PKI Professional

PKI Professionals architect, design, and develop certificate and key management systems.

Role overview

PKI Professionals are responsible for supporting public key infrastructure systems, both internally and externally. They provide the senior engineering and design support required to build and maintain PKI systems, consulting on applications to prevent fraud and mitigate risk.

PKI Professionals
may also be referred to as:
PKI Architect
PKI Certificate Authority Engineer
PKI Help Desk Technician
PKI Policy Systems Engineer
PKI Security Engineer
PKI Specialist
PKI Systems Administrator
PKI/Key Management Engineer

Career Path

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Average Salary

Based upon experience, salary for this role ranges from:
National Average
* based upon those with two plus years of cybersecurity experience


Supporting the design, build, and deployment of enterprise PKI systems.
Ensuring PKI systems comply with the relevant data privacy and protection frameworks and adhere to industry best practices.
Assessing and remediating the design and implementation of PKIs to mitigate risk.
Integrating items such as TLS inspection, IoT devices, and mobile device management (MDM) solutions.
Managing the configuration of PKI systems and testing PKI systems before production deployment.
Creating and maintaining system documentation.
Defining and improving PKI best practices.
Keeping up with industry trends and threats, particularly around PKI technologies.

Tools & Environment

PKI Professionals have to be able to use PKI implementation and certificate lifecycle management solutions, with experience in hardware security module (HSM) technology, authentication/multi-factor authentication tools, and cryptographic services.


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