IT Security Application Management Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-313811
    • Job Location: San Diego, CA
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 12/24/2020
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Radford Job Code: 06581-06586
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Job Description

Kratos is looking for an IT Security Application Management Engineer in the San Diego, CA area.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) develops and fields transformative, affordable technology, platforms, and systems for United States National Security related customers, allies, and commercial enterprises.

At Kratos, we encourage an entrepreneurial spirit balanced with discipline. We work hard, and take care of our customers, employees and families. Recognized as thought leaders in our industry, we are motivated by creating and delivering innovative solutions to our nation and global customers. We proactively build trusted relationships with our peers, partners and customers, and take ownership for our actions—always striving to do the right thing.

JOB SUMMARY:
The IT Security Application Management Engineer is responsible for maintaining and improving existing application control technologies and process within the Kratos enterprise environment. High focus on maintaining accurate OS and application inventory coupled with administration of IT systems that enable inventory control.

JOB FUNCTIONS:
• System administration of application blacklisting & whitelisting technology
• Review security risk of applications before introducing into Kratos environment
• Document application security review findings
• Extract application inventory data from various sources
• Manipulate, merge and normalize inventory list data
• Maintain updated and accurate application inventory for the Kratos enterprise
• Respond to requests from users for application approvals
• Improve and document application inventory processes
• Provide regular updates and delta reports to management
• Maintain updated knowledge of related application management technology
• Identify applications in the environment that may introduce IT security risk
• Research and recommend alternative applications to improve security posture
• Escalate potential security issues due do specific application

Experience and Skills

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
• Some experience or technical training in Information Security
• 2 years of experience in IT support or system administration
• Experience with application control technologies a plus
• Understanding of list data manipulation
• Security+ Certifications or be able to achieve certification within 1 year
• General understanding of modern client and server operating systems: Windows, Linux, OSX

SOFT SKILL REQUIREMENTS: 
• Maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards
• Interact effectively in a team environment
• Adhere to workplace rules
• Ability to effectively communicate/present technical information to a non-technical audience
• Understands the value of cross training and information sharing with team members
• Desire to improve knowledge of information security related topics 
• Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
• Strong verbal and written communication skills

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: 
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

WORK ENVIROMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Office environment
Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time
Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones)
Ability to lift up to 10 pounds