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Information Assurance/ PKI Security Engineer

Morrisville, NC 27560
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Civilian, State and Local

Perspectas Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.


Perspecta has an immediate need for an Information Assurance/ PKI Security Engineer in Morrisville, NC.

Seeking a PKI Security Engineer experienced in digital certificate management processes and leading practices, or infrastructure IT background in some or all the following disciplines: Systems Administration (Windows, Unix OS), Network administration, Active Directory and/or Virtualization. Require ability to leverage our existing ServiceNow andVenafisolution to receive, review requests for and issue certificates for the organization. Utilize Ansible Configuration Management Scripting to automate certification tasks.


  • Consult with other members of project team and end users to identify PKI requirements and develop requirements documentation.
  • Contribute to the technical direction on all areas of PKI architecture, including policies, standards, strategies, automation and governance.
  • Provide guidance to key stakeholders on PKI lifecycle, processes and procedures.
  • Computer security, specifically in Windows/LINUX OS environment.
  • Customer focus for supporting hundreds of USPS applications / services using thousands of certificates.


A BS/BA degree with 5-7 years experience or MS/MA degree with 3-5 years experience or a PhD with 0-2 years experience. In lieu of a degree,equivalent combination of certificates, personal experience and years of related work experience will be considered.

  • 2+ years of related operational experience with PKI and Certificate Management.
  • 5+ years of related operational experience in IT.
  • Experience with certificate management tools (ideally Venafi), ServiceNow Change/Incident/Problem management.
  • Experience with Computer security, specifically in Windows/LINUX OS environment and as a computer system administrator.
  • Extensive experience (5+ years) in information security operations and/or related IT operational functions.
  • Possess strong communication skills in dealing with IT developers and system administrators.
  • EXTREMELY DESIRED: other scripting experience is helpful but must have 2+ years experience with PowerShell.
  • Familiarity with ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) framework of Change/Incident/Problem management.
  • Experience with ServiceNow.
  • Knowledge of DevOps / DevSecOps principles

Preferred Qualifications (1+ year experience in at least one of the following skills)

  • Ansible Configuration Management Scripting is strongly preferred.
  • Strong Puppet skills.
  • Containers - OpenShift, Kubernetes, GKE
  • Vault - especially as related handling secrets in Containers.
  • Cloud Technologies - AWS is good - Azure and Google Cloud is preferred

Certifications: (One or more desired)

  • CompTIA Net+
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Security +

This position requires United States Citizenship, an active Public Trust or the ability to obtain a Public Trust.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-11-30 Expires: 2020-12-30

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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