ISCM Control Tester

Clearance Level
None
Category
Systems Engineering
Location
Washington, District of Columbia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

FISMA

NIST Standards

RMF

Validation Control

REQ#: RQ163412
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

We are GDIT, one of the largest IT and mission services providers to the government. We offer our customers the power of choice through a vast cloud ecosystem. 

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your passion for accelerating the cloud. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping to ensure our mission is never interrupted.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a task lead supporting Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), a typical day will include:

Job Description:

We are looking for a highly skilled and self-motivated Independent Validator to join our team within the federal government. The Independent Validator will take on a critical role in the evaluation and validation of security controls for our IT systems, ensuring compliance with federal regulations and guidelines.

We are looking for a highly skilled and self-motivated Independent Validator to join our team within the federal government. The Independent Validator will take on a critical role in the evaluation and validation of security controls for our IT systems, ensuring compliance with federal regulations and guidelines.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct validations of IT systems to assess the effectiveness of security controls and safeguards.
  • Evaluate the implementation of controls and their compliance with federal regulations and standards, including NIST and FISMA.
  • Conduct thorough security control testing and evaluation, focusing on the configuration of security controls, software, and hardware.
  • Prepare comprehensive validation reports that include detailed findings, recommendations, and corrective actions.
  • Maintain organized documentation of validation results, procedures, and evidence for compliance records.
  • Independently identify and assess risks associated with IT systems, data, and operations.
  • Provide recommendations for mitigating identified risks and improving control procedures.
  • Ensure that IT systems and associated processes align with federal laws, regulations, and security standards.
  • Stay updated with evolving federal guidelines and mandates and adapt validation processes accordingly.
  • Collaborate with agency management, system administrators, and other stakeholders to communicate validation findings and recommendations.
  • Provide expert guidance on addressing identified vulnerabilities and enhancing system security.
  • Verify control inheritance models to ensure controls are properly being inherited by hybrid systems.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in conducting independent control validations, preferably within a federal government context.
  • Strong understanding of federal regulations, guidelines, and frameworks, including NIST, FISMA, and RMF.
  • Must have experience with on premises, cloud or hybrid environment security assessments.
  • Proficiency in utilizing security assessment tools and methodologies.
  • Exceptional analytical, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to provide clear, accurate reporting.
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Certification

Travel Required

Less than 10%

Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.