Security Administrator

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-21-040
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 03/29/2021
    • Years of Experience: 4+
    • Radford Job Code: 04902-04903 Product Security Engineer
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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 "Ready For What's Next" reflects a commitment to continually leveraging our technical and intellectual strengths for the ultimate success of our customers.

Kratos 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 successful candidate will work with a small team responsible for the installation and administration of security tools and software, hardware for these mission unique applications. The candidate will work closely with system engineers and developers to support system updates, system configurations/reconfigurations, and be able to resolve other hardware, software and various other application issues.  The candidate should have a proven ability to access problems, research solutions and complete tasks on schedule.  Other related tasks: installation, configuration and administration of mission unique applications, administration of commercial and Government technologies like various Linux OSs, Graylog, Splunk, ACAS, and HBSS.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Security software implementation
  • System hardware/software integration
  • System documentation updates

Experience and Skills

Required Skills/Experience:

  • 4+ years’ administration experience
  • Experience in administration across multiple disciplines
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, System Engineering or engineering equivalent preferred. May consider equivalent experience in lieu of degree.
  • Experience with security controls and RMF
  • Familiarity with modern IT infrastructure capabilities to include virtualization, cloud deployment and containerization
  • Secret clearance required with the ability to obtain TS/SCI
  • Self-motivated and comfortable with supporting multiple groups of developers, engineers, and testers
  • Articulate technical concepts orally and in written forms both internally to the team as well as externally to the customer and users

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Experience with satellite ground systems
  • Experience with SATCOM mission planning
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience with Oracle
  • Experience with VMWare
  • Experience with SecDevOps processes and related Agile practices
  • Security+ or better certification

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. citizenship is required.

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. Kratos is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer.

Competitive salary based on experience and education
Salary Range $105-$125k per year

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