Cyber Security Validator

Full Time

  • No Travel Required

Job Description

Job title: Cyber Security Validator

Clearance Level: SECRET clearance with valid Tier 5 Background Investigation

Location: Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) - Lackland

Status - Full-time / On-site/ Travel

About Us: RTL Networks, Inc. is a rapidly growing company primarily focused on providing information technology (IT) support services and personnel to a variety of commercial and government customers for long term contracts. By providing a wide array of professional services and products, we help our customers leverage technology and operate with total confidence in the predictability, security, and reliability of their technology resources to meet business objectives.

Job Purpose or Summary:

RTL Networks has as an exciting opportunity as a Cybersecurity Validator. This will be accomplished by utilizing applicable Federal, DoD, and Army publications and guidance to assist the Government with validating/assessing the regulatory controls of ICANs based on the Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability (CIA) levels of each respective ICAN. During ICAN validation, the subcontractor shall validate whether cybersecurity controls are being met. Validators will submit findings input into the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Services (eMASS) system or other Army approved tracking database as directed. Validators subcontractor shall report validation results using the methods in the applicable RMF publications and shall provide verbal and written in-briefs and out-briefs during SCA validation efforts at the respective locations. This position does require travel to multiple locations to accomplish tasks of Risk Management Framework (RMF) validation testing (also referred to under the RMF as "assessment") support to the Security Control Assessor (SCA). Get experience in innovative technologies that will offer the growth opportunities you deserve!

Primary Responsibilities / Experience

As a Cybersecurity Validator, you will assist the Cybersecurity SCA-V Program Lead and SCA-V Team Leads in providing Security Control Assessor-Validator (SCA-V) support services to the 7th Signal Command-Theater located at Joint Base San Antonio, TX (106th Signal Brigade). This support includes Risk Management Framework (RMF) validation testing (also referred to under the RMF as "assessment") support to the Security Control Assessor (SCA). This includes supporting the Government in conducting validation preparation activities such as onsite staff assistance visits (SAVs) and other validation activities and generating RMF scorecards. You will also provide annual assessments for installations in accordance with Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) standards and requirements. In assuming this position, you will be a critical contributor to meeting Empower AI's mission: To deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments.
  • Communicate with the Cybersecurity SCA-V Program Lead on any issues or concerns throughout the assessments
  • Assesses DoD Information Systems against the RMF security controls (IAW) Department of Defense (DoD) Instructions 8500.01 and 8510.01, NIST SP 800-37, 800-53, and 800-53A, Army Regulation 25-1 and 25-2, US Army Best Business Practices (BBPs) and applicable NETCOM Tactics, Techniques & Procedures (TTPs).
  • Effectively perform interviews of technical Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) as well as non-technical management personnel to ascertain the security posture of an IT system
  • Identify mitigating factors for identified risks and proposes additional mitigation strategies for identified vulnerabilities
  • Evaluate a wide array of IT devices for Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) compliance using ACAS/ Nessus, SCAP Compliance Checker, and manual checklist reviews. This includes Windows, Solaris, and Red Hat Linux servers and desktops, routers, switches, firewalls, IDS, etc.
  • Submit findings input into the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Services (eMASS) system or other Army approved tracking database

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a similar field with at least five (5) years of related experience in the fields of security engineering, cyber security, or information assurance
  • At least one (1) year of Cybersecurity validations, assessment, and/or audits
  • Current Information Assurance (IA) certification (required at performance start date): DoD 8570 IAM Level II (e.g., CAP, GSLC)and IAT-II (e.g., CompTIA Security+)
  • Current Computing Environment (CE) certification (required at performance start date): MCITP, MCSE, MCP, CCNA-Security CEH, etc.
  • Clearance (required at performance start date): active SECRET clearance with valid Tier 5 Background Investigation
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 75%, depending on site validation schedule.
  • Experience with eMASS and a strong understanding of the CNSSI 1253 CCIs
  • Experience with Security Content Default Protocols (SCAP) Compliance Checker (SCC), NESSUS (ACAS), Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) scanners (that is, tools utilized to meet DoD Security Configuration Compliance Validation

  • Applicant selected for this position must have a current security clearance.
  • U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Chosen applicants will be required to pass pre-employment drug screening, credit review, and a criminal background check.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Females/Minority/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin