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Navy Validator in Norfolk, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

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    Norfolk, VA
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Job Description

Job #:  970556
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Navy Validator (NQV)
Norfolk, VA
3-6 Month Contract to Hire 
Our client is seeking an Intermediate Level Navy Validator (NQV). The Intermediate Level Navy Validator is a trusted agent to the Security Control Assessor, having an average to above-average understanding of Navy networks and IT infrastructure, applications and PIT systems.
Validator responsibilities include the following:

•  Gather A&A artifacts and other information about Systems, Network, Applications or PIT systems going through the A&A process.

•  Performing all required and approved Validator RMF process steps, as outlined in the Navy RMF Processing Guide

•  Preparing and submitting the Security Assessment Plan (SAP) with program assistance

•  Must have a good understanding of NIST SP 800-53 Security Controls and independently perform a complete security control validation and assessment of technical and nontechnical security features of a system or network to address known threats and vulnerabilities. The evaluation must consider and identify impacts as well as consideration of existing risk mitigation strategies

•  Performing required risk and vulnerability analysis to support mitigation and residual risk determination

•  Completing a Security Assessment Report (SAR), in conjunction with Security Control Assessor (SCA)  Liaison, based on the security control assessment results

•  Supporting updates to the Risk Assessment Report (RAR) and Plan Of Actions & Milestones (POA&M)  based on assessment results

•  Ensuring traceability of all vulnerabilities from raw assessment results to the POA&M

•  Preparing the SAR Executive Summary, with all assessment results, for SCA Liaison review and SCA certification and signature

•  Coordinating with the SCA Liaison as their trusted advisor in all matters of risk determination should questions or issues occur

•  Assisting with required eMASS data entry requirements and population

•  Supporting the continuous monitoring program as necessary when SLCM results will be used to support continuing authorization requirements or ongoing authorizations

•  Must ensure that NQV annual maintenance requirements are met to ensure NQV Credential remains in good standing

•  Must be able to actively participate in team discussions
Required Skills:

•  Typically requires bachelor's degree or equivalent experience or two to five years of practical experience in an IA- or Assessment & Authorization (A&A) - related field.

•  US citizenship with ability to obtain and maintain an active DOD Secret clearance.

•  Current DoD 8570.01-M IAM/IAT Level II Certification. NQV Level II certificate (active)

•  Navy Experience: Average to above-average familiarity and understanding of Navy IT sites, systems and infrastructure; Applies to Navy A&A guidance to Navy A&A efforts and at least 2 years’ experience working with Navy’s A&A efforts as a Navy Validator.
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