Security Consultant

    • Job Tracking ID: KTTS-19-116
    • Job Location: Chantilly, VA
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 08/04/2020
    • Years of Experience: 2+
    • Radford Job Code: 06901-06906
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Job Description

As a Security Consultant for Kratos SecureInfo, you will be joining a team working with commercial customers, performing security assessments and providing security consulting support to assist clients in meeting compliance standards such as FedRAMP, DoD CC SRG, FISMA, PCI, and other security and privacy requirements. The ideal candidate will have a firm understanding of how to apply the principles of Information Security in a variety of circumstances, expertise in assessment processes, and expertise translating technical, operational, and management guidelines (e.g. NIST 800-53) into common technical implementations.


• Develop Security Authorization Packages that are compliant with FedRAMP and DoD requirements under the supervision of senior staff members. Package components include: System Security Plans, Contingency Plans, Configuration Management Plans, Incident Response Plans, Privacy Impact Assessments, Security Assessment Plans, and Security Assessment Reports.
• Assist in the review and analysis of Security Authorization Packages for completeness and compliance with FedRAMP and DoD requirements.
• Participate in client interviews to complete Security Authorization Packages and Security Assessments.
• Ensure existing systems Security Authorization Packages remain up to date throughout the life cycle.
• Provide review and analysis of vulnerability scan results from tools such as Nessus, Qualys, AppDetective, WebInspect, IBM AppScan, Burp Suite, etc.

Experience and Skills

 1) Minimum of 2 years of IT, cybersecurity, or consulting work experience.
 2) Bachelor’s Degree or relevant work experience.
 3) Maintain one or more of the following security certificates: CISSP, CEH, CAP, Security +, GSEC, or equivalent.
 4) Familiarity with NIST 800 series guidelines (800-30, 800-37, 800-53 and 53A, 800-60, etc.).
 5) Broad based IT background with a technical understanding of networks, protocols, security configurations, cryptography, identity and access management, and the systems development life cycle.
 6) Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with strong presentation skills.
 7) Ability to translate technical materials and issues into non-technical/layman terms.
 8) Applies attention to detail, accuracy, and thoroughness in all work products.
 9) Demonstrated skills in the entire Microsoft desktop suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.).
10) Team player able to work well with others in a collaborative manner and is a self-starter who can work with minimum supervision.
11) Ability to interact with clients and represent Kratos SecureInfo in a professional manner.
12) Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks.
13) Serve as mentor to Associate Security Consultants on best practices.
14) Ability to travel 25%.