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

IV&V testing of remediated IT controls for client's FISMA systems.
Full Time
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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