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Key Manager


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: RP962-590

Job description / Role

At DarkMatter, we are building an organisation of specialists to provide the ultimate integrated cyber security protection available. Whatever the scope, scale or sensitivity of our clients' work, we'll assess their risks, resolve their vulnerabilities and always keep them ahead of the threat, offering them the best possible products and solutions.

The Role

The Key Manager is a critical role for organizations with a Public Key Infrastructure deployment or any need to systematically manage cryptographic keys used for security services within the organization e.g. SSH keys for system administration.

The Key Manager is responsible for developing, deploying and managing procedures for security key related assets, both internally and externally.

The Key Manager will be Responsible to develop processes to ensure the availability of secure keys and monitor the secure generation, storage, protection and the location of keys in accordance with established policies and regulations.

In this role, you will:

- Define and maintain processes and policies to manage the secure keys (physical and logical) key assets internally.
- Define and maintain processes necessary to escrow customers encryption keys
- Define and maintain processes necessary to generate, manage and escrow customers session or other security keys
- Monitor secure storages and access and use of secure key assets
- Create and maintain documentation for Key Management
- Align processes with other parts of the BU to ensure secure key management
- Create and maintain checklists and asset lists related to secure key assets
- Work closely with internal auditor to ensure that the secure management of keys is compliant with internal and external policies, regulations and industry best practices.
- Stay up to date with industry standards and guidelines related to Key Management
- Create and maintain documentation for Key Management
- Align processes with other parts of the BU to ensure secure key management
- Create and maintain checklists and asset lists related to secure key assets


To bring your dream to life, you'll need:

Required Qualifications:

- Bachelor degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or similar field
- 3-5 years of practical experience with security keys management or of trusted roles/organisation
- Experience with assets management and systems and/or assets audits
- Understanding of PKI operations/deployment
- Structured and reliable with a strong understanding of the need to follow policies and procedures.
- Ability to juggle multiple projects at a time, while maintaining sharp attention to detail
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Understanding and participation in PKI forums and Community groups

Working in Abu Dhabi

At DarkMatter, we're turning our biggest ideas into reality in the fastest moving and most dynamic city on the planet. Working here, you'll lead technical innovation in the region while taking advantage of all Abu Dhabi has to offer. From first class healthcare and education, to superior living accommodations and cultural attractions, you'll find your ideal career and more in this global crossroads. The UAE is one of the safest and most secure areas in the world. And with its location between Europe, Africa and Asia, you'll expand your worldview in just a short flight. But you won't have to venture far from the city to experience its diversity. You'll find people of over 50 nationalities working in the DarkMatter Group. Join us and see that while far away from the concrete tech jungle, Abu Dhabi is an oasis where your latest innovations will thrive and grow.

About the Company

DarkMatter is transforming the cyber security landscape. Headquartered in the UAE and operating globally, we're the region's first and only fully integrated digital defence and cyber security consultancy and implementation firm. Our elite team of global experts deliver advanced, next-generation solutions to governments and enterprises across the cyber security spectrum.

We help clients simplify the enormous complexity of today's ever-evolving cyber threats. Our vision is to protect the future by securing its technologies. Innovation and Research are cornerstones to our development and the activities in these areas underpin our entire range of offerings, including Secure Communications, Public Key Infrastructure and Big Data & Analytics products.

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