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PKI Administrator & Application Developer

Information Systems / Technology

Blacksburg

PKI Administrator & Application Developer

  • 522355
  • Virginia, United States
  • Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
  • Secure Identity Services
  • Information Systems / Technology
  • Administrative & Professional
  • Virginia Tech University

Job Description

Lead PKI project initiatives that evaluate new technologies and assist with the planning and integration of these security technologies into university business processes. Provide analysis, design, and deployment of computer security technologies that will help ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and authenticity of access to university enterprise services. Provide technical assistance as needed to ensure the successful implementation of these technologies in a non-homogeneous computing environment which includes Mac OS, MS Windows, Linux, and web-based applications. Provide technical and administrative support for cloud and on-premises CA infrastructure used by the university. Develop and maintain programs to support the customization, security, stability, and scalability of these systems.

PLEASE NOTE: Sponsorship is not available for this role.

Required qualifications:

- In-depth knowledge of asymmetric and symmetric encryption key technologies and their application to support a public key infrastructure (PKI)
- Experience administering a Cloud Private Certificate Authority (CA) such as AWS Private Certificate Authority, Google Certificate Authority, or other equivalent offerings.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related field, or equivalent training and work experience
- Experience developing, maintaining, and implementing web-based applications and delivering dynamic content using relational database technologies such as PostgreSQL
- Experience with Directories, LDAP, XML, JSON, and RESTful Web Services
- Experience working in the Identity and Access Management domain, including familiarity with modern authentication and authorization protocols such as CAS, SAML, OAuth2.0, OIDC, FIDO2.0, and/or WebAuthn
- Ability to work on multiple, complex projects both independently as well as in a strong agile team setting
- Excellent communication skills for communicating technical subject matter to a variety of audiences with varying technical backgrounds

Preferred qualifications:

- Experience with Enterprise Java frameworks.
- Significant experience with object-oriented programming principles, testing patterns, and methodologies.
- Experience designing or supporting PKI/Certificate issuing services
- Knowledge of public key cryptography standards including PKCS#10, PKCS#11, and PKCS#12
- Experience supporting and/or contributing to Open Source Software
- Experience building and deploying container-based applications

Required Qualifications

- In-depth knowledge of asymmetric and symmetric encryption key technologies and their application to support a public key infrastructure (PKI)
- Experience administering a Cloud Private Certificate Authority (CA) such as AWS Private Certificate Authority, Google Certificate Authority, or other equivalent offerings.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related field, or equivalent training and work experience
- Experience developing, maintaining, and implementing web-based applications and delivering dynamic content using relational database technologies such as PostgreSQL
- Experience with Directories, LDAP, XML, JSON, and RESTful Web Services
- Experience working in the Identity and Access Management domain, including familiarity with modern authentication and authorization protocols such as CAS, SAML, OAuth2.0, OIDC, FIDO2.0, and/or WebAuthn
- Ability to work on multiple, complex projects both independently as well as in a strong agile team setting
- Excellent communication skills for communicating technical subject matter to a variety of audiences with varying technical backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience with Enterprise Java frameworks.
- Significant experience with object-oriented programming principles, testing patterns, and methodologies.
- Experience designing or supporting PKI/Certificate issuing services
- Knowledge of public key cryptography standards including PKCS#10, PKCS#11, and PKCS#12
- Experience supporting and/or contributing to Open Source Software
- Experience building and deploying container-based applications

Appointment Type

Regular

Salary Information

$75,000 - $90,000

Review Date

11/28/2022

Additional Information

 

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

 

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Amber Pifer at amber@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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