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 | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-CO-Denver | US-DC-Washington
Job ID 2022-4157
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Senior Archer Engineer to test, implement, deploy, maintain, review and administer the infrastructure hardware and software that are required to effectively manage the computer network defense service provider network and resources.  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 EIGHT 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. Must be authorized to work in the US with ability to pass a federal security background investigation to obtain a security badge.   This position allows for 100% remote work. If you are located in the Washington DC, Fort Worth TX, Denver CO or Kansas City MO areas, you may be required to report onsite on a partial basis. 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: - Support the installation and management of the RSA Archer system.  - Partner with security and infrastructure teams to maintain system availability.  - Assist with the implementation of RSA Archer and the eventual migration from the current incident management system. - Support Archer applications to accommodate business requirements and/or design changes. - Troubleshoot data feed integration, stakeholder notifications, and reporting requirements. - Provide extensive knowledge of RSA Archer.  Train Archer users on the use of the tool as appropriate. Support SGRC/Archer A&A users to understand and navigate the process and terminology. - Manage SGRC/Archer user accounts. Perform bulk user upload and single user account creation. Provide SGRC/Archer users with technical support. - Transfer data to other applications for reporting purposes. Export/Import privacy data into SGRC/Archer ingestible templates.  - Integrate other software/applications with Archer.   - Assist system users on how to perform the process of data import into SGRC/Archer and exporting meaningful reports to management stakeholders.   - Assist in validating data fields for use in the import process.   Qualifications: - Bachelors and 6+ years of experience, or Masters and 4+ years. - Experience configuring and administering RSA Archer GRC Platform - Computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies.     - Risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk).    - Laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity and privacy.     - Cybersecurity and privacy principles.    - Cyber threats and vulnerabilities.     - Specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses.    - Data backup and recovery.    - Host/network access control mechanisms (e.g., access control list, capabilities lists).    - Incident response and handling methodologies.    - Cybersecurity and privacy principles and organizational requirements (relevant to confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, non-repudiation).    - Network traffic analysis methods.    - How traffic flows across the network (e.g., Transmission Control Protocol [TCP] and Internet Protocol [IP], Open System Interconnection Model [OSI], Information Technology Infrastructure Library, current version [ITIL]).    - Packet-level analysis.    - Virtual Private Network (VPN) security.    - What constitutes a network attack and a network attack’s relationship to both threats and vulnerabilities.    - Web filtering technologies.    - Cyber defense and information security policies, procedures, and regulations.    - Network security architecture concepts including topology, protocols, components, and principles (e.g., application of defense-in-depth).    - Basic system, network, and OS hardening techniques.    - Test procedures, principles, and methodologies (e.g., Capabilities and Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)).    - Transmission records (e.g., Bluetooth, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), Infrared Networking (IR), Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi). paging, cellular, satellite dishes, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)), and jamming techniques that enable transmission of undesirable information, or prevent installed systems from operating correctly.     - Intrusion Detection System (IDS)/Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) tools and applications.    - Network protocols such as TCP/IP, Dynamic Host Configuration, Domain Name System (DNS), and directory services.    - Network traffic analysis (tools, methodologies, processes). Defense-in-depth principles and network security architecture.        About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. We are a HUBZone small business and we encourage all candidates who live in a HUBZone to apply.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-NC-Research Triangle Park
Job ID 2022-4156
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Scrum Master  to support our agile development practice focusing on U.S. Government sector clients. The successful candidate will have experience leading development teams and a strong background in application development with experience in a fast-paced team environment. Experience with more recent/modern languages, tools, methodologies and concepts are a must. Must be driven and focused on improving your skills.   Valiant Solutions is a Cybersecurity company delivering cutting-edge security and IT solutions to our Government clients.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 EIGHT years in a row! A highlight of our benefits is included below the job description.   This position is based in Research Triangle Park, NC and allows for telecommute. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees. To ensure that employee performance does not suffer in a remote work environment, all employees who telecommute are expected to have a quiet and distraction-free workspace with adequate internet, dedicate their full attention to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during normal business hours that overlaps with those of their coworkers.   The scope of this project will involve:  - Requirements Gathering - Interface Development/Maintenance - Workflow Development, Integration/Automated Testing/QA - Application and System level design and architecture modifications - Secure web service development to interface with other systems - Development, Modernization and Enhancement (DM&E) activities - Documentation, User Support and Training - Review and feedback on the existing technical architecture and suggestion of updates and modification if required - Supplemental Task Support, as required.   Example of Duties - Coordinates and facilitates scrum meetings, such as, sprint planning, backlog refinement, sprint reviews and sprint retrospectives - Works with product leadership and the team to define relevant metrics that are formulated and utilized for meeting project objectives - Leverages team resources to improve capacity for project work while removing impediments and ensuring team productivity - Leads the team with such things as release planning, sprint planning, product and sprint backlog grooming, daily scrums, sprint reviews and retrospective meetings ensuring the commitments made are appropriate and uphold scrum principles - Actively participates in activities related to Agile adoption across the organization - Assists with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and providing information - Guides the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values and to self-organize into Agile/Scrum frameworks - Develops strong customer relationships, understands the business mission and guides the development of product roadmaps   Desired Skills/Experience - Agile Team Management & Development - Requirements gathering - Software Quality Assurance - UX Design Principles - Knowledgeable of coding best practices - Project Management experience supporting Federal IT projects - Experience managing teams of developers/testers/engineers in an Agile/Scrum Environment - Agile Team Management & Development (Scrum, Kanban, Incremental etc) - Experience in a DevOps environment with continuous integration and deployment  - Experience with code tracking/version control (i.e. Github) - Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification is desired   Requirements - Bachelor Degree - At least five (5) years of related Information Technology experience - PMP certification required   About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. We are a HUBZone small business and we encourage all candidates who live in a HUBZone to apply. 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 on 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-NC-Research Triangle Park
Job ID 2022-4155
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Solutions Architect  to support our agile development practice focusing on U.S. Government sector clients. The successful candidate will have experience leading and growing development teams, working with Federal clients, designing systems and a strong background in application development best practices. Experience with cloud architecture, modern languages, DevSecOpps, Agile methodologies and consulting are a must. Must be driven and focused on continuously improving your skills and staying abreast of new technologies and solutions.    Valiant Solutions is a Cybersecurity company delivering cutting-edge security and IT solutions to our Government clients.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 EIGHT years in a row! A highlight of our benefits is included below the job description.   This position is based in Research Triangle Park, NC and allows for telecommute. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees. To ensure that employee performance does not suffer in a remote work environment, all employees who telecommute are expected to have a quiet and distraction-free workspace with adequate internet, dedicate their full attention to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during normal business hours that overlaps with those of their coworkers.   As the Solutions Architect, you will: - Provide technical subject matter expertise in the application development through analysis, design, and solutioning approaches to meet target client requirements and objectives - Client-facing role providing technical leadership and responsible for defining innovative, client-focused solutions. Expected to be willing and able to participate in oral presentations to Federal government clients - Be required to stay abreast of new standards and technologies, making recommendations for the adoption and development of technical capabilities for potential infusion into current client engagements and offerings - Participates in scrum meetings, such as, sprint planning, backlog refinement, sprint reviews and sprint retrospectives - Sets development and coding best practices for team, provides mentoring and training to application development teams - Develops strong customer relationships, understands the business mission and supports the development of product roadmaps - Architects cloud infrastructure solutions and plans application migrations to cloud environments  - Understands customer requirements, analyzes alternatives, and conducts product recommendations related to software, platform, and network configurations - Develops proof-of-concept to validate proposed solution - Provides stakeholders with estimated costs of solution alternatives - Acts as a liaison between business team and technical team mapping business objectives to the technical solution   Desired Skills/Experience: - Architecting and implementing IT solutions for Federal clients - Object Oriented Development experience and fluency in more than one language/ framework; Java and React experience required - Agile Development (Scrum, Kanban, Waterfall, Incremental etc) Experience - Experience in a DevOps environment with continuous integration and deployment - Experience with code tracking/version control (i.e. Github) - Knowledgeable of secure coding best practices - Experience with user-centric design, usability studies, and information design, and developing compelling user interfaces a plus - Proven ability to mentor and manage development teams - Excellent writer and communicator and able to convey technical concepts in simple and clear narratives - Experience with technical leadership including within an Agile/Scrum team environment with large, cross-functional teams - Capability in preparing and presenting high quality technical briefings and presentations to government clients. Requirements: - U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a Government Security Clearance - Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline is preferred - 15+ years’ of experience in IT  - 7+ years’ experience in designing and implementing enterprise applications - 3+ years’experience in designing technical solution on major cloud services (AWS, Azure, GCP) - Supervisory or project management experience - Certifications in various IT  areas are preferred. Examples include: PMP, CSM, ITIL, AWS Solutions Architect, etc. - Advanced degree in related discipline desired   About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. We are a HUBZone small business and we encourage all candidates who live in a HUBZone to apply. 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 on 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 2022-4153
Are you a SailPoint specialist? Want to help a large and  innovative government agency fully integrate Sailpoint with operating systems, tools, and applications? This is an exciting opportunity for you to design and implement a new and improved ICAM program which spans on-premise and cloud environments. The successful candidate will have experience designing and implementing ICAM solutions for workflow, authentication, and privilege management. This experience will include experience with Sailpoint and authentication solutions such as SecureAuth, Okta, and directory structures (AD). The successful candidate will be used to leading technical projects, coming up with design and implementation documentation, and executing the implementation itself. Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing Cybersecurity company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area EIGHT years in a row!    These SailPoint Integration Engineer positions allow 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. 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.   One of the following certifications is strongly preferred: - SailPoint Certified IdentityIQ Architect, SailPoint Certified IdentityIQ Engineer, SailPoint Certified - IdentityNow Engineer, Sailpoint Certified IdentityNow Professional, Sailpoint Certified - IdentityIQ Associate, Sailpoint Certified IdentityIQ Professional.   Your experience will include: - 5 + years of experience designing and implementing Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) solutions  - 2+ years of experience implementing Sailpoint - Experience engineering solutions in both on-premise and cloud environments - Design and implementation of features and integrations for enterprise including integration with enterprise IT service management platforms - Onboarding applications for access requests and provisioning  - Continued design and development of automated release management, and scalable repeatable automation  - Design and implementation of new authoritative source data connectors for user accounts  - Design and onboarding of additional privileged access management for IT assets including:  ○ Windows Servers  ○ Security Appliances  ○ Network Appliances  ○ Databases   Example Duties include: - Interfaces with the users to determine their requirements - Generates the highest level of system requirements, based on the user's needs and other constraints such as cost and schedule - Ensures that high level requirements are consistent, complete, correct, and operationally defined  - Provides for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces  - Performs cost-benefit analyses to determine whether requirements are best met by manual, software, or hardware functions - Interfaces with the design and implementation engineers and architects, so that any problems arising during design or implementation can be resolved in accordance with the fundamental design concepts, and user needs and constraints - Assess workflow, organization, and planning for problems and develop appropriate corrective action  - Ensures that a maximally robust design is developed - Generates products such as sketches, models, an early user guide and prototypes to keep the user and the engineers constantly up to date and in agreement on the system to be provided as it is evolving  - Updates to continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) dashboard reporting initiatives  - Verify that architectures are in agreement with open systems standards as they apply to the customer’s environment - Supervise staff as required Requirements - At least five (5) years of IT experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical field, or at least eight (8) years of IT experience and no degree requirement    About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. We are a HUBZone small business and we encourage all candidates who live in a HUBZone to apply.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 | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-CO-Denver | US-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2022-4150
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Technical ISSO (AWS) to join our growing team supporting a large Government client.  The candidate will provide technical expertise on Security control implementations and the development of Information Security procedures for systems and applications. You will be part of a team working to establish an Information Security framework and helping develop a comprehensive IT Security program at the agency level.Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing Cybersecurity company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing Cybersecurity company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area EIGHT years in a row!    This position can be located in Washington DC, Denver, CO, Kansas City, MO, or Fort Worth, TX, and allows for a 100% remote work environment. 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 regular business hours that overlap 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.    Job Description:  - Serves as the IT security POC (ISSO) for assigned systems to ensure agency information systems comply with FISMA OMB and agency Policies. - Ensure security activities are implemented throughout the SDLC from beginning to end. - Ensure all systems are operated, maintained and disposed of IAW documented security policies and procedures including but not limited to Assessment & Authorization (A&A).  - Oversee and manage relationships for assigned systems that may be contractor-owned and contractor-operated, ensuring vendors comply with agency security and privacy requirements. - Support the development and maintenance of all security documentation such as the System Security Plan, Privacy Impact Assessment, Configuration Management Plan, Contingency Plan, Contingency Plan Test Report, POA&M, annual FISMA assessment, and incident reports. - Promote Information Security Awareness and provide training. - Research assigned IT security systems to provide insight on IT security architectures and IT security recommendations for assigned systems. - Report, and respond to security incidents. - Assess vulnerabilities to ascertain if additional safeguards are needed and ensure systems are patched, and security hardened at all levels of the “stack,” and monitor to see that vulnerabilities are remediated as appropriate. - Work with Github to commit issues, comment, and collaborate with the development team   Qualifications:  - Security+, CISSP, CISM, CISA, or equivalent Security certification. - Have detailed knowledge of NIST Policies, Governance, Security Planning and Architecture, FISMA Compliance, RMF, Incident Analysis, and General Security Best Practices.  - Possess knowledge of Amazon Web Services and code versioning and repository tooling such as Github. - Good understanding of and experience with applying FISMA and NIST Cybersecurity framework and requirements.                                            - Technical expertise with Nessus Tenable Security and NetSparker reports. - Experience in developing Information Security policies and procedures. - Possess strong written and oral communication skills to support customers, internal stakeholders, peers, and public audiences. - Ability to communicate, both written and orally, to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.   Experience and Education:  - Six (6) years of experience in the cybersecurity field - Two (2) years of experience supporting a system operating in Amazon Web Services (AWS) and code revisioning . This experience could be engineering or compliance-focused. - Two (2) years of technical experience in IT Security (Sys Admin, Developer, Engineer etc) - Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, or an additional two years of industry experience is preferred.   About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. We are a HUBZone small business and we encourage all candidates who live in a HUBZone to apply.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
Job ID 2022-4149
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Python / Ruby Security Automation Engineer to join our growing team supporting a large Government client.  Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing Cybersecurity company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area EIGHT years in a row! A solid foundation of security orchestration techniques and best practices to interconnect security tools and to automate security processes is key for this challenging and rewarding role.   This position supports the orchestration and automation of Governance, Risk, and Compliance for our government client. The successful candidate will use their proficient programming knowledge to replace repetitive manual compliance processes with automation. The candidate will work with a variety of data sources, repositories, and tool APIs to architect and implement this solution. The candidate will aggregate automated test results into compliance dashboards using BI and other tools.   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   Duties: - Develops scripts using Python to automate both security and IR functions, including (but not limited to) IOC ingestion and SIEM integration via REST APIs to minimize repetition of duties and automate tasks. - Supports continued use of automation and tool integration through PowerBI and other technologies to maintain and advance the metrics reported by the agency’s enterprise security dashboard. - Develops automated security control tests using data and security and infrastructure tool APIsAutomates the development of security controls, including firewall rules and IPS policies - Automate data correlation and enrichment across multiple repositories and aggregate findings on centralized compliance dashboards. Automates the implementation of security controls in Amazon Web Services (AWS) via the AWS API - Automates new tool integration (Splunk, Tenable, BigFix, ServiceNow) with the Elastic Stack using Python and/or Ruby scripting  - Develops custom enhancements to COTS tools to improve their functionality and enrich data   Required Skills: - Bachelor’s degree in a computer security-related field and at least 4+ years experience with three (3) years in Federal Cyber Security. Can substitute no degree with 5 + years of related work - 7+ years of experience scripting in Python or Ruby - 7+ years of experience interconnecting security tools (i.e., Tenable, BigFix, ServiceNow, CSAM GRC tool) via APIs and using a data lake to correlate data for use in risk management and ISCM dashboards - 5+ years of experience with data aggregation, correlation, and enrichment. Tool sets and technologies may vary.   Preferred Skills: - Experience with PowerBI    About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. We are a HUBZone small business and we encourage all candidates who live in a HUBZone to apply. 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 on 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 2022-4147
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Technical ISSO to join our growing team supporting a large Government client.  The candidate will provide technical expertise on Security control implementations and development of Information Security procedures for systems and applications. You will be part of a team working to establish an Information Security framework and helping develop a comprehensive IT Security program at the agency level. Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing Cybersecurity company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing Cybersecurity company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area EIGHT years in a row!    This position is based in Washington DC in a partial remote capacity requiring frequent site visits. 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 regular business hours that overlap 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.    Job Description:  - Serves as the IT security POC (ISSO) for assigned systems to ensure agency information systems comply with FISMA OMB and agency Policies. - Ensure security activities are implemented throughout the SDLC from beginning to end. - Ensure all systems are operated, maintained and disposed of IAW documented security policies and procedures including but not limited to Assessment & Authorization (A&A).  - Oversee and manage relationships for assigned systems that may be contractor owned and contractor operated, ensuring vendors comply with agency security and privacy requirements. - Support the development and maintenance of all security documentation such as the System Security Plan, Privacy Impact Assessment, Configuration Management Plan, Contingency Plan, Contingency Plan Test Report, POA&M, annual FISMA assessment, and incident reports. - Promote Information Security Awareness and provide training. - Research assigned IT security systems to provide insight on IT security architectures and IT security recommendations for assigned systems. - Report, and respond to security incidents. - Assess vulnerabilities to ascertain if additional safeguards are needed and ensure systems are patched and security hardened at all levels of the “stack,” and monitor to see that vulnerabilities are re-mediated as appropriate. Special Assignment: - Approximately 30% of the candidates time will be spent on the following activities for one of the assigned systems: - - Monthly (minimum) site visit (DC Area) to conduct survey of the site security with the client - Review of a third party in depth risk assessment (not a standard ATO type assessment) - Create and brief status reports to federal leadership about the efforts to secure and mitigate risks in this system - Work with the client both remotely and onsite as needed to mitigate identified risks - Actively monitor threats and potential incidents within this system and immediately escalate suspected incidents to the appropriate personnel Qualifications:  - Security+, CISSP, CISM, CISA, or equivalent Security certification. - Have detailed knowledge of NIST Policies, Governance, Security Planning and Architecture, FISMA Compliance, RMF, Incident Analysis, and General Security Best Practices.  - Possess strong written and oral communication skills to support customers, internal stakeholders, peers, and public audiences. - Ability to communicate, both written and orally, to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. - Good understanding of and experience with applying FISMA and NIST Cybersecurity framework and requirements.                                            - Technical expertise with Nessus Tenable Security and NetSparker reports. - Experience in developing Information Security policies and procedures. - Strong communications skills to interact with senior managers, junior staff, and business unit (non-technical) customers.     Required Experience and Education:  - Six (6) years of experience in the IT security field - Two (2) years of technical experience in IT Security (Sys Admin, Developer, Engineer etc) - Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, or an additional two years of industry experience.    About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. We are a HUBZone small business and we encourage all candidates who live in a HUBZone to apply.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 | US-MO-Kansas City | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2022-4146
Are you a security assessment professional with a background as an engineer, developer, or analyst?   Valiant Solutions is seeking a Technical Security Assessor to join our team supporting a large Federal client. You’ll join an existing team of assessors assessing a mix of cloud and on-premise systems seeking new or ongoing authorizations. Our client is very innovative and this provides very interesting systems to assess a range of new technologies, particularly in the cloud space. This position requires hands-on technical experience along with A&A experience. If you came to GRC from a technical background or have been doing engineering work alongside GRC duties then this is the role for you! We'll help you build on your foundation of technical and GRC knowledge by giving you opportunities to assess systems of all different shapes and sizes, in the cloud and on-premise. Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing Cybersecurity company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area EIGHT years in a row!    This position can be located in Washington DC, Kansas City MO, or Fort Worth, TX and allows for a 60% - 80% telecommute benefit. 100% remote can be considered 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.   Job Summary: The Technical Security Assessor will serve as the lead for all assigned client security control assessments. The candidate will be responsible for the performance of security control assessment planning and execution in compliance with client policies and procedures with minimal supervision. The candidate will be required to conduct walkthroughs of the systems being assessed without dedicated engineering support to collect all required artifacts to support assessment findings.  The candidate will be required to assess all layers of the technology stack including but not limited to: operating systems, network equipment, appliances, cloud service providers, applications, tools (AV/AM, endpoint security, etc) and CI/CD pipelines.  The candidate will be responsible for developing all required assessment deliverables (including the Security Assessment Report, filling out all test cases, and updating the POA&M documents). The candidate must have had prior experience working with a wide variety of technologies, be well versed in the current state of Information Security, and be able to interpret the requirements of relevant governing bodies (NIST, OMB, GAO, etc). The candidate will be required to interface with federal employees and contractors to perform the required activities. Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for assisting in the presentation of the security control assessment status reports and findings to the client. The ideal candidate will have prior experience performing similar work for a federal client, including strategic planning, solution development, FISMA assessments, and technical background.     Experience/Skills Requirements: - Must have hands-on technology experience (Engineering, Development, or Operations) - 2+ years of Technical Writing experience - 2+ years of Information Technology experience.  - 5+ years of Information Technology Experience (reviewing, consulting, or advising) - 5+ years of knowledge and practical understanding of NIST SP 800 series. - 3+ years of demonstrated experience independently leading and managing assessments projects with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and work towards strict deadlines. - Security Professional Certifications (CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, CAP, CEH). - Previous experience with scanning tools: Nessus, SIH, AppDetective, WebInspect. - Expert skills in assessment techniques and practices. - Ability to rapidly and effectively research new technologies and apply NIST assessment methods to those technologies.  - Excellent interpersonal, interviewing, analytical and problem-solving skills to address variable situations - General knowledge of industry security requirements, standards, and best practices. - Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to read and analyze data effectively to write cogent reports on assessment findings with sound recommendations. - Good human relations, communication, supervisory and time management skills. - Bachelor’s degree in information technology-related field. - A writing sample must be submitted - 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. We are a HUBZone small business and we encourage all candidates who live in a HUBZone to apply.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 2022-4142
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Senior Compliance Anayst (ISCM / CDM) to join our ISCM/CDM team. The team supports the development and continuous improvement of the ISCM program which includes: cybersecurity management support for operational performance and compliance for all networks, systems and applications; providing centralized management of Security Assessments (SA), ongoing assessments, new authorizations; proposing information security technical and administrative solutions; performing analysis to ensure security controls are consistently implemented; integrating new technology with information security standards; developing and executing plans for monitoring and assessing networks, systems and application; supporting sustainment of the Risk Management Framework (RMF); and facilitating the adoption of CISA’s Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation (CDM) program.    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 EIGHT 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 allows for 100%  telecommute. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees. To ensure that employee performance does not suffer in a remote work environment, all employees who telecommute are expected to have a quiet and distraction-free workspace with adequate internet, dedicate their full attention to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during normal business hours that overlaps with those of their coworkers and Valiant's.   Responsibilities: - Provide technical knowledge and analysis of highly specialized applications and operational environments. - Provide high-level functional systems analysis, design, integration, documentation and implementation advice on moderately complex problems relating to cybersecurity that require an appropriate level of knowledge of the subject matter for effective implementation. - Apply principles, methods and knowledge of cyber security to specific task order requirements, advanced principles and methods to difficult and/or narrowly defined technical problems in cybersecurity. - Assist other senior consultants with analysis and evaluation and with the preparation of recommendations for system improvements, optimization, development, and/or maintenance efforts in related domains. - Coordinate with appropriate stakeholders and system owners to ensure all NIST 800-53 controls are properly implemented and assessed during the steps of the ATO lifecycle - Perform authenticated automated assessment scans - Verify access points using services returned in automated assessment results - Manually review documentation against automated scan results and identify discrepancies - Create Security Assessment Reports (SAR), detailing assessment findings - Demonstrate structured adaptability within the scope of each assessment - Contribute to a collaborative, evolving work environment   Required Experience: - A minimum of two (2) years of vulnerability assessment tool experience; - A minimum of four (4) years of total IT experience in network and/or telecommunication administration - Four (4) years of working with NIST Guidelines and FISMA requirements - ISCM / CDM experience, preferably with an emphasis on automation - Thorough understanding of the security concepts and intricacies associated with Cloud Computing, Infrastructure, Data Protection, Digital Mobility, Application Security, and Regulatory Compliance. - Ability to define and manage reporting and measurement systems for IT Security. - Experience performing A&A and Risk Management - Knowledge of FedRAMP and FISMA regulatory compliance requirements. - Direct experience working in governance, risk and compliance - Ability to define and manage reporting and measurement systems for IT Security   Desired Experience: - CISSP and 4+ years of cyber security experience   About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. We are a HUBZone small business and we encourage all candidates who live in a HUBZone to apply. 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 on 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 | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-CO-Denver | US-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2022-4118
Do you have experience in IT security and a strong background in Incident Response and Forensics?   Valiant Solutions is seeking a Digital Forensics and Incident Response Engineer  to join our team supporting a large Federal client.  Our client is very innovative and this provides very interesting systems to assess with a range of new technologies, particularly in the cloud space.This is your opportunity to join a busy Security Engineering team delivering cutting-edge solutions to a fantastic Government client. Specialized experience in incident response, management of the APTs, forensic analysis, and handling of evidentiary data is key for this challenging and rewarding role. This role will be responsible for all activity related to incident response and management, forensic analysis, and other emerging enterprise-wide IT challenges. Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing Cybersecurity company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area EIGHT years in a row!    We are seeking a motivated individual as this team in constantly evolving and is currently evolving cloud security solutions in AWS. You’ll be passionate about what you do and will be able to work autonomously to engineer your way out of problems. The IR/Forensics SME shall be responsible for all activity related to incident response and management, forensic analysis and other emerging enterprise-wide IT challenges.   This position can be located in Washington DC, Kansas City MO, or Fort Worth, TX and allows for a 60% - 80% telecommute benefit. 100% remote can be considered 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: - Bachelors or greater in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Systems Engineering - 8+ years of specialized experience in incident response, management of the APT, forensic analysis, and handling of evidentiary data with the most recent experience in the past 4 years. - Ability to identify malware characteristics, and conduct reverse engineering in x86 and x64 assembly - Ability to demonstrate and conduct Windows memory forensics techniques to analyze malware threats. - Strong knowledge in malware code and behavioral analysis. - Working knowledge in SIFT, REMnux, or other similar frameworks. - Experience in Presentation and Reporting of Evidence and Analysis - Experience in File System Timeline Analysis - Experience in Live Incident Response and Volatile Evidence Collection - Experience in Advanced Windows Registry Analysis - Experience in Forensic Imaging and Filesystem Media Analysis - Experience performing IR, Forensics, and Post mortem reports in cloud environments (AWS especially). - Experience performing Advanced Network Event and Protocol analysis and timeline reconstruction   Preferred Certifications: o AWS Solution Architect  o SANS GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) o SANS GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA) o SANS GIAC Network Forensics Analyst (GNFA) o SANS GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED) o SANS GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM) o Carnegie Melon Certified Computer Incident Handler (CSIH) o IACIS Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE) o ISFCE Certified Computer Examiner (CCE)     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   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 2021-4085
Valiant Solutions is seeking an experienced Cybersecurity Incident Commander to direct and manage multiple work streams and resources during/after Incident Response & Recovery engagements. You will be tasked with the incident response coordination and project management, in a matrixed environment, of triage, forensic imaging and analysis, breach containment, and infrastructure recovery planning and execution, after action reporting and analysis. Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing Cybersecurity company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area EIGHT years in a row!    Requires the ability to pass a federal security background investigation to obtain a security badge.   This position allows for 100% remote work. If you are located in the Washington DC, Fort Worth TX, Denver CO or Kansas City MO areas, you may be required to report onsite on a partial basis. 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.   This role will often interface with multiple groups, to include: external agency IR functions, third-party contracting companies, external law firms, etc.), internal direct contract and third-party resources, and customer resources (C-Suite, Legal, Compliance, Risk, Security, Cybersecurity, Auditing, Operations, IT, Call Centers, Communications, Public Relations). Additionally, the Incident Commander will collaborate with Security Operations and Security Engineering practice leaders to evaluate the direction of our offerings, establish ongoing relationships with third parties and clients, and work closely with stakeholders to understand business objectives and advise on security risks / mitigation strategies during incident response work.     Responsibilities:  - Serve as the incident response event point person and liaison to enterprise teams, responding to crisis or urgent situations aimed at mitigating, preparing for, responding to, and recovery systems.  Will also coordinate resources, activities and timelines during security incidents to ensure a unified structured response to incidents (I.e. data breaches, ransomware events, etc.) - Works under the direction of the Security Engineering lead aimed at mitigating, preparing for, responding to, and recovering systems from cyber threats/incidents - Conduct initial incident triage, assess the effectiveness of various tactics/strategies, and make rapid decisions on appropriate courses of action - Supports/develops reports during and after incidents, which include all actions taken to properly mitigate, recover and return operations to normal operations - Review and recommend technical, process, and physical controls to counteract damage from breach events - Lead forensic investigators and application security analysts in reactive and proactive Threat Hunting engagements, performing endpoint, network, and log analysis - Mentor and grow junior resources to develop additional forensic, response, and threat hunting capabilities - 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.     Qualifications:  - Minimum of 5+ years of experience within the, incident response, cybersecurity, and/or IT risk management arena - Leadership experience and high level of confidence with incident response management, I.e. technical recovery, legal or compliance notifications, incident response plan development, forensic investigation, and tabletop testing - required - Advisory experience in compliance or regulatory frameworks (I.e. FISMA, PCI, GDPR, NIST, ISO) - Solid understanding of application, database, authentication, and network security principles; able to demonstrate: how network services and protocols interact to provide communications, evidence recovery techniques, log data analytics, Incident categories, IR event handling methodologies, intrusion detection systems, network protocol and packet analysis - Understanding of system and application security, systems and network administration and operating system hardening techniques - General cyber-attack stages, profiling techniques and techniques for detecting host and network-based intrusions - Evidence recovery techniques, Preservation of evidence integrity, and collection of forensically sound collection of images, logs, and other critical components in order to discern possible mitigation/remediation of systems - Ability to perform or direct malware analysis, Threat Hunting, incident response - Understanding of Computer Network Defense (CND) policies, procedures, and regulations - Ability to convey complex technical security concepts to technical and non-technical audiences during crisis situations, I.e. executive or board level presentations - Ability to work with senior business leaders to understand business objectives/functions, identify risk factors, and communicate effective mitigation strategies - Excellent organizational, verbal, presentation/facilitation, and written communication skills - All candidates must have US work authorization with the ability to pass Federal background and credit checks.    Preferred, not required:  - Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, MIS, or related degree  - CISSP, CISM, or equivalent cybersecurity certifications  - PMP - Prior experience with Law Enforcement, Forensic / Incident Response Firms, Cyber Insurance providers, Breach Coaches and/or Law Firms   About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. We are a HUBZone small business and we encourage all candidates who live in a HUBZone to apply.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 Full-Time Employees (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 Opportunity Employer: Valiant Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex/gender, pregnancy, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally. Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.   Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate   Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.
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 EIGHT 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. We are a HUBZone small business and we encourage all candidates who live in a HUBZone to apply.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.