Security Specialist

    • Job Tracking ID: RTL:20-028
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 06/05/2020
    • Years of Experience: 3+
    • Radford Job Code: 06711
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Job Description

Kratos Space is a leader in assured aerospace communication solutions and services. We are cutting-edge innovators and creative problem solvers working collaboratively to solve our customers’ toughest challenges. Kratos is valued for our ability to design and deliver leading edge, resilient solutions for aerospace communication, control, awareness and mission success across a continuum of offerings—from commercial to tailored custom solutions and integrated programs. We bring both the capability and confidence that our customers value and depend on.

At Kratos, we encourage an entrepreneurial spirit balanced with fiscal and operational discipline. We work hard, we solve hard problems, and we look out for and take care of our customers, each other and our families. Protecting and enabling our customer’s communication systems through innovative aerospace solutions is what motivates us.

We look forward to working with open, honest, caring and passionate individuals that want to bring their diverse backgrounds, perspectives and skills to help us continue to build a great company.

Serve as a Security Specialist under the direction of the Kratos Facility Security Officer (FSO).  This position requires interfacing with the Defense Security Service (DSS), Department of Energy (DOE), Intelligence program offices, as well as the Counterintelligence Community on a regular basis.  The candidate who fills this position will support the FSO with 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 indoctrinations, develop and follow standard operating procedures, and administer security education and training.  Other responsibilities include document control, domestic and international visit requests, physical security and COMSEC Custodian. The individual will assist with intrusion detection alarms and access control system.

This position is located at our Colorado Springs, CO location.  The candidate must be a highly motivated self-starter who enjoys being challenged.






Experience and Skills

Required Experience :
  • Must be a United States citizen and possess a current Top Secret clearance
  • Candidate must be willing to take a polygraph
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a security professional supporting Department of Defense or Intelligence Community programs is required
  • Must have knowledge of the NISPOM, DCIDs, ICDs, and all other applicable sponsor government directives
  • Candidate must have experience with physical security requirements of alarm management, access control systems and perimeter controls
  • Must be proficient with Personnel Security and annual security training for collateral programs.
  • Candidate must have knowledge of classified computer systems
  • Must have knowledge of the government clearance process, the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS)/Defense Information System for Security (DISS)
  • Candidate must be detailed oriented and have strong organizational skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a related focus preferred

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 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 maintain a U.S. Government Top Secret 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.


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program