Sayres & Associates
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Sayres and Associates Corporation (Sayres) is a dynamic, Native American-owned, Service-Disabled Veteran Owned business that has been providing excellence in service to the Federal Government since 2001.

Sayres is seeking an experienced Navy Qualify Validator (NQV Level III) located in Washington, DC with a current SECRET clearance, verifiable in JPAS.  


The Navy Qualify Validator (NQV Level III) will  be responsible for the following:

  • Provide subject matter expertise in the provision of Department of Defense (DoD) Information Assurance (IA)/Cybersecurity supports for Authorization, Certification & Accreditation (C&A), Assessment & Authorization (A&A) DIACAP through Risk Management Framework (RMF) process documentation packages & artifacts generation requirements in supporting of system analysis.
  • Provide support to the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Program Executive Office. Provide analytical support for the development and submission of A&A documentation in compliance with the RMF requirements.
  • Apply knowledge of technology, analyze the security implications of systems and applications security, and provide recommendations to decision-makers and engineers. Provide experience-based advice and assistance to facilitate cybersecurity packages process efforts.
  • Conduct Evaluations (STEs).
  • Security Assessment Reports (SARs).
  • Validator Executive Summary (ES), Incident Response Plan (IR Plan).
  • Contingency Plan (ISCP).
  • Program Protection Plan (PPP) Security Policy Documents.
  • Development of test plans for identified security controls.
  • Asset discovery and analysis for all Information Systems.
  • Perform vulnerability assessments on network devices, servers (Windows and Linux), workstations, databases, web applications, for all packages supporting PEO IWS 1.0 and DDG 51 Class Ships.
  • Perform eMASS packages artifacts accuracy, and timely Security Assessment Plan, Security Test, and Evaluation, Security Assessment Report, and Plan of Action and Milestone documentation.
  • Familiarity with Risk Management Framework (RMF), Cybersecurity Framework, System Security Plan, Incident Response Plan, Contingency Planning, Configuration Management Plan, Policy and Procedure documentation, System.
  • Familiarity with NIST Special Publication (SP) 800 Series; 800-37, 800-53, 800-53A, 800-60, 800-137, FISMA, FedRAMP, Cloud based Information Systems, etc.
  • Develop, improve, and participate in the creation and updating of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), System Security Plans (SSPs), System Characterization Documents (SCD), System Assessment Plans (SAPs), Security Test.

Minimum Skill Sets of Qualified Candidates

  • CCNA, CASP, Security+.
  • Navy Qualify Validator (NQV Level III).
  • Current SIPR access.
  • Active Secret Clearance verifiable in JPAS.

The position description is only meant to be a representative summary of the major responsibilities and accountabilities performed by the incumbents of this position.  The incumbents may be requested to perform position-related tasks other than those stated in this description. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

At Sayres, our employees enjoy an atmosphere conducive to realizing their potential through personal and professional development while simultaneously exceeding customers' expectations.

We offer a broad spectrum of technical, engineering and administrative services including acquisition, financial and program management; fleet synthetic training; logistics; ship construction engineering; systems engineering and integration; wargaming; test and evaluation; security, counterintelligence and policy analysis.

Sayres is headquartered in Washington, DC with offices throughout the United States and has a presence abroad. 

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national

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