Senior PKI Security Engineer

Capital One
McLean, Virginia, United States
May 15, 2023
Jun 14, 2023
Full Time
Center 3 (19075), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Senior PKI Security Engineer

Job Description

Capital One is looking for a Senior PKI Security Engineer within the Cyber organization who will be responsible for providing operational, engineering, and project support for an enterprise Entrust and EJBCA based PKI environment. The Senior PKI Security Engineer is considered to be the expert in the operations of PKI, Certificates, and Encryption and should have expert level experience supporting large-scale and highly complex environments. This role will also require the ability to lead and coordinate efforts among the team. Individuals must be self-motivated and must be able to work well in a geographically dispersed, virtual team environment.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Participate or lead complex or high severity troubleshooting and incident problem resolutions with other infrastructure teams or vendors
  • Analysis, design and implementation of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), certificate and security solutions
  • Translate business needs into workable technology solutions that meet the needs of internal customers
  • Act as a project lead or participate as a team member on projects involving PKI, certificates and security
  • Monitor the PKI and Certificate incident queue and resolve all levels of issues
  • Create, review, approve and implement changes to the PKI and Certificate environment
  • Analyze current PKI and Certificate environment to identify both technical and operational challenges and develop solutions for improvement
  • Act as PKI and Certificate lead on complex incidents, changes or upgrades
  • Represent the Crypto Services team on global incident management calls including interacting with other technical teams, customers or vendors
  • Analyze data and identify trends to facilitate root cause analysis and identify opportunities for service improvement
  • Participate in capacity planning, performance monitoring and maintenance to ensure high availability and proactively identify opportunities for service improvement
  • Act as the PKI and Certificate lead for periodic disaster recovery exercises
  • Participate on an off hours on-call support rotation
  • Effectively communicate technical issues\challenges to both technical and non-technical audiences

Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent certification, or military experience
  • At least 4 years of IT experience
  • At least 2 years of experience with PKI, certificate and security technical experience that includes the operational support and implementation of large-scale, enterprise level solutions

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering.-Solid understanding of the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) principles
  • Experience leading technical teams or leading projects
  • AWS Certification
  • Experience in Python or other programing / scripting languages
  • 2+ years of Entrust PKI Experience
  • 2+ years Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) experience
  • 2+ years UNIX experience

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at the Capital One Careers website . Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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