Navy Qualified Validator (NMMES)

Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Date Posted: 09-07-2018
Job Title:           Navy Qualified Validator 
Job Code:          11349485

Job Location:    Norfolk, Virginia

Imagine One is looking for Information Technology (IT) Support to provide sustainment and development/modernization solutions for current and future GOTS/COTS systems utilized within the Navy Shore Based Maintenance community. This support focuses on rapid deployment, flexibility, and the use of common open operating architecture where applicable to meet SMC needs. Imagine One understands that cybersecurity is fundamental to the success of this program.  We are seeking seasoned Navy Qualified Validators (NQV)to expand our existing NQVs on the PMO-IT Cybersecurity team.
Leverage your subject matter expertise in cybersecurity and Department of the Navy RMF requirements to provide expert Navy Qualified Validator (NQV) support to various NAVSEA activities across the US and for corporate systems undergoing system modernization – to include some systems migrating to the cloud.  Your expert assessments and recommendations will facilitate approval of RMF assessment and authorizations, and will help system owners and Information Systems Security Engineers (ISSE) resolve cybersecurity hurdles.  As part of this work, you may research cybersecurity questions pertaining to assessment and authorization (A&A) of Platform IT, Cloud-hosted systems, systems undergoing modernization, etc. 
Our cyber-security professionals are dynamic, motivated, and always expanding their skillsets; and we are looking for a seasoned validator to join our growing team. 
Duties include:
  • Conducting A&A/C&A validation activities in accordance with DoD/DON policy.
  • Recommend Information Assurance (IA) protection capabilities, and, in collaboration with system owners, develop implementation and management plans to include updates as guidance and threats change.
  • Ensure applications are compliant with annual DON CIO IA guidance.
  • Consult with system ISSEs and system owners regarding incorporation of cybersecurity best practices into system development/modernization/management efforts.
  • Other similar or related tasks as may be required to support management reporting requirements as they arise.

 Required Qualifications:
  • 4 to 8 years of experience with the development, review and approval of Navy RMF A&A/DIACAP C&A packages for software systems and enclaves.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • CISSP certification or equivalent.

 Desired Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or a related field.
  • Navy Qualified Validator 
  • Hands on experience with:
    • DoD Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) C&A/A&A processes. 
    • NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) 
    • Cybersecurity for Cloud environments  
    • Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)

Security Requirements:  
  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Minimum Secret clearance required

Imagine One is an employee-owned business and is currently under contract to 6 major government agencies and 20 corporate clients.

Imagine One offers a full package of benefits and competitive salary, excellent group medical, vision and dental programs. 401K savings plan; $4K annual tuition reimbursement ($5K if pursuing Master’s degree); employee training, development and education programs; profit sharing; advancement opportunities; and much more!
*Imagine One offers for employment may stipulate that one or more requirements be satisfied before final commitment between candidate and Imagine One is established; namely, award of contract to the Imagine One Team.  Contingent requirements vary and may also include, but not be limited to additional factors (i.e., the position still being available after negotiations with the Government; final approval of your qualifications by the Government; or ability to successfully acquire and/or transfer a DoD security clearance).

EEO/AA Employer. Protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities encouraged to apply.
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