Security Specialist

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-21-088
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 08/20/2021
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Radford Job Code: 6711
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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 is currently searching for a Security Specialist to join our team in Colorado Springs Office. The Security Specialist must be able to assist with day-to-day operations in a fast-paced environment. Attention-to-detail is essential when dealing with the extremely sensitive and complex security requirements associated with each task. The Security Specialist must be flexible in meeting core hours staffing requirements, Monday – Friday, excluding holidays, as determined by the government. The Security Specialist must be knowledgeable and experienced in general security administration including knowledge of Department of Defense and Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (SCI) security policies, requirements and functions. The Security Specialist should be able to perform and/or provide assistance with any of the specific duties described below:

  • Administrative filing and organization
  • Receiving and transmitting faxes, including secure faxes
  • Destroying, shredding, and conducting security cleanup
  • Opening and securing SAP facilities
  • Providing for visitor control
  • Clerical typing of security-related documents
  • Security database entry and retrieval
  • Courier and mail runs
  • Perform Low to High Assured File Transfers (AFT)
  • Security accountability and document control including:
  • Maintaining accountability of classified documents
  • Marking, wrapping, and distributing classified documents
  • Maintaining document control databases
  • Transmitting classified documents
  • Maintaining and conducting inventories and audits of classified holdings
  • Personnel security support including:
  • Processing personnel access requests (PARs)
  • Receiving incoming PARs
  • Logging and tracking PAR status
  • Routing PARs to appropriate staff members for government review and approval
  • Other administrative support, as necessary

Experience and Skills


  • Current Department of Defense Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) Clearance.
  • Previous experience with Sensitive Compartmented Information
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or military experience preferred, but 4 years’ experience or a combination of Associates degree and 2 years’ experience will be accepted.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office software suite to including Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Demonstrated customer support, interpersonal skills, and both oral and written communication skills.
  • 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

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