Posted 8 months ago

Work Status: Full-Time

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Clearance: Secret

Requisition: CU-NQVL-01

Job Summary:

The Navy Qualified Validator Level III will support efforts to integrate new technology with IT security standards, technical writing, governance, and policy development/management. The Navy Qualified Validator Level III will also develop and evaluate Information Assurance Assessment and Authorizations (A&A) for servers and systems.


  • Provide DoD Information Assurance Certification & Accreditation Process (DIACAP) and Risk Management Framework (RMF) services.
  • Perform validation of A&A packages and artifacts and implementation of security postures.
  • Follow the most current applicable documents including, DON RMF Process Guide, DoD Instruction 8510.01, and the business rules of cognizant review offices for each package.
  • Perform A&A Validation including their associated validation test procedures; associated validation artifact; validation plan and procedures; compliance status; validation tests; validation results/report and supporting documentation.
  • Create and maintain the package record in the RMF system of record (currently eMASS).
  • Validate the confidentiality, integrity and availability of systems, networks, and data in accordance with information systems programs, policies, procedures, and goals.
  • Develop procedures to ensure information systems’ reliability and accessibility; prevent and defend against unauthorized systems, network, and data.
  • Conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks protection needs; conduct systems security evaluation, audits, and reviews; determine the residual risk of a package based on content and assessment results and documenting for the Security Controls Assessor’s (SCA) and higher-level review.
  • Conduct systems security reviews, audits, or evaluations, as appropriate, to ensure accreditation documents are accurate and state the current risk posture of the system.
  • Interpret and implement local information security and higher-level policies and procedures to ensure networks and information systems are reliable, accessible, and protected against unauthorized access.


  • Seven years of practical experience in a cybersecurity or A&A related field. Experience should include implementing and/or reviewing RMF lifecycle documentation; ensuring/validating the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems, networks, and information; and conducting risk and vulnerability reviews and assessments to ensure accreditation procedures were followed, and documentation of non-compliance.
  • Security: IAM-III via applicable certification such as CISM, CISSP (or Associate), GSLC, CCISO.


Master’s degree in computer science, information technology, or an equivalent technical degree from an accredited college or university.

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