PKI Architect / Global IT Organisation

Our client, a global IT Services Organisation is looking for an experienced PKI Architect to establish and deliver PKI Services for their customers. This is primarily a business and customer focussed role to elicit and translate business requirements into appropriate business solutions, articulating benefits and implications.

This is an opportunity to develop a successful career with a top global brand that empowers and values its employees. In addition, you will receive a competitive annual salary, a bonus of up to 15%, benefits like car allowance.

As a PKI Architect, you would be comfortable:

  • Communicating key messages to and influencing key customer decision makers such as IT Directors, Programme Managers and Partners.
  • Working as part of a virtual matrix management team, reporting into a number of people including business line managers, solution owners and project leads.
  • Eliciting and interpreting requirements in order to shape PKI proposals and solutions
  • Understanding security trade-offs and their associated implications
  • Contributing to customers’ security architectures, designing new solutions of significant size and complexity.
  • Managing the work of other specialists contributing to the design and implementation.
  • Owning input to security assurance and business approval meetings.

Essential requirements:

  • Good knowledge of PKI concepts, patterns and practices including Key Signing Ceremonies
  • Good knowledge of current PKI technologies including Hardware Support Modules and associated hard and software tokens
  • Thorough knowledge of security technologies and associated products
  • Leadership, management and consulting skills
  • Strong technical writing skills and with experience of authoring Certificate Policies and Certification Practice Statements
  • Defence sector experience

Desirable skills

  • Experience with Entrust and Microsoft Certificate Services
  • Business development experience
  • Familiarity with DevOps or other agile delivery methods.
  • Large enterprise IT consulting, administration, or support experience

Please apply directly or send an updated copy of your CV to