PKI Engineer

Foster City, California | Contract To Perm | $75.00 - $80.00

May 2, 2024   |   Job ID: 2182000

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PKI Engineer-Hybrid-Foster City, Ca-Contract

You are a PKI Engineer who enjoys finding innovative ways to deploy certificates for multiple use cases and improve the security posture surrounding machine identities across our hybrid environment. You will be working with multiple teams to gather internal requirements and develop solutions to simplify processes for machine-to-machine authentication and help with operational maintenance of our HSM and Certificate Authority services. 

Pay Range: 75-80/hr.

Location: Foster City, CA (Hybrid)

What you will be doing:

  • Work with Developers and Engineers to improve security with X.509 certificates and SSH certificates and resolve vulnerabilities in existing code while prioritizing stability, security, and simplicity
  • Communicate and collaborate with other teams, both technical and non-technical
  • Continuously review and evaluate the security settings/configuration of our PKI infrastructure, apply possible enhancements, and propose appropriate security tools
  • Define, design and develop pipelines to improve PKI procedures through automation
  • Propose and implement solutions to unify security policies on-prem and across hybrid Cloud environments
  • Build scalable cryptographic systems that support NIST, FIPS, SOX and HIPAA compliance requirements for X.509 and key management services

What you bring:

  • A deep understanding of digital certificate lifecycle management functions and broad experience with different certificate types and uses
  • Deep knowledge with integrating workflows with Hashicorp Vault
  • Experienced with Microsoft PKI, PrimeKey PKI, AWS Private CA
  • 4+ years of Experience in performing Certificate Authority maintenance tasks such as certificate renewals and template generation.
  • Experience with Hardware Security Module (HSM) configuration and operation

Bonus if you have:

  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC) experience – Terraform, Bamboo, Salt
  • Experienced in Golang
  • Experienced with Docker, containerization, microservices, ECS, Kubernetes, CloudHSM
  • Experience with Clearpass 

To learn more about the workplace culture and the position, please apply! 

For over 50 years, Nelson Connects has empowered employers and job seekers to achieve their unique versions of success. Our commitment to excellence, integrity, compassion, and innovation has made us a trusted partner in connecting jobs, people, and communities. The remarkably talented and dedicated people of Nelson Connects are building on the rich history of this company to define the future of our industry, and we can’t wait to work with you.

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