BP Americas, Inc. Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Protection Analyst in Houston, Texas


Job title:

Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Protection Analyst


Corporate & Functions

Role synopsis:

The PKI Protection Analyst role has been created to provide support in the management of PKI environment. Focus is to ensure that services are available and are managed as a consistent/fit-for-purpose set of security controls.

Req ID:



Singapore - Flexible - Singapore, United Kingdom - South East - Bedfont, United States - Texas - Houston

Is this a part time position?:


Relocation available:


Travel required:

Negligible travel

Key accountabilities:

The key accountabilities of the role can be grouped as follows:

  • Support Subject Matter Expert in PKI technologies including security controls, configuration and management.

  • Achieve excellence in the logical security protection of the PKI environment and services.

  • Estabilish on-gong performance management, reporting and stakeholder engagement as necessary.

  • Working in conjunction with Segment/Function teams to identify the need for change to improve effectiveness, cost efficiency, and address gaps due to new & emerging threats.

  • Support the necessary change processes by conributing to risk and business cases; establish initiatives and projects for change and provide leadership and coordination of these activities. .

  • Work closely with the BP Security Operations Centre (SOC) and Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) professionals who monitor for and respond to serious cyber intrusions and assist in investigation activities across Digital and Group Security teams. Drive close working relationships with service delivery teams and Digital Secuirty & Risk teams to effectively respond to global incidents.

Essential Education:

A degree level qualification in Business, IT or Security or equivalent experience.

Desirable criteria and qualifications:

Deep understanding of integrated security solutions

About BP:

Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future.

BP is one of the three largest energy companies in the world, operating in over 100 countries across 6 continents. Information Technology & Services (IT&S), provides a full range of IT services to BP's global business segments.

IT&S plays a critical role in the delivery of defined world-class operational services that BP businesses can rely upon in support of their own performance. Our specific accountabilities include the delivery of services to specified target levels, including availability, recoverability and cost to the corporation. These services must also be delivered safely and secured against the growing risk of viruses and other security threats.

We aim to benchmark our performance favorably against a defined peer group of the world's best and intend to deliver our services with professionalism to rival any major business corporation in the world - this is what we mean by being 'World Class'. To achieve this exciting level of performance will require a commensurate level of enthusiasm, commitment and expertise in our people.

Application close date:



Information Security

Job category:

Information Technology & Services

Countries (State/Region):

Singapore, United Kingdom, United States - Texas


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Essential experience and job requirements:

  • At least 3+ years’ experience in PKI security or PKI operations position

  • Track record of running agile security operations and innovative security in a large multinational organization.

  • Strong influencing and stakeholder management skills to ensure effective change management across the segment / function.

  • Ability to understand the business context and technology manage uncertainty and apply appropriate solutions in response to differential risks and needs.

  • Strong skills to work within a high performing team of experts.

  • Ability to apply risk based decisions balancing cost/opportunity and risk.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to communicate effectively across a wide range of stakeholders. Proven ability to explain security issues in business language and business issues in security language. Ability to articulate and communicate intelligence on adversaries, campaigns and threats facing BP.

  • Excellent inter-personal skills.

  • Ability to inspire engagement in people through leading by example and cultivating a culture of transparency and staff influence.

  • Capable of producing high quality output with a strong focus on attention to detail.

  • Proficient knowledge of good security practice including: ISO 27000 series, IT Security compliance issues, and/or security techniques and technologies in use within BP.

Other Requirements (eg Travel, Location):

There are no additional requirements. Please respond with N/A below.

Eligibility Requirements:

If you are applying for a position in the United States, you must be at least 18 years of age, legally authorized to work in the United States; and not require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., TN, H1B status), now or in the future.