Crypto Operator

Europe Contract / 12 months £700 - £850.00 per day


  • Perform the role of Key Custodian (including key generation, Hardware Security Modules (HSM) ceremonies, key installation, code signing, and secret holding) for the . Enterprise Cryptography service.
  • Perform the role of Registration Authority (including the creation and revocation of smart cards for external and internal users).
  • Provide support on ‘Key and Certificate management’ and smart card usage for external and internal users (i.e. troubleshooting smart card or certificate related issues, certificate expiration management, …).
  • Provide a quality cryptography service to our internal and external customers.
  • Maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs) and support documentation for internal and external users.

Technical skills

  • Good knowledge of Public Key infrastructure (PKI).
  • Experience with key and certificate management solutions (ideally Venafi).
  • Good knowledge of certificate lifecycle management.
  • Good knowledge of TLS and crypto technologies.
  • Knowledge of Secure Cryptographic Devices (HSM, smart card).
  • Understanding of HSM key ceremonies.
  • Good knowledge of Windows and the main web browsers.
  • Ability to read and interpret application logs.
  • Very good English communication skills (written and oral).
  • Knowledge of cryptographic libraries (OpenSSL, MS CNG, …) (ideally).
  • Knowledge of the 7 layers of the OSI model (ideally).
  • Agile knowledge (ideally).
  • Development experience: Python, C++, JavaScript (optional).

Soft skills

  • Team player.
  • Flexible and pragmatic, open-minded.
  • Rigorous.
  • Customer oriented.
  • Can communicate clearly about complex technical problems.
  • Can interpret a problem in its global context and look for additional information to solve it (complex analysis).
  • Can express well-founded opinions and positions and understand their consequences (judgement).

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2207-257158
Salary: £700 - £850.00 per day
Salary per: day
Job Duration: 12 months
Job Start Date: 01/08/2022
Job Industries: Cyber Security Jobs
Job Locations: Europe
Job Types: Contract
Job Skills: Certificate Lifecycle Management, Crypto, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Secure Cryptographic Devices, Venafi

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