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Navy Qualified Validator

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Job ID: 2310028
Location: NEWPORT, RI, United States
Date Posted: Oct 26, 2023
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking talented and detailed-oriented Navy Qualified Validators (NQV) to work at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center alongside the government customer in Newport, RI.

Job Duties:

  • Perform Cybersecurity policy compliance, review A&A artifacts, A&A validation, and bring Subject Matter Expertise in Information Assurance life cycle management.
  • Perform DoD Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities in accordance with the RMF, and Platform IT (PIT) processes.
  • Develop, modify, and review A&A documentation, analyze the Cybersecurity architecture of IT systems for compliance with DoD policies, develop and execute security test plans, use security tools such as Assured Compliance Assessment System (ACAS), Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP), and execution of Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs).
  • Review, update, and maintain information within Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) system and coordinate with client and project stakeholders in support of the completion of A&A documentation and RMF processes.



  • Bachelor's and two (2) years of experience; experience accepted in lieu of degree.
  • Must be appointed as Navy Qualified Validator (NQV) (also known as NQV Level II/III or Fully Qualified Navy Validator (FQNV).
  • Active DoD Secret clearance or higher.
  • Experience in Information Assurance, Governance, Risk, and Compliance, or Cyber Security.
  • Strong understanding of DoD security policies and guidelines, including Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Program (DIACAP).
  • Experience with eMASS.


  • Top Secret Security Clearance preferred.
  • Possess one of the following: DoD 8570 IAT Level III or IAM Level II certifications.
  • Experience in developing information security policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • A degree (BS) or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cyber Security, or a related field is a plus.
  • Experience with managing and implementing security controls and requirements for DoD information systems.
  • Experience with conducting security assessments.
  • Familiarity with security technologies such as firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, and vulnerability assessment tools.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to travel as required.



SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.  We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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