Sr. Security Consultant

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-22-002
    • Job Location: Chantilly, VA
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 04/07/2022
    • Years of Experience: 5+
    • Radford Job Code: 06902 -06906
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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 Senior Security Consultant of Commercial Cybersecurity Services for Kratos, you will be leading and supporting teams of professionals working to evaluate, and secure innovative cloud computing solutions on the most advanced cloud and on-premises 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 principles of information security in a variety of circumstances, and expertise in translating security requirements into technical implementations. Also, experience working across multiple compliance frameworks (FedRAMP, DOD SRG, CMMC, NIST, PCI, ISO, HIPAA, SOC, CJIS, etc.) is highly desirable.


Assessor Role

  • Lead, or support small teams in the review and analysis of Security Packages for completeness and compliance with requirements across one or more cybersecurity frameworks (e.g., FedRAMP, DoD, NIST, CMMC, PCI, ISO, IA-Pre, or similar). 
  • Lead or assist in the development of Security Assessment Plans, Security Assessment Reports, and security briefings.
  • Facilitate, and participate in client interviews and working sessions to assess the technical and operational effectiveness of security control implementations.
  • Assess existing Security environments to validate security implementations remain up to date throughout the life cycle of a system or environment. 
  • Collaborate effectively within dynamic teams and across multiple customer organizations with diverse personalities and expertise to drive to the agreement on complex issues.
  • Effectively document successful and unsuccessful security control implementations that appropriately reflect testing methodologies and evidence to determine security implementation effectiveness.   
  • Support the review and analysis of vulnerability scan results from tools such as Nessus, Qualys, AppDetective, WebInspect, IBM AppScan, Burp Suite, etc. 

 Advisor Role

  • Engage with customers using a consultative advisor mindset.
  • Lead diagnostic/discovery sessions to understand the security architecture and control implementations towards identifying gaps and developing supporting documentation.
  • Work with multiple stakeholders (internal and external) to assess and identify security compliance gaps and propose technical and operational remediation solutions.
  • Lead and develop security documentation that translates complex concepts and solutions into compliant documentation required for the Certification or Authorization of compliance frameworks (e.g., FedRAMP, DoD, NIST, CMMC, PCI, ISO, IA-Pre, or similar). Security documentation includes but is not limited to System Security Plans, Contingency Plans, Configuration Management Plans, Incident Response Plans, Privacy Impact Assessments, security policies, and procedures. 
  • Provide consultative reviews of security documentation and provide recommendations and enhancements.



Experience and Skills

  • A minimum of 5 years of IT, Cybersecurity, or Consulting work experience is needed.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree or relevant work experience is required.
  • Must maintain two or more industry security certifications.
  • Capable of successfully passing security framework certification requirements.
  • Have a 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, and strong presentation skills.
  • Ability to translate technical materials and issues into non-technical/layman terms.
  • Can apply attention to detail, accuracy, and thoroughness in all work products.
  • Have the ability to demonstrate skills in the entire Microsoft desktop suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • A team player able to work well with others in a collaborative manner and is a self-starter who can work with minimum supervision.
  • Will be able to lead interactions with clients and professionally represent Kratos.
  • Successfully able to manage multiple task.


As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042, we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by December 8th 2021 or by your start date if it is after December 8th 2021, subject to approved medical, religious or other accommodation


As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042, we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18th 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th 2022, subject to approved medical, religious or other accommodation

Job Benefits

  • 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
  • Paid Holidays
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