Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Analyst - TO 9 Alexandria VA

Salary Range : $70,000 – $85,000

The DHS Cyber Security Support Service Program has a critical need for an Entry=Level Independent Verification and Validation Analysts for its Compliance and Process IV&V Support Team, The DHS Cyber Security Support Service Program is responsible for conducting Critical IT Controls (CIC) Assessments, IV&V over CompeteV &V of remediated controls, Quality Assurance Reviews of POA&Ms and ATO Reviews. This is a full-time, fully funded position based in Washington, DC.

Primary Responsibilities of the IV&V Analyst include reviewing and performing analysis of Component V&V (IV&V) assessing Critical IT Controls (NIST Framework), and performing Quality Assurance over assessment and remediation activities.

Additional duties include assisting with updates to DHS 4300A Policy Directive (Attachment R) and related policy documents creating and updating testing procedures (based on NIST 800-53A) for assessing DHS CFO Designated Systems, and analysing system security documents for compliance with DHS 4300A and other mandates.

Additional duties of the IV%V analyst include creating Component training materials and updating guidance documentation to reflect changes in policies.

Assist in updating Policy Directives, and assist in improving the existing process for Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&M)

Bachelors’ degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent/combined education, with 2 to 4 years of professional experience for an entry-level analyst.

Previous IV&V experience is preferred
Previous IT experience is preferred
Previous IT testing and/or QA testing.
Knowledge of POA&M management.
Security and/or Audit experience

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