Principal Security Consultant
Company: Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
Posted on: October 11, 2019
Job Tracking ID: KTTS-18-149
Location: Chantilly, VA
Job Type: Full-Time/RegularDate Updated: August 22, 2018
Job Description:GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:
As a Principal Security Consultant for Kratos, 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 and Cloud
Security in a variety of circumstances and expertise translating
the NIST 800-53 guidelines into common technical
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
--- Assist in directing the organizations technical consulting
--- Responsible for the growth and quality of consulting
--- Oversee projects to ensure expectations, timelines, and budgets
are being met. Eligible to serve as a Delivery Manager.
--- Develop and organize service offerings, client strategy,
pricing and profitability.
--- Oversee staffing skill development and retention of
--- Work to continually build and improve solid and well-rounded
practice area teams.
--- Provide proposal development support and may be called in to
present proposals to clients.
--- Provide technical expertise and remain current on cloud
computing, cybersecurity, and technology trends in the
--- Maintain a strong network and promote the organization at
various industry meetings, forums, panels and conferences.
--- 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
--- 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 or Masters 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 mastery of 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, security tools,
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
--- Applies attention to detail, accuracy, and thoroughness in all
--- 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
--- Ability to interact with clients and represent Kratos in a
--- Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks.
--- Serve as mentor to Associate Security Consultants and Base
Security Consultants on best practices.
--- Ability to travel 25%.
--- U.S. Citizenship required.
--- 9 to 11 years of experience with the responsibilities and
requirements listed above.
Additional Information: Job Level: Any
Number of Openings: 3
Years of Experience: Any
Level of Education: BA/BS
Starting Date : ASAP
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