and code signing 
  • PKI, Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS), Linux Certificate Services (OpenSSL), Thales HSMs. 

It is essential that you possess current & valid SC Clearance (or DV Clearance).Any industry knowledge of the Defence Sector beneficial. 

Immediate interviews, start ASAP. Initially for 3 months, may extend. This role will mainly be performed onsite in Lincolnshire.