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Cyber Security Lead, COLORADO SPRINGS, CO

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
El Segundo, California
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Cyber Security Lead

KBR has an exciting opportunity for a senior Cyber Security lead, responsible for leading the planning and execution of all enterprise-level cybersecurity strategies and events across multiple systems, domains and life cycles.  The primary customer for this work is the Space Systems Command (SSC) Space Domain Awareness (SDA) and Combat Power / Battle Mgt Command, Control and Communications (BMC3) Program Executive Officers (PEOs).   

Essential Responsibilities include:

Provide interface to the USSF Chief Information Officer on cyber requirement and policy compliance as well as ensure program-level understanding of cyber requirements and standards in coordination with the Authorizing Official.

Monitor and adjudicate cyber risks across multiple client programs as well as coordinate with the SSC Chief Information Officer.

Provide expert knowledge to develop Risk Management Framework (RMF) packages for Authorizing Official approval, and track and manage risks and issues at the SSC enterprise level.

Apply the Risk Management Framework (RMF) to system instantiations on Non-Secure Internet Protocol Router (NIPR), Secret Internet Protocol Router (SIPR), Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communication System (JWICS) Information Systems (ISs), and higher classification systems as required.

Provide proactive SSC system cyber security compliance, IA oversight and management, and Certification and Accreditation.

Apply the National Institute of Standards and Technology Risk Management Framework throughout the system life-cycle to identify, implement, assess, and monitor all applicable security controls; and follow USSF policies as well as NIST 800-53 standards to prevent and identify vulnerabilities and implement corrective actions

Provide Crypto services to include support for analysis and materials preparation, enabling hardware-based encryption for SSC and ensuring secure authorities and operations for data transmission over analog, digital, radio, and satellite links.

 Essential Skills/Experience:

One DoD 8570.01-M Level III or higher certification (any category or specialty).

15 years’ experience with leading DoD and IC cybersecurity technical implementation activities for systems connected to NIPRNet, SIPRNet, JWICS, or higher-level networks.

Experience with implementing automated vulnerability testing and/or risk management controls in DevSecOps or Continuous Integration (CI)/Continuous Deployment (CD) pipelines.

Experience with leading risk management efforts to achieve and maintain authorization for systems using DoD and IC RMFs tools (e.g., eMASS, Xacta).

Experience with leading vulnerability management and reporting activities in response to DoD cybersecurity directives, orders, and alerts, including leveraging the output of automated tools (e.g., Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) Security Center, Host-Based Security System (HBSS), Tanium, SCCM). Certified T&E Professional Practitioner Certification.

Experience with USSF testing directives, frameworks, and standards.  Strong written and verbal communication skills to include excellent customer interface and presentation skills

Experience with leading cybersecurity and/or risk management activities for systems hosted in Government hybrid cloud environments.

Experience with delivering cybersecurity architecture and engineering services.

Education: Master’s Degree in Business, Math, Science or Engineering with 10+ Years of demonstrated technical project management experience


Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Math, Science or Engineering with 15+ Years of demonstrated experience.

Security Clearance Statement:  Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. The optimal candidate shall possess an active Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) clearance, and be eligible to support Special Access Programs (SAP)

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Travel:  Periodic travel will be required between Los Angeles, CA; Colorado Springs, CO; and the National Capital Region (Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland).

Location:  Los Angeles, CA; or Colorado Springs, CO desired

Basic Compensation:

$160,800 – $200,900

The offered rate will be based on the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities and/or experience and in consideration of internal parity.

Additional Compensation:

KBR may offer bonuses, commissions, or other forms of compensation to certain job titles or levels, per internal policy or contractual designation. Additional compensation may be in the form of sign on bonus, relocation benefits, short term incentives, long term incentives, or discretionary payments for exceptional performance.


KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development. 

In compliance with the U.S. federal government’s vaccine mandate, only candidates who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

KBR / Equal Opportunity Employer / JBKBR-R2057175 


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