Cybersecurity Validator

Clearance Level
Information Security
Fort Sam Houston, Texas

REQ#: RQ125389

Travel Required: 25-50%
Public Trust: SSBI (T5)
Requisition Type: Pipeline

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, cyber security is not just a singular part of our mission—it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Cybersecurity Validator joining our team to support 7th Signal Command-Theater activities at Joint Base San Antonio, TX.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cybersecurity Validator supporting the 7th Signal Command-Theater, you will be trusted to provide Security Control Assessor-Validator (SCA-V) support services and Risk Management Framework (RMF) validation assessment support to the Security Control Assessor (SCA). In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Communicating with the Cybersecurity SCA-V Program Lead and SCA-V Team Lead on any issues or concerns throughout the assessments
  • Assessing 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 performing interviews of technical Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) as well as non-technical management personnel to ascertain the security posture of an IT system
  • Identifying mitigating factors for identified risks and propose additional mitigation strategies for identified vulnerabilities
  • Evaluating 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.
  • Submitting findings into the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Services (eMASS) system or other Army approved tracking database


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a similar field
  • Five (5) years of related experience in the fields of security engineering, cyber security, or information assurance with at least one (1) year of Cybersecurity validations, assessment, and/or audits
  • Current Information Assurance (IA) certification: DoD 8570 IAM-II (e.g., CASP, CISSP) and IAT-II (e.g., CompTIA Security+)
  • Current Computing Environment (CE) certification: MCITP, MCSE, MCP, CCNA, CEH, etc.
  • Active SECRET clearance with valid Tier 5 Background Investigation
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 50%, depending on site validation schedule
  • Experience with eMASS and a strong understanding of the CNSSI 1253 CCIs
  • Experience with Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Compliance Checker (SCC), Nessus (ACAS), Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.