166254,  Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)/Digital Certificate Administrator - MN - OM -

Category: IT
Job Title: Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)/Digital Certificate Administrator - MN - OM
Region: MN-Minnesota
City: Eagan
State: MN
Rate: Up to $41.79 DOE
Duration: 1-12 months, CTH

Northrop Grumman Information Systems sector is seeking a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)/Digital Certificate Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.
The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's IT Support Team that administers the Certification Authorities (CA) and Hardware Security Modules (HSM) of an industry Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Key Management team. As a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)/Digital Certificate Administrator, you will play an integral role in administering the large scale enterprise and commercial/publicly trusted PKI services for one of the largest networks in the U.S.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Administration of Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Services including CA, HSM, Certificate Enrollment Web Services, Certificate Enrollment Policy Web Service, and Internet Information Services (IIS).
Administration of the Online Responder service.
Support project-focused service expansion.
Serve as the final level escalation point for support issues.
Annual travel to backup site.
Position is located in Eagan, MN and does not offer relocation assistance

Must have 3 years of Information Technology work experience including 1 year of hands-on PKI experience.
Bachelor's Degree in information technology discipline or an additional 4 years of IT experience can substitute for the degree.
Understanding of Cryptography and Key Management.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Extremely detail oriented.
PKI experience including hands on experience with: Certificate Authority Administration, Certificate Enrollment Web Service & Policy Web Service, Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS) monitoring, Disaster Recovery, and Windows Server 2003/2008/R2/2012 and Windows 7/XP.
Understanding of: Cryptography Next Generation (CNG), and Key archival.
Preferred Qualifications:
One of the following Certifications: CompTIA Security+, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Net+, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Penetration Testing Engineer (CPTE).
Supporting certificates in 802.1x environments.
Understanding of Common Criteria Role Separation.
PowerShell scripting.
Experience troubleshooting digital certificate issues.
Familiarity with browser and application keystores.
Certificate Management System (CMS).
Key Management System (KMS).
Understanding of PKIX, PKCS, SSL, TLS, S/MIME standards.
Understanding of smart card technologies.
Experience with UNIX or Linux.
Help Desk experience.
Relevant Microsoft certifications.
Capacity Planning and Optimization.

Bachelor's Degree in information technology discipline or an additional 4 years of IT experience can substitute for the degree.

5/40 workweek. Occasional on-call.

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Kent Hayes at
343 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x271 or (800) 927-9318 x271

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