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IT Security Specialist

  • Location: Memphis, Tennessee, 38125
  • Salary: 40.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 26 days ago

Terrific Opportunity!
 
Title: IT Security Specialist
Location: Memphis, TN 38125
Term: 7 Months Contract


Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
 
  • Process fulfillment requests (Service Now requests for new certificates)
  • Manages SSL/TLS Certificates associated with the Certificate Authority (CA) external CA(s) and internal CA(s)
  • Internal CA service administration
  • 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 AppViewX, including some scripting experience
  • Assist in certificate coordination to ensure successful implementation
  • 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

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
 
  • 6 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • 4 years using transmission control protocol/internet protocol (TCP/IP) services or networks, various operating systems, and desktop productivity software
  • 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
  • Strong communication skills in dealing with IT developers and system administrators
  • Strong analytical, technical writing and verbal communication skills
  • 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

Preferred Skills:
 
  • Bachelor's degree in a computer related field from an accredited college or university preferred
  • Major in information systems or computer science preferred
  • CompTIA Security+ certification, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED), and/or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) preferred
  • Experience with network topologies, security and access control tools, encryption technologies and algorithms preferred

If this sounds like the perfect fit, Apply Today!