PKI Engineer

$100,000 - $110,000

Full Time

  • Work from home


  • Cryptography
  • Design processes
  • Kanban
  • Linux
  • PKI
  • Windows
  • attention to detail
  • collaborate
  • planning
  • venafi security

Job Description

Job description

Novacoast Staffing is currently working with a client in its search for an experienced IT Risk and Security Engineer (PKI- Certificate Management).

The Company offers a flexible/hybrid model of 3 days onsite and 2 days remote (onsite Tuesdays, Wednesdays and a third day unique to each team or employee).

We have openings in Dallas, Tampa and Jersey City.


  • The Cybersecurity Services domain protects The Company from cybersecurity risks through world class security architecture, engineering, and governance practices.
  • Enterprise Certification Management Services (ECMS) team under Cybersecurity Services drives and improves Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and certificate management across the entire Company’s technology estate.
  • The ECMS team partners with other Company technology teams to design and implement PKI automation and standard methodology across the company.
  • The successful candidate is someone who has solid attention to detail, as well as motivation to collaborate and share their technical knowledge around automation and security standard methodologies.
  • The main focus areas for the ECMS team are:
  • Ensures accurate inventory of the certificates in use in our environment.
  • Creates and manages automation and workflows relevant for certificate management.
  • Supports technology teams across The Company for all aspects of certificate life-cycle management (Discovery, Generation, Distribution, Rotation and Revocation)


  • Design processes and workflows for generation, rotation and revoking certificates.
  • Document PKI and certificate management guidance for the company
  • Identify automation opportunities for certificate lifecycle.
  • Acts as the domain specialist to help guide and shape how certificate management services are enabled.
  • Design new certificate management services, integrations, and technologies


  • Bachelor's degree required with Masters, or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience
  • Strong Information Security experience, specifically in PKI/Cryptography (on premise or cloud)
  • Solid experience with Python
  • Solid experience in networking fundamentals, OS (Windows/Linux) security
  • Agile & Kanban methodologies
  • Working knowledge of Jenkins and Chef would be a great plus.
  • Experience in Windows PKI and ADCS and experience with Venafi?

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $101,000.00 - $110,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Tampa, FL 33647: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • Do you have a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent years of experience?


  • Information Security, PKI/Cryptography (on premise or cloud): 5 years (Preferred)
  • PKI: 5 years (Preferred)
  • networking OS (Windows/Linux) security: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Agile & Kanban methodologies: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Windows PKI and ADCS: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Venafi: 5 years (Preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Tampa, FL, Dallas, TX, Tampa and Jersey City, NJ