Identity & Directory Management Services Senior Engineer- PKI

United States - Remote

Systems Engineering Solutions Corporation

Systems Engineering Solutions

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Years of Experience: 7-12 years

Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree

Program Decsription: As a leading provider of advanced information technology solutions and professional services to U.S. federal government agencies, is the prime for a $807m task order in support of the General Services Administration (GSA) Office of Digital Infrastructure Technologies (IDT) DIGIT (Digital Innovation for GSA Infrastructure Technologies) task order driving digital transformation and delivering continuous

improvement and business value to its customers. The team is comprised of the best-in-class technology partners to leverage forward-leaning technologies and best practices to transform GSA’s IT capabilities and shift offerings to provide a more flexible service delivery model, completing the agency’s shift to a fully digital experience along with its adoption of advanced, emerging technologies such as intelligent automation, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.

Position Description: DIGIT is seeking an Identity and Directory Management Services (IDMS) Senior Engineer with expertise with PKI to support the design, administration, management, execution & maintenance of GSA’s Identity & Directory Management Services (IDMS) and Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) solutions to meet the needs of the enterprise users & the enterprise architecture. These services, systems, and capabilities include, but are not limited to, directory services management, ICAM, privileged account management, Single Sign-On (SSO), Active Directory (AD) Domain Name System (DNS) services, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), auditing and log management, Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation/Dynamic, Evolving Federal Enterprise Network Defense (CDM/DEFEND), and the management of appliances. GSA IT currently leverages Microsoft (MS) AD as the authoritative account management system.


The Identity and Directory Management Services Engineer shall perform the following (to include but not limited

to) activities:

● Manage the enterprise Key Management, Certificate Management, and PKI systems.

● Manage and maintain the GSA PKI environment, to include Microsoft Certificate Authorities and

Certificate Revocation CRL/ OCSP services.

● Extensive experience with Okta includes installation, configuration and migrations.

● Token management by using the HID Credential Management Services

● Knowledge of Hardware Security Module (HSM’s)

● Manage, administer, and support the GSA IT MFA environment with Secureauth, OKTA or similar platform

● Manage, administer, and support ICAM systems and related support activities.

● Utilize automation and role-based management to ensure availability of access and continuity of services.

● Ensure requirements are gathered, processes defined, and use cases documented.

● Test and certify new product versions, bug fix and provide detailed reports.

● Providing on-call rotation support on a routine basis.

● Identifying process improvement opportunities for review and subsequent implementation.

● Providing positive customer service interactions for all levels of the organization up to and include senior

executive staff.

● Performing root cause analysis, risk identification, and risk mitigation.

● Provide support and administration of the GSA IT AD environment, systems, and associated data.

● Continuously review and assess the GSA IT ICAM environment and provide recommendations for how to

manage and administer the environment more efficiently.

● Ensure that all Group Policy Management (GPM) changes are controlled and documented.

● Other operational support duties as assigned.

● Developing new technologies to support existing applications or creating new applications using new


● Participating in meetings with executives to discuss technical issues and propose solutions

● Collaborating with other members of the engineering team to design new features or improve existing


● Escalate issues to vendor and third-party entities, as necessary and directed by the Government


Required Skills:

● Public Trust Clearance or ability to obtain.

● ITILv4 Foundation Training and ITILv4 Foundation Certification, may be obtained within 120 days after


● Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments.

● Plans and leads major technology assignments.

● Functions as a technical expert across multiple project assignments.

● Design and develop solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network


● Perform systems management and integration functions

● Proven ability to work independently in a full and/or partial remote environment with limited supervision

and may supervise/lead others.

● Possess the ability to communicate in both oral and written forms, demonstrating an ability to

communicate effectively with all levels of staff as well as clients.

● Maintain standard working hours per the DIGIT contract and to be available for meetings, and other

collaborative efforts during working hours.

● Demonstrated ability to apply comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments

with the ability to use practical experience and training to determine how to accomplish tasks.

Preferred Skills:

● Strong knowledge of the different identity and access management (IAM) concepts, technologies and

authentication protocols.

● Public Key Infrastructure (PKI):

o Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS).

o HID Credential Management System (CMS).

o HID ActivClient.

o Federal PIV/CAC.

o Safenet Hardware Security Module (HSM’s).

● Identity Management services operations including but not limited to:

o SailPoint IdentityIQ

o SecureAuth

o SAML 2.0

o Forefront Identity Manager/Microsoft Identity Manager

o Active Directory Federation Services

● Active Directory including but not limited to:

o Microsoft Active Directory

o Azure Active Directory


o NetIQ Group Policy Administrator (GPA)

o Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services

o Vulnerability Mitigation

● Experience with Splunk engineering and administration.

● Privileged access management (PAM) systems such as CyberArk.

● Hands-on experience with cloud computing services (O365/Microsoft Azure/AWS).

● Experience with SailPoint IdentityIQ integration and operations.

● Okta certified

● Powershell, java and .NET scripting.

● An understanding of Zero Trust concepts.

● Proficiency in the Google Suite (Gmail, Calendar, Chat, Meet, Docs, Slides, Sheets), Microsoft Office

(Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Slack, and ServiceNow.

● Must be willing to work a variety of shifts, including holidays as scheduled.

Education and Experience:

● Bachelor of Science Degree (or equivalent) and 7-12 years of experience.

● 4+ year experience working with IDMS systems.

● Experience as a remote worker demonstrating time management and self discipline with cultural change

management and Agile mindset.


SES provides a competitive salary and the following benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • AD&D
  • STD
  • LTD
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • 401k with employer contribution
  • Paid Time Off
  • Pet Insurance
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Tags: Active Directory Agile Artificial Intelligence Audits Automation AWS Azure Certificate management Clearance Cloud Cyberark DNS IAM Java Machine Learning Okta PKI PowerShell SailPoint SAML Scripting Splunk SSO Zero Trust

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Competitive pay Flex hours Flex vacation Health care

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States
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