• Senior Endpoint Protection Security Engineer

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-CO-Denver | US-Remote / Telework
    Job ID 2018-3784
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Description

    Valiant Solutions is seeking a Sr. Endpoint Protection Security Engineer to join our growing team supporting a large Government client.  This is your opportunity to join a busy Network Security Engineering team delivering cutting-edge solutions to a fantastic Government client.  A solid foundation of endpoint security to our client’s approach to Security Engineering.  You will have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of endpoint and network-based security tools deployed on-prem and in the cloud.  This diverse team is responsible to securing a large infrastructure.  We are seeking a motivated individual as this team in constantly evolving and currently implementing cloud security solutions in AWS.


    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 based in Washington DC, Denver CO, Fort Worth TX, or Kansas City MO 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 proven track record of designing and advancing endpoint security implementations for medium to large enterprise networks.  This means you will be able to demonstrate experience advancing an individual tool, which could include cross-tool integration or specific policy fine-tuning.  We need someone who can think out of the box and do more than just keep the endpoint security tools running.  You must have experience interpreting events generated by endpoint agents and understanding what they mean.


    If you’re the successful candidate you will have the opportunity to work on both operational and project-based assignments.  So if you’re a go-getter who’s passionate about Security and want to work with a team who are working developing and managing leading solutions, this may be the perfect opportunity for you!


    Must have experience:

    • 6+ years experience with Endpoint protection System. The successful candidate will have proven experience configuration and administration of Carbon Black Protection (Bit9) / FireEye HX or Cylance Protect (AV). The candidate must be able to explain how they have implemented and advanced these tools with in an organization.  This is not just an operations position, the successful candidate will be responsible for making improvements
    • 6+ years’ experience with systems administration: The successful candidate must have experience with Windows and Linux/UNIX server operating systems administration. You must have Strong command line experience with Linux or UNIX including OS installation and configuration, security hardening, patching and package upgrades and must have in-depth experience on IDS tool like Security Onion , Snort , OSSEC.
    • 3+ years experience scripting in Python or Ruby

    Responsibilities Include:

    • Scripting experience with PowerShell, bash, Perl, Python, or Ruby
    • Designing and implementing endpoint security solutions in cloud and on premise data centers
    • IDS/IPS Engineering: Installation/Configuration and tuning IDS/IPS signatures,  create and amend policies
    • SIEM: monitor events and trends using Kibana
    • Provide support for internal and external customers in a large enterprise environment
    • Troubleshoot a range of IT security and connectivity issues
    • Support other team members in troubleshooting and project efforts
    • Manage hardware and software inventories
    • Works with remote teams to install, maintain and troubleshoot security hardware
    • Ensure customers receive top of the line support in a polite and courteous manner
    • Keep detailed records of customer interaction and problem resolution in a ticketing system
    • Develop standard operating procedure and network topology documentation
    • Provide on-call and afterhours support as required.
    • Administer applications running on Linux and UNIX systems in virtualized and cloud environments

    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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