• Security Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax | US-DC-Washington
    Job ID 2018-3783
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Description

    Valiant Solutions is seeking multiple Security Engineers to join our growing team supporting a large Government client in the Washington DC and Northern VA areas. These Security Engineers should have experience implementing and maintaining one or more of the following security tools: Splunk, Tenable, ForeScout, or CyberArk Privileged Access Management.  They will enhance the cyber security posture of multiple civilian government agencies through improved visibility into user credential management. They will actively identify and mitigate a wide range of cyber risks and will also work closely with a wide variety of agencies, learning their mission, priorities, organization and unique challenges.

     

    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 opportunity will support a dynamic, fast-paced and energetic project running multiple concurrent implementations.

    These positions afford the flexibly of being located in either Fairfax, VA or Washington DC.  Willingness to travel to both is a plus.  Salary will be based on qualifications and education. All candidates must be US Citizens with the ability to successfully pass Federal background and credit checks.

     

    Position Description:

    • Primary Mission of the project will be in implementing a proactive risk management solution to enhance the customer’s defense posture.
    • Work with a highly skilled and experienced team focusing on next generation security solutions.
    • Serve as a trusted advisor, technical leader and cyber security expert for the organization and drive future growth capabilities from existing engagements.
    • Function as a security advisor and consultant for customers on people, policy, processes and technology issues surrounding security engagements while helping scope and design multi-vendor security solutions for large networks and supporting customers in their risk and threat mitigation solutions.
    • Participate in the development of additional cyber security offerings to support both emerging and next generation cyber security technologies.

    Responsibilities:

    • Ability to work with a diverse team on security tools and applications providing custom and tailored software changes as required to monitor and detect cyber security threats in an environment for various clients within large program.
    • Experience in working with other cyber security experts to develop use cases, data models and connectors within security tools to meet overall program objectives.
    • Develop network or endpoint-based anomaly detection alerting logic
    • Able to conduct research in security principles, host and network based security technologies, industrial controls system devices, machine language learning algorithms and attack and mitigation methods.
    • Experienced in the design, analysis, evaluation, installation, testing, debugging and installation of various security tools
    • Day-to-day activities include working with customer teams and supporting current tasks and activities.
    • Responsibilities include leading customer engineering teams.
    • Work closely with customer delivery managers to prioritize daily tasks.
    • Participate in technical meetings with customers’ technical specialists. 

     

    Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

    • 5+ years of experience implementing and maintaining one or more of the following security tools: Splunk, Tenable, ForeScout, or CyberArk Privileged Access Management. 
    • Development of automated searches and applications using Python, shell scripting, HTML, CSS and regular expressions.
    • Knowledge of enterprise logging, with a focus on application logging
    • Ability to develop and integrate solutions across a diverse and heterogeneous IT environments.
    • Experienced in providing technical integration advice that includes evaluating inputs, WMI issues, crash logs, and alert scripts with the ability to identify and correct vulnerability findings.
    • Previous experience with expert knowledge of data normalization and data modeling.
    • Articulate and convey advanced technical concepts in presentations and client meetings
    • Ability to produce high-quality technical documentation
    • Excellent troubleshooting skills and strong technical learning aptitude required.
    • Expertise with Linux and command-line interface
    • Experience working with security technologies to include end point security tools, boundary protection technologies, network security tools, and vulnerability management technologies.
    • Knowledge of network technology and common internet protocols

    Desired:

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field
    • Currently hold specific security tool certifications
    • Security relevant certifications: CISSP, CISM, CISA, Security+

     

    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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