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Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing employee focused Cybersecurity company that delivers cutting-edge security solutions to our Government clients specializing in Cloud Security, Security Engineering, and Federal Governance, Risk, and Compliance. Our commitment to excellence and strong corporate culture promotes personal and professional growth and work-life balance. Valiant’s first-class benefits, including professional training, tuition reimbursement, and paid time on attract and retain the best and brightest cybersecurity professionals. We look forward to reviewing your resume in consideration for an opportunity to join our team!


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Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-CO-Denver | US-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2020-4000
Valiant Solutions is seeking a ISSO 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 SIX years in a row!    These positions can be located in Washington DC, Denver CO, Kansas City MO, or Fort Worth, TX and allows for a 60% - 80% telecommute benefit.  Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees. To ensure that employee performance does not suffer in a remote work environment, all employees who telecommute are expected to have a quiet and distraction-free workspace with adequate internet, dedicate their full attention to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during normal business hours that overlaps with those of their coworkers and Valiant's   The candidate will provide technical expertise on Security control implementations and development of Information Security procedures for systems and applications. You will be part of a team working to establish an Information Security framework and helping develop a comprehensive IT Security program at the agency level.   All candidates must have US work authorization with the ability to pass Federal background and credit checks.    Job Description:  - Serves as the IT security POC (ISSO) for assigned systems to ensure agency information systems comply with FISMA OMB and agency Policies. - Ensure security activities are implemented throughout the SDLC from beginning to end. - Ensure all systems are operated, maintained and disposed of IAW documented security policies and procedures including but not limited to Assessment & Authorization (A&A).  - Oversee and manage relationships for assigned systems that may be contractor owned and contractor operated, ensuring vendors comply with agency security and privacy requirements. - Support the development and maintenance of all security documentation such as the System Security Plan, Privacy Impact Assessment, Configuration Management Plan, Contingency Plan, Contingency Plan Test Report, POA&M, annual FISMA assessment, and incident reports. - Promote Information Security Awareness and provide training. - Research assigned IT security systems to provide insight on IT security architectures and IT security recommendations for assigned systems. - Report, and respond to security incidents. - Assess vulnerabilities to ascertain if additional safeguards are needed and ensure systems are patched and security hardened at all levels of the “stack,” and monitor to see that vulnerabilities are re-mediated as appropriate.   Qualifications:  - Security+, CISSP, CISM, CISA, or equivalent Security certification. - Have detailed knowledge of NIST Policies, Governance, Security Planning and Architecture, FISMA Compliance, RMF, Incident Analysis, and General Security Best Practices.  - Possess strong written and oral communication skills to support customers, internal stakeholders, peers, and public audiences. - Ability to communicate, both written and orally, to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. - Good understanding of and experience with applying FISMA and NIST Cybersecurity framework and requirements.                                           - Technical expertise with Nessus Tenable Security and NetSparker reports. - Experience in developing Information Security policies and procedures. - Strong communications skills to interact with senior managers, junior staff, and business unit (non-technical) customers.     Required Experience and Education:  - Six (6) years of experience in the IT security field - Two (2) years of technical experience in IT Security (Sys Admin, Developer, Engineer etc) - Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, or an additional two years of industry experience.    About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. 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   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-DC-Washington
Job ID 2020-3999
 Valiant Solutions is seeking a Helpdesk Service Technician  to join our growing team supporting a large Government client in Washington DC.     Valiant Solutions is a Cybersecurity company delivering cutting-edge security solutions to our Government clients specializing in Cloud Security, Security Engineering, and Federal GRC.  You'll find Valiant to be a supportive company that will back you with training and certifications, and you'll find plenty of challenges with our forward-looking client. Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing small business that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area SIX years in a row! A highlight of our benefits is included below the job description.   Salary will be based on education and experience. All candidates must be authorizaed to work in the United States with the ability to favorably pass a federal background investigation.   The Helpdesk Service Technician relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, correct issues, and ensure performance against program Service Level Agreements (SLAs). Mitigate incident and problem resolution for outages, multi-user issues, and VIP users, collaborating with the Service Desk. Support management initiatives as requested. Dispatches to user location to assist or directly provide Deskside support and meet or exceed SLAs, including: - Providing exceptional service and customer support for local users, during field visits or on dispatches - Providing deskside support to users, including laptop / mobile equipment delivery, user instructions and troubleshooting - Managing on-site installation, repair, maintenance and test tasks, sometimes using “remote hands” or “smart hands” techniques - Diagnosing complex errors or technical problems and determine proper solutions - Managing Incident and Request tickets in the ServiceNow ticketing system through ticket lifecycle; conforming to SLA and process requirements for ticket handling - Asset lifecycle for laptops, desktops, smartphones, etc. - Smart hands support including handling servers, security devices and network equipment. - Follow all company procedures and protocols. - Cooperate with technical teams and share information across the organization. - Comprehends customer requirements and makes appropriate recommendations/briefings - Build positive relationships with customers. - Maintains a neat, business casual appearance suitable for working in office location.   Required Education/Skills: - Associates Degree and (2) years of experience or a minimum (4) years of experience in lieu of a degree - Experience or knowledge of user-centric Windows IT support in an enterprise environment - Experience with ServiceNow ticketing system is a must - Ability to troubleshoot, test, repair and service technical equipment - Ability to work flexible shifts in a 7x24 environment and to adapt to changing work schedules, provide assistance on-call as necessary - Proven experience supporting mobile devices and applications, Windows 7, Windows 10 and Mac OS - Committed to providing excellent customer support to all of our customers - Ability to work in a fast-paced SLA driven environment - Ability to work well in a team setting - English literacy - Experience with Active Directory, Group policies, and networking - Interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate effectively, self-awareness, and excellent written and oral communications. - Experience supporting Mobile Technologies such as VPN, Citrix, VDI, etc. - Experience working with a highly mobile workforce that relies heavily on mobile devices such as Androids and iPhones, iPads, etc. Desired Education/Skills: - Technical degree or certification (such as A+, N+, MCDST, MCSE, ITIL etc) - Familiar with asset management processes and procedure - Experience supporting common VTC technologies - Working knowledge of VPN and Citrix for remote access - Working knowledge of images and imaging desktops and laptops Experience with supporting Apple and Android mobile devices - Experience supporting and maintaining user account information including rights, security and systems groups. - Experience diagnosing and troubleshooting server and network issues   About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.   Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to): Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for Full-Time Employees (FTE) Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal  Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   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
Job ID 2020-3997
Valiant Solutions is seeking a VPN Engineer working 100% remotely join our growing team supporting a large Government Agency.  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 technologies supporting one of our Network/Infrastructure Operations teams. 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 it's employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area FOUR years in a row! A highlight of our benefits is included below the job description.   This position is 100% remote. All candidates must have US work authorization with the ability to pass Federal background and credit checks.  Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees. To ensure that employee performance does not suffer in a remote work environment, all employees who telecommute are expected to have a quiet and distraction-free workspace with adequate internet, dedicate their full attention to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during normal business hours that overlaps with those of their coworkers and Valiant's.   Job Description: The VPN Engineer will be responsible for performing a broad spectrum of activities to support and improve the large-scale dynamic VPN infrastructure for a Federal Government Agency. This candidate must have a strong technical knowledge and demonstrate working experience with the following:   Required Education/Skills:   1. 5 to 8 years of experience with engineering and maintaining VPN environments 2. Strong experience with configuration, testing and deploying Remote Access VPN and Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Modules 3. Strong experience with Cisco ASA platform management and configuration 4. Experience with VPN Profile Configuration 5. Experience with Cisco ASDM functionality and navigation 6. Experience with the ASA command line interface 7. Strong working knowledge of Cisco Security Manager and other management tools to include ELK, SolarWinds, and Splunk 8. Strong Experience with Windows and Mac operating systems for VPN application management and troubleshooting VPN connections from a client 9. Experience with performing root cause analysis, risk identification, and risk mitigation 10. Experience analyzing VPN change requests and integrating changes into existing firewall policies, while maintaining security standards 11. Provide recommendations to improve services and infrastructure managment 12. Interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate effectively 13. Ability to work independently at times 14. Develop and maintain documentation and diagrams 15. Excellent written and oral communications 16. Must be proactive 17. Candidate must be able to obtain a US Public Trust clearance 18. Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related discipline or equivalent experience   Desired Education/Skills:   1. ITIL® Foundation Level Certification 2. Familiarity with Wireshark or any packet capture software 3. Familiarity with SQL Databases (Reporting) 4. Knowledge of Visio for creating and reading network diagrams 5. Experience supporting government customers in secure environments, familiarity of Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) operating standards and applicable guidelines. 6. Experience in the Service Now ticketing system   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 On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Equal Opportunity Employer: Valiant Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex/gender, pregnancy, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   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 | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-CO-Denver
Job ID 2020-3987
Are you a seasoned security specialist with expertise in vulnerability management and compliance in both cloud and on-premise environments? Are you looking for a new challenge to expand your knowledge in security and help us advance our client’s security program, including container security? This might be the role for you! In this position as a Lead Vulnerability Management Subject Matter Expert you will be responsible for leading a small team to operate a vulnerability management and compliance program covering operating system web application, and container scanning. This role will see you working with a variety of technical and compliance teams across the organization. Strong communication and organizational skills are a must. This is a hands-on leadership role. You will actively work on the tools as a subject matter expert along with leading the team. 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 SIX years in a row!    This position allows for 100% remote work. If you are located in the Washington DC, Fort Worth TX, Denver CO or Kansas City MO areas, you will be required to report onsite on a partial basis (2 days onsite/ 3 remote). Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees. To ensure that employee performance does not suffer in a remote work environment, all employees who telecommute are expected to have a quiet and distraction-free workspace with adequate internet, dedicate their full attention to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during normal business hours that overlaps with those of their coworkers and Valiant's   Responsibilities Include: - Management of Tenable.sc/io and a large agent-based deployment - Design, configuration, and operation of Tenable - Troubleshooting and resolution of technical issues - Configuration of vulnerability reports and dashboards - Management of a Web Application scanning program (NetSparker/Qualys) - Deploy and configure web application scan tools - Troubleshooting and resolution of web application scan issues - Perform automated authenticated and unauthenticated scans - Planning and executing the continuous advancement of tools alongside operations - Recommending new solutions to the government - Researching enhancement opportunities - Management of Container security tools not limited to Palo Alto Prisma (Twistlock) and Stackrox - Design, configuration and operation of container security tools - Troubleshooting and resolution of technical issues - Continuous advancement of the configuration alongside operations - Leadership of a small team and client interaction - Managing task assignments and projects - Managing customer expectations - Explanation of problems, vulnerabilities, and risk to clients - Management of risks   Position Requirements: - CISSP or CEH, an AWS associate level certification OR a professional level systems engineering certification e.g. RHCE is required - B.S. in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Engineering, related degree or an additional 3 years of experience is required - 10+ years of experience in Information Technology: The successful candidate will demonstrate deep technical knowledge in the management and configuration of operating systems, networks, and software. This experience will include in-depth knowledge of OS authentication mechanisms and permissions and a solid understanding of networking. Acceptable experience may be solely in a security context or in software development or systems engineering. - 6+ years of experience in Vulnerability Management: The successful candidate will have at least six years of experience supporting a vulnerability management program for a large organization. This experience must have included the design and deployment of highly available vulnerability scanning solutions (including compliance scanning). This experience must also include the design, implementation, and configuration of Tenable Security Center, Tenable.io/sc. The candidate must demonstrate depth of understanding of a variety of operating system and software vulnerabilities - 8+ years of experience in Cybersecurity: The successful candidate must demonstrate broad security experience to perform in this position. The candidate’s security knowledge must include focus on vulnerabilities, risks, and security mechanisms that are common in today’s government systems. - 2+ years of experience leading a team of Engineers or Analysts - MUST BE CLEARABLE - US CITIZEN OR GREEN CARD HOLDER TO OBTAIN AND MAINTAIN A CLEARANCE   Nice to have: - 2+ years of container security experience: The successful candidate will have designed, deployed, and operated a container security tool such as Twistlock, Stackrox, or Black Duck. The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of container technologies and understand the associated security challenges and how they can be mitigated.   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   Equal Opportunity Employer: Valiant Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex/gender, pregnancy, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally. Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.   Work Environment: Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area The noise level in this environment is low to moderate   Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.  
Job Locations US-Remote / Telework | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-CO-Denver | US-DC-Washington
Job ID 2020-3966
Valiant Solutions is seeking an experienced Cybersecurity Incident Commander to direct and manage multiple work streams and resources during/after Incident Response & Recovery engagements. You will be tasked with the incident response coordination and project management, in a matrixed environment, of triage, forensic imaging and analysis, breach containment, and infrastructure recovery planning and execution, after action reporting and analysis. Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing Cybersecurity company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area SIX years in a row!    This position allows for 100% remote work. If you are located in the Washington DC, Fort Worth TX, Denver CO or Kansas City MO areas, you may be required to report onsite on a partial basis. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees. To ensure that employee performance does not suffer in a remote work environment, all employees who telecommute are expected to have a quiet and distraction-free workspace with adequate internet, dedicate their full attention to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during normal business hours that overlaps with those of their coworkers and Valiant's   This role will often interface with multiple groups, to include: external agency IR functions, third-party contracting companies, external law firms, etc.), internal direct contract and third-party resources, and customer resources (C-Suite, Legal, Compliance, Risk, Security, Cybersecurity, Auditing, Operations, IT, Call Centers, Communications, Public Relations). Additionally, the Incident Commander will collaborate with Security Operations and Security Engineering practice leaders to evaluate the direction of our offerings, establish ongoing relationships with third parties and clients, and work closely with stakeholders to understand business objectives and advise on security risks / mitigation strategies during incident response work.     Responsibilities:  - Serve as the incident response event point person and liaison to enterprise teams, responding to crisis or urgent situations aimed at mitigating, preparing for, responding to, and recovery systems.  Will also coordinate resources, activities and timelines during security incidents to ensure a unified structured response to incidents (I.e. data breaches, ransomware events, etc.) - Works under the direction of the Security Engineering lead aimed at mitigating, preparing for, responding to, and recovering systems from cyber threats/incidents - Conduct initial incident triage, assess the effectiveness of various tactics/strategies, and make rapid decisions on appropriate courses of action - Supports/develops reports during and after incidents, which include all actions taken to properly mitigate, recover and return operations to normal operations - Review and recommend technical, process, and physical controls to counteract damage from breach events - Lead forensic investigators and application security analysts in reactive and proactive Threat Hunting engagements, performing endpoint, network, and log analysis - Mentor and grow junior resources to develop additional forensic, response, and threat hunting capabilities     Qualifications:  - Minimum of 5+ years of experience within the, incident response, cybersecurity, and/or IT risk management arena - Leadership experience and high level of confidence with incident response management, I.e. technical recovery, legal or compliance notifications, incident response plan development, forensic investigation, and tabletop testing - required - Advisory experience in compliance or regulatory frameworks (I.e. FISMA, PCI, GDPR, NIST, ISO) - Solid understanding of application, database, authentication, and network security principles; able to demonstrate: how network services and protocols interact to provide communications, evidence recovery techniques, log data analytics, Incident categories, IR event handling methodologies, intrusion detection systems, network protocol and packet analysis - Understanding of system and application security, systems and network administration and operating system hardening techniques - General cyber-attack stages, profiling techniques and techniques for detecting host and network-based intrusions - Evidence recovery techniques, Preservation of evidence integrity, and collection of forensically sound collection of images, logs, and other critical components in order to discern possible mitigation/remediation of systems - Ability to perform or direct malware analysis, Threat Hunting, incident response - Understanding of Computer Network Defense (CND) policies, procedures, and regulations - Ability to convey complex technical security concepts to technical and non-technical audiences during crisis situations, I.e. executive or board level presentations - Ability to work with senior business leaders to understand business objectives/functions, identify risk factors, and communicate effective mitigation strategies - Excellent organizational, verbal, presentation/facilitation, and written communication skills - All candidates must have US work authorization with the ability to pass Federal background and credit checks.    Preferred, not required:  - Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, MIS, or related degree  - CISSP, CISM, or equivalent cybersecurity certifications  - PMP - Prior experience with Law Enforcement, Forensic / Incident Response Firms, Cyber Insurance providers, Breach Coaches and/or Law Firms   About Valiant Solutions: Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.   Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to): Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for Full-Time Employees (FTE) Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal  Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   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.