ISCM Security Architect

Job Locations US-Remote / Telework | US-DC-Washington
Job ID 2021-4086
Regular Full-Time

Position Description

Valiant Solutions is seeking an ISCM Security Architect to join our growing team! Valiant Solutions is a Cybersecurity company delivering cutting-edge security solutions to our Government clients.  This is your chance to work with a wide range of technologies for a company that cares about its employees- Valiant has been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area SEVEN years in a row!   If you’ve got that ‘can-do’ attitude and possess the skills below, we’d love to talk to you about this exciting opportunity.


The candidate will have had prior experience working with a wide variety of technologies, be well versed in the current state of Information Security, and be able to interpret requirements of relevant governing bodies (NIST, OMB, GAO, etc). The candidate must have prior experience working with an ISCM or CDM Program, ideally acting as a Sr. Architect for a federal client. The candidate will be required to interface with federal employees and contractors to perform the required activities.


This position is based on the Washington DC area and allows for 100%  telecommute. 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



  • Designing and facilitating the implementation of the overall vision for the ISCM Program of our federal customer Developing continuous monitoring systems’ performance metrics and dashboards to ensure systems are compliant with the clients Program requirements
  • Collaborating with system owners, security officers, and IT staff to compile statistics for the performance of security control assessment planning and execution in compliance with client policies and procedures
  • Performing Gap analyses to identify technical and operational blockers that would impede the smooth delivery of ISCM capabilities and milestones
  • Facilitating stakeholder meetings
  • Reviewing deliverables to ensure they are submitted in compliance ISCM Program guidance
  • Collaborating with the key stakeholders and data owners to identify and agree upon a source of truth for FISMA system inventories and building ISCM Metrics which fully utilize this inventory
  • Assist the customer in developing and executing Corrective Action Plans to remediate ISCM related audit findings 
  • Providing direct support to the Security Engineering and Architecture Branch and ISCM Program Manager; support includes conducting research for data calls, drafting quarterly reports, and assisting with ad hoc tasks as requested


  • 7+ years of Information Security Experience
  • 3+ years of experience managing the development of an ISCM, CDM or Continuous Monitoring program
  • At least one of the following professional certifications (CISSP, CISM, CISA, CEH, or CAP).
  • Previous experience with SIEM, BI and GRC tools such as: Splunk, Chronicle, Kibana, Elastic,  PowerBI, Archer, CSAM and others
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to explain technical matters to a non-technical audience.
  • General knowledge of industry security requirements, standards, and best practices.
  • Experience with some of the following: SIEM tools, OS configuration, patch management tools, network and device discovery tools, identity management
  • 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.

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

Wellness & Fitness Program

401K Matching up to 4%

Wellness & Fitness Program

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 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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