PKI Engineer

Fort Meade, Maryland
Aug 24, 2023
Sep 22, 2023
Full Time
Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Develop a PKI architecture that meets the organization's security requirements.
  • Install and configure PKI components, such as certificate authorities (CAs), registration authorities (RAs), and directory services.
  • Create and manage PKI policies and procedures.
  • Provide training and support to users of the PKI system.
  • Understand the organization's security requirements.
  • Identify, develop, and implement PKI solutions that can meet the organization's requirements.
  • Help users to register for certificates.
  • Provide training on how to use the PKI system.
  • Collect and analyze data on PKI performance.
  • Identify security vulnerabilities in the PKI system.
  • Implement solutions to mitigate security vulnerabilities.
  • Create and maintain documentation on PKI procedures and policies.
  • Stay informed of new PKI technologies and trends.
  • Reconfigure the rules and settings for the Web Application Firewall (WAF) to protect against new threats and to support CA deployments.
  • Restrict user permissions using SELinux targeted policy.
  • Review and patch the RedHat Certificate System source code for defects.
  • Ensure that the software is developed using secure coding practices.
  • Deliver the GOTS Software to include PKE Application Source Code to the Government.
  • Ensure code is intended to be customer-facing available on the and/or or other similar platforms that are utilized by the PKI Portfolio and/or where PKI Portfolio has presence.

  • Eight years relevant experience
  • Must possess Secret Clearance


We are seeking a PKI Engineer to join our team supporting DISA PKI Sustainment in Ft. Meade, MD.

TekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. "Technology moving at the speed of thought" embodies these principles - the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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Additional Job Information

  • Establish Focus
  • Change Management
  • Develop Others
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Interpersonal Awareness
  • Build Relationships
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Technical Expertise
  • Initiative
  • Foster Innovation
  • Results Oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Service


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Location: Ft. Meade, MD
  • Type of environment: Office
  • Noise level: Medium
  • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday - Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.
  • Amount of Travel: Less than 10%


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


U.S. Citizen

Secret clearance


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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