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Navy Qualified Validator (NQV) Security Engineer


Applications Engineer


Dahlgren, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

Are your ready for your next challenge?

Leidos is searching for a Navy Qualified Validator (NQV) Security Engineer with an Active Secret clearance and direct Validator experience utilizing eMASS to work on customer site at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren, VA.

In this role, you'll support the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division Command. This includes Validation Services and Sustainment Support for IT Systems/Networks Risk Management Framework security authorization packages. Additionally, you will provide RMF ATO maintenance for Information Systems necessary for NSWCDD and SWCDD Dam Neck Activity (DNA) to meet mission and operational objectives.

This work involves services that facilitate the RMF process, the Platform Information Technology Certification services and other A&A processes associated with validation and sustainment of the cybersecurity authorization packages. Each package represents a system or a network (comprising various devices, etc.) that requires authorization to operate in support of the NSWCDD mission.

THE CHALLENGE (Job Responsibilities)

  • Assess and document risk, perform security control assessments, and document compliant and failed security controls in eMASS.

  • Recommend corrections to eMASS record.

  • Assist with eMASS data entry requirements and population.

  • Complete a Security Assessment Report in conjunction with the SCA, based on assessment results.

  • Prepare the SAR Executive Summary, with all assessment results, for SCAL review.

  • Perform a Risk Assessment of a systems or network's security controls, known threats and vulnerabilities.

  • Support updates to the POA&M based on the assessment results.

  • Ensure traceability of vulnerabilities from raw assessment results to the POA&M.

  • Support the continuous monitoring program

WHAT SETS YOU APART (Required Skills/Experience)

  • Active Secret security clearance

  • BS and 8+ years with DoD Security Control assessments and DIACAP/RMF; additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree

  • Navy Qualified Validator Level II or III certification

  • IAM II Certification (CAP, CASP+ CE, CISM, CISSP, GSLC, CCISO)

  • Expertise configuring, running ACAS/Nessus, other vulnerability scans

  • Experience with all phases of eMASS

Pay Range:

Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.