Security Consultant

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-22-004
    • 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: 2+
    • 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 Security Consultant of Commercial Cybersecurity Services for Kratos, you will be 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 the principles of information security in a variety of circumstances and expertise translating security requirements into common technical implementations. Experience working across multiple compliance frameworks (FedRAMP, DOD SRG, CMMC, NIST, PCI, ISO, HIPAA, SOC, CJIS, etc.) is highly desirable.

Responsibilities:

Assessor Role

  • Support small teams in the review and analysis of security documentation 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).
  • Provide critical input into the development of Security Assessment Plans, Security Assessment Reports, and security briefings.
  • Conduct client interviews and participate in 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 agreement on complex issues.
  • Effectively document successful and unsuccessful security control implementations that appropriately reflect testing methodologies and evidence used to determine security implementation effectiveness.   
  • Understand the impacts and information contained in vulnerability scan results from tools such as Nessus, Qualys, AppDetective, WebInspect, IBM AppScan, Burp Suite, etc.

 Advisor Role

  • Conduct diagnostic/discovery sessions to gain an understanding of security architecture and control implementations towards identify 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.
  • Support the development of security documentation that translates complex concepts and solutions into compliant documentation that is 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 recommend remediation and enhancements.

Collaborate effectively within dynamic teams and across multiple customer organizations with diverse personalities and expertise to drive to agreement on complex issues.

Experience and Skills

  • A minimum of (2) two years of IT, cybersecurity, or consulting work experience.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Engineering, or relevant work experience.
  • Must maintain one or more industry security certifications.
  • Ability to successfully pass security framework certification requirements.
  • Understanding of IT concepts such as network designs, protocols, identity and access management, security configurations, cryptography, and the systems development life cycle.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with strong presentation skills.
  • Ability to translate technical materials and issues into non-technical/layman terms.
  • Applies attention to detail, accuracy, and thoroughness in all work products.
  • Demonstrated skills in the entire Microsoft desktop suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, 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.
  • Ability to lead interactions with clients and represent Kratos in a professional manner.
  • Ability to successfully support multiple tasks.

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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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