Navy Qualified Validator (Certified NQV) - Secret clearance - Point Magu, California

Clearance Level
Cyber Security
Point Magu, California
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Information Assurance

Information Technology (IT) Systems

Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E)

Systems Development

REQ#: RQ148408
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

GDIT is currently looking for a (Certified) Navy Qualified Validator to join our winning team. The individual hired for this position will provide support for our government customer, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD).

Must be close enough to and willing to be on-site of a base with Navy/Marine Corps Internet (NMCI) SIPR capability (Govt will coordinate sponsorship) in Southern Californ

NAWCWD primarily operates in two Southern California locations: China Lake and Point Mugu, CA. In order to provide improved service capabilities to current and future NAVAIR operations, NAWCWD is modernizing and optimizing the infrastructure that currently supports electronic warfare systems development and testing activities.

This is your opportunity to work in technically advanced, positive, and productive environment.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Develop, maintain, and perform validation testing of the Certification and Accreditation documents that are required as part of for the NIST 800-53 and 800-37 Information Assurance (IA) Control and Risk Assessments

  • Perform penetration testing, analyzing systems for STIG compliance

  • Providing leadership, team coordination, and subject matter expertise in preparing Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages. This includes DIACAP or RMF accreditation package and artifact generation, planning and executing security test and evaluation (ST&E), analyzing test results, drafting Risk assessment Reports (RAR), C&A Plans, Plan of Actions and Milestones (POAM’s), crafting mitigation statements, and eMASS entry

  • Review security requirements, products, configurations and IA architectures for compliance with DoD policies

  • Develop and execute of C&A schedules and documentation.

  • Develop and execute of security test plans and assessing the IA risk of IT systems.

  • Participate in collaboration meetings; act as a trusted agent to program managers and IA practitioners and track critical IA processes 

  • Provide security related advice and assistance to system engineers and program managers on security related matters and develop security related procedures, policies, and technical recommendations, as required


  • Active Secret clearance or higher

  • *****Must be NQV certified*****

  • BA/BS or equivalent

  • 5+ years of experience

  • Must be close enough to and willing to be on-site of a base with Navy/Marine Corps Internet (NMCI) SIPR capability (Govt will coordinate sponsorship)

  • Must be familiar with EMASS and C&A package entry

  • Knowledge of DoD 8510.01 and the Department of Navy DIACAP Handbook and experience developing Certification and Accreditation (C&A) documentation

  • Knowledge of the Department of Navy (DoN) RMF Process Guide.

  • In depth knowledge and experience with the NIST 800 series

  • Experience in assessing a network and/or systems using IA automated tools such as Nessus, SCAP, and any applicable Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) in accordance with DISA requirements

  • ACAS, VRAM, HBSS and WSUS familiarity

  • Must be able to communicate with personnel and clients effectively








Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $104,000 - $156,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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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 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.