PDS Tech Inc A&A Engineer - Analyst Lead Validator- Top Secret Clearance in Norfolk, Virginia

PDS Tech is seeking an A&A Engineer for an open position in North Charleston, SC

  • Primary responsibility is to perform in the Assessment & Authorization (A&A) role to ensure assigned Dept. of Navy/DoD systems/Enclaves/Networks have the proper Authorization to Operate (ATO) and Authorization to Connect (ATC) certifications.

  • Will be a part of a team developing recommended courses of action needed to transition current policies and procedures to the Risk Management Framework (RMF) approved processes.

  • Advise and assist associated organization POCs in their efforts to prepare and submit ATO and ATC packages to their respective approval authorities.

  • Identify network devices and equipment that have not been properly updated to minimize the potential for unauthorized intrusions and malicious software.

  • Conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs.

  • Provide solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of expertise and creativity.

  • Problems are broadly defined and solutions require the continuation of specialized theories and knowledge.


  • Need to be Navy Qualified Validator NQV II, or III.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.