Military Qualified Validator, Mid

The Challenge:

You’ll identify and implement ways to harden systems and reduce their attack surface. You’ll use your skills to design and build secure systems for a DoD client. You’ll help create solutions that will stand up to even the most advanced cyber threats. You’ll function as a military qualified validator and conduct cyber assessments to ensure security controls have been implemented correctly and are effective in their application. You’ll work with a government cybersecurity team to identify the right mix of tools and techniques to translate your customer’s needs and future goals into a plan that will enable secure and effective solutions. Come up with the best solution, research new techniques, break free from the legacy model, and go where the industry is going.

On our team, you’ll learn how to take a critical approach to network design, providing alternatives and customizing solutions to maintain a balance of security and mission needs. This is a chance to learn from a team of experts as you make a difference in the security of DoD IT warfighting platforms. You’ll help customers overcome their most difficult challenges by integrating industry-best secure practices. You’ll be able to gain experience in DoD security practices and standards while building peace of mind in a critical infrastructure. Join our team as we improve warfighting communications.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

-2+ years of experience in an Information Assurance (IA) and Cybersecurity environment

-2+ years of experience in the Risk Management Framework (RMF) field

-Knowledge of DoD and Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E) environments

-Secret clearance

-HS diploma or GED

-Ability to obtain DoD 8570.01M IAM Level 1 Certification within 6 months of hire

Nice If You Have:

-Ability to obtain Navy Qualified Validator (NQV) Level 1 Certification

-CAP, GIAC Information Security Fundamentals (GISF), GIAC Security Leadership (GSLC), or Security+ Certification

-DoD 8570.01M IAM Level 1 Certification


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.

Build Your Career:

Rewarding work, fun challenges, and a ton of investment in our people—that’s Booz Allen cyber. When you join Booz Allen, we’ll help you develop the career you want.

Competitions — From programming competitions at our PyNights (Python competition and learning events) to competing in CTFs, we’ve got plenty of chances for you to show off your skills.

Paid Research — Have an innovative idea to explore or hypothesis to test? You can participate in challenges via our crowdsourcing platform, the Garage, and other programs to be awarded dedicated time and/or funding to advance your skills.

Cyber University — CyberU has more than 5000 instructor-led and self-paced cyber courses, a free online library that you can access from just about anywhere—including your phone—and certification exam prep guides that include practical assessments to prepare you for your exam.

Academic Partnerships — In addition to our tuition reimbursement benefit, we’ve partnered with University of Maryland University College to offer two graduate certificate programs in cybersecurity—fully funded without a tuition cap.

Maker/Hackerspaces — Race drones, print 3D gadgets, drink coffee from our Wi-Fi coffee maker, and get hands-on training on tools and tech from in-house experts in our dedicated maker and hackerspaces.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

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