Part Time PKI Technical Specialist

22 Jun 2017
20 Jul 2017
Jody Goodwin
Clearance Level
Job Type
Our MOD client are looking for an experienced PKI Specialist to work on a part time basis primarily based in Wiltshire with occasional travel to Hampshire and Gloucestershire.

If successful, the specialist will primarily work on the DRCA, and will also support the implementation of an interim Level 1 CA. The specialist will lead on DRCA key signing operations such as issuing of ARL\CRL, Level 1 CA Certificates, Cross-Certificates, OCSP certificates and end entity certificates for Administrators. The PKI specialist will use the DRCA Test and Development environments to prepare for activity on the live DRCA and Level 1 CA. The DRCA and Level 1 CA rely on VMWare\Hyper-V, Microsoft and Entrust for CA software and Gemalto HSMs for key storage and generation.

In order to apply you must be able to demonstrate experience in the following areas:

*Demonstration of designing, developing and operating highly available PKI services.
*Demonstration of designing, developing, building and operating Entrust (EASM and EAAS), and Microsoft CA (ADCS).
*Show evidence of experience with Gemalto Luna SA5 HSM product, its integration with CAs and key signing ceremony controls.
*Show evidence of experience of security aspects, controls and accounting within a PKI environment.

Any experience with the following nice to have skills will be seen as a distinct advantage:

*Show evidence of experience developing and managing infrastructure services such as VMWare ESXi and Active Directory.
*Demonstration of writing Certification Practice Statements (CPS) and compliance with a Certificate Policy (CP) and RFC3647.
*Show knowledge and experience of IETF RFC5280 and certificate profiles based on RSA and EC.

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

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