Northrop Grumman Senior PKI Systems Engineer 5 in Washington, District Of Columbia

Senior PKI Systems Engineer 5

Requisition ID: 17027427

Location(s): United States-District of Columbia-Washington

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: No

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking a Senior PKI Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals to support our Federal agency customer with their Public Key Infrastructure program. The position will be in Washington, DC.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Assist in the integration of the PKI products

• Develop detailed build documents

• Design, execute, and document the results of specific test scenarios

• Configure Hardware Security Modules (HSMs)

• Analyze, select, and design implementation strategies of PKI encryption technologies and products

• Develop documentation required to support the program’s technical issues and training situations

• Conduct formal analysis of alternatives between potential products

• Prepare white papers, reports, product evaluations, and policy documents

• Collect, analyze, and report technical performance metrics

• Lead working groups and forums on PKI policy, procedures, and technologies; and participation in multi-discipline working groups:

•Serve as a PKI Registration Authority (RA) for unclassified and classified PKI systems

•Issue, revoke, and recover PKI certificates to end users and devices on unclassified and classified systems

•Provide support to other trusted PKI roles in accordance with PKI CP/CPS/RPS within the organization

•Provide PKI knowledge to customers to understand the usage and responsibilities involved with PKI certificates

•Maintain and support PKI and PIV programs within the organization

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

•Bachelor's (STEM) Degree and 14 years of relevant experience.

• In-depth understanding of PKI concepts such as encryption, digital signatures, and Public Key Cryptographic Standards (PKCS)

•Active Top Secret and willingness to obtain SCI and undergo a Polygraph.

•Proven experience engineering, building and maintaining PKI systems and implementing solutions with PKI-controlled access

•Hands-on experience configuring Hardware Security Modules

•Working knowledge Linux and Windows operating systems

•Experience with VMWare (managing and maintaining VMWare infrastructure, including vCenter, ESXi, and other vSphere suite components)

•Knowledge of PK-Enabling web servers, application servers, network devices, databases, and directories

•Expert policy development and writing experience with Certificate Policy and Certification Practice Statements

•Experience with Data Encryption Deployments and Applied Cryptography

•Advanced analytical skills for review, modification, and creation of complex policy documents or related manuals

•Be an effective organizer, have the ability to follow standard operating procedures and health and safety guidelines

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

•Knowledge of Entrust products

•LDAP Experience, with a preference for Redhat

•SafeNet HSM experience (in addition to other HSM vendors i.e., Thales)

•Extensive experience developing solutions integrating and extending COTS and GOTS products from multiple vendors

•Experienced with the design and specification of service-based, globally distributed Enterprise system solutions

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Title: Senior PKI Systems Engineer 5

Location: District of Columbia-Washington

Requisition ID: 17027427