• Arlington, VA, USA
  • 146957.53-149730.32 per year Salary plus Company Benefits
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision , 401(k), ST/LT Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance, Paid Time Off, 11 Paid Holidays, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Professional Development Program

Come join our growing team with a 21st Century Vision! At KaylaTek, we understand that the key to our success is the quality of the people we employ. Our focus is not just on jobs, but on building and enhancing your career through ongoing professional development, training, and high quality of life. Our team members choose KaylaTek for a number of reasons including our competitive compensation and benefit packages, dedication to education, as well as our outstanding service. Our Grow Strong Vision encompasses a place for employees to grow, learn and feel a sense of belonging, not just a place to work.

Employee Benefit Offerings

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) with company matching, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance, Paid Time Off, 11 Paid Holidays, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Professional Development Program and much more.

Annual Salary Range

$146,957.53 - $149,730.32

KaylaTek is seeking an experienced Senior High level IT professional to provide Cybersecurity Auditing Duties to support the AFNCR IT support contract's Cyber Risk Reduction Effort.

Job Site: Pentagon 100% on-site

Shift Hours: Day-Shift; core support hours are 0600 -1800.

Overview: Seeking high-level IT Professionals to provide Cybersecurity Auditing duties including performing risk assessments, analyzing logs, and providing critical information to the leadership team in order to make important security-related decisions within the National Military Command Center.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Audit components of the business including critical technology functions, infrastructure, cybersecurity, risk management, and applications across multiple repositories.
  • Identifies internal control standard methodologies.
  • Contributes to the development and execution of a continuous monitoring program for the businesses or functions covered.
  • Mitigates risk by following established procedures and monitoring controls, spotting key errors and demonstrating strong ethical behavior.
  • Report suspicious and anomalous audit findings to proper personnel, including supervisor, manager, or team.
  • Able to make recommendations for the timely correction of unsatisfactory conditions.
  • Review all relevant documents, records, reports and methods for accuracy and effectiveness.
  • Execute internal control testing for operations of varying complexity.
  • Perform audit tasks for multiple systems of moderate difficulty, demonstrating a degree of audit expertise consistent with experience level.
  • Prioritize and effectively plan own work activities managing multiple priorities and tasks across the team to deliver quality results.
  • Assist in communicating the results of audit projects to management via written reports and oral presentations.
  • Assist with development and maintenance of Internal Audit IT Risk Assessment.
  • Provides guidance to lesser experienced auditors and promotes the development of effective team relationships and functions to ensure success in the department. Coaches and mentors others on the use of various business systems, applications, and audit tools.
  • Independently identifies key IT controls and assesses their design and operating effectiveness.
  • Validates the remediation of issues and their corresponding corrective actions.
  • Establishes working relationships with stakeholders, teammates and Management of different levels.
  • Ability to communicate with System and Network SME's for Technical assistance.
  • Working knowledge of SolarWinds Security Event Manager and Windows Event Log Viewer.
  • Knowledge of Audit and Accountability Control family per NIST SP 800-53.
  • Create and tailor audit reports for multiple levels of stakeholders.
  • Directs and performs reviews of internal control procedures and security for enhancement to current systems and new systems under development.
  • Ability to prepare audit finding memoranda and create working papers to ensure that adequate documentation exists to support the auditing process.
  • Familiar with NIST Special Publications (SP) 800-137 and NIST Special Publications (SP) 800-137A.
  • Ensure work is well organized with close attention to details.
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified candidates must possess a TS//SCI security clearance
  • Security+CE Required
  • SolarWinds Security Event Manager (SEM)
  • SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM)
  • SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM)
  • VMware, RHEL, Juniper, Cisco, Microsoft 2010, Microsoft server 2012/2016, NAS, Syslog
  • Effective communication and presentation skills (i.e., ability to present ideas effectively in formal and informal situations in group and individual settings).
  • Strong planning, organizational, and time management skills (i.e., ability to effectively plan, organize, and prioritize work, and to control and follow up to assure work completion).
  • Demonstrated initiative (i.e. initiate appropriate action without being directed) and ability to work independently.
  • Strong interpersonal skills (e.g., ability to work effectively on teams, communicate effectively, work/interact effectively and amicably with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures and with diverse personal attributes).


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


All KaylaTek employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition point of contact.


KaylaTek is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. KaylaTek participates in the DHS e-Verify program. KaylaTek also conducts a background check on all candidates post offer though PROScreening LLC.

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