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IT Security Design Specialist
Ref No.: 17-00261
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Location Ottawa
Language English Required
Security Clearance Secret Security Clearance Required


Role and Responsibilities

Our Federal Government client requires a IT Security Design Specialist to Develop, plan, Analyze, Evaluate requirements with team and project authorities. Also implement an Enterprise PKI service for issuing Non-Person Entity Certificates with the purpose of authentication and authorization on Government networks.

They will also be responsible for and must have:
  • Excellent understanding of information security and PKI architecture.
  • Experience in designing / building / operating PKIs using MS Active Directory Certificate Services experience.
  • Experience in upgrades and/or migrations of Microsoft PKIs. Acceptable upgrade types may include, but are not limited to:
    • SHA-1 to SHA-2 (or other signing algorithm) migrations
    • Operating System upgrade of Certificate Authorities (not in-place upgrade)
    • Migration of CA role from one server to another server
  • ​Knowledge and experience documenting PKI operational procedures and processes.
  • Knowledge and experience developing/collecting and documenting PKI technical requirements and making recommendations.
  • Strong problem solving, troubleshooting and analysis skills

Qualifications and Experience

Must Have:
  • Successfully completed a post-secondary education program in computer science or an information technology (IT) related discipline. A copy of the degree or diploma must be included with the proposal.
  • The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate how many years (within the last five years) of combined experience dedicated to government IT Initiatives.