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Company Name:
C2 Essentials Inc
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Morrisville, North Carolina
United States
Information Technology
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 - 8 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Eli Linthicum

PKI Security Administrator

We are currently conducting a search for a PKI Security Administrator to add to its team in support of the United States Postal Service's Cybersecurity program. The successful candidate will experience an unparalleled large-scale enterprise environment with over 800 Information Technology systems, 10s of 1000s of servers and desktop devices, processing billions of dollars in annual revenue and supporting a diverse user base spread across the entire US. Join the team to scale your career to the next level.



  • Contribute to the technical direction on all areas of PKI architecture, including policies, standards, strategies, automation and governance
  • Provide guidance and training to key stakeholders on PKI lifecycle, processes and procedures
  • Provide customer support for hundreds of USPS applications / services using thousands of certificates


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in information security or related curriculum.
  • 5 years of PKI experience, knowledgeable in Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Venafi, and digital certificate management processes and leading practices.
  • A solid understanding of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) including technology, standards, and implementations, with experience managing, configuring, or supporting a PKI certificate authority (especially Microsoft ADCS).
  • Experience with certificate management tools (ideally Venafi, Microsoft CA)
  • Understanding of Cryptography and Key Management


Desired Qualifications:

PKI experience including hands on experience with:

  • Certificate Authority Administration
  • Certificate Enrollment Web Service & Policy Web Service
  • Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS) monitoring


Understanding of:

  • Cryptography Next Generation (CNG)


Key archival

  • Understanding of crafting and maintaining PKI policy documentation (CP/CPS)
  • Understanding of PKIX, PKCS, SSL, TLS, S/MIME standards
  • Experience troubleshooting digital certificate issues
  • Familiarity with browser and application keystores
  • Understanding of smart card technologies
  • IT system administration experience (systems management, networks, firewalls) in an enterprise environment.
  • Infrastructure IT (Systems Administration, Network Administration Windows/Linux OS, Network Administration, Active Directory and/or Virtualization).
  • Experience with user directory technologies for authentication (e.g., LDAP, Active Directory).
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Server configuration, deployment, and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with Unix and Linux configuration and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with technologies that use TLS/SSL encryption (e.g. F5, Netscaler, IIS, Apache, WebLogic, WebSphere, etc.)
  • Demonstrated proficiency with server virtualization technologies (VMWare, HyperV)
  • Computer security, specifically in Windows/LINUX OS environment
  • Experience with ServiceNow or other Change/Incident/Problem management ticketing technology
  • Database administration (MSSQL) experience.
  • Strong communication skills in working with IT developers and system administrators


****Candidates must be able to obtain a Postal Sensitive Clearance (US Citizenship or Green Card required). Additionally, candidates must not have traveled outside of the USA for a combined period not to exceed 6 months within the last 5 years.***


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