Lead Vulnerability Management Subject Matter Expert

Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-Remote / Telework | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-CO-Denver
Job ID 2020-3987
Type
Regular Full-Time

Position Description

Are you a seasoned security specialist with expertise in vulnerability management and compliance in both cloud and on-premise environments? Are you looking for a new challenge to expand your knowledge in security and help us advance our client’s security program, including container security? This might be the role for you! In this position as a Lead Vulnerability Management Subject Matter Expert you will be responsible for leading a small team to operate a vulnerability management and compliance program covering operating system web application, and container scanning. This role will see you working with a variety of technical and compliance teams across the organization. Strong communication and organizational skills are a must. This is a hands-on leadership role. You will actively work on the tools as a subject matter expert along with leading the team. 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 allows for 100% remote work. If you are located in the Washington DC, Fort Worth TX, Denver CO or Kansas City MO areas, you will be required to report onsite on a partial basis (2 days onsite/ 3 remote).  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

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Management of Tenable.sc/io and a large agent-based deployment
    • Design, configuration, and operation of Tenable
    • Troubleshooting and resolution of technical issues
    • Configuration of vulnerability reports and dashboards
  • Management of a Web Application scanning program (NetSparker/Qualys)
    • Deploy and configure web application scan tools
    • Troubleshooting and resolution of web application scan issues
    • Perform automated authenticated and unauthenticated scans
  • Planning and executing the continuous advancement of tools alongside operations
    • Recommending new solutions to the government
    • Researching enhancement opportunities
  • Management of Container security tools not limited to Palo Alto Prisma (Twistlock) and Stackrox
    • Design, configuration and operation of container security tools
    • Troubleshooting and resolution of technical issues
    • Continuous advancement of the configuration alongside operations
  • Leadership of a small team and client interaction
    • Managing task assignments and projects
    • Managing customer expectations
    • Explanation of problems, vulnerabilities, and risk to clients
    • Management of risks

 

Position Requirements:

  • CISSP or CEH, an AWS associate level certification OR a professional level systems engineering certification e.g. RHCE is required
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Engineering, related degree or an additional 3 years of experience is required
  • 10+ years of experience in Information Technology: The successful candidate will demonstrate deep technical knowledge in the management and configuration of operating systems, networks, and software. This experience will include in-depth knowledge of OS authentication mechanisms and permissions and a solid understanding of networking. Acceptable experience may be solely in a security context or in software development or systems engineering.
  • 6+ years of experience in Vulnerability Management: The successful candidate will have at least six years of experience supporting a vulnerability management program for a large organization. This experience must have included the design and deployment of highly available vulnerability scanning solutions (including compliance scanning). This experience must also include the design, implementation, and configuration of Tenable Security Center, Tenable.io/sc. The candidate must demonstrate depth of understanding of a variety of operating system and software vulnerabilities
  • 8+ years of experience in Cybersecurity: The successful candidate must demonstrate broad security experience to perform in this position. The candidate’s security knowledge must include focus on vulnerabilities, risks, and security mechanisms that are common in today’s government systems.
  • 2+ years of experience leading a team of Engineers or Analysts
  • MUST BE CLEARABLE - US CITIZEN OR GREEN CARD HOLDER TO OBTAIN AND MAINTAIN A CLEARANCE

 

Nice to have:

  • 2+ years of container security experience: The successful candidate will have designed, deployed, and operated a container security tool such as Twistlock, Stackrox, or Black Duck. The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of container technologies and understand the associated security challenges and how they can be mitigated.

 

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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