Security Analyst

Job Locations US-NC-Research Triangle Park
Job ID 2020-3956
Regular Full-Time

Position Description

Valiant Solutions is seeking a Cyber Security Analyst to join our growing team in RTP, NC. The team supports and sustains the client & cybersecurity program; provides cybersecurity management for operational performance and compliance for all networks, systems and applications, provides centralized management of Security Assessments (SA), ongoing assessments, new authorizations, purpose information security technical and administrative solutions, performs analysis to ensure security controls are consistently implemented, integrates new technology with information security standards, develops and executes plans for monitoring and assessing networks, systems and applications, supports sustainment of the Risk Management Framework (RMF), formally known as the Certification and Accrediting (C&A) process.


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 SIX years in a row! A highlight of our benefits is included below the job description.


Salary will be based on education and experience. All candidates must be United States Citizens with the ability to favorably pass a federal background investigation.  This position is based in Raleigh, NC.


Job Duties:

  • Provide technical knowledge and analysis of highly specialized applications and operational environment.
  • Provide high-level functional systems analysis, design, integration, documentation and implementation advice on moderately complex problems relating to cybersecurity that require an appropriate level of knowledge of the subject matter for effective implementation.
  • Apply principles, methods and knowledge of cyber security to specific task order requirements, advanced principles and methods to difficult and/or narrowly defined technical problems in cybersecurity.
  • Assist other senior consultants with analysis and evaluation and with the preparation of recommendations for system improvements, optimization, development, and/or maintenance efforts in related domains.
  • Coordinate with appropriate stakeholders and system owners to ensure all NIST 800-53 controls are properly implemented and assessed during the steps of the ATO lifecycle
  • Direct experience working in governance, risk and compliance
  • Must be able to work in the RTP, NC area - there is no telework 

Required Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 2+ years of cyber security work experience


Desired Experience:

CISSP and 4+ years of cyber security experience

Experience with the XACTA tool is a big plus


About Valiant Solutions:

Valiant Solutions is a security focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide.  As named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc5000 and Best Places to Work in the DC area by WBJ, Valiant Solutions provides its employees with great benefits and opportunities for advancement. At the same time, we understand that our employees need the right balance between professional growth and personal life. We are looking for individuals that are passionate about the mission they support and are committed to the customers they serve. 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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