Senior Director of Security for Kratos Space

    • Job Tracking ID: RTL:20-072
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 12/22/2020
    • Years of Experience: 10+
    • Radford Job Code: 03344-03346 Security Director- Senior Security Director
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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.

Kratos Defense is in search of a Senior Director/Facility Security Officer (FSO) that will support and manage all security functions for the company at all Kratos Space Facilities. The ideal candidate will have FSO experience working with both IC and DoD customers. As an FSO, you will be responsible for managing the security team for all security related documentation, inspections, visitor control, contractor administration from a compliance standpoint, and personnel security of our employees.

Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate would have experience with these duties and responsibilities:

  • Management of the security team personnel
  • Serve as the trusted partner to IC and DoD security personnel, to include maintaining direct relationships with customer security teams.
  • Leadership of the maintenance of all Facility Clearance Related Documents; update and submit to Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA), aspects of the Facility Security Program
  • Lead the Annual Security Awareness Program including Insider Threat training
  • Ensure the Company is in compliance with all aspects of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM)
  • Provide a help desk type support for all employees, managers, and recruiters for security questions and verifications including digitizing all security files
  • Comfortable coordinating all actions with the CSA 
  • Experience updating and maintaining JPAS and Scattered Castles
  • Coordinating DCSA annual inspections, incident reports, suspicious contact reports, and any changes that may affect the facility 
  • Management of the Facility Clearance File for a currently cleared Organization
  • Experience providing Security guidance for the company, employees or the program.
  • Experience reviewing and updating the DD Form 441-DoD Security Agreement, the SF-328-Certificate Pertaining to Foreign Interests, the Key Management Personnel List (KMP) and any exclusion resolutions 
  • Preparing and executing corporate Standard Practice Procedures (SPP), the insider threat plan, training, and reporting portal for approval by DCSA, Prepare Operational Security Training, and Initial and Refresher Security Awareness Training 
  • Managing Systems Access Requests (SAR) for Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) and NISS
  • Conduct a full inspection of the program and identify any corrective action items or vulnerabilities
  • Review all personnel records in JPAS, DISS, and Scattercastles enter all records into the Security Database
  • Update the JPAS Security Management Office (SMO) with the security email address


  • TS/SCI Security Clearance 
  • 10+ years of multi-site Facility Security Officer (FSO) related experience for the Intelligence Community or Department of Defense
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred

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.


Salary Range $150k-$220k per year




  • 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