Kratos Technology & Training Solutions Security Consultant in Chantilly, Virginia

Job Description:

As a Security Consultant for Kratos SecureInfo, you will be joining a team performing security assessments and providing consulting support to assist clients in meeting FISMA and FedRAMP requirements. 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 the NIST 800-53 guidelines into common technical implementations.

Responsibilities: * Develop Security Authorization Packages that are compliant with FedRAMP and DoD requirements under the supervision of senior staff members. Package components include: System Security Plans, Contingency Plans, Configuration Management Plans, Incident Response Plans, Privacy Impact Assessments, Security Assessment Plans, and Security Assessment Reports. * Assist in the review and analysis of Security Authorization Packages for completeness and compliance with FedRAMP and DoD requirements. * Participate in client interviews to complete Security Authorization Packages and Security Assessments. * Ensure existing systems Security Authorization Packages remain up to date throughout the life cycle. * Provide review and analysis of vulnerability scan results from tools such as Nessus, Qualys, AppDetective, WebInspect, IBM AppScan, Burp Suite, etc.

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelors degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or relevevant discipline, or equivalent work experience.
  • Maintain one or more of the following certificates: CISSP, CEH, CAP, Security +, GSEC, or equivalent.
  • Familiarity with NIST 800 series guidelines (800-30, 800-37, 800-53 and 53A, 800-60, etc.).
  • 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 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.).
  • 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 interact with clients and represent Kratos SecureInfo in a professional manner.
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks
  • Serve as mentor to Associate Security Consultants on best practices.
  • Ability to travel 25%.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience with the responsibilities and requirements listed above.

Job Tracking ID: KTTS-16-085

Location: Chantilly, VA

Job Type: Full-Time/Regular

Date Updated: September 15, 2016

Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)

Number of Openings: 5

Years of Experience: At least 3 Years

Level of Education: BA/BS

Starting Date: ASAP