Navy Qualified Validator (NMMES) - #1672090

Imagine One Technology & Management, Ltd.

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Norfolk, VA
Contract type: Full time

Job Code: 16381669

Job Location: Norfolk, Virginia (On Site)

Imagine One is seeking an experienced Navy Qualified Validator (NQV) to join a team of validators. The NQV team supports assessment efforts for multiple information technology (IT) systems across a large NAVY maintenance environment located in Norfolk, Virginia. Current NQV certification is required.

Support Navy Risk Management Framework (RMF) efforts throughout all steps within the Risk Management Framework. The NQV is responsible for conducting assessments of IT systems to confirm or establish by testing, evaluating, and/or evaluating objective quality evidence (OQE) that the selected security controls are implemented correctly and are effective in their application to reduce risks for the NMMES IT systems.

  • Act as a trusted agent for the program tasked to perform independent assessments of IT systems and evaluate risks in alignment with risk appetite and compliance requirements
  • Independently develops and executes Security Assessment Plans (SAP) in accordance with established Department of Navy’s Risk Assessment Guide
  • Audit security controls and evaluate supporting evidence to determine compliance
  • Analyze ACAS scan results and STIG checklists and evaluate compliance
  • Perform control level risk assessments and provide Risk Recommendation
  • Independently author Security Assessment Report Executive Summaries (SAR) in accordance with established Department of Navy’s Risk Assessment Guide
  • Provide support to system owners and Information Systems Security Engineers (ISSE) in order to resolve cybersecurity and Assessment and Authorization (A&A) hurdles
  • Consult on the program’s creation of technical mitigation statements to reduce risks of vulnerabilities

The successful candidate must be capable of independent assessment work and consultation with regular progress reviews by the government Technical Point of Contact

Experience Requirements:
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills across multiple levels of technical, administrative, and management personnel, including government and FLAG level customers
  • Well versed with the role of a validator for multiple Risk Management Framework (RMF) accreditation types including baseline changes (Use Cases), ASR, ATO, CAR, DATO, Platform IT, HRR/HRE, Assess Only, and IATT
  • Familiarity with assessment of Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and Security Requirements Guides (SRGs)
  • In-depth knowledge of the NIST Special Publications with focus on 800-53 and 800-37
  • Ability to read, interpret, and conduct traceability across architecture / topology diagrams, Ports Protocols and Services, hardware/software lists, and other artifacts
  • Expert knowledge using with Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) software
  • Experience with DITPR DON/DADMS
  • Excellent time management and presentation skills
  • Familiarity with FAO business rules, policies, and procedures
  • Hands-on experience conducting vulnerability assessment and analysis utilizing standard technologies such as SCAPs, ACAS/NESSUS scans, and DISA STIGs/SRGs
  • Knowledge of IT security principles and methods, such as firewalls, demilitarized zones, encryption standards

Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or related field or equivalent experience
  • IT Certification(s) in accordance with DoDI 8140 requirements and NQV Qualification Standards.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) preferred.
  • Three to five years of experience assessing IT security controls, documentation, and supporting evidence
  • NQV credential in good standing

Security Requirements:
  • US citizenship
  • Active Secret clearance MANDATORY

Nice to Haves:
  • Advanced degree in Cybersecurity
  • Experience assessing cloud environments
  • Advanced Cybersecurity certification(s) (CISM, CISA, CASP+, GSLC)
  • Familiarity with specialized software (eMASSter, STIG Manager, Evaluate-STIG)
  • Experience reviewing test results from Fortify and WebInspect scanning tools

Imagine One offers a full package of benefits and competitive salary, excellent group medical, vision and dental programs. 401K savings plan; $4K annual tuition reimbursement ($5K if pursuing Master’s degree); employee training, development and education programs; profit sharing; advancement opportunities; and much more! Imagine One is an Employee-Owned Company!

EEO/AA Employer. Protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities encouraged to apply.

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