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PKI Technical Lead Engineer (DV)

ICT Division
Contract/Interim
01782 203040
£475 - £550 per day
South East
AZY-109775
19-02-2021 03:46 PM
My client urgently requires a PKI Technical Lead Engineer to join a programme working from the clients delivery centre in Hook, Hampshire.

Start: ASAP
Duration: 7 months+
Location: Hook
IR35: Inside IR35
Rate: £475.00 - £550.00 per day
Clearance: DV

Role overview
*Direction of design and team activities
*Liaison with customer authorities regarding compliance to policies (primarily PKI Certificate and Interface Specification policy and input into completion of Certificate Practice Statement documentation).
*Provide design input and guidance to team on PKI implementation details, liaising with other parties as appropriate
*Review and approval of technical work products (CPS, HLD, Build Specifications, Test Specifications, Release Documentation etc)
*Progression of the Design and transition for PKI components
*Coordination of team members to cover multi-disciplinary roles, ensuring good communication with other SMEs needed to support the work, and environments provision of supporting capabilities
*Support to the design and implementation of possible additional capabilities (e.g. new RA, offline root CA)
*Follow rigid Engineering Delivery Lifecycle, and manage the team outputs through that lifecycle.

Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Project Manager(s) and to the Chief Engineer, the Lead Engineer will coordinate team technical activities and provide technical leadership throughout the project. Day to day responsibilities could include:
*Technical management of team members
*Act as SPOC for the project with engineering and programme management
*Prepare status reports, attend project meetings as required
*Lead author for specific deliverables
*Contribute to the design of further changes / opportunities

The principal project has a challenging timescale and the role requires an ability to rapidly understand a highly complex custom system design, and a strict engineering process.

Essentials skills:
*Technical leadership of small teams, ability to deliver quality work products on time and to budget.
*Problem analysis and resolution
*Technical report and design documentation writing
*Installation, configuration and packaging of services
*PKI experience working with MS CAs and various RA products, writing / reviewing CPS documentation, owning the design and implementation process
*Installation and configuration of secure operating systems and Active Directory
*Experience of working in and integrating products within a strictly clamped secure system environment
*Experience of working to a formal engineering process (experience working with the DII engineering process would be an advantage)
*Experience of working in a secure environment
*Designing security lockdown for COTS products
*Understanding of technical risk control
*Ability to support project management
*Broad experience of a range of COTS PKI products
*Good understanding and proven track record of the following Technologies:
oMS Certificate Services,
oRegistration Authority technology,
oMS MIM-CM desirable,
oother RA technologies also of interest
*Review and compliance with Certificate Policies and Interface Specifications and production of Certificate Practice Statement documentation
*Experience working with and configuring HSM and smart card products
*Experience with Windows OS and secure configuration


Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 18 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

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