• Security Specialist

    Job Locations US-MD-Fulton | US-VA-Ashburn
    Job ID 2018-3710
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Description

    Valiant Solutions is seeking a Secret or Top Secret Cleared Security Specialist to join our growing team supporting a large Government Agency. This position can be located in Fulton, MD or Ashburn, VA and allows for 20% telework.

     

    Valiant Solutions is a Cybersecurity company delivering cutting-edge security solutions to our Government clients specializing in Cloud Security, Security Engineering, and Federal GRC.  This is your chance to work with a wide range of security technologies for a company that cares about its employees - Valiant has been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area FOUR years in a row!

     

    All candidates must have an Active Secret clearance or higher to be eligible for consideration.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide IA support to include providing independent verification and validation (IV&V) support to networks/enclaves and programs of record (PORs)/platforms information technology (PITs), automated scanning tool support, IA self- assessment support, and A&A package development support.
    • Provide assistance to system personnel in completing required A&A documentation, addressing Independent
    • Verification and Validation (IV&V) results, and assisting system personnel in preparing A&A packages for review by the Validator, Security Control Assessor (SCA), and the Authorizing Official (AO).
    • Provide assistance to systems in finding details contained in their plans of action and milestones recommending security risk-mitigations; and requesting extensions for expiring IATOs as required.
    • Conduct liaison with systems in preparation for A&A activities.
    • Make recommendations concerning certification; support and provide minutes and status reports for collaborative meetings with Navy SCA/AO points of contact to update and enhance IA documentation accordingly
    • Participate in A&A process improvement activities.
    • Use automated collection utilities (i.e. PowerShell or other scripting languages) that supplement and expedite this information-gathering process by performing system discovery, and hardware and software listings.
    • Candidate must be familiar DISA ACAS (Tenable Security Center/Nessus/PVS) and the SCAP Compliance Checker (SCC).
    • Candidate must be familiar with Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) standards and SCAP validated products.
    • Candidate must be familiar with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Requirements Guides (SRG), DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements.
    • Candidate must be familiar with IA vulnerability management (IAVM) compliance policies, and best business practices.
    • Conduct IV&V activities at network/enclave sites and PORs/PITs using standardized procedures and scoring methodology IAW DoD policy and RMF.
    • Validate all applicable NIST 800-53a controls; perform a vulnerability and risk assessment of identified vulnerabilities and identify countermeasures.
    • Consolidate, review, analyze, and produce reports containing the assessment and IV&V results

     

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • B.S. in System Engineering, Computer Science, or some related field and 3-4+ years of experience is required
    • Must have knowledge of the following Operating Systems at a minimum; Windows (7, 8, 10), Windows Server (2012, 2016).
    • Candidate must be familiar DISA ACAS (Tenable Security Center/Nessus/PVS) and the SCAP Compliance Checker (SCC).
    • Candidate must be familiar with Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) standards and SCAP validated products.
    • Candidate must be familiar with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Requirements Guides (SRG),
    • DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements.
    • Must be familiar with and have a working knowledge of Department of Defense Instruction DoDI 8510.01, NIST SP 800-37, and NIST SP 800-53a.
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills and the ability to interact with people at all levels are required
    • A professional attitude regarding attention to detail and customer service and excellent organizational skills are required

     

    About Valiant Solutions:

    Valiant Solutions is a security focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide.  As named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc5000 and Best Places to Work in the DC area by WBJ, Valiant Solutions provides its employees with great benefits and opportunities for advancement. At the same time, we understand that our employees need the right balance between professional growth and personal life. We are looking for individuals that are passionate about the mission they support and are committed to the customers they serve. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today. 

     

    Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to):

    Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE

    Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents

    100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE

    100% Paid Certifications

    401K Matching up to 4%

    Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation

    Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal

    Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking

    FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking

    Referral Bonuses

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer:

    Valiant Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex/gender, pregnancy, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.

     

    Physical Demands

    Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.

    Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer.

    Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally.

    Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.

     

    Work Environment:

    Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area

    The noise level in this environment is low to moderate

     

    Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information:

    By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.

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