• Cyber Security Engineering Team Lead

    Job Locations US-VA-Rosslyn
    Job ID 2018-3785
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Description

    Valiant Solutions is seeking a Cyber Security Engineering Team Lead to join our growing team supporting a large Government client in Rosslyn, VA. This team provides engineering and tool/application support to investigative teams that support counterintelligence and law enforcement elements utilizing industry standard systems and network monitoring tools across the department.


    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. 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!


    Due to federal regulations, all candidates must have an active Top Secret Clearance to be considered.


    Job Description:

    The Cyber Engineering Team Lead position combines strong managerial skills, a solid technical background and excellent customer service skills. This position will serve as the team lead for overseeing a team of engineers and analysts that provide the IT infrastructure and operational support for a mission-critical cyber security monitoring program. The Cyber Engineering Team Lead will work in conjunction with the team’s technical resources to direct and deliver IT infrastructure projects and operational support within a technically complex and dynamic environment. In addition, this position interacts with the primary customer users of the program, and supports their day to day work by ensuring that the environment is stable, and able to meet customer needs.


    The effort will require a skilled team lead with project management skills to be responsible for the following:

    • Ensure a stable tool environment for primary cybersecurity monitoring tool suite
    • Trouble shoot and resolve technical issues
    • Establish and maintain tight working relationships with all stakeholders including federal clients, system end-users, peer IT support groups and vendor support contacts.
    • Serve a supervisory role to direct reports including performance management, assignment of short and long term work tasks, and documentation of goals and assessments.
    • Serve as a primary point of contact for coordination and communication of activities relating to mission-critical program within the agency.
    • Provide the leadership for the team to maintain the availability and integrity of the IT environment while supporting expansion and growth opportunities.
    • Engage vendor product support to coordinate system support and product troubleshooting and maintain contractual obligations.
    • Enforce standardized and consistent processes, troubleshooting, and lead the implementation of innovative industry approaches and improvements to current capabilities.
    • Coordinate and implement Standard Operating Procedures and change control for infrastructure and application support.
    • Provide operational and project reporting summaries and metrics to key stakeholders on an ongoing and ad-hoc basis.

    Required: Basic Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • 5+ years as an IT Project Manager/Team Lead
    • Project Management experience leading the implementation of hyper-converged solutions or cross-domain solutions and other IT infrastructure technologies.
    • Working knowledge of main IT Infrastructure components (server, storage, network, virtualization, data, cloud, and applications).
    • Understanding of high-level technical architecture and be able to facilitate discussion, contribution, generate ideas and drive decisions on appropriate solutions.
    • Demonstrated experience in successfully managing the delivery of multiple concurrent efforts/projects.
    • Excellent leadership and teaming skills.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills and Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment.
    • Core hours are 9:00am – 3:00pm; 40 hours per week (teleworking is not permitted)

    Desired: Skills: Preferred but not required

    • PMP, ITIL, Security+, or CISSP certifications
    • Applied systems engineering and networking experience and solid background in the system development lifecycle.
    • Experience implementing and supporting mission-specific applications in a client-server architecture within an enterprise.
    • Working knowledge of information security and IT standards like ISO27002, PCI, NIST, ITIL, etc.

    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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