Military Qualified Validator, Mid in Washington, DC at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 11/11/2018

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Job Number: R0036915

Military Qualified Validator, Mid

Key Role:

Support the development and submission of DIACAP accreditation packages and Risk Management Framework (RMF) Assessment and Authorization (A&A) packages for a US Navy client. Coordinate with and assist the information system security manager (ISSM), information security officer (ISO), and validator with managing the client's Cybersecurity program. Support the client in maintaining accreditations for systems and networks already accredited under DIACAP and obtain new system authorizations for their systems, networks, and mission applications under RMF. Coordinate with the client's information system security engineer (ISSE) staff and members of their scientific community to create and submit A&A packages using the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS). Perform Navy Qualified Validator (NQV)-level responsibilities for each of the 6 steps of RMF. Perform technical testing and validation of client applications, systems, and networks to evaluate levels of compliance with DoD security technical implementation guides (STIGs), perform the formal security assessment in step 4 of the RMF process, and initiate and finalize the security assessment report (SAR). Implement security controls and hardening on various operating systems in accordance with DoD STIGs, security requirements guides (SRGs), DIACAP IA controls, and RMF security controls, coordinate and interface with a team of system administrators and network engineers to complete Cybersecurity testing on client systems and networks, and assist with remediation activities in accordance with DoD STIGs and SRGs. 

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience with information assurance, Cybersecurity, Cyber policy and compliance, Cybersecurity testing and analysis, development and submission of C&A packages under DIACAP and authorization packages under RMF

-Knowledge of DIACAP and RMF accreditation processes, the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS), DoD STIGs and SRGs, and DoD and Navy Cybersecurity policies and requirements

-Ability to work independently to certify and accredit DoD information systems and networks

-Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree in Electrical, Electronic, or Computer Engineering or CS or 6+ years of experience with Cybersecurity

-DoD 8570 CompTIA Certification, including Security+

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with performing vulnerability scans using the Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)

-Experience with the McAfee Host Based Security System (HBSS) and any associated point products

-Experience as a system administrator for Windows, Red Hat Linux (RHEL), Hewlett Packard Unix (HP-UX), Macintosh, or other UNIX-based operating systems

-Knowledge of Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows 10, Red Hat Linux (RHEL) 5,6, and 7, Macintosh OSX, and HP-UX operating systems

-Ability to navigate the management interface of network technologies, including firewalls, router, and switches


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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