GuidePoint Security

Senior Security PKI Engineer

Information Technology | Reston, VA, United States

Federal Senior PKI Security Engineer 
Location: Washington, DC Metro Area
Senior PKI Security Engineers at GuidePoint Security are experienced professionals who are autonomous, experienced, self-driven security fanatics. Our Senior PKI Security Engineers are materially involved in performing engineering, analysis, prototyping, performance testing and documentation of tasks relative to the insertion and configuration of F5 BIG-IP application delivery controllers to facilitate smart card (Common Access Card) access to and Single Sign-On (SSO) enablement of organizational web applications and services.

Technical Knowledge & Skills
Required
  • F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) and Access Policy Manager (APM) 
  • Understanding of multi-tiered and distributed IT operating architectures and authentication frameworks 
  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Single Sign-ON (SSO) application enablement
  • Authentication protocols, including Active Directory, RSA and LDAP 
  • Kerberos and Kerberos Constrained Delegation (KCD) 
  • Smart card deployments and smart-card integration (PIV, HSPD-12, Common Access Cards {CAC}, Windows Crypto API, PKCS#11), Card Readers and ActivClient Cryptographic Logon (CLO), Certificate Revocation List (CRL) and Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP)
  •  X.509 Certificate Policies 
  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Standards and Policies 
  • Networking protocols (TCP/IP) and network devices (routers, switches) 
  • System administration of Windows and Linux/Unix based platforms 
  • Active Top Secret Clearance 
Preferred
  • Experience with collaboration software including Microsoft SharePoint 
  • Educational & Professional Credentials 
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of security engineering experience in the Information Security industry OR as a technical lead for an internal Information Security program
  • Active Top Secret clearance with SCI is strongly preferred 
Travel & Office Location
  • Approximately 10% out-of-town travel to client locations is typical for Senior PKI Security Engineers 
Benefits & Technical Perks
  • Choice of MacBook Air or MacBook Pro 
  • Healthy mobile and home Internet allowance
  • 100% employer-paid medical, dental and vision insurance for employee, with generous employer family contributions 
  • Eligibility for retirement plan after 6 months 
  • Competitive salary dependent on experience