Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. Senior Security Consultant in Chantilly, Virginia

Job Descriptions:

As a Senior Security Consultant for Kratos Cybersecurity, 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.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:• 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. • Build a customer-focused relationship with client(s).• Collaborate across multiple internal teams to ensure successful delivery of results based on scope of work.• Establish standards and procedures to minimize risks.• Demonstrate proficiency in creating proposals and SOW’s, responding to RFP’s. • Present proposals to clients. • Drive working sessions with client to ensure expectations and direction are aligned and timelines are being met. • Demonstrate ability to lead projects through the project lifecycle from initiation to project closure.

Required Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or relevant discipline, or relevant work experience.• Maintain one or more of the following certificates: CISSP, CEH, CAP, Security +, GSEC, or equivalent.• Demonstrated 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 Cybersecurity in a professional manner. • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks.• Serve as mentor to Associate Security Consultants and Security Consultants on best practices.• Ability to travel 25%.• 5 to 9 years of experience with the responsibilities and requirements listed above.

Keyword: FISMA,NIST 800-53,FedRAMP,Cybersecurity,management.

From: Kratos Defense