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CA Operator

Job ID: R0106229 Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Full time, Regular Employment
Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Thales people architect identity management and data protection solutions at the heart of digital security. Business and governments rely on us to bring trust to the billons of digital interactions they have with people. Our technologies and services help banks exchange funds, people cross borders, energy become smarter and much more. More than 30,000 organizations already rely on us to verify the identities of people and things, grant access to digital services, analyze vast quantities of information and encrypt data to make the connected world more secure.

"As market leader within Digital Identity and Security, Thales makes personal digital interaction simple and secure in an increasingly connected society. From secure software to biometrics and encryption, Thales provides technologies and services that enables business and governments to authenticate identities and protect data, enabling its clients to offer trusted digital services to billions of individuals. Located in Älvsjö since 2012, the site houses both a commercial office as well as two productions within Identity & Biometric Solutions, and Banking & Payment Services. Working commercially across all business areas within Digital Identity and Security, Thales has become a trusted partner within various businesses as well as governments throughout the Nordics.

We are currently looking for our next IT star to join our team in Älvsjö, Stockholm. Do you have the technical skills and the ability to deliver secure and excellent service? Do you want to work in a versatile environment, be challenged and continuously develop? Don’t hesitate to apply today!

As PKI operator you are fully responsible of our Public Key Infrastructure, managing digital certificates and public-key encryption. The purpose of the PKI operator is to facilitate and maintain the CA (certificate authority), ensuring secure electronic transfer of information for a range of network activities. You will act as point of contact with external and internal suppliers of infrastructure, software and maintenance, providing support both internally and externally. You will proactively ensure quality by follow up on incident reports and ensure patches are performed and tested. The position is based in Stockholm and you will report to the Director of Project & Service Delivery in the Nordics. Part of the job responsibility will be performed for AB Svenska Pass, a part of Thales Group.


  • Key holder of certain AB Svenska Pass (part of Thales Group) PKI administrative roles

  • Support in configuration of EJBCA Application

  • Maintain the EJBCA Application and CA DB

  • Upon request execute and provide security controls and log reports

  • Perform system backup and recovery

  • Place and follow up upon tickets to external and internal suppliers of infrastructure, software and maintenance and provide response to any incident for resolution purposes

  • Act as point of contact with external and internal suppliers of infrastructure, software and maintenance and provide support to internal parties and customers

  • Support when internal and external vulnerability scans and penetration tests are performed

  • Manage and conduct key ceremonies (for offline and online CA and for TSA, OCSP and LDAP)

  • Provides Certificate Authority life cycle management services

  • Ensure proper operation and maintenance of AB Svenska Pass PKI IT Systems

  • Help to ensure proper operation and maintenance of AB Svenska Pass PKI IT systems security

  • Ensure proper operation and maintenance of AB Svenska Pass CAs and all related systems and annex systems (OCSP, TSA, LDAP)

  • Ensure regular follow up and monitoring of AB Svenska Pass PKI systems

  • Ensure all systems are patched according to outlined processes and ensure patches are performed and tested

  • Support and suggest system security improvements

  • Help deliver CA services in accordance with AB Svenska Pass CPS and Application and in accordance with agreed Service level agreement

  • Keep life cycle of CRL (Renewed each 24 hours)

  • Keep life cycle of CA, OCSP, TSA, LDAP keys

  • Attend and participate in audits

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Graduated in IT (Computer Engineering or Science)

  • Excellent experience in the operation of online systems as well as network

  • Excellent experience in the management of online applications

  • Good knowledge in IT systems software (LINUX, Red Hat, Jboss, Apache)

  • Good knowledge of security equipment (firewalls, load balancers)

  • Good knowledge in the field of PKI and certification services

  • Good communication skills in Swedish and English, verbal and written

  • Ability to work in team as well as independent

  • Proactive and solution oriented

Thales is giving you an excellent opportunity to develop a dynamic career in a friendly, international team and environment where we value your contribution, believe in your potential and are committed to your development. We support you with a clear career path that is underpinned by our policies of promotion from within, mobility, training and development programs. In line with our strategy of putting the needs of customers at the center of everything we do, and our commitment to innovation, we know it is our people who make it happen, and together we strive to exceed our customers’ expectations.

Does this sound like the opportunity for you? Apply today!

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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