Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-20-061
    • Job Location: Lanham, MD
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 03/22/2020
    • Years of Experience: 3+
    • Radford Job Code: 06583
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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 within the space industry. Our motto "From Strength to Success" reflects a 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 focused on DoD, Civil (NOAA/NASA), and classified customers. We are an agile and innovative solutions provider in that we integrate Kratos-developed products with 3rd party software, as well as design and develop new tools and applications to provide end-to-end systems that solve mission unique requirements.

The Kratos Lanham office is looking for a motivated Information System Security Officer to help maintain current and onboard emerging DoD programs. The candidate will work with local security and engineering teams to ensure timely authorization and continued monitoring support to accredited systems.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Risk Management expert; hands on experience with RMF and eMASS
  • Implement cybersecurity controls and security engineering for enterprise and tactical systems
  • Address vulnerabilities and maintain product security posture
  • Review, prepare, and update RMF authorization packages and other security documents as required
  • Plan and schedule Authority to Operate (ATO) critical path for 1, 3, or 5 year accreditations.
  • Conduct assessments of information security controls in order to measure the effectives of controls and identify any gaps
  • Manage remediation efforts and report on the status of control deficiencies
  • Provide continuous monitoring security expertise to classified systems (ACAS, HBSS, SCAP etc)
  • Provide timely status updates/reporting on assessments and assigned projects

Experience and Skills

-Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity/Information Technology or equivalent field.

-3 years’ experience in Information Assurance and/or Cybersecurity.

-DOD 8570 Compliant / Sec+ (Mandatory).

-Hands on experience with RMF and eMASS.

-Thorough knowledge of Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency, NIST 800 Special Publications, and other significant DOD regulations.

-Active Secret clearance required.

-Position located in Lanham, MD.

U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.
Kratos offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Kratos 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.