Principal Security Consultant

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-20-022
    • Job Location: Chantilly, VA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 01/16/2020
    • Years of Experience: 7 - 10 Years
    • Radford Job Code: 06903
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Job Description

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY: 

Do you take IT and information security seriously and want to make a difference? Helping leading-edge technology companies secure their cloud environments is at the core of what we do and we make a difference. As a Principal Security Consultant for Kratos, you will be supporting a team of professionals working to evaluate and secure innovative Cloud Computing solutions on the most advanced Cloud infrastructures in the world by performing security assessments and providing security consulting services.

The candidate should have a firm understanding of how to apply the principles of IT and information Security in the Cloud in a variety of circumstances and have expertise translating NIST and other guidelines into common technical Cloud implementations. Ideally, the candidate will have experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and have a background in Cloud architecture.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

•       Assist in directing the organization’s technical consulting program.

•       Work with Project Managers to oversee projects to ensure quality expectations and timelines are being met.

•       Develop and organize new technical service offerings to expand business.

•       Provide technical expertise and remain current on cloud computing, cybersecurity, and technology trends in the marketplace.

•       Promote the organization at various industry meetings, forums, panels and conferences.

•       Contribute to the development of Security Authorization Packages that are compliant with FedRAMP and DoD requirements. 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, DoD and other compliance requirements.

•       Provide review and analysis of vulnerability scan results from automated tools.

•       Serve as mentor to Security Consultants.

 

Experience and Skills

•       Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or relevant discipline, or relevant work experience.

•       Maintain two or more of the following certificates: AWS CCP, AWS CSA, CISSP, CEH, CAP, Security +, GSEC, or equivalent.

•       Demonstrated experience of NIST 800 series guidelines (800-30, 800-37, 800-53 and 53A, 800-60, etc.) or other compliance standards, such as PCI and ISO.

•       Broad based IT background with a technical understanding of networks, protocols, security configurations, security tools, cryptography, identity and access management, and the systems development life cycle.

•       Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with strong presentation skills.

•       Ability to translate technical materials and issues into non-technical/layman terms.

•       Applies attention to detail, accuracy, and thoroughness in all work products.

•       Demonstrated skills in the entire Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.).

•       Team player able to work well with others in a collaborative manner and is a self-starter who can work with minimum supervision.

•       Ability to interact with clients and represent Kratos in a professional manner.

•       Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks.

•       Ability to travel 25% (flexible and remote work options available).

Nine plus years of experience with the responsibilities and requirements listed above.