• Jr. Security Engineer

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Job ID 2020-3906
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Description

     Valiant Solutions is seeking a Jr. Security Engineer to join our growing team supporting a large Government client in Washington DC.  


    Valiant Solutions is a Cybersecurity company delivering cutting-edge security solutions to our Government clients specializing in Cloud Security, Security Engineering, and Federal GRC.  You'll find Valiant to be a supportive company that will back you with training and certifications, and you'll find plenty of challenges with our forward-looking client. Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing small business that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area FIVE years in a row! A highlight of our benefits is included below the job description.



    • Monitor and advice on information security issues related to the systems and workflow to ensure the internal security controls are appropriate and operating as intended
    • Coordinate and execute IT security projects
    • Coordinate response to information security incidents
    • Develop and publish Information Security policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines based on knowledge of best practices and compliance requirements
    • Conduct data classification assessment, security audits, develop analytical reports as required, and manage remediation plans
    • Collaborate with IT management to manage security vulnerabilities
    • Create, manage, and maintain user security awareness
    • Conduct security research in keeping abreast of latest security issues

    Required Skills/Experience 

    • Experience with the analysis, assessment, and implementation of enterprise Cybersecurity solutions 
    • Experience working with NIST and FISMA requirements and reporting
    • Experience with risk mitigation, selecting or designing appropriate security controls and implementing them
    • Experience implementing an enterprise infrastructure team to monitor activities, including making adjustments as necessary to address any issues, changes and improvement opportunities
    • At least three (3) years of related IT experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical field, or six (6) years of related IT experience and no degree requirement

    Preferred skills/experience:

    • 3+ years of experience with Information Assurance officer (ISSO) and Cybersecurity 
    • Experience with executing NIST 800-37, NIST 800-39, and NIST 800-53 and RMF 
    • Experience with network security, vulnerability management, Assessment and Authorization (A&A), Authority to Operate (ATO) and incident response 
    • Experience with working on software development projects, including end-to-end life cycle and test engineering or QA 
    • Experience with tools, including Netsparker, Fortify Webinspect, SonarQube, Splunk, or similar Cybersecurity tools 
    • Knowledge of continuous threat detection, operational technology, including ICS or SCADA, and current Cyber practices required to secure and defend such capabilities 

    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 Off

    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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