Employment Opportunities - Adelphi, Maryland

Certification & Accreditation (C&A) Technical Validator  

MANDEX currently has a need for an experienced Certification & Accreditation (C&A) Technical Validator to join our team in Adelphi, MD. The Validator will support the Security Control team and is responsible for planning, analyzing, documenting and reporting activities associated with the system security accreditation and authorization (A&A) process. The validator will have a background in networking, system engineering, database administration or software development. Responsibilities include:

·         Performing comprehensive security assessments using the Risk Management Framework (RMF)

·         Utilize knowledge of Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability Levels and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-53 controls associated with each level

·         Analyzing IA systems in unclassified and classified environments for compliance with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) Instruction, Department of Defense (DoD), US Army security configuration requirements, and industry best practices

·         Responsible for documentation review; reading over policy and procedures, SOPs, previous accreditation documents; compiling and generating deliverables (RMF scorecard, findings, risk and mitigation recommendations); posting those deliverables to the customer (email, and e-MASS)

·         Reviewing Information Assurance Controls with the customer for specific applicability and compliancy

·         Significant travel will be required to certify information systems using the Risk Management Framework (RMF)

EXPERIENCE:

·         5 years’ Experience performing comprehensive security assessments using the Risk Management Framework (RMF)

·         Technical background in networking, system engineering, database administration or software development

·         Experience analyzing Information Assurance systems in unclassified and classified environments for compliance

·         Experience in planning, analyzing, documenting, and reporting activities associated with the system security accreditation and authorization (A&A) process

·         Knowledge of NIST, CNSS, DoD, and Army policies, regulations, and guidelines

·         Minimum 8 years of working experience in Information Systems including Information Technology/ cybersecurity

·         Active DoD Clearance

·         Ability to obtain required DoD 8570 certification prior to start

·         Willingness to travel internationally up to 50%

EDUCATION: 

·         Bachelors’ Degree in related field or equivalent work experience preferred.

 

Send resumes to employment@mandex.com

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Send resumes to employment@mandex.com
MANDEX offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages.
United States Citizenship Required EOE, M/F/D/V