ISSO

Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-CO-Denver
Job ID 2020-3965
Type
Regular Full-Time

Position Description

Valiant Solutions is seeking an ISSO to join our growing team supporting a large Government client.  Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing Cybersecurity company 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! 

 

This position can be located in Washington DC, Denver CO, Kansas City MO, or Fort Worth, TX and allows for a 60% - 80% telecommute benefit.  Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees. To ensure that employee performance does not suffer in a remote work environment, all employees who telecommute are expected to have a quiet and distraction-free workspace with adequate internet, dedicate their full attention to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during normal business hours that overlaps with those of their coworkers and Valiant's

 

The candidate will provide technical expertise on Security control implementations and development of Information Security procedures for systems and applications. You will be part of a team working to establish an Information Security framework and helping develop a comprehensive IT Security program at the agency level.

 

All candidates must have US work authorization with the ability to pass Federal background and credit checks. 

 

Job Description: 

  • Serves as the IT security POC (ISSO) for assigned systems to ensure agency information systems comply with FISMA OMB and agency Policies.
  • Ensure security activities are implemented throughout the SDLC from beginning to end.
  • Ensure all systems are operated, maintained and disposed of IAW documented security policies and procedures including but not limited to Assessment & Authorization (A&A). 
  • Oversee and manage relationships for assigned systems that may be contractor owned and contractor operated, ensuring vendors comply with agency security and privacy requirements.
  • Support the development and maintenance of all security documentation such as the System Security Plan, Privacy Impact Assessment, Configuration Management Plan, Contingency Plan, Contingency Plan Test Report, POA&M, annual FISMA assessment, and incident reports.
  • Promote Information Security Awareness and provide training.
  • Research assigned IT security systems to provide insight on IT security architectures and IT security recommendations for assigned systems.
  • Report, and respond to security incidents.
  • Assess vulnerabilities to ascertain if additional safeguards are needed and ensure systems are patched and security hardened at all levels of the “stack,” and monitor to see that vulnerabilities are re-mediated as appropriate.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Security+, CISSP, CISM, CISA, or equivalent Security certification.
  • Have detailed knowledge of NIST Policies, Governance, Security Planning and Architecture, FISMA Compliance, RMF, Incident Analysis, and General Security Best Practices. 
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills to support customers, internal stakeholders, peers, and public audiences.
  • Ability to communicate, both written and orally, to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Good understanding of and experience with applying FISMA and NIST Cybersecurity framework and requirements.                                           
  • Technical expertise with Nessus Tenable Security and NetSparker reports.
  • Experience in developing Information Security policies and procedures.
  • Strong communications skills to interact with senior managers, junior staff, and business unit (non-technical) customers.  

 

Required Experience and Education: 

  • Six (6) years of experience in the IT security field
  • Two (2) years of technical experience in IT Security (Sys Admin, Developer, Engineer etc)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, or an additional two years of industry experience. 

 

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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