• PIV Security Engineer

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/1/2019 3:58 PM)
    Job ID
    US-MD-College Park
    Clearance Required
    Other Clearance
    NARA Agency Clearance
  • Position Description

    XLA is seeking an Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) / PIV Subject Matter Expert responsible for PIV authentication Systems Engineering and Design and developing Derived Personal Identity Verification (DPIV) Credentials Plan across agency. The Security Engineer will coordinate with other system and engineering support representatives to conduct methodical approach to gather, analyze, document and refine the requirements for PIV enablement of the various types of Information Systems and provide an implementation plan for DPIV credential issuance and use by agency staff to obtain access to NARA Information Systems and services. 

    • Lead the designing, architecting and implementation plan of the Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Solution to satisfy customer requirements
    • Provide effective, efficient, and measurable capabilities within ICAM/PIV/HSPD-12 designs/implementations as part of enterprise solution sustainment, operations, and maintenance concerns
    • Lead all governance efforts related to application/system PIV integration, to realize sustainable solutions with maximum re-use and automation
    • An ability to assess and recognize technical gaps in PIV programs, and to outline approaches to remediate/fill those gaps
    • An ability to lead business process engineering or re-engineering activities to map out the end-to-end processes that are to be built within PIV authentication solutions to realize the results that are driven by customer requirements.
    • Analyzing and resolving complex identity lifecycle management, authentication, authorization, access control, integration, and automation issues.
    • Must have Familiarity with Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12).
    • Knowledge with Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 201-1.
    • Deep understanding with Personal Identity Verification (PIV).
    • Familiarity with Identity and Credential Management (ICAM).


    • 10+ years of cyber security engineering experience
    • Industry Security Certifications such as CISSP
    • Experience with different aspects of security engineering including knowledge of network security, operating system security, database security, and web application technologies
    • Extensive knowledge of the Linux and Windows operating systems
    • Strong understanding of TCP/IP protocol
    • Strong troubleshooting skills
    • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical users
    • Knowledge of security principles with cloud-based services such as AWS
    • 7+ years of experience in either a system or network administrator role
    • 20 years with Master’s Degree or 22 years with Bachelor’s degree

    Preferred Additional Skills, Knowledge and Experience (Nice to have):

    • Master’s degree with an IT or Computer Science focus
    • Security Architecture review experience
    • Experience with Visio and creating workflows
    • Extensive experience with documentation of security plans


    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Self-motivated
    • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment
    • Flexible, Dependable and Self-motivated
    • Willingness to learn new skills from peers

    Clearance Requirement:

    NACI / Public Trust




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