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 2022-4097
Do you have experience in IT security and a strong background in DevOps/development, Writing Ansible Playbooks, and Terraform scripts? Do you have experience With the Elastic Stack?   This is your opportunity to join a busy Security Engineering team delivering cutting-edge solutions to a fantastic Government client.  A solid foundation with Linux/UNIX operating systems and scripting experience is key for this challenging and rewarding role.  You will join a team supporting a large and mature Elastic Stack implementation, based on security analytics and compliance use case. Our client’s solution recently won an Elastic award for innovation and we’re looking to expand the team to continue on this successful trajectory. In addition to supporting the Elastic platform, you will support various security orchestration efforts to interconnect tools and to automate security processes.   Grabbing your attention? Apply to speak to our team and learn more!   This DevSecOps team is responsible for developing a large variety of security and infrastructure solutions in the cloud and in on-premise data centers.  We are seeking a motivated individual as this team is constantly evolving and is currently evolving cloud security solutions in AWS.  To be successful in this role you’ll be passionate about what you do and will be able to work autonomously to engineer your way out of problems.   The successful candidate will have proven experience in automating manual IT infrastructure and security processes and will have a proven track record of learning new technologies.   This position allows for a 60% - 80% telecommute if located in the Washington DC, Fort Worth TX, Denver CO or Kansas City MO areas.  100% remote is acceptable for candidates that live outside of the above listed regions. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees. To ensure that employee performance does not suffer in a remote work environment, all employees who telecommute are expected to have a quiet and distraction-free workspace with adequate internet, dedicate their full attention to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during normal business hours that overlaps with those of their coworkers and Valiant's   Must-Have Experience:  6+ years of development experience.  This experience must include full-time development on Linux/UNIX platforms and will have involved the use of bash scripting, Python, or Ruby.   AND 3+ years of Ansible and Terraform experience. The successful candidate will have proven experience developing Ansible Playbooks and Roles and will have written Terraform code to implement configuration within the AWS cloud service provider layer and within operating systems.   AND 4+ years of AWS experience. The successful candidate will have experience working with Amazon Web Services either deploying or accessing AWS services and applications that run in AWS. This experience must have included significant AWS API automation.    AND 2+ years of Elastic Stack experience. The successful candidate will have proven experience deploying and managing Elastic Stack/ELK clusters. This includes experience configuring elasticsearch, logstash, and kibana.     Strongly Preferred Experience: Security Engineering:  Broad mix of security expertise such as: SIEM integration, implementation of technology mechanisms to protect the Confidentiality, Availability, and Integrity of information systems.   Strong experience with systems administration:  The successful candidate must have experience with Windows and Linux/UNIX server operating systems.  You will understand permissions in both OS types and be familiar with authentication mechanisms.   Networking engineering experience (Routing & Switching): The successful candidate will be experienced with static routing, EIGRP, and OSPF routing protocols and must be experienced with TCP/IP and IP subnetting.  The successful candidate will be experienced working in a mid to large environment and will be able to work with minimal direction.   Some Responsibilities Include: - Automating the development of security controls including firewall rules and policy and IPS policy. - Writing Ansible and Terraform to expand and automate a large Elastic Stack implementation - Write Ansible roles to configure the ElasticStack - Developing GROK patterns for LogStash - Upgrading the Elastic Stack and managing all care and feeding, including t-shooting cluster issues - Automating new integration with the Elastic Stack - SOAR automation - Scripting in Python or Ruby to automate tool integration and processes - Automating server configuration for security including logging, key changes, and system hardening. - Automating the implementation of security controls in Amazon Web Services (AWS) via the AWS API. - Developing security enhancements to improve the security posture of our Government clients.  Building blue team defenses to detect and block the adversary. - Developing custom enhancements to COTS tools to improve their functionality and enrich data. - Valiant Solutions is a federal contractor and this position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate as a condition of employment.  All applicants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized or FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine OR must have an approved reasonable accommodation granting an exemption from vaccine requirements. See below for more details.   About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.   Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to): Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE 100% Paid Certifications Wellness & Fitness Program 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Vaccination Mandate: In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity: Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally. Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.   Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate   Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.  
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Job ID 2022-4095
Valiant Solutions is seeking an Incident Response/ Tier 2 SOC Engineer to join our rapidly growing team in Washington DC working M-F 8am - 5pm.   Candidates will join a fast-paced and creative team of incident response engineers, threat hunters, and forensic analysts focusing on the identification, interrogation, exploitation, and reporting of incidents for the enterprise. The incident analysis will be end-to-end including the network, underlying servers and infrastructure (physical and virtual) as well as the application and cloud.  Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing small business that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area SEVEN years in a row!    Position Description: As a Tier 2 SOC Incident Responder you and team will be responsible for manning a 24x7x365 coordination center and responding to escalated alerts, notification, communications and providing incident response activities such as tracking the incident, communication with stakeholders, remediation and recovery actions and reporting.  Ensure reports are properly entered into the incident tracking system and will coordinate with the reporting entity to gain full understanding of the event and details.  Expected to have knowledge of cybersecurity incidents, anomaly analysis, log analysis, digital forensics, common threat vectors and be able to comprehend reports and determine what additional action and response activities may be required to resolve an incident. Follow established SOP’s, policies and other procedures for escalation and notification of Federal Leadership and reporting. The ideal candidate must have a strong understanding of Splunk SIEM and supporting forensic tools.   Responsibilities: - Perform incident response analysis uncovering attack vectors involving a variety, malware, data exposure, and phishing and social engineering methods.    - Participate in the remediation of incidents and responses that are generated from live threats against the enterprise.   - Recording and reporting all incidents per Federal policy, department policy and legislation. - Creating and tracking network incidents and investigations through completion - Serve as a point person for Incident Management; providing coordination and assignment of activity for all entities party to incident response event - Monitor security events received through alerts from SIEM or other security tools - Revise alerts escalated by end users - Carry out Level 2 triage of incoming Incidents (initial IR assessment of the priority of the event, initial determination of incident nature to determine risk and damage or appropriate routing of security or privacy data request) - Maintain assigned ticket queue - As needed, 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.) - Review and recommend technical, process, and physical controls to counteract damage from breach events - Supports/develops reports during and after incidents, which include all actions taken to properly mitigate, recover and return operations to normal operations - Support forensic investigators and application security analysts in reactive and proactive Threat Hunting engagements, performing endpoint, network, and log analysis    Qualifications: - 5+ years of relevant work experience - Bachelors’ Degree or 2 additional years of experience - US Citizenship and must be able to pass background investigation (up to Top Secret) - MUST HAVE one of the following ACTIVE certification: CISSP or GCIH - Demonstrate proficiency in the Incident Response Process as well as the performance of threat hunting and SOC operations.  - IDS monitoring and analysis, analyze network traffic, log analysis, prioritize and differentiate between potential intrusion attempts and false alarms - Good understanding of system log information and what it means, where to collect specific data/attributes as necessitated per Incident Event (host, network, cloud, etc) - Strong understanding of enterprise networking (host based firewalls, anti-malware, hids, IDS/IPS, proxy, WAF), Windows and Unix/Linux systems’ operations, TCP / IP protocols, experience providing analysis and trending of security log data - Experience creating and tracking investigations to resolution - Experience with vulnerability scanning tools such as Tenable Nessus, Tenable.IO, Tenable.SC, QualysGuard, etc - Experience with Endpoint security solutions, but not limited to: FireEye Solutions, Antivirus Solutions, EDR Tools - 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 - Knowledge of 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 or support 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.  - Experience composing security alert notifications - Ability concisely communicate events of a technical nature incident responders to assist in the investigation and resolve computer security incidents - Very strong spoken and written communication and organizational skills - Need to be able to solve a problem with minimal supervision - Valiant Solutions is a federal contractor and this position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate as a condition of employment.  All applicants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized or FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine OR must have an approved reasonable accommodation granting an exemption from vaccine requirements. See below for more details.     About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.   Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to): Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE 100% Paid Certifications Wellness & Fitness Program 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Vaccination Mandate: In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal 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-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2022-4094
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Proposal Manager to join our growing team!  Valiant Solutions is a Cybersecurity company delivering cutting-edge security solutions to our Government clients specializing in Cloud Security, Security Engineering, and Federal GRC. Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing small business that cares about its employees - we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area SEVEN years in a row! A highlight of our benefits is included below the job description.   This position offers the flexibility of being 100% telework. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees. To ensure that employee performance does not suffer in a remote work environment, all employees who telecommute are expected to have a quiet and distraction-free workspace with adequate internet, dedicate their full attention to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during normal business hours that overlaps with those of their coworkers.   The Proposal Manager will also be responsible for managing Valiant’s proposal style guide and reusable content library, facilitating past performance improvement interviews with technical and program management staff, developing and executing proposal skills training with Valiant writers and reviewers, helping to develop win themes and solutioning, and partner management.   The ideal candidate will have at least five (5) years of proven Federal Proposal Development/ Management experience, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain high standards of integrity within the industry. We are seeking a self-starter and someone with the ability to work independently both within the company to identify process improvements and externally to cultivate relationships. This position has tremendous growth potential and is best suited for motivated individuals.   Position Responsibilities include: - Provide full lifecycle proposal management, writing support, editing, ensuring compliance, resolving issues, coordinating among key stakeholders, and analyzing solicitations. - Lead and participate in collaborative sessions to refine win strategy, competitive assessments, and customer pain points or hot buttons. - Ensure a comprehensive proposal knowledge management infrastructure, including development and maintenance of proposal guides, artifacts, templates, writing guidance, compliance matrices, kick-off presentations, schedules, and boilerplate text. - Coordinate with the Contracts Administrator and pricing staff on cost and contractual volumes to ensure appropriate inputs. - Serve as author of appropriate proposal sections and help design graphic concepts to complement proposal content. - Work with technical staff to assist in the design of the technical solution for proposals. - Review proposals throughout the review process (Pink, Red, Gold), scoring compliance against requirements and evaluation factors, and provide feedback to improve both compliance and persuasive effect. - Implement improvements and enhancements to the proposal management process - Envision the entire proposal, tie in the win themes, and facilitate status meetings with proposal resources and partners. - Understand and manage the entire proposal from pre-RFP through post-award debrief. - Conduct and document proposal lessons learned and implement actions to improve process efficiency.   Required Qualifications - Bachelor’s Degree - At least five (5) years of proven experience managing proposal teams and leading them efficiently in a dynamic, fast-paced environment on moderate- to high-complexity federal government opportunities. - ‚Äč‚ÄčExperience managing at least one end-to-end proposal effort for a significant GWAC / IDIQ / strategic sourcing vehicle (e.g., GSA OASIS, CIO-SP4, DHS TACCOM, NOAA NMITS, etc.). - Experience leading quick turn-around task proposals under a GWAC / IDIQ / strategic sourcing vehicle. - Must work well under pressure and be able to meet deadlines. - Strong business acumen, with the willingness and ability to learn additional skills. - Excellent organizational skills - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Ability to prioritize and manage multiple proposals simultaneously - Ability to analyze RFP/RFI/SOW for customer requirements and proposal evaluation factors. - Positive attitude and able to work well with others - Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interface with all levels of management - Expert Desktop Publishing skills (High proficiency in using Microsoft Word and PowerPoint) - Experience/familiarity with Google Apps for Business (Google Docs)   Desired Qualifications/Experience - Experience with preparing team for oral proposals - Experience developing and managing a reusable content library - Shipley and/or APMP certification/training - Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud Tools a plus (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Rush). About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.   Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to): Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Vaccination Mandate: In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity: Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally. Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.   Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate   Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.  
Job Locations US-Remote / Telework | US-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2022-4093
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Proposal Coordinator to join our growing team!  Valiant Solutions is a Cybersecurity company delivering cutting-edge security solutions to our Government clients specializing in Cloud Security, Security Engineering, and Federal GRC. Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing small business that cares about its employees - we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area SEVEN years in a row! A highlight of our benefits is included below the job description.   This position offers the flexibility of being 100% telework. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees. To ensure that employee performance does not suffer in a remote work environment, all employees who telecommute are expected to have a quiet and distraction-free workspace with adequate internet, dedicate their full attention to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during normal business hours that overlaps with those of their coworkers.   As a key member of our Proposal Management team, the Proposal Coordinator will support proposal development activities, team communications, and document control to effectively conduct the proposal development process. The Proposal Coordinator will collaborate with the Director of Proposal Management and Proposal Manager(s) in all aspects of proposal planning and logistics involved in responding to federal government Requests for Proposals (RFPs).    The ideal candidate is organized, accountable, and demonstrates responsibility for meeting deadlines and following through on commitments. All members of our Valiant team are expected to be self-starters who possess excellent oral and written communication skills, develop creative solutions to tackle challenges, are team players ready to support each other, and have a vested interest in the success of Valiant. Each day will present different opportunities as you help support Valiant’s growth and success.   Position Responsibilities - Support the Director of Proposal Management and Proposal Manager(s) by assisting in the development and management of federal government contract proposals - Assist in the preparation and writing of Requests for Information (RFI) and Requests for Proposals (RFP) responses - Work with the Proposal and Business Development teams to draft, write, format, edit, and produce proposal documents - Coordinate document production to support proposal development, reviews, and delivery - Ability to analyze RFP/RFI/SOW for customer requirements and proposal evaluation factors - Develop proposal support materials: compliance matrices, annotated outlines, data calls, kickoff meeting slides, proposal plans, production plans, and schedules as assigned. - Edit and proofread proposals and technical documents for grammar and clarity - Interview technical staff to write and update project descriptions, resumes, past performance documents, etc. - Write non-technical material for proposals, such as executive summaries, resumes, etc. - Work with Proposal Manager(s) in maintaining configuration and access control of documents, deliverables, and content repositories - Provide logistics and meeting support to the proposal team - Interface with Business Development, Capture Management, Operations, Program Management, Contracts, and other stakeholders for proposal-related activities - Work closely with the Director of Proposal Management to perform administrative tasks, as required - Offer guidance to team members assigned to write proposal content to ensure development of compliant and compelling proposals - Assist Proposal Manager(s) in providing day-to-day supervision of the proposal process as they plan and build high quality, winning responses to RFPs - Perform visual Quality Assurance (QA) inspection of all proposal deliverables - Analyze potential and existing content to ensure it contains appropriate and applicable information, and is appropriate for the intended audience and requirements - Generate, update and manage reusable proposal materials and templates. - Coordinate graphics, desktop publishing, proofreading, and production support for all assigned proposals - Support proposal training activities as needed Required Qualifications - Bachelor’s degree  - Strong writing skills - Minimum 2 years experience in proposal preparation, coordination, and production - Ability to effectively communicate with proposal leaders, technical SMEs, and Business Development personnel - High proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, with the ability to transfer/modify those skills when using Google Sheets, Docs, and Slides - Skilled in Adobe Acrobat Pro for creating PDFs, and comparing and merging files - Expert Desktop Publisher able to create and format visually appealing Microsoft Word templates and Excel documents in compliance with RFP requirements - Excellent oral and written communication skills - Strong organizational skills and attention to detail - Discipline to work remotely - Ability to successfully execute multiple tasks simultaneously - Strong attention to detail and eye for quality - Desire to learn - Ability to pass a criminal background check - Valiant Solutions is a federal contractor and this position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate as a condition of employment.  All applicants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized or FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine OR must have an approved reasonable accommodation granting an exemption from vaccine requirements. See below for more details. Desired Qualifications/Experience - Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Journalism or related field - Shipley and/or APMP certification/training - Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud Tools - Experience/familiarity with Google Apps for Business (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Meet) - Experience/familiarity with Zoom - Knowledge of or experience with the federal government contracting industry - Experience developing and managing a reusable content library   About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.   Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to): Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Vaccination Mandate: In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity: Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally. Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.   Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate   Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.  
Job Locations US-Remote / Telework | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-CO-Denver | US-DC-Washington
Job ID 2022-4091
Valiant is seeking a Senior Security Architect/Engineer to advance new and ongoing projects  for one of the Federal Government’s most innovative agencies.  Solid past experience with Routing & Switching , Security Engineering and Cloud is must for this position.  You will be working  on design/ documentation and implementation on a number of projects at various stages  with  other teams which are passionate about the agency’s mission.Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing small business that cares about it's employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area SEVEN years in a row!   This position allows for 100% remote work. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees. To ensure that employee performance does not suffer in a remote work environment, all employees who telecommute are expected to have a quiet and distraction-free workspace with adequate internet, dedicate their full attention to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during normal business hours that overlaps with those of their coworkers and Valiant's.    All candidates must have US work authorization with the ability to pass Federal background and credit checks.    Job Description: As Senior Security Engineer/Architect you will serve as a technical leader through active engagement, planning , proposing solutions and executing deployments. Work on projects interacting with multiple stakeholders with the reach back support of a Security Program team.  The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of security and network  engineering, and will have experience integrating and tuning security infrastructure projects.   This position involves identifying security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommending changes or enhancements. A typical assignment might include conducting a comparative analysis of a new security tool to support Zero Trust, developing a detailed design, and then guiding the implementation of the tool. There may be assignments to report on the interoperability of tools, or the 3rd order effects of changes on other tools deployed. These security technology projects might be on-premise or in the cloud. The selected candidates will be given access to all documentation available on both the production security suite and the CDM design, but independent research and/or seeking out needed information must be part of the job.  The successful candidate will likely support the government in project meetings and/or attend on their behalf.    Required Education/Skills: - 8+ Years total of IT experience in infrastructure, security engineering. - 4+ Years of Security Engineering/Architect experience - Solid command on routing & Switching , firewall , IDS/IPS technologies to architect /design solutions  with new tools to mitigate morden security risks - Solid understanding of network engineering , Cloud networking which will help to identify  gaps and remove any blockers. - Solid experience with  troubleshooting issues on complex networks and identifying root cause.  - Manage security information – including logging, auditing, and reporting capabilities  - Experience with ASA and/Or PaloAlto Firewalls is Must - Experience with load balancers ,Web application firewalls , Proxy is desirable. - Good command on linux and windows OS.  - Excellent Interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate effectively, self-awareness, excellent written and oral communications skills, and the ability to be a self-starter and work with limited direction. - Excellent communications skills and ability to navigate and support multiple stakeholders and build coalitions. - Valiant Solutions is a federal contractor and this position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate as a condition of employment.  All applicants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized or FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine OR must have an approved reasonable accommodation granting an exemption from vaccine requirements. See below for more details.   Desired Education/Skills: - Security or other professional level certifications like CCNP/AWS preferred  - Excellent communication and documentation skills. - Problem solving skills  - Self starter  - Ability to work independently & part of a team on multiple projects progressing at  various stages. - Cloud Networking & Security  - Security Monitoring  - Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related discipline     About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.   Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to): Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Vaccination Mandate: In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity: Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally. Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.   Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate   Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.
Job Locations US-Remote / Telework | US-DC-Washington
Job ID 2022-4088
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Continuous Monitoring / ISCM Lead to join our growing team supporting a large Government client in Washington DC. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated candidate to break ground on the implementation of a new Continuous Monitoring program that will incrementally mature with automation, supported by government security tools.   Salary is based on experience and education. All candidates must be US Citizens with the ability to pass a federal background check.     Valiant Solutions is a Cybersecurity company delivering cutting-edge security solutions to our Government clients specializing in Cloud Security, Security Engineering, and Federal GRC. This is your chance to work with a wide range of Security technologies supporting one of our security operations teams. You'll find Valiant to be a supportive company who will back you with training and certifications, and you'll find plenty of challenges with our forward-looking client.   This position allows for telework, with the chance of occasional onsite meetings.  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 rapidly growing small business that cares about it's employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area SEVEN years in a row! A highlight of our benefits is included below the job description.   The Continuous Monitoring Architect and Lead will lead the development of a brand new Continuous Monitoring program to support Ongoing authorization for our client. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, implementing, and supporting our client’s continuous monitoring program. This involves understanding the intent of RMF Step 6, and creating Continuous Monitoring policy and procedure for an enterprise-wide program. The intent is to replace the manual 3 year assessment cycle with a tool-supported ISCM program. This role is about forging compliance and tools. If you have assessed or managed FISMA systems you will understand the artifacts that are commonly requested to validate technical control implementation. You need to craft an ISCM strategy and procedure that uses those enterprise tools to replace the need for manual process.   The successful candidate will have a solid understanding on the implementation of NIST controls, and the technical controls in particular, and a good understanding of security tools used to discover, scan, protect, and defend an organization’s network and systems. The candidate will have had prior experience working with a wide variety of technologies, be well versed in the current state of Information Security, and be able to interpret requirements of relevant governing bodies (NIST, OMB, GAO, etc). The candidate will be required to interface with federal employees and contractors to perform the required activities.  The ideal candidate will have prior experience performing similar work for a federal client, to include strategic planning, solution development, FISMA assessments, and a technical background.   Experience/Skills Requirements: - Bachelor’s Degree and 10+ years of technology experience is preferred - 8+ years of Information Security Experience - 8+ years of knowledge and practical understanding of NIST SP 800 series. - 3+ years experience supporting a Continuous Monitoring program, including program implementation or advancement performance - At least one of the following professional security certifications is required: CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, CAP, CEH. - Knowledge and experience working with enterprise security tools which support security programs and continuous monitoring e.g. scan tools, SIEMs, endpoint security products - Expert skills in assessment techniques and practices. - 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 communications 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. - Valiant Solutions is a federal contractor and this position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate as a condition of employment.  All applicants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized or FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine OR must have an approved reasonable accommodation granting an exemption from vaccine requirements. See below for more details.   About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.   Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to): Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE 100% Paid Certifications Wellness & Fitness Program 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   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.   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.   Physical Demands Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally. Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.   Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate   Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.  
Job Locations US-Remote / Telework | US-DC-Washington
Job ID 2021-4086
Valiant Solutions is seeking an ISCM Security Architect to join our growing team! Valiant Solutions is a Cybersecurity company delivering cutting-edge security solutions to our Government clients.  This is your chance to work with a wide range of technologies for a company that cares about its employees- Valiant has been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area SEVEN years in a row!  If you’ve got that ‘can-do’ attitude and possess the skills below, we’d love to talk to you about this exciting opportunity.   The candidate will have had prior experience working with a wide variety of technologies, be well versed in the current state of Information Security, and be able to interpret requirements of relevant governing bodies (NIST, OMB, GAO, etc). The candidate must have prior experience working with an ISCM or CDM Program, ideally acting as a Sr. Architect for a federal client. The candidate will be required to interface with federal employees and contractors to perform the required activities.   This position is based on the Washington DC area and allows for 100%  telecommute. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees. To ensure that employee performance does not suffer in a remote work environment, all employees who telecommute are expected to have a quiet and distraction-free workspace with adequate internet, dedicate their full attention to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during normal business hours that overlaps with those of their coworkers and Valiant's   Responsibilities: - Designing and facilitating the implementation of the overall vision for the ISCM Program of our federal customer Developing continuous monitoring systems’ performance metrics and dashboards to ensure systems are compliant with the clients Program requirements - Collaborating with system owners, security officers, and IT staff to compile statistics for the performance of security control assessment planning and execution in compliance with client policies and procedures - Performing Gap analyses to identify technical and operational blockers that would impede the smooth delivery of ISCM capabilities and milestones - Facilitating stakeholder meetings - Reviewing deliverables to ensure they are submitted in compliance ISCM Program guidance - Collaborating with the key stakeholders and data owners to identify and agree upon a source of truth for FISMA system inventories and building ISCM Metrics which fully utilize this inventory - Assist the customer in developing and executing Corrective Action Plans to remediate ISCM related audit findings  - Providing direct support to the Security Engineering and Architecture Branch and ISCM Program Manager; support includes conducting research for data calls, drafting quarterly reports, and assisting with ad hoc tasks as requested Experience: - 7+ years of Information Security Experience - 3+ years of experience managing the development of an ISCM, CDM or Continuous Monitoring program - At least one of the following professional certifications (CISSP, CISM, CISA, CEH, or CAP). - Previous experience with SIEM, BI and GRC tools such as: Splunk, Chronicle, Kibana, Elastic,  PowerBI, Archer, CSAM and others - Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to explain technical matters to a non-technical audience. - General knowledge of industry security requirements, standards, and best practices. - Experience with some of the following: SIEM tools, OS configuration, patch management tools, network and device discovery tools, identity management - Valiant Solutions is a federal contractor and this position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate as a condition of employment.  All applicants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized or FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine OR must have an approved reasonable accommodation granting an exemption from vaccine requirements. See below for more details. About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.   Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to): Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE 100% Paid Certifications Wellness & Fitness Program 401K Matching up to 4% Wellness & Fitness Program Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Vaccination Mandate: In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.       Equal Opportunity Employer: Valiant Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex/gender, pregnancy, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally. Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.   Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate   Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.  
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 SEVEN 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. 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 SEVEN years in a row!   If you’ve got that ‘can-do’ attitude and possess the skills below, we’d love to talk to you about this exciting opportunity. This position serves as a Threat Hunt and Advanced SOC Engineer in support of a major federal client. In this role the successful candidate will work closely with a Data Scientist to develop custom visualizations and alerting to support critical government systems. The successful candidate will also plan and execute threat hunt operations leveraging logging data and tooling integrated with these mission-critical systems. This hybrid role involves the analyst working with existing data to identify threats and threat attack vectors, and also working to implement data visualizations and threat detection logic to increase our client’s security posture. This is an exciting role for someone who is passionate about new technologies, and continuously finding new ways to keep up with the adversary. In this position you will directly work with our client’s, organizing routine briefings, gathering requirements, and finding new ways to improve monitoring and detection. This role is equally about monitoring and hunting for threats AND tuning detection, alerting, and visualization mechanisms in support of said monitoring. Requires US Citizenship with the ability to pass a federal security background investigation to obtain a security badge.   This position allows for 100% remote work. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees. To ensure that employee performance does not suffer in a remote work environment, all employees who telecommute are expected to have a quiet and distraction-free workspace with adequate internet, dedicate their full attention to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during normal business hours that overlaps with those of their coworkers and Valiant's   Responsibilities - Conducts Tier 3 SOC monitoring of Machine Learning Models and data visualizations - Researches, develops, and monitors custom visualizations - Researches, analyzes, and writes documents such as cybersecurity briefings for all levels of stakeholders from Tier 1-3 SOC, security engineering and executives - Tunes and develops SIEM correlation logic for threat detection - Ensures documentation is accurate, complete, meets editorial and government specifications, and adheres to standards for quality, graphics, coverage, format, and style.  - Ensures content is developed in an appropriate style for the intended audience to include presentations, bulletins, white papers, memos, policies, briefings, and other products.  - Acquires subject knowledge by collaborating with analysts and engineers. - Assists in coordinating projects from the planning stage, provides additional or missing materials, and edits for content format, flow, and integrity. - Researches topics and collaborate stakeholders to understand communication product requirements; analyzes business problems and helps prescribe communication solutions. - Deep understanding of Cyber Threat TTPs, Threat Hunt and the application of the Mitre Attack framework - Perform Cyber Threat Assessment and Remediation Analysis - Processing, organizing and analyzing incident indicators retrieved from the client environment and correlating said indicators to various intelligence data - Assisting in the coordination with internal teams as well as in the creation of engagement deliverables for a multitude of activities including but not limited to: Insider Threat, Rule of Engagement (ROE), Threat Hunting, After Action Reports, and other artifacts to support testing, monitoring and protecting the enterprise - Investigate network and host detection and monitoring systems to advise engagement processes - Develop and Execute bash and python scripts to process discrete log files and extract specific incident indicators; develop tools to aid in Tier 1 and Tier 2 functions   Qualifications / Required Skills - 5 - 7+ years of experience in security operations, cyber technical analysis, threat hunting, threat attribution assessment with increasing responsibilities. - Proven experience in both monitoring and hunting for threats, and tuning and developing detection and visualization mechanisms. - 2-4+ years experience in a technical capacity; preferably in a role related to any of the following disciplines: security operations, network monitoring or analysis, intrusion or anomaly detection - Bachelor’s Degree or additional 3 years of related experience - One of the following certifications is required: CISSP,  GIAC Certified Incident Handler, OSCP, or other cybersecurity certification of equal level - Strong understanding of malware analysis, advanced persistent threat, infection vectors and defense strategies. - Expert written and oral communication skills to include experience with executive-level presentations.  - Knowledge of and experience with standard network logging formats, network management systems and network security monitoring systems, security information and event management, network packet analysis tools and forensic analysis tools. - Knowledge of and experience with web proxy, firewalls, IPS, IDS, mail content scanning appliances, enterprise AntiVirus solutions, Network Analyzers, and domain name servers desired - Demonstrated knowledge in one or more of the following areas: network security principles, host based security principles, network and system administration, forensic analysis principles - Advanced user of: SIEM tools e.g. Elastic Stack or Splunk, Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), Microsoft Exchange Online Protection, Netwitness, PaloAlto, Redseal, Endpoint security tooling, (MSS) tools (e.g. LookingGlass, FireEye and InfoBlox) - Knowledge related to the current state of cyber international relations, adversary tactics, and trends.  - Ability to work quickly, and a willingness to complete ad hoc, time sensitive assignments. - Demonstrated oral and written communications skills, ability to document technical analysis and articulate outcomes to non-technical audiences - Good working knowledge of cyber threat intelligence analysis - Strong analytical skills and the ability to effectively research, write, communicate and brief to varying levels of audiences to include at the executive level - Previous experience managing cross functional and interdisciplinary project teams to achieve tactical and strategic objectives. - Valiant Solutions is a federal contractor and this position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate as a condition of employment.  All applicants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized or FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine OR must have an approved reasonable accommodation granting an exemption from vaccine requirements. See below for more details.   About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.   Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to): Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE 100% Paid Certifications Wellness & Fitness Program 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Vaccination Mandate: In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity: Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally. Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.   Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate   Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.  
Job Locations US-Remote / Telework | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-CO-Denver | US-DC-Washington
Job ID 2021-4064
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Data Science and Machine Learning Engineer to join our rapidly growing team. Valiant Solutions is a Cybersecurity company delivering cutting-edge security solutions to our Government clients.  This is your chance to work with a wide range of technologies for a company that cares about its employees- Valiant has been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area SEVEN years in a row!   If you’ve got that ‘can-do’ attitude and possess the skills below, we’d love to talk to you about this exciting opportunity.   This is your opportunity to join a team of Engineers managing a large Cybersecurity big data platform to detect threats to protect critical government systems. As a Data Science and Machine Learning (DSML) Engineer you will work with a petabyte-scale data lake in an Elasticsearch-based big data environment to build machine learning models and rules, analyze data, and build visualization to detect security anomalies. You’ll join an existing security development team with our large government client and will work hands-on developing code, and using GUI-based tools to analyze and visualize data. This is an exciting position helping us grow our client’s capabilities to stay ahead of adversaries.   The successful candidate will have experience with the theory behind Machine Learning, and how it can be practically applied for Cybersecurity use cases. The successful candidate will have trained various machine learning models to support anomaly detection, and will bring experienced preparing data feeds for Machine Learning. Additionally, the candidate will have experience analyzing data and building visualizations to provide a lens for anomaly detection and trend analysis.   Requires US work authorization and the ability to pass a federal security background investigation to obtain a security badge.   Valiant Solutions is a Cybersecurity company delivering cutting-edge security solutions to our Government clients specializing in Cloud Security, Security Engineering, and Federal GRC. This is your chance to work with a wide range of Security technologies leading the architecture and engineering of a large program. You'll find Valiant to be a supportive company that will back you with training and certifications, and you'll find plenty of challenges with our forward-looking client. Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing small business that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area SEVEN years in a row! A highlight of our benefits is included below the job description.   This position allows for 100% remote work. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees. To ensure that employee performance does not suffer in a remote work environment, all employees who telecommute are expected to have a quiet and distraction-free workspace with adequate internet, dedicate their full attention to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during normal business hours that overlaps with those of their coworkers and Valiant's   Responsibilities: - Lead analysis efforts in petabyte-scale clusters of security data - Instruct agency leadership on machine learning program efforts and direction - Prepare data streams for Machine Learning use cases, writing parsing logic and indexing data as needed - Developing custom Machine Learning models models using AWS services (e.g. Sage Maker) or equivalent open source tools, and developing ML rules using COTS products - Developing data visualizations using a data visualization tool, and learning new Kibana visualization capabilities such as Vega - Collaborating with Cybersecurity analysts and other developers to solve threat monitoring problems and improve our client’s security posture - Developing DSML strategy and procedure to detect anomalies in all layers of a large internet-facing application - Developing and configuring anomaly alerting logic   Qualifications: - 5 years of experience in Data Science - 2+ years of experience developing using Python - Bachelor’s degree in related field required (Computer Science, Information Technology, Network Engineering, Security Engineering, System Administration etc). or two (2) additional years of IT experience  - Experience working with business intelligence tools such as PowerBI or Tableau - Experience preferred with SIEM tools such as Elastic Stack or Splunk - Experience preparing data sets for Machine Learning and generating ML models - Strong mathematics skills (e.g., statistics, algebra) - Experience with big data technologies such as Hadoop, Kafka, or Spark - Advanced ability to perform exploratory data analysis - Demonstrated knowledge of security concepts and best security practices is preferred - Exceptional technical writing skills - Ability to communicate complex data in a simple, actionable way - Ability to visualize data in the most effective way possible for a given project  - Analytical and problem-solving skills - Experience with machine learning and AI - Familiarity with data management tools - Excellent attention to detail - Proven ability to meet deadlines and adapt quickly to changing and multiple priorities - Energetic and forward-thinking with high ethical standards - A team player, trustworthy, and willing to share information - Valiant Solutions is a federal contractor and this position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate as a condition of employment.  All applicants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized or FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine OR must have an approved reasonable accommodation granting an exemption from vaccine requirements. See below for more details.   About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.   Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to): Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE 100% Paid Certifications Wellness & Fitness Program 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Vaccination Mandate: In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity: Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally. Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.   Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate   Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.  
Job Locations US-Remote / Telework | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-CO-Denver | US-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2021-4061
This is your chance to lead a penetration testing and vulnerability scan team for our large government client. You will lead from the front as a pen tester conducting hands-on web application penetration tests and red team assignments. In this role you will lead and mentor other pen testers and scan analysts who are working to maintain a strong security posture for our client, through testing, measurement, and reporting. This position involves both hands-on operational support, solution design and advancement, and project management and scheduling. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience with web application security skills, including vulnerability assessment, scanning, and manual security testing and be capable of conducting hands-on, technical risk assessments of web applications. If you’ve got that ‘can-do’ attitude and possess the skills below, we would love to talk to you about this exciting opportunity.   Grabbing your attention? Apply to speak to our team and learn more!   Valiant Solutions is a Cybersecurity company delivering cutting-edge security solutions to our Government clients specializing in Cloud Security, Security Engineering, and Federal GRC. This is your chance to work with a wide range of Security technologies leading the architecture and engineering of a large program. You'll find Valiant to be a supportive company that will back you with training and certifications, and you'll find plenty of challenges with our forward-looking client. Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing small business that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area SEVEN years in a row! A highlight of our benefits is included below the job description.   This position allows for a 60% - 80% telecommute if located in the Washington DC, Fort Worth TX, Denver CO or Kansas City MO areas.  100% remote is acceptable for candidates that live outside of the above listed regions. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees. To ensure that employee performance does not suffer in a remote work environment, all employees who telecommute are expected to have a quiet and distraction-free workspace with adequate internet, dedicate their full attention to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during normal business hours that overlaps with those of their coworkers and Valiant's   Qualifications/ Responsibilities - 5+ years of web application penetration testing experience  - 3+ years OS vulnerability scanning experience, preferred. - 2+ years of team lead experience is preferred, but not required - Demonstrated web application security skills, including vulnerability assessment, scanning, and security testing; capable of conducting hands-on, technical risk assessments of web applications.  - Experience with one or more of the following web application scan tools:, Software Security Center or WebInspect Enterprise, and Burp Suite - Ability to demonstrate manual testing experience including all of OWASP v4 - Ability to recommend courses of action to mitigate security vulnerabilities and threats to consumer products and web services, as well as corporate applications and environments - Fluent in a variety of web application protocols, web services (components including JavaScript, HTML5, XML, JSON, SOAP, REST, and AJAX), software development frameworks, operating systems, and networking technologies. Understanding of various web application frameworks such as ASP.NET, J2EE - Web Server configuration knowledge: Microsoft IIS, Apache HTTP Server, Apache Tomcat - Ability to manage security testing projects with little assistance - Experience with Web application development, system administration, and the software and system development life cycle - Experience in shell scripting, Python, Perl, or similar tool and automation languages - Valiant Solutions is a federal contractor and this position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate as a condition of employment.  All applicants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized or FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine OR must have an approved reasonable accommodation granting an exemption from vaccine requirements. See below for more details.   Other General Responsibilities Include: - Provide technical leadership for existing and new security solutions for our client. - Be able to work autonomously - Security tool development: researching, planning, and implementing new tool features to make security tools more effective and add value for our client - Interpreting web application scan reports and assist customer with remediation efforts - Researching and developing new security solutions - Triage security vulnerabilities and recommend mitigation suggestions based on industry standards. Required Certifications: - CISSP, GSEC, GWAPT, OSCP, LPT or equivalent certification.   About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.   Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to): Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE 100% Paid Certifications Wellness & Fitness Program 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Vaccination Mandate: In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity: Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally. Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.   Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate   Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.  
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Job ID 2021-4050
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Technical Program Manager (Cybersecurity) to join our rapidly growing team. Valiant Solutions is a Cybersecurity company delivering cutting-edge security solutions to our Government clients.  This is your chance to work with a wide range of technologies for a company that cares about its employees- Valiant has been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area SEVEN years in a row!   If you’ve got that ‘can-do’ attitude and possess the skills below, we’d love to talk to you about this exciting opportunity. As a Technical Program Manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day oversight of contractor personnel and Task Order performance including technical delivery and P&L. You will be responsible for the hands-on technical management of Valiant Cybersecurity and other Information Technology Federal engagements, supporting the evolution of the Government customer's IT  posture. You will take an active role in Valiant’s Knowledge Centers and grow professional expertise in emerging Cybersecurity tools and techniques. You will lead your team to ensure the accomplishments on the program are documented and known for more broad company efforts through whitepapers, briefing materials, and proposals. As Program Manager, you should be able to execute with limited direction, anticipate customer needs and proactively supports those needs, and be responsible for all project deliverables. The ideal candidate will have prior experience working with a wide variety of technologies, be well versed in the current state of Information Security for Government clients. The program manager will be required to interface with federal employees and contractors to perform the required activities.   Responsibilities: - Ensure projects and enhancements meet all requirements to ensure the projects are completed within schedule, cost, and performance - Monitor each project providing timely project assessment, per the Contract Service - Participate in routine and periodic status meetings with key customer personnel, at times on short notice, to convey current status and risks are presented - Provide Project management support following industry standards, frameworks, methodologies to perform a variety of project management functions such as; project management plans, work breakdown structure/schedules, risk mitigation plans and project timelines. - Ensure Service Level Agreements (SLAs), of projects progress, risks, issues, and proposed resolutions - Perform operations management and project management for a variety of information technology deliverables and task orders. - Strategic planning and solution development, both technical and business - Ensure project defined deliverables are provided on time, have been quality reviewed (e.g. SOPs, Configuration Guides, Training Documentation, Project Schedules) - Establish project schedules and plans with Government Stakeholders - Track and provide performance management evaluations against Project Plans  - Ensure delivery on Program and Project deliverables (e.g. Weekly Team and Project Status Reporting, Bi-Weekly Program Reporting, Timesheet Review, Performance Management Metric Analysis) - Provide presentations and develop demonstrations for reporting in support of the program - Provide technical support for all team task areas (e.g. systems engineering and integration, service design and delivery) - Facilitate requirements and data gathering - Develop and Refine Performance Management Metrics in accordance with Program Goals and Deliverable requirements sessions   Qualifications: - Bachelors Degree and PMP - 10+ years of Information Technology experience, including cybersecurity experience  - 7+ years of demonstrated experience leading and managing projects with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work towards strict deadline - Security certifications preferred, or willingness to obtain - Strong background and understanding of cybersecurity principles, industry security requirements and best practices  - Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work towards strict deadlines - Domain expertise and implantation experience providing best practices and recommendation to support resolution of project challenges, both business and technical - Ability to lead in an Agile framework (conduct backlog grooming with the client; create tasks and clearly document the “Definition of Done”, assign in daily scrum, conduct retrospectives). - Proven experience leading and executing executive presentations, demonstrations, and reporting - Excellent written and verbal communications skills - Valiant Solutions is a federal contractor and this position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate as a condition of employment.  All applicants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized or FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine OR must have an approved reasonable accommodation granting an exemption from vaccine requirements. See below for more details.   About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.   Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to): Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Vaccination Mandate: In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity: Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally. Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.   Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate   Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.