PKI Site Engineer


Very Competitive Salary with incredible management, substantive work, and a firm that puts their talent first.


Fort Meade, MD location. Current Active SECRET CLEARANCE required.


Extensive, substantial benefits, PTO, 401k, and advancement


This growing information technology government contractor that is growing rapidly across the US with business seeks a PKI Enterprise Site Engineer to work at their client location at Fort Meade, MD. This is truly one of the Best Places to work.


You will report directly to the extremely knowledgeable Technology Operations Manager and will be a part of the Operations team.


You will assist the System Administrators with performing basic Red Hat administration and Public Key Infrastructure Engineering duties to ensure 100% availability of Public Key Infrastructure resources at the Federal client location. As a site engineer, you will also perform hands-on engineering and troubleshooting of Public Key Infrastructure IOS/Applications and hardware, including outage resolution, security patching, and log collection/service restarts when needed. The candidate will be required to work in a team environment and is expected to grow their skills and contribute to the program.


You must have experience with Linux 5/6/7, preferably Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5/6/7, and to be familiar with DoD Network Security practices and STIG, knowledge of Public Key Infrastructure Certification System and Directory services is highly preferred.


3+ solid years of related experience and a BS in a related field of study or 8+ years of related experience will be considered in the place of a degree.


Required Certification: IAT Level II


You must have a DoD active current SECRET clearance


Competitive salary with Paid Time Off that Increases with Seniority, Paid Holidays, Life and Disability Insurance, 401K Retirement Plan with Employer Contribution, Dental, Vision, and Health Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Tuition and Training Reimbursement, Parking and advancement.


We offer Cool technologies that enable critical PKI capabilities through our technical teams providing services in Network Engineering, Systems Engineering and Administration, Application and Web Development and Cybersecurity. We utilize leading-edge technologies in high-impact work environments, including: Supporting the latest data encryption technologies, including the origination and maintenance of the highly secure PKI “root certificate” system; Support of the Non-Person Entity (NPE) PKI systems for hardware identification; Working with organizations such as the National Security Agency (NSA) to support testing and integration of new PKI initiatives; Supporting classified and unclassified environments in virtualized environments; Use of Agile-based processes to enhance the speed and quality of deliverables and Leading Cybersecurity Risk Management Framework (RMF) certification, accreditation and monitoring.

We offer extensive Career growth because Team PKI boasts diverse technical teams with mentorship opportunities, perfect for collaboration, and learning new technologies with talented, senior engineers. As technologies evolve, there are free training opportunities in many positions.   Our employees also enjoy training opportunities through The online Firm University and annual skills assessments. We believe in giving internal candidates first consideration for promotional opportunities whenever possible.

We are proud to have a collaborative relationship with our PKI customers. While the nature of the work is certainly high-accountability, our employees typically enjoy a relaxed, business casual atmosphere.   We enjoy a partnership-like environment with our government stakeholders, who welcome our recommendations on process improvements, technologies, and tools. Employees also benefit from an approachable Program Manager that stays “plugged in” to the mission, while championing teamwork, recognizing individual contributions and keeping a sense of humor!

We offer first shift convenience (or second shift with some positions) and flexible scheduling. Some positions even offer regularly scheduled telework opportunities, for an even better work/life balance. Perks include free, safe parking on the Ft. Meade campus shuttles to the Odenton MARC train station, and you can even enjoy international flavors on Food Truck Wednesday!