Specialist role – Portfolio manager
Summary of the work There is a requirement for a Defence Public Key Infrastructure (DPKI) Root Certification Authority (DRCA) Technical Support Technician. The responsibilities will include technical support for all DRCA environments: the underlying DRCA infrastructure, configuration management and acting as the focal point for all DRCA activities and enquiries.
Latest start date Monday 10 July 2017
Expected contract length 9 months with an option to extend by a further 6 months
Organisation the work is for Ministry of Defence ISS
About the work
Who the specialist will work with:
The specialist will work with the ISS Service Design (PKI team), ISS Operate including Crypto Services for Defence and the DRCA PKI Technical Specialist.
What the specialist will work on:
The specialist will work on the DRCA. Management: focal point for DRCA queries and liaise with stakeholders to ensure availability for all types of activity. Assist the DRCA PKI technical specialist and act as a Trusted Role when required. Infrastructure support: Manage and maintain the underlying DRCA infrastructure for all environments to ensure availability and safety. Manage the VMWare infrastructure and build virtual machines on request. Perform software, firmware and AV updates as necessary. Manage any change to the DRCA environments. Configuration management for DRCA environments. Ensure all assets are identified, licenced, supportable and managed using the Asset Database)
Skills and experience
Essential skills and experience:
Demonstration of experience working in a PKI environment. Weighting 16.00%.
Demonstration of experience in handling specialist equipment such as Hardware Security Modules (HSM), encrypted disk drives and key material. Weighting 16.00%.
Show evidence of experience and management of software licencing, vendor support agreements, configuration control and asset management. Weighting 16.00%.
Show a working knowledge of Entrust EASM, VMWare ESXi and SolarWinds Web Help Desk (Asset Management). Weighting 16.00%.
Nice-to-have skills and experience:
Demonstration of knowledge and experience in the design and physical implementation of computer networking including Safety and SCIDA. Weighting 12.00%.
Show experience in PKI key signing operations and the operation of Certification Authorities (CA) and Registration Authorities (RA). Weighting 12.00%.
Show knowledge of IETF RFC5280 and RFC3647. Weighting 12.00%.