Security Administrator

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Date Posted: 02-13-2018
NorthShore Resources has a great Contract opportunity for a Security Administrator in Downtown Minneapolis, MN!
Our client, a national financial leader, is looking for a Security Administrator responsible for the administration, operation, upgrade and support of Certification Authorities (CA), Registration Authorities (RA), online responders, and Hardware Security Modules (HSM) of a Microsoft Windows-based enterprise Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). In this role, you will will implement, operate and maintain physical and virtual machines in production and disaster recovery locations and ensure alignment with all PKI compliance and best practices.

Location: Downtown Minneapolis, MN

  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Certification Authorities(CA) (not Entrust or VeriSign) in a CA Administrator role
  • System Administration experience
  • Experience with HSM and PKI for certificate management
  • Practical knowledge of cybersecurity issues, vulnerabilities and defenses
  • Experience in software documentation, software packages, support and/or training of IT systems
  • IT Security experience
  • MS Office Suite proficiency
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills in a cross-functional team
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently in an fast-paced environment
  • Interface with vendors that provide security/encryption related services.
  • Participate in defining and developing the strategic plan for PKI for the enterprise.
  • Lead the definition and implementation of POCs around PKI, KMS and other certificate related technologies.
  • Ensure continuous 24 hours a day uptime of the PKI services.
  • Design, test, and implement changes/additions to HSMs in the PKI Infrastructure.
  • Responsible for all engineering aspects of the company's PKI including internally and externally hosted CAs and Registration Authorities.
  • Responsible for the enterprise certificate management system including enterprise code signing services, consulting around cryptographic technologies, HSM, and NDES servers.
  • Design and implement software systems in Windows that solve or automate the solving of complex networking and security problems. Requires a thorough understanding of Windows internals in order to meet very specific security and networking requirements.
  • Apply expert-level knowledge of PKI to design and develop solutions to customer problems.
  • Apply a thorough understanding of the basics of IP networks and their workings (DNS, Security, IP Routing, HTTP, VPN, etc.) .
  • Generate detailed requirements and design documents and user manuals for products.
  • Implement, operate and maintain physical and virtual machines in production and disaster recovery locations.
  • Ensure alignment with all PKI compliance and best practices.
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