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Cybersecurity Analyst Navy Qualified Validator

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Job ID: 2018163
Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 15, 2020
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Sec Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


Join SAIC’s Cyber Security team as a Senior Cybersecurity Analyst / NQV (Navy Qualified Validator)  in San Diego, CA. 
Job Summary:  As a Senior Cybersecurity Analyst (NQV), you will validate the Risk Management Framework (RMF) network security architectures, designs, implementations, and operations within 3 NIWC Pacific RDT&E systems, networks, and applications. Additionally, you will also conduct independent assessments on SCAP Scans, Vulnerability Scans, Control validation and STIG/SRG (manual) validations.   
Location: This role offers limited, temporary work from home / remote / virtual work at home due to COVID-19. However, you will be required to work on-site 1-2 days a week.
This position supports the Assessment and Authorization (A&A) cybersecurity efforts for NIWC PAC code 82000 to support the Research, Development, Test & Evaluation (RDT&E) network. The RDT&E environment allows customers to utilize Navy computers and network infrastructure to develop, test, and certify new systems that are either directly in support of Navy initiatives or support internal or external customer requirements.
Roles and associated responsibilities:
  • Validate and achieve Authority to Operate (ATO's) for the required systems.
  • Provide experience of NIST SP 800-53, RMF implementation and provide recommendations in accordance with NIST FIPS 199.
  • Utilize eMASS for validating all system packages, artifacts, and supporting documentation.
  • Asses system configurations per DISA STIG using STIGviewer, SCC, and OpenSCAP.
  • Verify accreditation boundary information for POR and the networked systems including accreditation boundary, hardware and software lists, and other Authority to Connect (ATC)-related information.


Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in (STEM), or an Information Technology (IT) related field AND five (5) years of relevant work experience, OR Associate's Degree in an Information Technology (IT) related field AND eight (8) years of relevant work experience, OR High School Diploma or equivalent AND ten (10) years of relevant work experience.
Required Certifications:
  • Commercial certification meeting or exceeding DoD 8570.01M IAM-3 (CISSP, CISM, GSLC, CCISO)
  • Navy Qualified Validator (NQV) or equivalent is preferred
Required Clearance: Active Secret clearance
Additional Experience Required:
Four (4) Years of demonstrated experience in Risk Management Framework (RMF) to include performing ALL of the following:
  • Policy development and enforcement
  • MASS package development
  • Assessment and Authorization (A&A) processes
  • Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) and Computer Task Order (CTO) process and reporting
  • Testing and analysis of IA controls and secure configuration using the Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)
  • Analyzing system configuration per DISA STIG using STIGviewer, SCC, and OpenSCAP
  • Demonstrated knowledge of RMF National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST)


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. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. 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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