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Architect - Cryptographic

Job ID 1087

  • Charlotte, NC, 28105
  • Fulltime
  • 3 - 7 years experience
  • 100000 - 145000 Annual
  • 18/08/2017
  • IT-Hardware & Networking
  • 1 of Openings
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Job description

The Cryptography Architect will be a functional member of the Cyber Security Technology (CST) Cryptography Domain and will act as a point of contact providing guidance on Cryptographic topics, policies, controls, and topics which are new in the media/have media focus.


    • Develop an understanding of the Bank and Industry risks, with a specific slant to Cryptography, and key Management.
    • Work independently in providing Cryptographic architectural reviews, design and guidance for the Bank
    • Provide advisory and oversight for changes to Cryptographic and Key Management based Standards and Baselines.
    • Work in collaboration with GIS Peers supporting them in their activities and helping them continue to provide Defense in Depth Information Security over sight.
    • Establish and maintain a network of stakeholders and partners.
    • Act as an escalation point for Cryptography, and PKI questions and best practices.
    • Coordinate and remediate ad hoc GIS issues and assist partners to reach a resolution in line with GIS baselines and standards.
    • Keep up to date with Cryptographic risks and emerging threats.

    Required skills

    • Typically, 5-7 years of IT experience.
    • Good understanding of algorithms ranging from symmetric, a-symmetric, hashes, and random number generators
    • Experience with Key split, derivation and distribution models.
    • Be familiar with all aspects of the Key lifecycle including storage
    • Have a good understanding of cryptography based protocols including external communications, data storage, authentication and data transfer.
    • Good knowledge of Hardware Security Modules Verses Software based modules, and the FIPS 140-2 certification.
    • Be aware of industry approved/recognized algorithms verses proprietary/non-approved.
    • Have a good understanding of PKI including the Certificate lifecycle, Certificate Practice Statements and Certificate Policies
    • Have a natural desire and curiosity to learn new cryptographic concepts/processes
    • Have a natural ability to think outside of the box, and want to design and lead the Industry
    • Have an ability to communicate at all levels
    • Have a desire to share knowledge and assist Peers in their understanding
    • Have a good understanding of where Cryptography fits within the wider spectrum of Information Security.
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