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Facility Security Officer

Job Tracking ID:  KTTS-19-056
Location:   Lanham, MD
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  March 12, 2019
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Job Description:

Kratos is a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment that is team oriented and relationship driven to foster innovation and creativity. Our motto, "From Strength to Success," reflects our commitment to continually leveraging our technical and intellectual strengths for the ultimate success of our customers. The Federal Solutions Group is a leader in satellite command and control solutions provider focused on DoD, Civil (NOAA/NASA), and National customers.

This position will serve as the Kratos Federal Facility Security Officer (FSO) at our Lanham, MD facility. The position requires interfacing with the Defense Security Service (DSS), as well as the Counterintelligence Community on a regular basis. The candidate who fills this position will act as a primary liaison with management and customers regarding security issues to ensure compliance of applicable government regulations.  They will also work closely with various Government Agencies and Program Offices to submit access nominations, process personnel paperwork, administer indoctrination, standard operating procedures, and security education and training. Other responsibilities include managing information systems security program, document control, visit requests, physical security and COMSEC Custodian. The individual will be the primary point of contact for the accreditation, and inspection of a cleared facility as well as assist with the alarms and access control system. The candidate must be a highly motivated self-starter who enjoys being challenged.

Experience and Skills:


-Bachelor's degree in related security fields; equivalent experience may be considered.

-Minimum of 10 years of experience as a security professional with at least 5 years as an FSO; certification as an Industrial Security Professional (ISP) preferred.

-Must have expert level knowledge of the NISPOM, DCIDs, ICDs, and all other applicable sponsor government directives.

-Must have experience with classified computer systems.

-Thorough knowledge of the government clearance process and of the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) is required.

-Hands-on experience maintaining Security Information Management System (SIMs) database is desired.

-Experience serving as an Insider Threat Senior Official or as a member of and Insider Threat Working Group preferred.

-Current Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility.

-Candidate must have or be willing to take a polygraph.

-Travel required (approximately 5%).

-Excellent organization and communication skills with a strong customer service focus.

-Ability to manage complex situations, along with a demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks while still meeting deadlines.

-Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.
Kratos Federal offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Kratos Federal is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of diversity. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment and strongly encourage minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please, no phone calls, agencies or recruiters.

Additional Information:
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:  
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP