Manager, Cybersecurity Services

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-20-072
    • Job Location: Chantilly, VA
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 05/26/2020
    • Years of Experience: 5+
    • Radford Job Code: 02573
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Job Description

Do you take information technology (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 Manager of Commercial Cybersecurity Services for Kratos, you will be directing and managing a team of professionals working to evaluate and secure innovative cloud computing solutions on the most advanced cloud infrastructures in the world by providing security consulting services and performing security assessments.  The ideal candidate will have a firm understanding of how to apply the principles of information security in a variety of circumstances and expertise translating security requirements into common technical implementations. Experience working across multiple compliance frameworks (FedRAMP, DOD SRG, NIST, PCI, ISO, HIPAA, SOC, CJIS, etc.) is highly desirable.  This role is both a management and technical position. 


  • First-Level Manager: Manage the activities of the individual contributors:

    • Independently lead delivery teams and provide thorough guidance to team members with minimal guidance from leadership.

    • Manage multiple efforts by appropriately gauging individual level of effort needed on each project based on staff, customer requirements, and similar factors to ensure properly balanced projects.

    • Ensure successful project completion by developing and planning projects/tasks in collaboration with project managers, and adhering to scheduling, budgetary, quality control, risk management, and contractual obligations.

  • Work to continually build and improve solid and well-rounded practice area teams:

    • Lead the interviewing process and make hiring decisions to support Kratos and team needs.

    • Participate in staff selection process for project assignments.

    • Set consultant utilization and revenue metrics and ensure targets are met.

    • Oversee staffing skill development and retention of consultants.

    • Responsible for staffing decisions, performance reviews, and pay reviews.

  • Contribute to the growth of the commercial cybersecurity consulting and assessment practices:

    • Serve as a functional leader in development and implementation of creative approaches, methodologies, and tools to meet client needs.

    • Provide thought leadership to improve current service offerings.

    • Provide technical expertise and remain current on technology trends in the marketplace.

    • Maintain a strong network and promote the organization at various industry meetings, forums, panels and conferences.

    • Cultivate and maintain key partnering relationships with strategic customers, business associates, and/or sub-contractors.

    • Serve as the account manager for multiple commercial customers and lead organic growth within existing customer base.

    • Identify new leads through networking with existing and potential customers.

    • Develop and organize service offerings, client strategy, pricing and profitability.

    • Serve as a key contributor to capture and proposal efforts.

Experience and Skills

    • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science or relevant discipline, or relevant work experience.
    • Maintain two or more of the following certificates: CISSP, CISM, CEH, CAP, Security +, GSEC, or equivalent.
    • Demonstrated familiarity with NIST 800 series guidelines (800-30, 800-37, 800-53 and 53A, 800-171, etc.).
    • Broad based IT background with a technical understanding of networks, protocols, security configurations, cryptography, identity and access management, and the systems development life cycle.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with strong presentation skills.
    • Ability to communicate solutions articulately and persuasively to colleagues and clients.
    • Asks relevant insightful questions in interactions with colleagues and clients.
    • 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 desktop suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, 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 successfully manage multiple tasks.
    • Ability to travel 25%.
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
    • Minimum 5 years of IT, cybersecurity, or consulting experience with 3 years management experience.