Security Project Manager (LOCAL)

PKI, CAs, California Authorities, Internet security
Contract W2, 12 Months
Depends on Experience

Job Description

Red Oak Technology is seeking a Security Project Manager for our client located in Sunnyvale, CA for a Contract position.  

**Must be local candidate due to onsite interviews**

Our client operates the most used Root Program in the world, making default trust decisions on behalf of billions of internet users. Thus, they are seeking a Project Manager who understands Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and internet security. You will work with many people internal and external with a wide range of technical expertise. You’ll author communications to public discussion forums, email lists, and review boards to ensure that decisions and up-to-date statuses are understood.

Responsibilities and Motivation

  • Strive to improve the reliability of the WebPKI, favoring a consensus-based outcome whenever possible.
  • Communicate and track program risks and problems, working with CAs to resolve problems that have been reported and are frequently time-sensitive.
  • Drive ongoing program and process improvements to improve efficiency and automation for maintaining the data for the many CAs, their root certificates, and their intermediate certificates.
  • Assist projects, CAs, or discussions that are stuck and drive them forward.
  • Carefully review and evaluate Certificate Policy, Certificate Practice Statement, and audit documents.

Key Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of certificate technical standards and CA audit standards (RFC 5280, WebTrust, ETSI TS, CA/Browser Forum) and the technology that drives security for the Web.
  • Working knowledge of Web standards (TLS, Certificate Transparency, ACME) and the technology that drives the Web.
  • Ability to take incompletely defined problems, and turn them into requirements and projects, distilling them into actionable items.
  • 2-5 years working in a management or Program Management role.
  • Excellent written and verbal technical English communication skills.

Additional Qualifications:

  • CS or IT Security background.
  • Knowledge of the workings of a publicly-trusted Certificate Authority
  • Ability to interpret Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standards and an understanding of IETF processes
  • Experience using SalesForce or similar CRMs.
  • Familiarity with systems such as Bugzilla, GitHub, and Atlassian Jira/Confluence.

Posted By

Michelle Avila

2001 Gateway Place, Suite 150W San Jose, CA, 95110

Dice Id : redoak
Position Id : 6523886
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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