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Information Security and Compliance Engineer

Job Title: Information Security and Compliance Engineer
Location: 43 Western Boulevard, Glastonbury, CT
Type: Full Time
Reports to: VP, Engineering Services

Kelser is looking for a self-starting and driven individual for our information security and compliance practice. Primary responsibilities will involve working directly with clients developing their security posture and strategy, conducting assessments and deployment of security best practices in compliance with NIST 800-171 and CMMC standards.

The Information Security and Compliance Engineer will define and document information security policies and procedures, disaster recovery plans, user access control and least privilege implementation, logging and data retention requirements, and other controls as defined by industry driven standards. The ideal candidate will possess a strong balance of technical understanding regarding information security with the ability to drive and own the compliance process with our constituents, integrating it with their overall business goals and requirements.

If you’re an energetic professional who seeks to work with a dynamic IT managed service provider, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@kelsercorp.com.


  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to formulate comprehensive security strategies and implementation guidelines, as required by industry compliance standards.
  • Establish subject matter expertise with regard to information security best practices, involving a thorough understanding of the controls for NIST 800-171 and CMMC.

  • Manage and execute gap assessment and audit readiness reviews.

  • Manage the development and implementation of Information Security policies, procedures, standards, guidelines for clients.
  • Practice continued investigation and education to maintain current and detailed knowledge of the IT security industry and threat landscape.

  • Be able to integrate a security strategy into business operations with consideration toward budgetary expectations and risk analysis.


  • 5+ years hands on Information security experience

  • Knowledge and familiarity with frameworks such as NIST and CMMC, including the ability to translate the various controls to actual deliverables consistent with successful compliance.

  • Direct IT experience within the defense contractor/supplier sector preferred, to include demonstrated knowledge of DoD infrastructure support requirements and challenges for outside service providers and compliance with DRARS and ITAR.

  • The ability to understand the business implications of various security tools and processes, including technical tools and controls, logging and SIEM capabilities, policies and procedures, disaster recovery and business continuity, user access, physical security, endpoint and perimeter security, and user awareness.

  • Outcome driven
  • Demonstrated advanced experience within a technical/IT subject such as systems engineering, network engineering, development, and/or virtualization.

  • Demonstrated troubleshooting, problem solving, and analytical skills.

  • Strong management and communication skills.

  • Strong writing skills.

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, or equivalent cert required.

  • Military cybersecurity experience a plus.

What We Can Offer You

  • Medical/Dental/Eye Care Insurance with Reimbursed Deductible
  • Open Paid Time Off
  • 401(k)
  • Profit-Sharing
  • Short-Term/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Free Parking
  • Life Insurance


  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Purchase Program
  • Free Coffee
  • Discount on Personal Cell Phone Plan
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Collaborative Workspace
  • Flexible Dress Code

Kelser Overview

The Kelser team works with integrity and enthusiasm to provide each client with the highest quality product and experience.

We’re a team of biznologists who bring boundless enthusiasm, technical curiosity and genuine concern for the success of our clients to each engagement. The title reflects what we know to be true: you can’t have technology without understanding the business framework in which it operates. Together, we’re creating a world of energized relationships and shared prosperity. If that’s how you like to work, come join us. Our team’s energy creates an enthusiastic and engaging workspace. We rely on a continuous infusion of innovative and creative ideas providing everyone the opportunity to use their individual skills and abilities to guide our clients through the numerous IT challenges they encounter on a daily basis.

Kelser empowers each employee to make an impact every day by living our values. Hard work is not only appreciated but rewarded. As a result, we have achieved high employee retention and development. Many employees have been with Kelser for more than 20 years.

The Kelser team works with integrity and enthusiasm to provide each client with the highest quality product and experience. Kelser cares about what's best for its clients and understands that excellence starts with each staff member. Kelser continues to provide the highest level of satisfaction to all business relationships while continuing to grow in expertise with the incessantly emerging technology environment.

Kelser Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.