PKI Engineer (Venafi)

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    16 days ago

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    12 Months

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Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a PKI Engineer (Venafi) for an opportunity with a client located in Chicago, IL.


  • Drive and mature our Certificate Management Service and Public Key Infrastructure systems, Drive and mature our Certificate Management Service and Public Key Infrastructure systems, policies, and practices
  • Promote consistency and best practices and standards; enhance those best practices and standards, and provide measurable plans to ensure consistency
  • Manage risk appropriately
  • Take a leadership role in planning and communicating changes to certificate management and PKI industry best practices
  • Seek out root cause and correction of errors for operational events
  • Maintain current understanding of security threats, changing security landscape, technological changes, and emerging trends
  • Mentor and train peers on operational and technical excellence


  • 5+ Years direct experience with PKI and Certificate Management processes and functions
  • Experience with Venafi certificate management suite
  • In-depth knowledge of PKI, cryptography, certificate management technologies, best practices, services with a focus on operations, governance, risk, and compliance
  • Familiarity with PKI Standards, FIPS-140, NIST cryptography standards and frameworks, WebTrust, and SAAS consumption models
  • Keep current on technologies and industry trends related to cybersecurity and PKI/certificate management
  • Ability to use creative thinking and problem-solving skills, intuition, initiative, and "out of the box" thinking
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with code signing
  • Experience with hardware security modules (HSMs)
  • Experience with public cloud implementations of security services
  • Bachelor's degree is Computer Engineering, Cyber Security, Mathematics, or similar or equivalent work experience

Nice to have:

  • CISSP, SSCP, Security+, SS

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

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