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-DC-Washington
Job ID 2022-4196
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 and availability to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during core business hours that align with those of their coworkers and Valiant's clients. Additionally,  in alignment to the Office of the Inspector General’s effort to eliminate conflicting employment all Valiant employees are required to disclose any current or future outside employment engagements. During onboarding and throughout employment, employees must disclose any current activities or intent to engage in outside employment or other professional activities and obtain written approval.  Employees may not solicit or conduct any outside business during core business hours for Valiant Solutions and our clients.   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. - 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. - 4+ years of Ruby Development experience. The successful candidate will have experience scripting Ruby to integrate with operating systems and various tool APIs. - 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.  - 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.   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-DC-Washington
Job ID 2022-4195
Valiant Solutions is seeking a SOCaaS Delivery Engineer to join our growing team supporting a large Government client.  This is your opportunity to join an innovative, productized Security Operations Center as a Service team delivering cutting-edge solutions to a fantastic group of  Government clients.  The ideal candidate will be both a leader and a problem solver. You may find yourself leading a meeting of executives in the morning and installing security agents on critical hardware in the afternoon. Based on the complicated nature of this service offering within the government, this role is subject to change quickly based on the needs of the client. The good news is that you will be surrounded by a group of fellow engineers with a wide range of experience across cyber security and advanced analytics.    If you’re the successful candidate you will have the opportunity to work on both operational and project-based assignments.  So if you’re a go-getter who’s passionate about Security and want to work with a team who are working developing and managing leading solutions, this may be the perfect opportunity for you! Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing small business that cares about it's employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area EIGHT years in a row! A highlight of our benefits is included below the job description.   This position allows 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 and availability to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during core business hours that align with those of their coworkers and Valiant's clients. Additionally,  in alignment to the Office of the Inspector General’s effort to eliminate conflicting employment all Valiant employees are required to disclose any current or future outside employment engagements. During onboarding and throughout employment, employees must disclose any current activities or intent to engage in outside employment or other professional activities and obtain written approval.  Employees may not solicit or conduct any outside business during core business hours for Valiant Solutions and our clients.    Requires US work authorization and the ability to pass a federal security background investigation to obtain a security badge.   Must have experience: - 3 to 5+ years experience with Endpoint protection systems: The successful candidate will have proven experience configuration and administration of endpoint security agent solutions such as Endgame or FireEye HX. The candidate must be able to explain how they have implemented and advanced these tools with in an organization.  This is not just an operations position, the successful candidate will be responsible for making improvements. - 3 to 5+ years’ experience with systems administration: The successful candidate must have experience with Windows and Linux/UNIX server operating systems administration. You must have Strong command line experience with Linux or UNIX including OS installation and configuration, security hardening, patching and package upgrades and must have in-depth experience on IDS tool like Security Onion , Snort , OSSEC. - 3+ years experience scripting in Python or Ruby   Responsibilities Include: - Scripting experience with PowerShell, bash, Perl, Python, or Ruby - Designing and implementing endpoint security solutions in cloud and on premise data centers - IDS/IPS Engineering: Installation/Configuration and tuning IDS/IPS signatures,  create and amend policies - SIEM: monitor events and trends using Kibana - Provide support for internal and external customers in a large enterprise environment - Troubleshoot a range of IT security and connectivity issues - Support other team members in troubleshooting and project efforts - Manage hardware and software inventories - Works with remote teams to install, maintain and troubleshoot security hardware - Ensure customers receive top of the line support in a polite and courteous manner - Keep detailed records of customer interaction and problem resolution in a ticketing system - Develop standard operating procedure and network topology documentation - Provide on-call and afterhours support as required. - Administer applications running on Linux and UNIX systems in virtualized and cloud environments   Responsibilities May Also Include: - Update Ansible roles to configure Logstash - Developing GROK patterns for LogStash - 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.  - Developing custom enhancements to COTS tools to improve their functionality and enrich data.   About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.   Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to): Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE 100% Paid Certifications Wellness & Fitness Program 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Equal Employment Opportunity: Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally. Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.   Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate   Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.  
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Job ID 2022-4194
Valiant Solutions is seeking multiple Incident Response/ Tier 2 SOC Analysts to join our rapidly growing team in Washington DC in hybrid role (1 or 2 days in office, other days remote). Candidates can be considered for the following shift: -  Shift : Sun - Wed. (6am - 4pm) 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 EIGHT years in a row!    This position allows for partial 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 and availability to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during core business hours that align with those of their coworkers and Valiant's clients. Additionally,  in alignment to the Office of the Inspector General’s effort to eliminate conflicting employment all Valiant employees are required to disclose any current or future outside employment engagements. During onboarding and throughout employment, employees must disclose any current activities or intent to engage in outside employment or other professional activities and obtain written approval.  Employees may not solicit or conduct any outside business during core business hours for Valiant Solutions and our clients.   Position Description: As a Tier 2 SOC Incident Responder, you and team will be responsible for manning a 24x7x365 cybersecurity operations 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 good understanding of Splunk SIEM and supporting forensic tools.   Responsibilities: - Supports/develops reports during and after incidents, which include all actions taken to properly mitigate, recover and return operations to normal operations. - Lead and actively participate in security-related meetings and discussions with the client - Perform incident response analysis based on investigation requirements - Participate in the remediation of incidents and responses that are generated from live threats against the enterprise - Record and report all incidents per Federal and department policy - Create and track network incidents and investigations through closure - Serve as key personnel for Incident Management; provide coordination, task assignment and process guidance for incident response event - Monitor and investigate security events received through the SIEM or other security tools - 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) - Manage assigned investigations to ensure they are being actively worked on and assist Tier 1 analysts as needed to resolve investigations - Review, revise and recommend technical, process, and physical controls. - Develop and implement defensive cyber best practice tactics, techniques and procedures   Qualifications: - 5+ years of relevant work experience or a Bachelor’s Degree with 2+ years of relevant experience - US Citizenship and must be able to pass a background investigation (up to Top Secret) - MUST HAVE one of the following ACTIVE certifications: CISSP, GCIH, or CASP+ - Excellent organizational, verbal, presentation/facilitation, and written communication skills. Comfortable presenting briefings to the client. - Demonstrate proficiency in the Incident Response Process and SOC operations, and good understanding in threat hunting - Good understanding of system log information and where to collect specific data/attributes as required for the Incident Event - Operational understanding of enterprise networking and security tools (firewalls, Antivirus, HIDS, IDS/IPS, proxy, WAF), Windows and Unix/Linux systems’ operations - Experience performing log analysis and reporting - Experience creating and tracking investigations to resolution - Experience with Endpoint security solutions, including but not limited to: Windows Defender, Tanium, FireEye Solutions, Antivirus Solutions, and EDR Tools - Understanding of compliance or regulatory frameworks (i.e., FISMA, NIST, ISO) - Solid understanding of the application, authentication, network security principles and operating system hardening techniques - General knowledge of cyber-attack frameworks(MITRE ATT&CK and Lockheed Cyber Kill Chain) - Understanding of Computer Network Defense (CND) policies, procedures, and regulations - SIEM monitoring and analysis, analyze network traffic, log analysis, prioritize and differentiate between potential intrusion attempts and false alarms - Ability to work with or support senior leaders to understand risk factors and communicate effective mitigation strategies - Ability to work independently to address and resolve a security incident 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-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2022-4193
Valiant Solutions is seeking two FedRAMP Engineers / Architects to join our rapidly growing team to will provide technical expertise on Security control implementations and development of Information Security procedures for systems and applications. The selected candidates will play a key role in a fast paced FedRAMP team to provide comprehensive program, analytical, technical, and advisory skills to the client and supported Cloud Service Providers (CSPs). Candidates will be required to perform pre-assessment activities including a detailed analysis of the technology stacks comprising the vendor solutions. These positions requires an advanced understanding of how to engineer compliant architectures and solutions.  You will be part of a team working to assess vendor systems for technical compliance with NIST, FedRAMP and agency standards.   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 EIGHT 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 and availability to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during core business hours that align with those of their coworkers and Valiant's clients. Additionally,  in alignment to the Office of the Inspector General’s effort to eliminate conflicting employment all Valiant employees are required to disclose any current or future outside employment engagements. During onboarding and throughout employment, employees must disclose any current activities or intent to engage in outside employment or other professional activities and obtain written approval.  Employees may not solicit or conduct any outside business during core business hours for Valiant Solutions and our clients.    Job Description:  - Perform detailed architecture and technical design reviews on the full stack for vendor solutions - Conduct architecture reviews of Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) authorization packages to validate secure design, alignment to FedRAMP and agency requirements, identify gaps, and advise FedRAMP Government Lead overall risk posture and compliance.  - Lead and conduct architecture interviews with CSPs to ensure all critical control areas throughout the architecture are designed to meet program requirements. - Develop architecture briefing documents to inform the Government FedRAMP program manager and CISO of CSP compliance with FedRAMP program requirements, technical capabilities, and any concerns noted from material review.     - Complete comprehensive review and comment documents of CSPs FedRAMP documentation including but not limited to system security plans, policies and procedures, supplemental agency guidance documents, alternative implementation and risk acceptance documents, etc.  Work with CSPs to reconcile and address any documentation and technology gaps discovered during review.    - Complete comprehensive review of CSPs assessment and package submissions after 3PAO audits and prepare a package briefing for the Government FedRAMP program manager and agency CISO.  Artifacts include but are not limited to vendor security assessment plans, security assessment reports, vulnerability scans, penetration tests, etc.   - Work alongside agency FedRAMP Lead and provide security engineering services. - Provide support for Continuous Monitoring activities including but not limited to items such as reviewing annual package submissions, reviewing and scoping significant change proposals, reviewing risk acceptance documents, etc. - Interpret FedRAMP and other agency requirements and provide vendors with guidance regarding expectations, technical requirements, and process. - Stay informed of updated FedRAMP guidance, industry best practices, emerging technologies, and Government cybersecurity directives and provide recommendations to FedRAMP Government lead regarding impacts. - Conduct security reviews of technologies for use base consideration within CSPs authorization boundary.   - Oversee and manage relationships for assigned systems that may be contractor owned and contractor operated, ensuring vendors comply with agency security and privacy requirements. - Assist stakeholders with IT security related activities to ensure project deadlines are met.  - Ensure all systems are operated, maintained and disposed of IAW documented security policies and procedures including but not limited to Assessment & Authorization (A&A).  - Research assigned IT security systems to provide insight on IT security architectures and IT security recommendations for assigned systems.   Qualifications:  - Security+, CISSP, CISM, CISA, or equivalent Security certification. - Direct experience performing analysis on FedRAMP CSP architectures and control implementations (ie. 3PAO, FedRAMP program at another agency, etc) - Confidence and depth of understanding to lead meetings with potential Vendors - Experience in reviewing 3rd party security assessment reports - Have detailed knowledge and experience with  NIST Policies, Governance, Security Planning and Architecture, FISMA Compliance, RMF, Incident Analysis, and General Security Best Practices.  - Possess strong written and oral communication skills to support customers, internal stakeholders, peers, and public audiences. - Ability to communicate, both written and orally, to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.                           - Strong communications skills to interact with senior managers, junior staff, and business unit (non-technical) customers.     Required Experience and Education:  - Six (6) years of experience in the IT Security field - Two (2) years experience supporting FedRAMP  - Four (4) years of hands on technical experience as a System Architect or Security Engineer - Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, or an additional two years of industry experience.   About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.   Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to): Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE 100% Paid Certifications Wellness & Fitness Program 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Equal Employment Opportunity: Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally. Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.   Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate   Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.  
Job Locations US-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2022-4191
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Sr. Business Development  / Growth Lead who is well connected within the DHS and HHS areas to join our well-positioned and fast-growing company!  As the Sr. BD/Growth Lead, you will report directly to the CEO shaping and implementing growth strategy as well as following through on growing Vaiant’s customer base. The ideal candidate has established connections within the Federal Civilian space, specifically with DHS or HHS and ideally in the CISO office(s) to help establish meetings and lead BD and Capture efforts.  Foremost, this is a sales and business development position, but it also offers the opportunity to capture.    Valiant is better positioned than most companies for a variety of reasons including the following attributes:   - A large, small HUBZone business with a runway on many contract vehicles anticipating outgrowing small business in the coming years - Multiple corporate certifications including CMMI Level 3; ISO 9001, 20000, 27001 & Top Secret FCL - Multiple Prime contracts, including a $90M Cyber with Exceptional CPARS across both Prime and Subcontract  - Have access to many GWACs for easier access to Valiant(list is here)  - Strong Proposal team to help develop winning proposals - Great Commission Plan and no limitation of upside - Strong Reputation within the Fed Government Community.  Hard to find anybody say a bad thing about Valiant - Truly believe that our team is our greatest asset. We treat our employees that way with great benefits, financially rewarding superior performance and avoiding the pitfalls of winning LPTA-type contracts. - Been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area EIGHT years in a row!      As the Sr. BD/Growth Lead, you will: - Using your network to get Valiant in the door with key decision-makers - Connect dots to understand what Valiant does well and what a customer might need to increase the likelihood of a productive meeting  - Follow-up with potential or existing customers to help develop or create opportunities - Use existing qualified staff and resources to help build the best solution or offering for our potential customers. - Attend events in person and virtually to understand the customer’s needs - Be comfortable working in a remote capacity. 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 and availability to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during core business hours that align with those of their coworkers and Valiant's clients. Additionally,  in alignment to the Office of the Inspector General’s effort to eliminate conflicting employment all Valiant employees are required to disclose any current or future outside employment engagements. During onboarding and throughout employment, employees must disclose any current activities or intent to engage in outside employment or other professional activities and obtain written approval.  Employees may not solicit or conduct any outside business during core business hours for Valiant Solutions and our clients. You’ll Bring These Qualifications: - U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a Government Security Clearance - A minimum of 5+ years of experience supporting the Federal Government - An established and solid network within the Federal Government community within procurement, CIO, and CISO organizations, preferably within DHS and/or HHS.   - Member of industry groups such as ACT-IAC, AFFIRM, or others is strongly preferred. - The ideal candidate (but not required) is a good writer and communicator who can convey technical concepts in simple and clear narratives.  - 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. You’ll Bring These Traits and Experiences:  - Hunter: We want someone confident in contacting CISOs and other federal decision-makers - Personal Drive: We want someone with a strong work ethic and the ability to "push" themselves. Management will help you achieve your greatness, but that personal drive to close deals and outperform must come from within. - Good Listener: The ability to uncover and understand prospective customers’ business objectives and create the most appropriate solution based on their needs. - Opportunistic: The creativity and awareness to find new opportunities and the drive and commitment to close them. - Mental Toughness: Hearing the word "no" fuels you to do better. You get ten no's and are excited to look at why you are getting no's, then work even harder to get a yes the 11th time. - You Love People, and Love Meeting NEW People: We love our customers – service with a smile goes a long way. We love our team - cultural fit matters. And, related to this job, we love finding new people to buy our products and services (because we love reaching more people in need AND staying in business!). - Team Player, with Discipline: You are not the type who says “that’s not my job." You want the whole team to succeed, yet you have the discipline to operate effectively and efficiently in a collaborative environment and stay focused on achieving your sales objective.   About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with nationwide public and private sector clients. We are a HUBZone small business, and we encourage all candidates who live in a HUBZone to apply. Named one of the fastest-growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team to 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 positively impact 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, we invite you to apply online today.   Benefits Snapshot (includes, but is not limited to): Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Vaccination Mandate: In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination on or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity: Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express oneself, and exchange information visually and verbally. Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.   Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate   Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.  
Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2022-4190
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst, Junior to join our rapidly growing team! 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 EIGHT years in a row! A highlight of our benefits is included below the job description.   Key Responsibilities: Process, analyze and research on latest and emerging cyber threats to provide actionable threat intelligence that includes adversary indicators of compromise (IOCs), technique, tactics, and procedures (TTPs), behaviors, exploited vulnerabilities, and trends to help defend the client agency. Work independently with guidance, and/or with other teammates, to write succinct briefings, presentations, and reports to convey analysis, threat trends, threat actor profiles, indicator bulletins, vulnerability details, and defensive strategies.   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 and availability to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during core business hours that align with those of their coworkers and Valiant's clients. Additionally,  in alignment to the Office of the Inspector General’s effort to eliminate conflicting employment all Valiant employees are required to disclose any current or future outside employment engagements. During onboarding and throughout employment, employees must disclose any current activities or intent to engage in outside employment or other professional activities and obtain written approval.  Employees may not solicit or conduct any outside business during core business hours for Valiant Solutions and our clients.   Basic Qualifications: - Minimum of two (2) years of experience in cyber threat intelligence, intelligence analysis, or data science and analysis - Experience with collaborating with multiple internal and external stakeholders to gather data, intelligence, analyze, vet, and enrich the intelligence, create joint reports, and share with relevant entities - Experience with Threat Intel Platforms (TIP) such as MISP or other threat data repositories - Knowledge of cyber threats, open-source research, and nation state actors - Write succinct briefings, presentations, and reports to convey analysis, threat trends, threat actor profiles, indicator bulletins, vulnerability details and defensive strategies - A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Assurance, Engineering, Business, or other related discipline is preferred. Equivalent years of directly related experience may be considered in lieu of educational requirements - Successfully complete Federal government Public Trust review process Additional Qualifications: - Experience supporting Security/Cyber Fusion Center (SFC/CFC), Security Operations Center (SOC) operations - Experience working in a fast-paced, cyber threat and/or analysis center, promptly responding to critical mission needs as needed - Knowledge of threat intelligence research and data enrichment including performing WhoIs/DNS lookups and querying existing threat repositories and new sources for additional data correlation - Ability to adopt adversary perspective analyzing targeted cyberspace to predict adversary courses of action in support of tactical to operational planning efforts - Knowledge of current and emerging cyber adversaries and their TTPs - Knowledge of threat modeling and adversary tactics and techniques frameworks such as MITRE ATT&CK matrices, Cyber Kill Chain, STRIDE, PASTA, etc. - Current cybersecurity certification in one or more of the following GCTI, GSEC, SEC+, CEH About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. We are a HUBZone small business and we encourage all candidates who live in a HUBZone to apply. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.   Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to): Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Vaccination Mandate: In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination on or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity: Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally. Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.   Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate   Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.  
Job Locations US-Remote / Telework | US-DC-Washington
Job ID 2022-4189
Love really interesting security projects and plenty of variety in the work you do?!  If you want a challenge and want to grow and work with a dedicated and supportive team then this is the role for you!  This position will help you grow into a more well-rounded IT Security Professional.   Valiant Solutions is seeking a SeniorOperational Security (OpSec) Technology Program Lead to join our growing team supporting a large Government client.  Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing Cybersecurity company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area EIGHT years in a row!   This position is based in the Washtingtion DC Metro area and allows for 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 and availability to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during core business hours that align with those of their coworkers and Valiant's clients. Additionally,  in alignment to the Office of the Inspector General’s effort to eliminate conflicting employment all Valiant employees are required to disclose any current or future outside employment engagements. During onboarding and throughout employment, employees must disclose any current activities or intent to engage in outside employment or other professional activities and obtain written approval.  Employees may not solicit or conduct any outside business during core business hours for Valiant Solutions and our clients.   This is your opportunity to lead the development and implementation of a federal agency Operational Security (OpSec) program. This program must align to the five OpSec processes: 1) identifying critical information 2) determine the threat 3) assess vulnerabilities 4) analyze the risk and 5) deploy countermeasures.  This position forges and integrates the output of Operational Security (OpSec) intelligence analysis methods and risk management processes to assign effective countermeasures, with Security Operations (SecOps) incident response activities to ensure real security is in place within Government systems. The successful candidate will work across our client’s program offices and security divisions to develop, implement, and monitor OpSec processes to meet agency program objectives and reporting requirements. This role involves developing an implementation plan and associated project management artifacts initially focused on identifying critical information requiring OpSEC security controls, developing policies, SOPs, handbooks, performing self-assessments of the operational functionalities of the agency,and running OpSec training for security teams. This position manages agency OpSec Working Group and key stakeholder communications, outreach, and champions the emerging OpSec Program within the organization.   The successful candidate will have a strong program management background, excellent oral and written communication skills, and experience influencing, collaborating, and consensus building with federal agencies. The candidate will also have a technical background implementing, overseeing, or working with security technologies that support an information security program. The candidate will have a solid understanding of Operational Security processes including knowledge of network security, conducting threat and risk assessments, and formulating countermeasures to mitigate security risks. This experience is necessary to develop and implement a successful OpSec program that will help our client become more efficient and effective with protecting the organization’s data and its IT systems.   The successful candidate will have a good understanding of governance, risk, and threat assessments in order to help our client select effective countermeasures for minimizing potential risks. This challenge involves selecting the right measures to offset risk while keeping budget and security in mind.   This position requires strong written, communication, and organization skills.  The successful candidate will work with our clients daily and must be prepared to gather and recommend requirements, and develop solutions using knowledge and experience.   Experience Requirements: - 10+ years of Information Security experience. This experience must include experience working in multiple security domains in order to demonstrate broad security knowledge. This experience will include experience in many of the following areas: - security operations - incident response support - compliance and risk management - security policy development - threat assessment and modeling - technical writing - vulnerability management - cloud security - 4+ years of experience in security design including identifying critical information, assessing and modeling threats, identifying the impact of threats to the organization and its data, and developing cost-effective countermeasures to offset identified threats and risks. - 4+ years of experience leading the implementation of a security program, including the development of strategy, schedules, implementation plans, and SOPs. - 4+ years of experience in developing and delivering executive training and awareness briefings  - 4+ years of experience facilitating agency meetings, preparing and presenting analysis, training team members, and monitoring and measuring IT security programs or functions. - Government Risk and Threat Assessment experience: Understanding of NIST SP 800-53 Security Controls, especially SC-38 Operations Security; NIST SP 800-30 Risk Assessment Guide, and other related NIST special publications. The successful candidate will be required to interpret standards, mandates, and policy requirements and translate them into operational plans and processes. Education and Certification Requirements:  - Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, or an additional four years of industry experience.  - CISSP, CISM, or equivalent certification - PMI/PMP certification   About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. We are a HUBZone small business and we encourage all candidates who live in a HUBZone to apply.Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.   Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to): Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE 100% Paid Certifications Wellness & Fitness Program 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Vaccination Mandate: In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity: Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally. Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.   Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate   Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.  
Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2022-4188
Do you have experience in IT security and a strong background in DevOps/development, enjoy designing secure repeatable processes, and have experience with Kubernetes?   This is your opportunity to join a smart DevSecOps team delivering cutting-edge solutions to a fantastic Government client.  A solid foundation DevOps / SRE principals, experience with Kuberenetes and experience securing cloud environments is key for this challenging and rewarding role.  You will join a team of talented DevSecOps engineers that are working hard to engineer the future of Cloud and Container security for our federal Government client.  We have the tools to succeed, and we are looking for individuals with a sharp engineering mind to help shape and harden new and existing architectures.   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 in 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.   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 EIGHT 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 and availability to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during core business hours that align with those of their coworkers and Valiant's clients. Additionally,  in alignment to the Office of the Inspector General’s effort to eliminate conflicting employment all Valiant employees are required to disclose any current or future outside employment engagements. During onboarding and throughout employment, employees must disclose any current activities or intent to engage in outside employment or other professional activities and obtain written approval.  Employees may not solicit or conduct any outside business during core business hours for Valiant Solutions and our clients.   Must-Have Experience:  - 2+ years of experience of working in Kubernetes environments.  This experience must include engineering deployment strategies, experience hardening deployments, hardening the control plane and worker nodes.  Also, a key skill is to understand how to implement observability and altering into new and existing clusters. - 2+ years of experience of developing in containerize environments - 2+ years of experience presenting the technical solutions you develop to other teams and organizing technical dependancies involving other teams. - 4+ years of experience in DevOps or DevSecOps roles.  The successful candidate will have worked closely with application or infrastructure teams as a DevOps or DevSecOps engineer.  You must have experience developing with Ansible and Terraform. - 4+ years of Cloud Platform, Security Engineering.  The successful candidate will have experience working with one or more Cloud Platforms to develop secure solutions that scale.  This includes, but is not limited to, Lambda, Docker and Kubernetes related services, Network, and Instance related services and deep understanding of how to secure and observe those services. - 2+ years of Security Engineering.  The successful candidate will have proven experience building and reviewing architectures with a focus on security best practices.  An understanding of reading and implementing security controls in new and existing architectures coupled with the ability to communicate successfully with the greater security organization is required.   Strongly Preferred Experience: - Strong experience with Kubernetes and service mesh orchestration:  The successful candidate must have experience with Kubernetes in production environments.  You will need to be familiar with best practices in deploying Kubernetes and have a firm grasp on the challenges and solutions around securing a cluster.  Experience with service mesh orchestration as a means to inject security ( Istio, Linkerd, etc ) is a key piece of our projects.  - Strong DevSecOps practices: The successful candidate will be experienced with injecting security hardening and best practices into existing and new projects that follow DevOps practices.  You will be expected to absorb existing security strategies and engineer solutions in active and new CI/CD Pipelines, IaC, and configuration management tools.  We need a candidate who is excited about shifting security early in the application and platform lifecycle and optimizing observability. - Experienced DevOps Tools Management: We are looking for a candidate that has experience managing and contributing to tooling that helps keep the culture of DevOps functional and fruitful for application teams.  Experience managing and deploying CI/CD tools and artifact repositories is looked upon favorably.     Some Responsibilities Include: - Integrating with application teams to act as security SME and assist with connecting to new and existing security related tooling - Reviewing and assisting application teams with architectural decisions as they pertain to security best practices. - Develop IaC using Cloud Formations and Terraform  - Develop reusable automation using Ansible  - Develop processes and automation to  harden AMI and Docker Container Images - Write and review Kubernetes Network and Service Mesh policies to create inner cluster security perimeters. - Assist Security Organization with research and development of tooling and applications that can shift security into CI/CD Pipelines - Develop Jenkins and CircleCI code to build or add onto new existing CI/CD pipelines - Perform research and development on new Cloud offerings from a variety of Cloud Platforms. - Develop example code, best practice documents and processes to aid application and SecOps teams in deploying their service offerings   About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.   Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to): Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE 100% Paid Certifications Wellness & Fitness Program 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Equal Employment Opportunity: Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally. Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.   Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate   Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.  
Job Locations US-Remote / Telework | US-DC-Washington
Job ID 2022-4187
Are you a CyberArk specialist? Want to help a large and  innovative government agency design and fully integrate Cyberark with operating systems, tools, and applications? This is an exciting opportunity for you to design and implement a new and improved CyberArk design to support an ICAM program which spans on-premise and cloud environments. The successful candidate will have experience designing and implementing ICAM solutions for workflow, authentication, and privilege management. The successful candidate will have experience designing and integrating CyberArk, including Enterprise Password Vault, Central Policy Manager, Password Session Manager, Password Session Manager Proxy, Application Access Manager, and others. The candidate should also have in-depth knowledge and experience with Windows and Linux Operating Systems. Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing Cybersecurity company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area EIGHT years in a row!    This position allows for 100% telework. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees. To ensure that employee performance does not suffer in a remote work environment, all employees who telecommute are expected to have a quiet and distraction-free workspace with adequate internet, dedicate their full attention and availability to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during core business hours that align with those of their coworkers and Valiant's clients. Additionally,  in alignment to the Office of the Inspector General’s effort to eliminate conflicting employment all Valiant employees are required to disclose any current or future outside employment engagements. During onboarding and throughout employment, employees must disclose any current activities or intent to engage in outside employment or other professional activities and obtain written approval.  Employees may not solicit or conduct any outside business during core business hours for Valiant Solutions and our clients.   Responsibilities - Work closely with customer delivery managers to prioritize daily tasks. - Participate in technical meetings with customers’ technical specialists. - Provide Tier 2/3 support for incidents relating to security tools/solutions. - Continuously improve customers’ security deployments and integrate new technologies and services. - Responsible for planning, scoping, deploying and integrating Privileged Account Management Solutions - Actively participate in decision making with engagement management and seek to understand the broader impact of current decisions - Provision/ De Provision User Access Across Multiple platforms - Management of CyberArk Suite including but not limited to provisioning for; Secure Document Vault (Secure repository and sharing infrastructure), Enterprise Password Vault (Privileged Accounts at OS and DB levels), Application Identity Manager (App2App credentials and encryption keys), Privileged Session Manager (Control and monitor privileged accesses) - Coordinate system and application configuration and management tasks - Coordinate integration services, product updates, change requests - Provide timely response to address server and client-server application performance and/or availability issues - Lead, coordinate and participate in process improvements as they relate to IDM infrastructure and system - In conjunction with business and department priorities and directives, conduct vendor and product research on software and systems products to address business needs - Other activities to ensure performance and the information security program Experience requirements - 5+ years of experience designing, integrating, and supporting CyberArk implementations - 5+ years of experience developing design documentation and solution presentations - 5+ years of experience in Linux Administration - Privileged Access Management Experience with CyberArk, including working with components such as Enterprise HA Vaults, CPMs, accounts, policies, safes, usages, PACLI and providers. - Knowledgeable of security and systems standards, Access Management, Authorization/ Permissions Management, Network Protocols, System management applications, and System & Network Security. - Experience working with various authentication methods for various platforms such as Windows, Unix, Active Directory, LDAP, TACAS, RADIUS, SAML, Network devices, databases and storage systems. - Implementation of CyberArk related use cases for the adoption of new technology, standards and processes. - Experience troubleshooting applications and scripts by accessing and analyzing logs on Unix and Windows servers. - Remediate failures of password rotations, password malfunctions, account creations, account changes, scheduling, etc. - Experienced in working in IT Operations support team in enterprise environments - Demonstrate advanced understanding of business processes, internal control risk management, IT controls and related standards   Skills / Competencies - Proficiency with one or more programming language (C++, C#, Java, ASP .NET) - CyberArk Certification (CCDE) strongly preferred - Strong Active Directory and LDAP experience - Familiarity with network devices and architecture - Understanding of user access, authentication, and authorization - Windows Server OS installation and deployment - Windows Remote Desktop - Solid understanding of Unix/Linux command line operating systems - Familiarity with diagnostic tools and analyzing data - Understand security methodology as it applies to Identity and Access Management (IAM)• Functional understanding of TCP/IP networks and Firewalls - Functional understanding of following protocols: TCP, UDP, DNS, NetBIOS, HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, SNMP, SSH, SSL Preferred Certs - CyberArk Certification - strongly preferred - CyberArk AIM Provider Course - CyberArk Privileged Account Security Fundamentals - Certified Ethical Hacker v8 Certification - PaloAlto ACE PAN-OS 6.1 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 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Vaccination Mandate: In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity: Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally. Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.   Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate   Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.  
Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2022-4186
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Senior ePMO Lead to join our growing and innovative team supporting a large federal client in Washington DC.  Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing small business that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area EIGHT years in a row!   If you are interested in learning more about Valiant and this opportunity, we invite you to apply now!    This key person is an expert in project and program management with at least 15 years of experience and holds a PMP certification. They should have experience in managing a team that provides oversight, and assessments makes recommendations and establishes best practices for improving operations, processes, and outcomes. This person should have experience standing up an ePMO and integrating ePMO activities with existing operational processes. They should have experience providing continuous improvement, leading organizational change, and making recommendations to drive project performance. They should possess strong writing and oral presentation capabilities in developing executive-level briefings, presentations, and recommendations for senior management. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of the intricacies of the managing a program with the Department of Defense or Department of Energy.   As an ePMO Lead, you will be responsible for standing up the ePMO and integrating related activities into exsiting operational processes along with the day-to-day oversight of contractor personnel and Task Order performance including technical delivery. You will be responsible for the hands-on technical management of Information Technology engagements, supporting the evolution of the Government customer's IT posture. You will lead your team to ensure the accomplishments of the program are documented and known for more broad company efforts through white-papers, briefing materials, and proposals. As ePMO Lead, you should be able to execute with limited direction, anticipate customer needs and proactively support those needs, and be responsible for all project deliverables. The candidate will have had prior experience working with a wide variety of technologies, be well versed in the current state of Information Technology and be able to interpret the requirements of relevant governing bodies. The candidate will be required to interface with federal employees and contractors to perform the required activities.   This position allows for partital telework, on days not reporting to the client in Washington DC. 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 and availability to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during core business hours that align with those of their coworkers and Valiant's clients. Additionally,  in alignment to the Office of the Inspector General’s effort to eliminate conflicting employment all Valiant employees are required to disclose any current or future outside employment engagements. During onboarding and throughout employment, employees must disclose any current activities or intent to engage in outside employment or other professional activities and obtain written approval.  Employees may not solicit or conduct any outside business during core business hours for Valiant Solutions and our clients.   Responsibilities: - Ensure projects and enhancements meet all requirements to ensure the projects are completed within schedule, cost, and performance - Monitor each project by 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 the current status and risks are presented - Provide Project management support following industry standards, frameworks, and 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, and 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: - US Citizen and must be able to obtain and maintain required federal security clearance - Active Top Secret Clearance strongly preferred - Expert level project and program management experience with either the Department of Defense or Department of Energy  - 15 years of related experience  - PMP Certification - Bachelors Degree      About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. We are a HUBZone small business and we encourage all candidates who live in a HUBZone to apply. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.   Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to): Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Vaccination Mandate: In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination on or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity: Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally. Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.   Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate   Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.  
Job Locations US-Remote / Telework | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2022-4183
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Security Engineer to join a busy Security Engineering team responsible for designing and integrating solutions to support our innovative Government client. The successful candidate will have broad security experience implementing solutions that meet government risk and compliance requirements detailed in NIST special publications. As the Senior Security Engineer you will gather client requirements and evaluable solution options with respect to the application of secure configuration baselines.  Additionally this role will support software approvals, which can involve reviewing COTS solutions against existing systems or custom development options.   The successful candidate will have experience implementing security controls to secure systems. This will include experience security system components such as the network layer, operating systems, web applications, hyper-visors, applications and other enterprise technologies. The candidate will have experience implementing operating system hardening baselines and will have knowledge of validating them with automated tools. This position will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to engineer a variety of solutions and gain experience with a wide range of technologies deployed in cloud and on- premise environments.   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 EIGHT 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 and availability to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during core business hours that align with those of their coworkers and Valiant's clients. Additionally,  in alignment to the Office of the Inspector General’s effort to eliminate conflicting employment all Valiant employees are required to disclose any current or future outside employment engagements. During onboarding and throughout employment, employees must disclose any current activities or intent to engage in outside employment or other professional activities and obtain written approval.  Employees may not solicit or conduct any outside business during core business hours for Valiant Solutions and our clients.    Job Description:  - Customizes Bigfix content (e.g., fixlets and logical statements) - Assists in development/customization of Tenable audit files and Ansible automation content - Perform security analysis to determine gap, compensating/mitigating controls, and residual risk - Identify security risks through the security impact analysis, system risk assessments and technology security risk reports - Implement IT security solutions and assures successful implementation - Apply knowledge of security principles, policy, and regulations to development of configuration baseline documentation and software analysis activities - Conduct security compliance evaluations on IT products using all source analysis, test lab, and apply test results to create secure configuration guidelines and baselines - Analyze security evaluation tools results from Tenable Nessus, Nmap, BigFix, SCCM, or other mechanisms  - Performs software testing for: software, code and extension analysis; assessing enterprise risk and acceptability for use within the enterprise - Provide guidance to Client Engineering and Server Services teams for operating system and security configuration guideline application to gold images for IT products initialization and deployment within the infrastructure - Organize, develop, and present security briefings, written summaries, and written reports incorporating narrative, tabular and/or graphic elements on security assessments, whitepapers relating to computer and network security technologies and tools - Effectively and efficiently communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers of any hardware and software configuration changes that adversely affect any current system security and their configurations or violates policy - Design, develop, and implement hardening controls with Ansible, Jenkins and AWS Lambda - Design, develop, and maintain documentation in accordance with customer practices and policies - Other tasks and activities as assigned   Required Experience / Skills: - Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related discipline - 5+ years of relevant experience; 2 additional years of experience may be substituted for a degree - Experience with customization of CIS (Center for Intermet Security) Benchmarks / DISA STIGS in accordance with enterprise policies and practices - Experience evaluating hardening recommendations, assessing their actions and assisting in the development of the application of those recommendations - Experience with automated systems management Examples: GPO, BigFix, Nessus, Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (formerly SCCM) - Python, Shell/Bash, or PowerShell scripting experience - Design and development automation of hardening controls e.g. for infrastructure as code; with respect to hardening baselines using Ansible, Jenkins or like automation technologies - Experience with one or more virtualization and cloud technologies like Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Red Hat Virtualization, VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Amazon Web Services (AWS), or Microsoft Azure - Experience working with APIs - For programmatic information gathering - For process / task automation - Review of activities and purposes of APIs and determining systems integrations - 5+ Years total of IT experience in security engineering:  - The successful candidate must have experience designing hardening requirements and controls, implementing security solutions for all system layers. - 4+ years experience with security tools.  - The successful candidate will have experience with security tools used to secure information systems and networks. This may include vulnerability management tools, HIPS solutions, or SIEM tools.  - Experience with implementation of hardening benchmarks. The successful candidate will have experience implementing and reporting compliance benchmarks such as DISA STIG and or Center for Internet Security (CIS) benchmarks. - Experience supporting a government client’s compliance with FISMA and NIST requirements, The successful candidate will have experience working with NIST special publications and FISMA requirements which provide guidance on security requirements for government systems. - 4+ years 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 - You must have experience installing and configuring both operating systems.   Preferred Skills: - Experience researching, documenting, and reporting emerging threats and vulnerabilities by analyzing software, DevOps processes, and current operating practices to engineer improved risk management outcomes   Desired Certifications: - ISC2 CAP - ISC2 CCSP - ISC2 ISSEP - EC-COUNCIL CEH - CompTIA Security - CompTIA Network Professional - GSEC - CISSP   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-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2022-4182
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Training Manager with federal acquision experience to join our growing team supporting a large Government client in Washington DC.  This person will join a program responsible for the efficient and effective execution of functions by providing administrative, business, compliance, policy, governance, and oversight to support core IT and cybersecurity operations and achieve organizational, strategic, and mission goals.    Valiant Solutions is a Cybersecurity company delivering cutting-edge security solutions to our Government clients specializing in Cloud Security, Security Engineering, and Federal GRC. You'll find Valiant to be a supportive company that will back you with training and certifications, and you'll find plenty of challenges with our forward-looking client. Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing small business that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area EIGHT years in a row! A highlight of our benefits is included below the job description.   Requires US Citizenship with the ability to pass a federal security background investigation to obtain a Top Secret clearance   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 and availability to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during core business hours that align with those of their coworkers and Valiant's clients. Additionally,  in alignment to the Office of the Inspector General’s effort to eliminate conflicting employment all Valiant employees are required to disclose any current or future outside employment engagements. During onboarding and throughout employment, employees must disclose any current activities or intent to engage in outside employment or other professional activities and obtain written approval.  Employees may not solicit or conduct any outside business during core business hours for Valiant Solutions and our clients.   Job Description: - Identify and assess future and current training needs through job analysis, career paths, annual performance appraisals, and consultation with line managers - Maintain a keen understanding of training trends, developments, and best practices - Searching for gaps in training content and materials that need updating to generate higher productivity and safety among staff - Researching new training supplies and materials that can enhance a firm’s training procedures while providing value to employees - Draw an overall or individualized training and development plan that addresses needs and expectations - Deploy a wide variety of training methods - Conduct effective induction and orientation sessions - Monitor and evaluate the training program’s effectiveness, success and ROI periodically and report on them - Manage training budget - Provide opportunities for ongoing development - Resolve any specific problems and tailor training programs as necessary - Leading programs to assist employees with transitions due to technological changes, acquisitions, and mergers - Communicating with management, trainers, and team members to ensure that all needs are met - Setting up executive or leadership development programs for lower-level employees - Conducting orientation programs and arranging on-the-job training for new hires - Resolving any specific problems and tailoring training programs as necessary Qualifications: - Level 3 DAWIA or Federal Acquisition Institute certification in Contracting, COR and/or P/PM areas of expertise. - Proven work experience as a training manager for federal projects/ programs - Track record in designing and executing successful training programs - Familiarity with traditional and modern training methods (mentoring, coaching, on-the-job or in-classroom training, e-learning, workshops, simulations etc) - Excellent communication and leadership skills - Ability to plan, multi-task and manage time effectively - Strong writing and record-keeping ability for reports and training manuals - Advanced database and computer skills - Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills - Good collaboration and teamwork skills   About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. We are a HUBZone small business and we encourage all candidates who live in a HUBZone to apply. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.   Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to): Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Vaccination Mandate: In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination on or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity: Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally. Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.   Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate   Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.  
Job Locations US-Remote / Telework | US-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2022-4180
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Cyber Technical Writer to join our growing team supporting a large Government client in Washington DC.  This person will join a program responsible for the efficient and effective execution of functions by providing administrative, business, compliance, policy, governance, and oversight to support core IT and cybersecurity operations and achieve organizational, strategic, and mission goals.    Valiant Solutions is a Cybersecurity company delivering cutting-edge security solutions to our Government clients specializing in Cloud Security, Security Engineering, and Federal GRC. You'll find Valiant to be a supportive company that will back you with training and certifications, and you'll find plenty of challenges with our forward-looking client. Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing small business that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area EIGHT years in a row! A highlight of our benefits is included below the job description.   Requires US Citizenship with the ability to pass a federal security background investigation to obtain a Top Secret clearance   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 and availability to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during core business hours that align with those of their coworkers and Valiant's clients. Additionally,  in alignment to the Office of the Inspector General’s effort to eliminate conflicting employment all Valiant employees are required to disclose any current or future outside employment engagements. During onboarding and throughout employment, employees must disclose any current activities or intent to engage in outside employment or other professional activities and obtain written approval.  Employees may not solicit or conduct any outside business during core business hours for Valiant Solutions and our clients.   Responsibilities - Writing detailed site assessment visit plans, agendas, and meeting reports, including updating planning interview notes into clearly written team guidance.  - Ability to derive procedural guidance from technical standards and translate them into task-specific operations planning. - Maintaining change and version control of security assessment templates. - Updating and improving deliverable templates to clearly convey key findings, observations, and recommendations to clients. - Managing the deliverable review and QA process, including reviewing draft reports to ensure technical consistency, quality, grammar, spelling, formatting, etc. - Creating, editing, and updating comprehensive and technical security assessment reports with input from the Security Control Assessment team.   Basic Qualifications: - Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree is preferred, and experience directly supporting a technical team environment - 2+ years of measurable technical writing experience with examples of technical writing - Understanding of endpoint vulnerability assessment tools and report outputs to include CVEs (common vulnerability enumerations) - Understanding of endpoint penetration testing  - Understanding of phishing exercise operations - Understanding of both Operational Technologies (OT) and Information Technology (IT) endpoint environments - Understanding of NIST 800-53 Rev5 controls, DISA STIGs, and NIST 800-115 assessment methodologies   Preferred Qualifications: - Security+ or Network+     About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. We are a HUBZone small business and we encourage all candidates who live in a HUBZone to apply. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.   Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to): Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Vaccination Mandate: In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination on or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity: Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally. Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.   Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate   Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.