• DevOps Engineer

    Job Locations US-Remote / Telework
    Job ID 2019-3793
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Description

    Do you have experience in IT security and a strong background in development including automation experience with Ansible?

    This is your opportunity to join a busy Security Engineering team delivering cutting-edge solutions to a fantastic Government client.  A solid foundation with Linux/UNIX operating systems, and scripting experience is key for this challenging and rewarding role. You will have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of Security and infrastructure automation projects.


    This diverse team is responsible to securing a large variety of security solutions in the cloud and in on-premise data centers.  We are seeking a motivated individual as this team in constantly evolving and is currently evolving cloud security solutions in AWS.  You’ll be passionate about what you do and will be able to work autonomously to engineer your way out of problems.


    The successful candidate will have proven experience automating manual IT infrastructure and security processes and will have a proven track record learning new technologies.


    This position can be 100% remote. Candidates must have US work authorization with the ability to successfully pass Federal background and credit checks. 


    Must Have Experience:

    •   4+ years of experience of development experience.  This experience must include full time development on Linux/UNIX platforms and will have involved the use of bash scripting, Python, Ruby, or Perl.  The candidate must also have experience with Ansible


    •   4+ years of IT experience.  The successful candidate will have proven IT experience administering systems, configuring tools, administering networks, or databases.


    •   1+ years of AWS experience.  The successful candidate will have experience working with Amazon Web Services either deploying or assessing AWS services and applications that run in AWS.

    Strongly Preferred Experience:

    •   Security Engineering:  SIEM, Firewalls (Palo Alto, Fortigate, TrendMicro Deep Security), IPS/IDS (McAfee/Intel Security Nitro, OSSEC, SourceFire), file integrity monitoring (TripWire Enterprise, OSSEC), and content inspection will greatly complement your development experience and help you to succeed in this position.
    •   Strong experience with systems administration:  The successful candidate must have experience with Windows and Linux/UNIX server operating systems.  You will understand permissions in both OS types and be familiar with authentication mechanisms.
    •   AWS experience:  Experience working in Amazon Web Services via the CLI and management console.  Knowledge and experience configuring IAM and S3 bucket policies, and knowledge of AWS services and how to secure them.

    Some Responsibilities Include:

    -       Automating the development of security controls including firewall rules and policy and IPS policy.

    -       Automating server configuration for security including logging, key changes, and system hardening.

    -       Automating the implementation security controls in Amazon Web Services (AWS) via the AWS API.

    -       Developing security enhancements to improve the security posture of our Government clients.  Building blue team defenses to detect and block the adversary.

    -       Developing custom enhancements to COTS tools to improve their functionality and enrich data.


    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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