Senior Developer / BI Engineer

Job Locations US-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2021-4082
Regular Full-Time

Position Description

Are you a versatile Python, Ruby or Java Developer with experience integrating Business Intelligence tools? Are you working in CyberSecurity or are you keen to get involved? This is your opportunity to join a team using automation and data analytics to transform our government client’s Cybersecurity program. We are working to maturate a mostly manual Information Security Continuous Monitoring program to an optimized state using data analytics and automation.


This Senior Developer / Business Intelligence Engineer will work in a small team of engineers and compliance analysts to automate system inventories, develop automated control tests, build API integrations with tools, and orchestrate compliance reporting using Business Intelligence tools and an enterprise data lake. This is an exciting opportunity because it enables you to gain experience with governance, risk, and compliance requirements. The solution we’re building helps make compliance easier for development teams working to build compliant systems and achieve ATOs (Authority to Operate).


This position requires good communication skills. You will work directly with our clients and other technical teams to gather requirements, interconnect tools, and develop data visualizations.


Requires US Citizenship with the ability to pass a federal security background investigation to obtain a security badge.


Valiant Solutions is a Cybersecurity company delivering cutting-edge security solutions to our Government clients specializing in Cloud Security, Security Engineering, and Federal GRC. This is your chance to work with a wide range of Security technologies leading the architecture and engineering of a large program. 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 SEVEN years in a row! A highlight of our benefits is included below the job description.


This position allows for 100% remote work.  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


Must have experience:

  • 5 - 10+ years of solid Python, Ruby or Java development experience. The successful candidate will have broad development experience; must include development experience in Python, Ruby or Java development to connect to APIs (e.g. Splunk, Chronicle, Elasticsearch) in order to orchestrate processes. You will need to demonstrate experience interpreting customer requirements and creating innovative solutions using code. You will also have experience using BI tools (e.g Power BI, Looker or Tableau) to develop data-lake integrations and create near real-time dashboards and reports to solve specific business challenges. Additional experience should include:
    • Documentation: Document solution design in line with requirements, to include diagrams, design documents, code comments, and readme files. Strong writing skills are a must.
    • Deployment and management of server operating systems to support the solution
  • 2+ years of Business Intelligence experience or experience developing dashboards and custom apps with any of the following tools: Splunk, Elasticsearch, Chronicle or Business Intelligence tools such as Power BI, Looker or Tableau. This experience will include tool configuration, dashboard and report development, and the establishment of connectivity to multiple data sources.
  • 3+ years Data Analytics experience: The candidate will have worked with data analytics tools or on projects involving the normalization and centralization of data to support business needs for insight and automation and involves deriving relevant business information from raw data elements.
  • Requires US Citizenship with the ability to pass a federal security background investigation to obtain a security badge.
  • Valiant Solutions is a federal contractor and this position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate as a condition of employment.  All applicants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized or FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine OR must have an approved reasonable accommodation granting an exemption from vaccine requirements. See below for more details.

Preferred Experience:

  • Strong Preference of Government Risk and Compliance experience: Understanding of NIST SP 800-53, 800-137 and other NIST special publications. The successful candidate will have an understanding of Government Risk and Compliance and will be eager to learn more.
  • Strong Preference of Security experience. The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of security principles and how they apply to solution development, especially in the area of enterprise Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM). This includes employing the principle of least privilege and good Cyber hygiene.
  • Experience working with Governance, Risk, and Compliance tools such as CSAM or Archer
  • Security+, CISSP, CISM, CISA, or equivalent Security certification preferred
  • BI certification from a leading BI tool vendor is preferred


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


Vaccination Mandate:

In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental 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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