Valiant is a rapidly-growing, employee-focused company always looking to expand our staff of skilled and experienced consultants and engineers. Our commitment to excellence and strong corporate culture promotes personal and professional growth and a healthy work-life balance. Valiant’s first-class benefits, including professional training, tuition reimbursement, and paid time on allow us to attract and retain the best and brightest cybersecurity professionals. We look forward to reviewing your resume for an opportunity to join our team!

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Job Locations US-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2021-4082
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.  
Job Locations US-Remote / Telework | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-CO-Denver | US-DC-Washington
Job ID 2021-4081
Are you a Technical Writer who is interested in documenting some new and leading edge security control requirements for our large government client? In this role you’ll be working to document both operational reference documentation and security compliance documentation. This is an exciting opportunity with an innovative client who prioritizes high quality technical and compliance documentation.   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.   Requires the ability to pass a federal security background investigation to obtain a security badge.   Requirements  - 3+ years of experience writing technical documentation for IT solutions including operational guides and compliance documentation, such as the System Security Plan and the supporting appendices - A Bachelor’s degree and at least two (2) years of experience, or  - At least five (5) years of specialized technical writing experience (no degree requirement) - Experience using Google Workspace (Google Drive, Sheets, Docs) a plus - Working knowledge of IT standards and frameworks, (at a minimum NIST and ISO) - Prior experience supporting system Authority to Operate (ATO) processes, creating artifacts, and documenting control implementation details a plus - 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.   Basic Duties: - Gathers and writes technical documents for the installation, operation, and maintenance of information systems in a clear and concise language  - Assist with facilitating and coordinating working group sessions to ensure documentation is completed on schedule - Serves as a liaison between technical team and management team to capture technical details - Writes in clear and concise language, technical documents, procedures manuals, service manuals, and related technical publications  - Ensures that technical documents are written in clear readable format which can be understood by technical and non-technical personnel  - Ensures documentation properly references organizational policies as needed  - Reviews, performs quality assurance, and edits applicable materials as needed  - Acquires and verifies knowledge by working closely with stakeholders engaged in developing new products and services as well as, making improvements to existing documentation, by observing performance of information system pilots, by examining drawings and notes, and by reviewing rewrites of articles, manuals or similar publications  - Ensures conformance to existing IT standards by revising text and making recommendations to changes in scope where necessary  - Ensures the appropriate use of technical terminology in IT related documents  - Works with system owners and SMEs to understand existing and planned technologies and standards  - Writes or edits documentation to include materials for reports, manuals, briefings, proposals, instructional materials, catalogs, and software and hardware documentation  - Assist in collecting and organizing information required for preparation and improvement of user's manuals, training materials, installation guides, proposals, and reports - Update user manuals, special reports, or any other customer deliverables and documents as requested  - Write, in coordination with cross-functional IT teams, the on-boarding procedures for IT application engineers and IT Program Managers to integrate or use systems and tools  - Utilize project management tools (such as Trello or Jira) to manage and track assigned tasks   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% 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.  
Job Locations US-Remote / Telework | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-CO-Denver | US-DC-Washington
Job ID 2021-4080
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Threat Hunt and Advanced SOC Engineerto join our rapidly 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. This position serves as a Threat Hunt and Advanced SOC Engineer in support of a major federal client. In this role the successful candidate will work closely with a Data Scientist to develop custom visualizations and alerting to support critical government systems. The successful candidate will also plan and execute threat hunt operations leveraging logging data and tooling integrated with these mission-critical systems. This hybrid role involves the analyst working with existing data to identify threats and threat attack vectors, and also working to implement data visualizations and threat detection logic to increase our client’s security posture. This is an exciting role for someone who is passionate about new technologies, and continuously finding new ways to keep up with the adversary. In this position you will directly work with our client’s, organizing routine briefings, gathering requirements, and finding new ways to improve monitoring and detection. This role is equally about monitoring and hunting for threats AND tuning detection, alerting, and visualization mechanisms in support of said monitoring. Requires US Citizenship with the ability to pass a federal security background investigation to obtain a security badge.   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   Responsibilities - Conducts Tier 3 SOC monitoring of Machine Learning Models and data visualizations - Researches, develops, and monitors custom visualizations - Researches, analyzes, and writes documents such as cybersecurity briefings for all levels of stakeholders from Tier 1-3 SOC, security engineering and executives - Tunes and develops SIEM correlation logic for threat detection - Ensures documentation is accurate, complete, meets editorial and government specifications, and adheres to standards for quality, graphics, coverage, format, and style.  - Ensures content is developed in an appropriate style for the intended audience to include presentations, bulletins, white papers, memos, policies, briefings, and other products.  - Acquires subject knowledge by collaborating with analysts and engineers. - Assists in coordinating projects from the planning stage, provides additional or missing materials, and edits for content format, flow, and integrity. - Researches topics and collaborate stakeholders to understand communication product requirements; analyzes business problems and helps prescribe communication solutions. - Deep understanding of Cyber Threat TTPs, Threat Hunt and the application of the Mitre Attack framework - Perform Cyber Threat Assessment and Remediation Analysis - Processing, organizing and analyzing incident indicators retrieved from the client environment and correlating said indicators to various intelligence data - Assisting in the coordination with internal teams as well as in the creation of engagement deliverables for a multitude of activities including but not limited to: Insider Threat, Rule of Engagement (ROE), Threat Hunting, After Action Reports, and other artifacts to support testing, monitoring and protecting the enterprise - Investigate network and host detection and monitoring systems to advise engagement processes - Develop and Execute bash and python scripts to process discrete log files and extract specific incident indicators; develop tools to aid in Tier 1 and Tier 2 functions   Qualifications / Required Skills - 5 - 7+ years of experience in security operations, cyber technical analysis, threat hunting, threat attribution assessment with increasing responsibilities. - Proven experience in both monitoring and hunting for threats, and tuning and developing detection and visualization mechanisms. - 2-4+ years experience in a technical capacity; preferably in a role related to any of the following disciplines: security operations, network monitoring or analysis, intrusion or anomaly detection - Bachelor’s Degree or additional 3 years of related experience - One of the following certifications is required: CISSP,  GIAC Certified Incident Handler, OSCP, or other cybersecurity certification of equal level - Strong understanding of malware analysis, advanced persistent threat, infection vectors and defense strategies. - Expert written and oral communication skills to include experience with executive-level presentations.  - Knowledge of and experience with standard network logging formats, network management systems and network security monitoring systems, security information and event management, network packet analysis tools and forensic analysis tools. - Knowledge of and experience with web proxy, firewalls, IPS, IDS, mail content scanning appliances, enterprise AntiVirus solutions, Network Analyzers, and domain name servers desired - Demonstrated knowledge in one or more of the following areas: network security principles, host based security principles, network and system administration, forensic analysis principles - Advanced user of: SIEM tools e.g. Elastic Stack or Splunk, Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), Microsoft Exchange Online Protection, Netwitness, PaloAlto, Redseal, Endpoint security tooling, (MSS) tools (e.g. LookingGlass, FireEye and InfoBlox) - Knowledge related to the current state of cyber international relations, adversary tactics, and trends.  - Ability to work quickly, and a willingness to complete ad hoc, time sensitive assignments. - Demonstrated oral and written communications skills, ability to document technical analysis and articulate outcomes to non-technical audiences - Good working knowledge of cyber threat intelligence analysis - Strong analytical skills and the ability to effectively research, write, communicate and brief to varying levels of audiences to include at the executive level - Previous experience managing cross functional and interdisciplinary project teams to achieve tactical and strategic objectives. - 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% 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.  
Job Locations US-Remote / Telework | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-CO-Denver | US-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2021-4079
Valiant Solutions is seeking an Incident Response / Tier 2 SOC Engineer to join our rapidly growing team. This position allows for a 60% - 80% telecommute if located in the Washington DC, Fort Worth TX, Denver CO or Kansas City MO areas.  100% remote is acceptable for candidates that live outside of the above listed regions. 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   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.   Responsibilities: Candidates will join a fast-paced and creative team of incident response engineers, penetration testers, and forensic analysts focusing on the identification, interrogation, exploitation, and reporting of incidents for the enterprise. The incident analysis will be end-to-end including the network, underlying servers and infrastructure (physical and virtual) as well as the application.  Candidates will be required to perform incident response analysis uncovering attack vectors involving a variety, malware, data exposure, and phishing and social engineering methods.  The successful candidate must have a strong understanding of SIEM and supporting forensic tools.  The chosen candidate will participate in the remediation of incidents and responses that are generated from live threats against the enterprise.  All incidents will be recorded and reported per Federal policy and legislation.   Candidates will be required to demonstrate proficiency in the Incident Response Process as well as the performance of threat hunting and SOC operations.  Interview will also focus on conceptual and procedural methodologies used to evaluate logical, physical and technical systems compromise. Candidates understanding of malware analysis, advanced persistent threat, infection vectors and defense strategies will be heavily focused on during the screening process. Additional emphasis will be placed on the candidate’s ability to articulate skills gained from experiences participating in incident response, malware analysis, SOC operations and Threat Hunting.    Required Experience / Skills: - Minimum of eight (8) years technical experience - 6-8 Years of SOC/IR experience - Thorough understanding of security incident response processes - Demonstrated experience of the underlying logs generated by operating systems (Linux/Windows), Network Security Devices, and other enterprise tools - Demonstrated proficiencies with an enterprise SIEM or security analytics solution including the Elastic Stack or Splunk. - Solid understanding and experience analyzing security events generated from security tools and devices not limited to: Carbon Black, FireEye, Palo Alto, Cylance, and OSSEC - Experience and solid understanding of Malware analysis - Demonstrated experience and understanding of event timeline analysis and APT  - Demonstrated proficiencies with application security testing including Chrome extensions - 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 Skills: - Demonstrated proficiencies with one or more toolsets such as Core Impact and MetaSploit - Experience and solid understanding of manual and automated penetration methods - Demonstrate the suitability and use of COTS and Open Source discovery and analysis toolsets - Demonstrate proficiencies with application penetration testing (Java, .Net, and API {JSON}) - Demonstrate experience with a programming or scripting language (Perl, Python, Ruby, or .Net)   Education Requirements: - Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Engineering, related degree or an additional three (3) years of relevant (technical) experience. Required Certifications: - One of the following certifications is required: - GIAC-GCIH – Global Certified Incident Handler - GIAC-GCFE - Global Information Assurance Certification Forensic Examiner - GIAC-GCFA - Global Information Assurance Certification Forensic Analyst - GIAC-GNFA - GIAC Network Forensic Analyst   Desired Certifications:  - Note: One or more of the following may be required for consideration or attainment in the first 90 days of employment. - GIAC-GCIH – Global Certified Incident Handler - GIAC-GCFE - Global Information Assurance Certification Forensic Examiner - GIAC-GCFA - Global Information Assurance Certification Forensic Analyst - GIAC-GREM -  GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware - GIAC-GNFA - GIAC Network Forensic Analyst - GIAC-GCTI - GIAC Cyber Threat Intelligence - GIAC-GPen – GIAC Certified Penetration Tester - GIAC-GWAPT – GIAC Certified Web Application Penetration Tester - GIAC-GXPN – GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester - CEPT - Certified Expert Penetration Tester (CEPT) - CASS - Certified Application Security Specialist (CASS) - CWAPT - Certified Penetration Tester (CWAPT) - CREA - Certified Reverse Engineering Analyst (CREA)    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% 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.  
Job Locations US-Remote / Telework | US-DC-Washington
Job ID 2021-4078
Are you a SailPoint Operations Engineer or SailPoint Administrator who is interested in working with a large Federal client to manage the SailPoint application in a large scale environment? In this role you will lead the charge to ensure the SailPoint application functions are operating in production at optimal performance levels, perform upgrades, and manage the application day to day.    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% telework. 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.   Requires the ability to pass a federal security background investigation to obtain a security badge.   Requirements for this position include: - A Bachelor’s degree and at least two (2) years of hands on keyboard experience as a SailPoint Administrator, or  at least five (5) years of hands on experience as a SailPoint Administrator maintaining and managing the application (no degree requirement) - Demonstrated practical experience maintaining Identity Management integrations with various regulatory controls (NIST, PCI, etc) in a large scale environment using the SailPoint IdentityIQ application - A complete understanding of IdentityIQ out-of-the-box (OOTB) features and capabilities - Demonstrated understanding of the importance and urgency supporting a 24/7 security services operation - (Preferred) experience administering CyberArk is a plus - (Preferred) Hands on multi-year (5+) experience with information technologies like operating systems, Identity and access management systems, and/or advanced information security technologies. - 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.   Your duties in this role will include: - Model, design, and document methodical procedures to define routine work - Perform quality work during stressful and high pressure projects and initiatives - Monitor Sailpoint health and logs to identify and mitigate issues before they impact production - Plan, document, and perform application maintenance (upgrades/configuration changes) in accordance with accepted organizational change management procedures - Create and update workflows as required during or after application onboarding to ensure the highest level of functionality - Manage thresholds for account risk modeling on as required by the organization and investigate when an account crosses the threshold - Manage Identity Snapshots and History as needed to retain the information for an organizationally defined period of time - Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to new or existing application integrations and their respective workflows - Write and maintain custom workflows for a large number of applications (some COTS, and some developed in house) - Create, manage, and respond to alerts generated when certain “high risk” accounts are used/changed - Ensure SailPoint logs are being sent to our enterprise SIEM for parsing and retention   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.  
Job Locations US-Remote / Telework | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-CO-Denver | US-DC-Washington
Job ID 2021-4077
Are you a Network/Security Engineer with Cisco ISE experience? We have an exciting opportunity to lead the integration of a micro segmentation within a large government agency   This is your opportunity to join a busy Network Security Engineering team building and enhancing our government client’s security fabric. In this role your focus will be the implementation of micro-segmentation policies across our client’s large enterprise network. You will be experienced with routing and switching technologies ideally in large enterprise environments. A solid foundation of routing and switching experience is critical to our client’s approach to Security Engineering. You will have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of firewall, VPN, load balancing, and DNS technologies. This diverse team is responsible for securing a large infrastructure. We are seeking a motivated individual who is a keen learner as this team is constantly evolving and is currently designing and implementing cloud security solutions.   If you’re the successful candidate you will have the opportunity to work on both operational and project-based assignments.  You will work on projects independently. Being able to be trusted to work autonomously and use Internet resources, books, and TAC support to solve problems is a must. So if you’re a go-getter who’s passionate about Security and want to work with a team who are working developing and managing leading solutions, this may be the perfect opportunity for you!   Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing small business that cares about it's employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area SEVEN years in a row!   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.    All candidates must have US work authorization with the ability to pass Federal background and credit checks.    Must have experience: - 2+ years of experience configuring of Cisco ISE, including design and implementation,deployment  of TrustSec policies to support microsegmentation - 8+ years of experience working with Cisco Firepower, Cisco ASA or Palo Alto firewalls. This experience must have included firewall configuration changes, high availability, and the candidate must understand fundamentally how these devices work. Additionally, the successful candidate will have experience troubleshooting complex issues involving multiple devices with the devices themselves and connectivity running through them using both GUI and command line tools. - 5+ years of solid Networking experience (Routing & Switching). The successful candidate will be experienced with static routing, EIGRP, and OSPF routing and must be experienced with TCP/IP and IP subnetting. The successful candidate will be experienced working in a mid to large environment and will be able to work with minimal direction. - Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust security clearance - 3+ years experience as a network security team lead supervising or directing the work of team members - 2+ years of experience coordinating tasks related to multiple projects - 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. Responsibilities Include: - Manage Cisco ISE policies , Security Group Tags  - Firewall changes on Cisco Firepower/ASA and Fortigate firewalls - Manage Cisco Umbrella configuration - Configuration and Troubleshooting within Splunk - Keep detailed records of customer interaction and problem resolution in a ticketing system - Troubleshoot complex connectivity issues involving multiple firewalls, IPS and load balancer and VPN devices. - Tune IDS/IPS signatures - Provide support for internal and external customers in a large enterprise environment - Troubleshoot a range of IT security and connectivity issues - Manage and troubleshoot virtualized load balancers - Support other team members in troubleshooting and project efforts - Manage hardware and software inventories - Works with remote teams to install, maintain and troubleshoot security hardware - Ensure customers receive top of the line support in a polite and courteous manner - Develop standard operating procedure and network topology documentation - Provide on-call and afterhours support as required.   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.
Job Locations US-Remote / Telework | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-CO-Denver | US-DC-Washington
Job ID 2021-4076
Are you a Network/Security Engineer looking to expand your experience? We have an exciting opportunity to lead the integration of a micro segmentation within a large government agency. Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing small business that cares about it's employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area SEVEN years in a row!   This is your opportunity to join a busy Network Security Engineering team building and enhancing our government client’s security fabric. In this role your focus will be the implementation of micro segmentation policies across our client’s large enterprise network. You will be experienced with routing and switching technologies ideally in large enterprise environments. A solid foundation of routing and switching experience is critical to our client’s approach to Security Engineering. You will have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of firewall, VPN, load balancing, and DNS technologies. This diverse team is responsible for securing a large infrastructure. We are seeking a motivated individual who is a keen learner as this team is constantly evolving and is currently designing and implementing cloud security solutions.   If you’re the successful candidate you will have the opportunity to work on both operational and project-based assignments.  You will work on projects independently. Being able to be trusted to work autonomously and use Internet resources, books, and TAC support to solve problems is a must. So if you’re a go-getter who’s passionate about Security and want to work with a team who are working developing and managing leading solutions, this may be the perfect opportunity for you!   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.    All candidates must have US work authorization with the ability to pass Federal background and credit checks.    Must have experience: - 5+ years of experience working with Cisco Firepower, Cisco ASA or Palo Alto firewalls. This experience must have included firewall configuration changes, high availability, and the candidate must understand fundamentally how these devices work. Additionally, the successful candidate will have experience troubleshooting complex issues involving multiple devices with the devices themselves and connectivity running through them using both GUI and command line tools. - 5+ years of solid Networking experience (Routing & Switching). The successful candidate will be experienced with static routing, EIGRP, and OSPF routing and must be experienced with TCP/IP and IP subnetting. The successful candidate will be experienced working in a mid to large environment and will be able to work with minimal direction. - Must have experience analyzing network traffic flows - Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust security clearance - 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: - 2+ years Configuration of Cisco ISE, including design and implementation of TrustSec policies to support microsegmentation   Responsibilities Include: - Firewall changes on Cisco Firepower/ASA and  PaloAlto firewalls - Manage Cisco Umbrella configuration - Configuration and Troubleshooting within Splunk - Keep detailed records of customer interaction and problem resolution in a ticketing system - Troubleshoot complex connectivity issues involving multiple firewalls, IPS and load balancer and VPN devices. - Tune IDS/IPS signatures - Provide support for internal and external customers in a large enterprise environment - Troubleshoot a range of IT security and connectivity issues - Manage and troubleshoot virtualized load balancers - Support other team members in troubleshooting and project efforts - Manage hardware and software inventories - Works with remote teams to install, maintain and troubleshoot security hardware - Ensure customers receive top of the line support in a polite and courteous manner - Develop standard operating procedure and network topology documentation - Provide on-call and afterhours support as required.   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.
Job Locations US-Remote / Telework | US-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2021-4069
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Proposal Manager to join our growing team!  Valiant Solutions is a Cybersecurity company delivering cutting-edge security solutions to our Government clients specializing in Cloud Security, Security Engineering, and Federal GRC. 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 offers the flexibility of being 100% telework. 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.   The Proposal Manager will report directly to the Director of Proposal and Quality Management and will be the primary resource coordinating all of Valiant’s responses to Federal Requests for Proposals. He/she will work closely with senior leadership, capture/business development owners, other proposal managers, technical SMEs and operations staff.     The Proposal Manager will also be responsible for managing Valiant’s proposal style guide and reusable content library, facilitating past performance improvement interviews with technical and program management staff, developing and executing proposal skills training with Valiant writers and reviewers, helping to develop win themes and solutioning, and partner management.   The ideal candidate will have at least five (5) years of proven Federal Proposal Development/ Management experience, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain high standards of integrity within the industry. We are seeking a self-starter and someone with the ability to work independently both within the company to identify process improvements and externally to cultivate relationships. This position has tremendous growth potential and is best suited for motivated individuals.   Position Responsibilities include: - Provide full lifecycle proposal management, writing support, editing, ensuring compliance, resolving issues, coordinating among key stakeholders, and analyzing solicitations. - Lead and participate in collaborative sessions to refine win strategy, competitive assessments, and customer pain points or hot buttons. - Ensure a comprehensive proposal knowledge management infrastructure, including development and maintenance of proposal guides, artifacts, templates, writing guidance, compliance matrices, kick-off presentations, schedules, and boilerplate text. - Coordinate with the Contracts Administrator and pricing staff on cost and contractual volumes to ensure appropriate inputs. - Serve as author of appropriate proposal sections and help design graphic concepts to complement proposal content. - Work with technical staff to assist in the design of the technical solution for proposals. - Review proposals throughout the review process (Pink, Red, Gold), scoring compliance against requirements and evaluation factors, and provide feedback to improve both compliance and persuasive effect. - Implement improvements and enhancements to the proposal management process - Envision the entire proposal, tie in the win themes, and facilitate status meetings with proposal resources and partners. - Understand and manage the entire proposal from pre-RFP through post-award debrief. - Conduct and document proposal lessons learned and implement actions to improve process efficiency.   Required Qualifications - Bachelor’s Degree - At least five (5) years of proven experience managing proposal teams and leading them efficiently in a dynamic, fast-paced environment on moderate- to high-complexity federal government opportunities. - ‚Äč‚ÄčExperience managing at least one end-to-end proposal effort for a significant GWAC / IDIQ / strategic sourcing vehicle (e.g., GSA OASIS, CIO-SP4, DHS TACCOM, NOAA NMITS, etc.). - Experience leading quick turn-around task proposals under a GWAC / IDIQ / strategic sourcing vehicle. - Must work well under pressure and be able to meet deadlines. - Strong business acumen, with the willingness and ability to learn additional skills. - Excellent organizational skills - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Ability to prioritize and manage multiple proposals simultaneously - Ability to analyze RFP/RFI/SOW for customer requirements and proposal evaluation factors. - Positive attitude and able to work well with others - Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interface with all levels of management - Expert Desktop Publishing skills (High proficiency in using Microsoft Word and PowerPoint) - Experience/familiarity with Google Apps for Business (Google Docs) - 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.   Desired Qualifications/Experience - Experience with preparing team for oral proposals - Experience developing and managing a reusable content library - Shipley and/or APMP certification/training - Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud Tools a plus (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Rush).   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.  
Job Locations US-Remote / Telework | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-CO-Denver | US-DC-Washington
Job ID 2021-4064
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Data Science and Machine Learning Engineer to join our rapidly 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.   This is your opportunity to join a team of Engineers managing a large Cybersecurity big data platform to detect threats to protect critical government systems. As a Data Science and Machine Learning (DSML) Engineer you will work with a petabyte-scale data lake in an Elasticsearch-based big data environment to build machine learning models and rules, analyze data, and build visualization to detect security anomalies. You’ll join an existing security development team with our large government client and will work hands-on developing code, and using GUI-based tools to analyze and visualize data. This is an exciting position helping us grow our client’s capabilities to stay ahead of adversaries.   The successful candidate will have experience with the theory behind Machine Learning, and how it can be practically applied for Cybersecurity use cases. The successful candidate will have trained various machine learning models to support anomaly detection, and will bring experienced preparing data feeds for Machine Learning. Additionally, the candidate will have experience analyzing data and building visualizations to provide a lens for anomaly detection and trend analysis.   Requires US work authorization and 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   Responsibilities: - Lead analysis efforts in petabyte-scale clusters of security data - Instruct agency leadership on machine learning program efforts and direction - Prepare data streams for Machine Learning use cases, writing parsing logic and indexing data as needed - Developing custom Machine Learning models models using AWS services (e.g. Sage Maker) or equivalent open source tools, and developing ML rules using COTS products - Developing data visualizations using a data visualization tool, and learning new Kibana visualization capabilities such as Vega - Collaborating with Cybersecurity analysts and other developers to solve threat monitoring problems and improve our client’s security posture - Developing DSML strategy and procedure to detect anomalies in all layers of a large internet-facing application - Developing and configuring anomaly alerting logic   Qualifications: - 5 years of experience in Data Science - 2+ years of experience developing using Python - Bachelor’s degree in related field required (Computer Science, Information Technology, Network Engineering, Security Engineering, System Administration etc). or two (2) additional years of IT experience  - US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain required federal security clearances. - Experience working with business intelligence tools such as PowerBI or Tableau - Experience preferred with SIEM tools such as Elastic Stack or Splunk - Experience preparing data sets for Machine Learning and generating ML models - Strong mathematics skills (e.g., statistics, algebra) - Experience with big data technologies such as Hadoop, Kafka, or Spark - Advanced ability to perform exploratory data analysis - Demonstrated knowledge of security concepts and best security practices is preferred - Exceptional technical writing skills - Ability to communicate complex data in a simple, actionable way - Ability to visualize data in the most effective way possible for a given project  - Analytical and problem-solving skills - Experience with machine learning and AI - Familiarity with data management tools - Excellent attention to detail - Proven ability to meet deadlines and adapt quickly to changing and multiple priorities - Energetic and forward-thinking with high ethical standards - A team player, trustworthy, and willing to share information - 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% 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.  
Job Locations US-Remote / Telework | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-CO-Denver | US-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2021-4061
This is your chance to lead a penetration testing and vulnerability scan team for our large government client. You will lead from the front as a pen tester conducting hands-on web application penetration tests and red team assignments. In this role you will lead and mentor other pen testers and scan analysts who are working to maintain a strong security posture for our client, through testing, measurement, and reporting. This position involves both hands-on operational support, solution design and advancement, and project management and scheduling. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience with web application security skills, including vulnerability assessment, scanning, and manual security testing and be capable of conducting hands-on, technical risk assessments of web applications. If you’ve got that ‘can-do’ attitude and possess the skills below, we would love to talk to you about this exciting opportunity.   Grabbing your attention? Apply to speak to our team and learn more!   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 a 60% - 80% telecommute if located in the Washington DC, Fort Worth TX, Denver CO or Kansas City MO areas.  100% remote is acceptable for candidates that live outside of the above listed regions. 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   Qualifications/ Responsibilities - 5+ years of web application penetration testing experience  - 3+ years of web application & OS vulnerability scanning experience - 2+ years of team lead experience - Demonstrated web application security skills, including vulnerability assessment, scanning, and security testing; capable of conducting hands-on, technical risk assessments of web applications.  - Experience with one or more of the following web application scan tools:, AMP, Software Security Center or WebInspect Enterprise, and Burp Suite - Ability to demonstrate manual testing experience including all of OWASP v4 - Ability to recommend courses of action to mitigate security vulnerabilities and threats to consumer products and web services, as well as corporate applications and environments - Fluent in a variety of web application protocols, web services (components including JavaScript, HTML5, XML, JSON, SOAP, REST, and AJAX), software development frameworks, operating systems, and networking technologies. Understanding of various web application frameworks such as ASP.NET, J2EE - Web Server configuration knowledge: Microsoft IIS, Apache HTTP Server, Apache Tomcat - Ability to manage security testing projects with little assistance - Experience with Web application development, system administration, and the software and system development life cycle - Experience in shell scripting, Python, Perl, or similar tool and automation languages - 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.   Other General Responsibilities Include: - Provide technical leadership for existing and new security solutions for our client. - Be able to work autonomously - Security tool development: researching, planning, and implementing new tool features to make security tools more effective and add value for our client - Interpreting web application scan reports and assist customer with remediation efforts - Researching and developing new security solutions - Triage security vulnerabilities and recommend mitigation suggestions based on industry standards. Required Certifications: - CISSP or GSEC or GWAPT or OSCP   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% 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.  
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Job ID 2021-4050
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Technical Program Manager (Cybersecurity) to join our rapidly 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. As a Technical Program Manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day oversight of contractor personnel and Task Order performance including technical delivery and P&L. You will be responsible for the hands-on technical management of Valiant Cybersecurity and other Information Technology Federal engagements, supporting the evolution of the Government customer's IT  posture. You will take an active role in Valiant’s Knowledge Centers and grow professional expertise in emerging Cybersecurity tools and techniques. You will lead your team to ensure the accomplishments on the program are documented and known for more broad company efforts through whitepapers, briefing materials, and proposals. As Program Manager, you should be able to execute with limited direction, anticipate customer needs and proactively supports those needs, and be responsible for all project deliverables. The ideal candidate will have prior experience working with a wide variety of technologies, be well versed in the current state of Information Security for Government clients. The program manager will be required to interface with federal employees and contractors to perform the required activities.   Responsibilities: - Ensure projects and enhancements meet all requirements to ensure the projects are completed within schedule, cost, and performance - Monitor each project providing timely project assessment, per the Contract Service - Participate in routine and periodic status meetings with key customer personnel, at times on short notice, to convey current status and risks are presented - Provide Project management support following industry standards, frameworks, methodologies to perform a variety of project management functions such as; project management plans, work breakdown structure/schedules, risk mitigation plans and project timelines. - Ensure Service Level Agreements (SLAs), of projects progress, risks, issues, and proposed resolutions - Perform operations management and project management for a variety of information technology deliverables and task orders. - Strategic planning and solution development, both technical and business - Ensure project defined deliverables are provided on time, have been quality reviewed (e.g. SOPs, Configuration Guides, Training Documentation, Project Schedules) - Establish project schedules and plans with Government Stakeholders - Track and provide performance management evaluations against Project Plans  - Ensure delivery on Program and Project deliverables (e.g. Weekly Team and Project Status Reporting, Bi-Weekly Program Reporting, Timesheet Review, Performance Management Metric Analysis) - Provide presentations and develop demonstrations for reporting in support of the program - Provide technical support for all team task areas (e.g. systems engineering and integration, service design and delivery) - Facilitate requirements and data gathering - Develop and Refine Performance Management Metrics in accordance with Program Goals and Deliverable requirements sessions   Qualifications: - Bachelors Degree and PMP - 10+ years of Information Technology experience, including cybersecurity experience  - 7+ years of demonstrated experience leading and managing projects with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work towards strict deadline - Security certifications preferred, or willingness to obtain - Strong background and understanding of cybersecurity principles, industry security requirements and best practices  - Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work towards strict deadlines - Domain expertise and implantation experience providing best practices and recommendation to support resolution of project challenges, both business and technical - Ability to lead in an Agile framework (conduct backlog grooming with the client; create tasks and clearly document the “Definition of Done”, assign in daily scrum, conduct retrospectives). - Proven experience leading and executing executive presentations, demonstrations, and reporting - Excellent written and verbal communications skills - 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 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.  
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Job ID 2021-4043
Valiant Solutions is seeking two Top Secret cleared Pen Testers (Jr. and Sr.) to join our growing team supporting a large Government client in Washington DC. This is an exciting opportunity for motivated candidates to join an innovative and rapidly growing team.   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 supporting one of our security operations teams. You'll find Valiant to be a supportive company who 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 it's 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. All candidates must have an active Top Secret clearance to be considered. The positions are based in Washington DC with the potential for a partial remote / hybrid work schedule and can require up to 25% (CONUS) travel.  Typically one week per month.  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.   Senior Penetration Tester Responsibilities: - Develop rules of engagement, and configure, tune, and operate industry standard pen test assessment tools - Coordinate, schedule, and support pen test requests - Emulate adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) to validate security controls effectiveness; develop rules of engagement, brief partners on findings and mitigation techniques. - Analyze pen test reports and produce summary guidance for System Owners and administrators - Develop, capture, and deliver summary metrics of pen test activities - Draft and deliver executive and technical briefings on pen testing related topics   Junior Penetration Tester Responsibilities: - Emulate adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) to validate security controls efficacy - Perform penetration test assessments of assets - Evaluate findings to determine applicability, saturation, and potential impact - Monitor remediation efforts of findings and communicate progress to stakeholders - Advise System Owners and Administrators of findings and provide remediation guidance - Work with Information System Security Officers (ISSOs) and System Owners to develop Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&Ms) or formalized exceptions to document findings   Experience/Skills Requirements - Must be a US Citizen possessing an active TS security clearance  - Operational familiarity with current team tools: Nipper, Nessus, Netsparker, Knowbe4, Burpsuite Pro; Maltego; Canvas; Core Impact, Cobalt Strike - Senior Pen Tester - Bachelor’s Degree and 6+ years of relevant experience required. (Associates degree plus two additional years of experience is also acceptable.) - Junior Pen Tester - Bachelor’s Degree and 3+ years of relevant experience required. (Associates degree plus two additional years of experience is also acceptable.) - 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 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.  
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Job ID 2021-4024
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Senior Security Controls Assessor with an Active Top Secret to join our growing team supporting a large government agency in Washington, DC!    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 SEVEN years in a row! A highlight of our benefits is included below the job description.   Salary is based on experience and education. All candidates must be US Citizens with an Active Top Secret Clearance.  Position will require up to 25% (Conus) Travel.    Responsibilities:  - Maintain a comprehensive understanding of NIST SP 800-37, NIST SP 800-53/53A, etc. and serve as a SME.  - Maintain a comprehensive understanding of Cyber Policy and Process and serve as a SME.  - Thoroughly evaluate GSS, NSS, and ICS Boundaries for compliance with Risk Management Framework (RMF) and NIST SP 800-53/A Rev. 5 security controls through stakeholder interviews, security artifact review, technical review, etc.  - Draft comprehensive security assessments reports outlining status, key findings, observations, impact, etc. as noted during an assessment. Provide comprehensive, clear, and concise assessment out briefs / presentations to key stakeholders and Executive Leadership.  - Works independently, with minimal oversight, from the team lead. Qualifications: - Must have an Active Top Secret Clearance. - Bachelor's Degree and 10+ years of IT experience required. - Demonstrated experience leading and managing assessments with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and work towards strict deadlines. - Expert skills in assessment techniques and practices - Experience performing manual assessments; conducting interviews - Have detailed knowledge of NIST Policies and FISMA Compliance. - Possess strong written and oral communication skills to support customers, internal stakeholders, peers, and executives. - Ability to communicate, both written and orally, to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. - Ability to work independantly, with minimal oversight from the team - 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, andWashington 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% 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.