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Cybersecurity Analyst/Navy Qualified Validator

WiredPeople invites applicants for our Cybersecurity Analyst/Navy Qualified Validator opportunity in the Dahlgren, Virginia area.  We welcome candidates looking for either a full-time equivalent (FTE) and/or 1099 contractor role in this position.


  • Create, maintain and validate Information Security Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages for applications, systems, and networks in accordance with appropriate DoD policies and processes by working as a specialized expert in the field of C&A, using DoD Information Assurance C&A Process (DIACAP) or Risk Management Framework (RMF) methodologies.
  • Use Navy DIACAP or RMF tools, including DADMS or DITPR-DON and eMASS to process and update C&A packages.
  • Support all certification and accreditation efforts, including testing, mitigating, and documenting security plans and site assessment or security testing, as required.
  • Apply validator experience to determining mitigation strategies and record testing results in the Risk Analysis and Remediation (RAR) Plan and Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M).
  • Recommend Cybersecurity requirements to be included in the design, installation, operation, upgrade, or replacement of information systems.
  • Train and provide feedback to Level 1 and 2 Navy Qualified Validators in the performance of their duties.
  • Work in a fast-paced environment and successfully manage short deadlines.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4 years of experience with developing, maintaining, and reviewing DoD C&A packages.
  • 4 years of experience with using Navy DIACAP or RMF tools, including DADMS or DITPR-DON, VRAM, and eMASS to process and update C&A packages.
  • Experience with vulnerability assessment scanning tools and reporting.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of the RMF A&A process.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Secret clearance.
  • DoD 8570/8140 IAT/IAM Level II/III Certification.
  • Fully Qualified DIACAP Navy Validator or Navy Qualified RMF Validator Certification.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with Navy C&A.
  • BS degree in CS, Cybersecurity, or related technical field.
  • CISSP/CISA Certification.
  • Clearance: Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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