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ISD Engineer III (PKI Engineer)

Location: VA Vienna - Headquarters Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Description

Employee Perks

Why You Will Love Being Part of the Navy Federal Team:

*Competitive compensation with opportunities for annual raises, promotions, and bonus potential
*Best-in-Class Benefits! (7% 401k match / Pension plan / Tuition reimbursement / Great insurance options)
*On-site amenities include fitness center, wellness center, cafeteria, etc. at Pensacola, FL; Vienna, VA and Winchester, VA campuses
*Consistently Awarded Top Workplace
*Nationally recognized training department by TRAINING Magazine IND123
*An employee-focused, diverse, and service-oriented workplace environment

Basic Purpose

To research, evaluate, design, implement, and maintain system and product solutions, applying knowledge of engineering principles. To provide technical direction and engineering support for projects and infrastructure. Develop and maintain advanced functional knowledge of evolving IT engineering industry technologies/competition, concepts and trends.


• Full life-cycle project management
o Establish and lead project teams
o Develop project plan/scope/schedule/cost/communications
o Procure and/or manage resources/timelines/deadlines/quality
o Risk, Issue and Change management
o Ensure successful project implementation
o Scope of responsibility
• Lead, guide and mentor less experienced staff
• Provide input and make budgetary recommendations regarding staffing and equipment
• Apply engineering principles into the design and enhancement of new and existing systems
• Document new system components, or modifications to existing components
• Ensure the security and integrity of system and product solutions including compliance with Navy Federal, industry engineering and Information Security principles and practices
• Perform engineering tasks and assignments in support of business needs
• Perform engineering technology research, procurement, deployment, and configuration for new and modified systems
• Provide technical leadership in the architecture discipline and development of information technology solutions
• Present clear, organized and concise information to all audiences through a variety of media to enable effective business decisions
• Perform other duties as assigned

Specific Duties:

Consult with other members of business unit and technical users to identify PKI requirements and develop requirements documentation 
Contribute to the technical direction on all areas of PKI architecture, strategies, automation and enforce governance & standards 
Provide guidance to key stakeholders on PKI life cycle, processes and procedures 
Process fulfillment requests (Service requests/Catalog tasks)
Manages SSL/TLS Certificates associated with the Certificate Authority (CA)
Monitor Public (External) and Managed PKI (Private/Internal) CA SSL/TLS Certificates for upcoming expiration dates
Monitor all expiry notifications to ensure no issues result from Certificate expiration
Revoke SSL Certificates which are no longer being used in both Managed PKI and Public CA portals
Interact directly with vendor/s and IT customers for troubleshooting of certificate and key related issues
Update and maintain documentation and process guides for requesting and distributing certificates
Provide technical guidance moving some of the manual certificate provisioning process to a more automated method possible using other tools such as Venafi, including some scripting experience
Assist in certificate coordination to ensure successful implementation
Ability to provide tool and service training


• Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Information Technology or the equivalent combination of training, education, and experience
• Working knowledge of engineering discipline
• Advanced database and presentation software skills
• Advanced research, analytical, and problem solving skills
• Advanced verbal and written communication skills
• Advanced word processing and spreadsheet software skills
• Effective organizational, planning and time management skills
• Effective skill exercising initiative and using good judgment to make sound decisions
• Effective skill guiding and training less experienced staff

Specific Qualifications:

Knowledge of X.509 and general certificate management processes 
Experience with public key infrastructure (PKI) and experience with certificate life cycle management, such as Venafi
Experience with Public Certificate Authority providers 
Certification and experience in IT operational standards such as ITIL v3 preferred.
Ability to gather and convey information to stakeholders
Strong analytical, technical writing and verbal communication skills
Ability to influence change across a matrix organization and collaborate with business and technology teams to deliver solutions
10+ years' experience working in Information Technology
3+ years' experience working in Security
Understands how the IT group operates and how his/her role meets customer needs and creates value
Candidate must have general knowledge regarding cryptographic methodologies and processes within IT organizations
General understanding of cryptographic keys, symmetric and asymmetric keys, cryptographic key algorithms and cipher blocks
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and assist customers with a sense of urgency
Understand of ITIL methodology

Hours:  M-F 0800-1630

Equal Employment Opportunity

Navy Federal values, celebrates, and enacts diversity in the workplace.  Navy Federal takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans.  EOE/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability