IT Security Consultant for Public Key Infrastructure (f|m|d)

For our continuously growing team at our head office in Paderborn, we are looking for innovative minds like you.

Applications are invited from both candidates with prior work experience as well as from motivated graduates with relevant technical knowledge.

IT Security Consultant for Public Key Infrastructure (f|m|d)

Your future role:

As IT Security Consultant for Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), you will advise on, analyse and design PKI solutions and implement these together with our customers.

  • You will draw up security concepts, preferably using the products of our partners Utimaco and PrimeKey.
  • You will draw up complex solution scenarios for information-related and IT security-related topics.
  • With your comprehensive cyber security expertise, you will help our customers establish, revise and secure an up-to-date infrastructure.
  • You will draw up manufacturer-independent concepts and provide support in selecting the right products.
  • You will offer advice on implementing deployment scenarios of public key certificates, such as certificate-based authentication, digital signatures, confidential data exchange (e-mail encryption) and digital identities.
  • You will prepare customer workshops and training sessions and then hold these, potentially also on the respective customer's premises.
  • You will work in agile project teams, both locally in Paderborn and on customers' premises.

Your profile:

  • You have a degree course in business IT, computer science, mathematics or an equivalent qualification.
  • You have practical, technical and methodological knowledge in the field of cyber security (ideally also with at least 3 years of professional experience).
  • You have good IT infrastructure knowledge, for example with server operating systems, MS Active Directory, networks.
  • You already have experience of using products from Utimaco and PrimeKey (for example EJBCA).
  • You have outstanding communication and teamwork skills.
  • You have a structured work method and are able to get to grips with new duties independently and without direct authority.
  • You have excellent oral and written command of both German and English (business fluency standard).
  • You are willing to travel.

The following are considered beneficial:

  • Relevant development experience with a standard programming and scripting language (Java, Python, bash, C++, C#, or similar)
  • Experience in the field of public key infrastructure (TSP, RA, CA, OCSP, CRL, archival services, TLS, IKE, TSL, timestamping)
  • Experience of drawing up a certificate policy / certification practice statements as per RFC 3647
  • Knowledge of how to use the Linux and Windows operating systems

What we offer:

  • A permanent full-time position and 30 days of holiday
  • Exciting and complex assignments in a modern, dynamic and growing company with a lot of creative freedom
  • Open and fair work atmosphere
  • Flat organizational structure based on collegial leadership
  • Flexible working hours with the option of mobile working
  • Fair pay
  • Work location is Paderborn and possibly at client's site if necessary

Are you interested?

Then join us and become part of the achelos team. Send us your application, including your salary expectations and possible start date.

Annette Kalz

Human Resources


+49 5251 14212-200

Annette Kalz

Human Resources

Tel.: +49 5251 14212-200

About achelos

achelos GmbH is a manufacturer-independent software development and consulting company based in Paderborn. Founded in 2008, the technology expert develops and operates highly specialised products, solutions and services that meet international security standards. In addition to general security-related topics, achelos concentrates worldwide on industry solutions in the segments like Health, Industry, Public and Connect. Its customers and partners include government institutions, private companies and organisations. The company offers an extensive portfolio and expertise in the areas of testing tools, Testing as a Service (TaaS) and certification. achelos is ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 certified. achelos Hungary Kft. has been operational since June 2022 as an additional development site in Budapest.

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