TSS PKI Systems Administrator Expert - Remote

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Remote, Based in the USA
Bossier City, Louisiana

REQ#: RQ138806

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: SSBI (T5)
Requisition Type: Regular

Own your career as a Systems Administration Expert at GDIT. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to build strong lines of cyber defense using cutting-edge technologies. Your work in cyber security at GDIT will have an impact on securing our clients’ missions and ensuring we anticipate the threats of tomorrow.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Administrator Expert, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Systems Administrators joining our team to assist the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).


  • Perform complex systems design work supporting PKI initiatives.
  • Prototype and demonstrate PKI solutions for the USPTO
  • Develop and update procedure and policy to support USPTO identity initiatives.
  • Produce architecture documentation for new USPTO systems.
  • Serve as a liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met
  • Maintain current knowledge of federal PKI standards and relevant technology.
  • Collaborate with many USPTO teams to develop and implement PKI solutions.



  • BA/BS or related degree

Required Experience:

  • 10+ years general IT or development experience

Required Technical Skills:

  • 2+ years architecting and/or implementing PKI solutions.​

Security Clearance Level

  • U.S. Citizen with ability to secure a Public Trust Clearance

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience leading feature design and integration of commercial software for production environments. Strong understanding of PKI concepts concerning certificate-based authentication and TLS encryption.
  • Network and system administration experience in Windows workstation and server environments.
  • Able to multitask several activities, and carry out tasks on your own
  • Experience with installation, management, and upgrades of PKI components such as CAs, HSMs, CMS, Directories, CRLs, VAs and OCSPs.
  • Strong knowledge of HSPD-12, the requirements of FIPS-201 and other documents referenced for HSPD-12.
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex technical issues that arise in an enterprise infrastructure
  • Ability to implement SSL in Windows and Linux environments
  • Hardware Security Module (HSM) administration
  • Experience designing Certificate Policies and Certificate Practice Statements
  • In-depth knowledge of PKI
  • Experience deploying and managing an enterprise Certificate Authority.

Preferred Skills:

  • Familiarity with the updated FIPS 201-3 standard
  • Prior experience working with PKI in a federal or state environment.
  • Prior experience working within an Enterprise Identity Management System
  • NDES/SCEP or Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS) experience.​


  • Remote


  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

The likely salary range for this position is $120,000 - $180,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.