• Common Controls & Continuous Monitoring Analyst

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-MO-Kansas City | US-TX-Fort Worth
    Job ID 2018-3773
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Description

    Valiant Solutions is seeking an Common Controls & Continuous Monitoring Security Analyst to join our growing team supporting a large Government client. This position can be located in Washington DC, Forth Worth TX, or Kansas City MO, and allows for a 60% - 80% telecommute benefit. 

    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 supporting one of our security operations teams. You'll find Valiant to be a supportive company who will back you with training and certifications, and you'll find plenty of challenges with our forward-looking client. The Common Controls and Monitoring Analyst will serve as a senior member of a policy and compliance team working to mature Government Risk and Compliance for our Federal Government client.  The successful candidate will be responsible for developing a common control catalog and new control baseline for our client. This work will involve working to understand the common services provided by various teams in the agency that can be leveraged by the continuous monitoring program. Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing small business that cares about it's employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area FOUR years in a row! A highlight of our benefits is included below the job description.


    This position can be located in Washington DC, Forth Worth, or Kansas City, and allows for a 60% - 80% telecommute benefit. Salary will be based on qualifications and education. All candidates must have US work authorization with the ability to pass Federal background and credit checks. 



    The successful candidate will have a solid understanding on the implementation of NIST controls, and the technical controls in particular, and a good understanding of security tools used to discover, scan, protect, and defend an organization’s network and systems. The candidate will have had prior experience working with a wide variety of technologies, be well versed in the current state of Information Security, and be able to interpret requirements of relevant governing bodies (NIST, OMB, GAO, etc). The candidate will be required to interface with federal employees and contractors to perform the required activities.  The ideal candidate will have prior experience performing similar work for a federal client, to include strategic planning, solution development, FISMA assessments, and a technical background.


    Experience/Skills Requirements:

    • 7+ years of Information Technology Experience.
    • 7+ years of knowledge and practical understanding of NIST SP 800 series.
    • 7+ years of demonstrated experience leading and managing assessments projects with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and work towards strict deadlines.
    • At least one of the following professional security certifications is required: CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, CAP, CEH.
    • Previous experience with scanning tools: Nessus, SIH, AppDetective, WebInspect.
    • Experience with some of the following: SIEM tools, OS configuration, patch management tools, network and device discovery tools, identity management
    • Expert skills in assessment techniques and practices.
    • Excellent interpersonal, interviewing, analytical and problem solving skills to address variable situations.
    • General knowledge of industry security requirements, standards, and best practices.
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills with the ability read and analyze data effectively to write cogent reports on assessment findings with sound recommendations.
    • Good human relations, communication, supervisory and time management skills.


    Required (and Desired) Experience and Education: Bachelor’s degree in information technology related field is strongly preferred. An additional year of experience can be substituted


    About Valiant Solutions:

    Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. 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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