Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) SME / Penetration Tester.

IV&V testing of remediated IT controls for client's FISMA systems.
Full Time
$160,000+
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Our DC Metro based client is looking for an Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) SME / Penetration Tester. If you are qualified and interested in this opening. Please email your updated resume in word format to

Primary Responsibilities:

Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Security Operations Center (SOC) is a US Government program responsible to prevent, identify, contain and eradicate cyber threats to networks through monitoring, intrusion detection and protective security services to information systems including local area networks/wide area networks (LAN/WAN), commercial Internet connection, public facing websites, wireless, mobile/cellular, cloud, security devices, servers and workstations. The SOC is responsible for the overall security of Enterprise-wide information systems, and collects, investigates and reports any suspected and confirmed security violations.

The FEMA Governance, Risk, and Compliance team is responsible for IV&V testing of remediated IT controls for client's FISMA systems.

The Governance, Risk, and Compliance team within the SOC Support Service Program has a critical need for an Independent Verification and Validation Lead.

Location is flexible for Mount Weather, VA or Washington DC.

This role includes:

  • Reviewing and performing analysis of Component V&V

  • Communicating results to the Deputy CISO

  • Tracking V&V packages

  • Providing updates to be included in audit reports

Required Education/Experience:

BS with 8-12 years professional experience, or Masters with 6-10

Basic Qualification

  • Must have an active Secret Clearance.

  • 5 years of experience in Independent Verification and Validation

  • 7 years of professional experience in a Computer Science discipline

  • Hands-on experience with Tenable Nessus, WebInspect, Fortify, AppDetective, and other vulnerability management tools considered a must-have

  • Experience with System Security Packages, Authority to Operate, and FISMA requirements considered a must-have

Dice Id : baseone
Position Id : 6152654
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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