Valiant Solutions is a rapidly-growing, employee-focused company always looking to expand our staff of skilled and experienced professionals. Valiant has made a name for itself as the employer of choice due to its commitment to retain quality talent by investing in our employees and showing them we care about their happiness and well-being. Our commitment to excellence and strong corporate culture allows 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 | US-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City
Job ID 2024-4379
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Machine Learning Engineer  MLOps/MLaaS, to join our rapidly growing and innovative cybersecurity team!   This position allows for 100% remote work. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees and we strictly adhere to the details found below in our Remote Work Policy. You must be a Green Card Holder or US citizen for clearance purposes. Valiant Solutions is a company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Washington DC area NINE years in a row!  If you are interested in learning more about Valiant and this opportunity, we invite you to apply now!    This is your opportunity to join a team of Engineers managing a large Cybersecurity big data platform to detect threats to protect critical government systems. As a Machine Learning Engineer MLOps/MLaaS, you will work with a petabyte-scale data lake in an Elasticsearch-based big data environment using cloud native tools to build a machine learning pipeline, serve models in production, and help automate core operations for an AI service. You’ll join an existing Data Science and Machine Learning (DSML) team within the security organization of our large government client and will work hands-on in deploying, operationalizing, and maintaining scalable AI/ML-solutions. This is an exciting position helping us grow our client’s capabilities to stay ahead of adversaries.   The successful candidate will have experience with the theory behind Machine Learning and how it can be practically applied to Cybersecurity use cases. The successful candidate will also have facilitated the creation and deployment of machine learning models in large data science projects. Additionally, they will bring experience in data engineering processes for automating and maintaining machine learning models in production.   Responsibilities: - Acquiring and cleaning large amounts of data from petabyte-scale clusters of security data - Build CI/CD pipelines orchestration by Jenkins, GitHub Actions, Airflow or similar tools - Setting up tracking and versioning for experiments and model training runs - Data science model optimization, containerization, and deployment - Model version tracking and governance - Model drift monitoring and automated retraining - Creating and using benchmarks, metrics, and monitoring to measure and improve services, models, and pipelines - Developing and configuring anomaly alerting logic - Collaborating with Cybersecurity analysts and other developers to solve threat monitoring problems and improve our client’s security posture   Qualifications: - Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Information Technology, Network Engineering, Security Engineering, System Administration (or a related field) or two additional years of IT experience. - 3-6 years of experience and knowledge in MLOps - 3-6 years of experience developing using Python - Experience with container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, EKS, ECS) - Experience with multiple cloud providers (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc) preferred - Monitoring Build and Production systems using automated monitoring and alarm tools - Knowledge of machine learning frameworks: TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras, Scikit-Learn - Experience with MLOps tools such as SageMaker, MLflow, Kubeflow, and Tensorboard - Experience preferred with SIEM tools such as Elastic Stack or Splunk - Experience preparing datasets for Machine Learning and generating ML models - Experience with big data technologies such as Hadoop, Kafka, or Spark - Advanced ability to perform exploratory data analysis - Demonstrated knowledge of security concepts and best security practices is preferred - Analytical and problem-solving skills - Excellent attention to detail - Proven ability to meet deadlines and adapt quickly to changing and multiple priorities - Energetic and forward-thinking with high ethical standards - A team player, trustworthy, and willing to share information   About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with public 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 skill set. 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 Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for Full-time Employees 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Wellness & Fitness Program Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Remote Work Policy  Remote work necessitates a high level of 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. In alignment with Valiant's inclusive and engaging environment, cameras are encouraged and can be required to be on during virtual video conferences. Additionally, in alignment with 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.   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 Sitting or standing at a desk for prolonged periods of time and consistent operation of a computer. Frequent communication and exchanging of accurate information via electronic communication, phones, and in person. Occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   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 | US-MO-Kansas City | US-TX-Fort Worth
Job ID 2024-4378
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Technical Business Analyst who specializes in iCAM Governance / Identity & Access Management. This ICAM Strategic Planning & Service Development Specialist will support the development of identity and access management services for our government client.   This role is part Business Analyst, and part strategy and technical advisor. The successful candidate will support the development of protocol and documentation for new identity and access management services, including the development of user documentation and cost models. This position requires background knowledge and experience supporting authentication, authorization, and identity management solutions. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to support direct tasking and influence and shape our client’s ICAM program.   The successful candidate will understand authentication protocols and flows and how and where authentication and authorization happen in an enterprise environment. This knowledge is required in order to support the evaluation of our client’s customer’s needs and guide them on the use of applicable services and protocols.   Valiant Solutions is a company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Washington DC area NINE years in a row!  If you are interested in learning more about Valiant and this opportunity, we invite you to apply now!    This position allows for 100% remote work. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees and we strictly adhere to the details found below in our Remote Work Policy.    All candidates must have US work authorization with the ability to pass Federal background and credit checks.   Required Skills: - Experience supporting the development of governance practices or disciplines - Knowledge of enterprise IT architectures and how identity and access management applies - In-depth, hands-on knowledge of standard protocols used for authentication, authorization, and identity management disciplines - Understanding of ICAM user personas and how they apply to systems - Technical and non-technical communication and writing skills - Technical research for architectures and development of strategies, whitepapers, and communications for technical and non-technical audiences - Practical hands-on knowledge of the user and customer experience needs (UX/CX) for the federal government - Take notes and meeting minutes to support our government client - Support the development of roadmaps for identity and access management services - Evaluate and process incoming data to support decision-making - Develop new identity management protocols and roadmaps   Required Experience and Education:  - Five (5) plus years of experience in Cybersecurity - Four (4) plus  years of experience in a Business Analyst role - Two (2) plus years of experience supporting identity and access management in some capacity - Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Engineering or a related field, or an additional two (2) years of industry experience.   Job Description: - Develop detailed, comprehensive user stories to effectively articulate how specific ICAM services deliver value to the customer - Gather requirements, develop solutions and associated documentation to meet ICAM compliance requirements for federal customers - Support the development of cost-sharing and chargeback models for services developed and deployed to customers - Develop Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) documents - Make recommendations to our government client on the subject of protocols, procedures, service structure - Support the ICAM journey of identity management for customer systems by guiding them on available options from the service offering - Support the development of an overall ICAM service strategy for the organization  - Create road maps for the development of new and existing ICAM services based on the developed ICAM service strategy - Support our client’s needs with budgeting and funding for services, including the development of cost models - Perform and document a detailed gap analysis of current ICAM tooling and capabilities - Use gap analysis information to write detailed recommendations to senior stakeholders regarding how to remediate flaws in current or proposed implementations - Research best practices and federal requirements to support proposed recommendations and create detailed presentations for senior management to provide a basis for the development of a strategic road map to ICAM compliance across the enterprise   About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with public 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 skill set. 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 Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for Full-time Employees 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Wellness & Fitness Program Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Remote Work Policy  Remote work necessitates a high level of 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. In alignment with Valiant's inclusive and engaging environment, cameras are encouraged and can be required to be on during virtual video conferences. Additionally, in alignment with 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.   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 Sitting or standing at a desk for prolonged periods of time and consistent operation of a computer. Frequent communication and exchanging of accurate information via electronic communication, phones, and in person. Occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   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 | US-MO-Kansas City | US-TX-Fort Worth
Job ID 2024-4377
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Technical ISSO to join our rapidly growing and innovative cybersecurity team!   The candidate will provide technical expertise on Security control implementations and development of Information Security procedures for systems and applications. You will be part of a team working to establish an Information Security framework and helping develop a comprehensive IT Security program at the agency level.   Valiant Solutions is a company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Washington DC area NINE years in a row!  If you are interested in learning more about Valiant and this opportunity, we invite you to apply now!    All candidates must have US work authorization with the ability to pass Federal background and credit checks.   This position allows for 100% remote work. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees and we strictly adhere to the details found below in our Remote Work Policy.    Qualifications:  - Working knowledge of Amazon Web Services security, compliance, and services is required - 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 communication skills to interact with senior managers, junior staff, and business unit (non-technical) customers.     Required Experience and Education:  - Five (5) years of experience in the IT security field - Two (2) years of experience supporting A&A (NIST 800-53) and compliance activities - Two (2) 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 (3) three years of industry experience   Job Description:  - Perform ISSO duties for systems built on Amazon Web Services and SaaS solutions as required - 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.   About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with public 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 skill set. 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 Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for Full-time Employees 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Wellness & Fitness Program Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Remote Work Policy  Remote work necessitates a high level of 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. In alignment with Valiant's inclusive and engaging environment, cameras are encouraged and can be required to be on during virtual video conferences. Additionally, in alignment with 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.   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 Sitting or standing at a desk for prolonged periods of time and consistent operation of a computer. Frequent communication and exchanging of accurate information via electronic communication, phones, and in person. Occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   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
Job ID 2024-4374
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 & Cloud / Container Security SME, 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.    Candidates will join a fast-paced and creative cybersecurity team. Valiant Solutions is a company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Washington DC area NINE years in a row!  If you are interested in learning more about Valiant and this opportunity, we invite you to apply now!    This position allows for 100% remote work. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees and we strictly adhere to the details found below in our Remote Work Policy.    Responsibilities Include:   Vulnerability Management Program - Provide opportunities for proactive vulnerability management by reviewing enterprise risk through internal and external data sources - Coordinate with Threat Intelligence and Threat Hunt functions to establish and define agency specific risk and mitigation priorities - Enterprise Vulnerability and Risk sharing and coordination - Routine and targeted vulnerability communication and sharing activities - Explanation of problems, vulnerabilities, and risk to clients - Assist with Tenable.sc/io and Nessus Manager Enhancements, examples: - Advise on tool enhancements for: Design, configuration, and operation of Tenable - Assist in troubleshooting and resolution of technical issues - Configuration of vulnerability reports and dashboards (for VM program) - Assist with Web Application scanning program enhancements, examples: - Advise on tool enhancements for: Deploy and configure web application scan tools - Assist in 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 Container and Cloud Security - Management, operation and enhancement of Container security tools not limited to Palo Alto Prisma (Twistlock) and Stackrox - Full operational support for Cloud and Container Security Tools - Design, configuration and operation of cloud & container security tools - Troubleshooting and resolution of technical issues - Continuous advancement of the configuration alongside operations - Increase enterprise enrollment / onboarding of systems into tools - Provide administrative support to users and resolution to issues - Tune policies, rules and alerts to match agency policies and established settings - Define new policies, rules and alerts to enhance security visibility - Coordinate with SOC and IR functions for resolution and tuning - Coordinate with Threat Intel and Hunt functions for reviews of enterprise risk - Coordinate with log and analysis teams to enhance data shipped to logging platform    Position Requirements: 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 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.   Required qualifications: - CISSP or CEH, an AWS associate level certification OR a professional level systems engineering certification e.g. RHCE - B.S. in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Engineering, related degree or an additional 3 years of experience   About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with public 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 skill set. 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 Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for Full-time Employees 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Wellness & Fitness Program Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Remote Work Policy  Remote work necessitates a high level of 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. In alignment with Valiant's inclusive and engaging environment, cameras are encouraged and can be required to be on during virtual video conferences. Additionally, in alignment with 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.   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 Sitting or standing at a desk for prolonged periods of time and consistent operation of a computer. Frequent communication and exchanging of accurate information via electronic communication, phones, and in person. Occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   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 2024-4373
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Senior Splunk Engineer to join our rapidly growing and innovative cybersecurity team!   Candidates will join a fast-paced and creative cybersecurity team with a company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Washington DC area NINE years in a row!  If you are interested in learning more about Valiant and this opportunity, we invite you to apply now!    This position allows for 100% remote work. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees and we strictly adhere to the details found below in our Remote Work Policy.    Required Experience: - 5+ years of experience performing functions and responsibilities related to operations and maintenance and optimization of enterprise cybersecurity tools. - 3+ years of Splunk administration experience required - Bachelors of Science in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Engineering or in lieu of degree, 8 years of IT experience.   Preferred Certifications:  - Splunk Enterprise core Consultant, Certified Architect, or Splunk Cloud Certified Admin  - CISSP, CISA, or CISM   Responsibilities - Deliver support for complex cybersecurity engagements, including evaluation, planning, design, testing, implementation, and modification of security controls. - Maintain and manage the client’s Cyber Data Lake (CDL), primarily Splunk, to ensure secure and efficient operations. - Communicate with agency system technical teams to configure log ingest and achieve event logging (EL) compliance according to OMB M-21-31.  - Map system logs to OMB M-21-31 compliance requirements to support dashboarding compliance metrics.  - Leverage subject matter expertise in security engineering and system security integration for security risk management. - Support change management processes to ensure no adverse impact on the CDL data ingestion from other agency changes. - Provide engineering support for log data ingestion automation into the CDL and ensure its performance. - Develop and maintain hardening guides, security baselines, and standards that comply with agency and NIST guidelines. - Develop and implement projects to achieve compliance with Executive Order (EO) 14028 and OMB M-21-31 logging requirements. - Collaborate with the agency SOC to maintain correlation rules and other CDL enhancements. - Provide CDL-related technical support to the SOC team for incident response and forensic investigations. - Act as a liaison and coordinate activities with other support Contractors and external security service providers. - Develop, maintain, and recommend enhancements to documentation, including SOPs, job aids, application checklists, and guidance documents. - Facilitate and implement approved changes for system upgrades and new services. - Perform implementation, administration, operations and maintenance, optimization, & integration of cybersecurity tools, technologies, and services   About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with public 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 skill set. 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 Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for Full-time Employees 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Wellness & Fitness Program Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Remote Work Policy  Remote work necessitates a high level of 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. In alignment with Valiant's inclusive and engaging environment, cameras are encouraged and can be required to be on during virtual video conferences. Additionally, in alignment with 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.   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 Sitting or standing at a desk for prolonged periods of time and consistent operation of a computer. Frequent communication and exchanging of accurate information via electronic communication, phones, and in person. Occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   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 | US-MO-Kansas City | US-TX-Fort Worth
Job ID 2024-4372
Valiant Solutions is seeking an Endpoint Protection Security Engineer with FireEye experience to join our rapidly growing and innovative cybersecurity team!  This is your opportunity to join a busy Network Security Engineering team delivering cutting-edge solutions to a fantastic Government client.  A solid foundation of endpoint security to our client’s approach to Security Engineering.  You will have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of endpoint and network-based security tools deployed on-prem and in the cloud.  This diverse team is responsible for securing a large infrastructure.  We are seeking a motivated individual as this team is constantly evolving and currently implementing cloud security solutions in AWS.   The successful candidate will have a proven track record of designing and advancing endpoint security implementations for medium to large enterprise networks.  This means you will be able to demonstrate experience advancing an individual tool, which could include cross-tool integration or specific policy fine-tuning.  We need someone who can think out of the box and do more than just keep the endpoint security tools running.  You must have experience interpreting events generated by endpoint agents and understanding what they mean.   The successful candidate 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!   Candidates will join a fast-paced and creative cybersecurity team. Valiant Solutions is a company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Washington DC area NINE years in a row!  If you are interested in learning more about Valiant and this opportunity, we invite you to apply now!    This position allows for 100% remote work. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees and we strictly adhere to the details found below in our Remote Work Policy.    Requires US work authorization and the ability to pass a federal security background investigation to obtain a security badge.   Must have experience: - 5+ years of experience supporting Endpoint security tooling. The successful candidate will have proven experience in the configuration and administration of FireEye HX - In addition to one or more of the following: Endgame / Elastic Defend, Carbon Black / Bit9, or Elastic Security.  Similar XDR/EDR products are also in scope, for example, EPO, Crowdstrike, and Sentinel.  The candidate must be able to explain how they have implemented and advanced these tools within an organization.  This is not just an operations position, the successful candidate will be responsible for making improvements. It is essential that the candidate can demonstrate their understanding of the following: - Tuning endpoint security policies  - How endpoint security rules work within operating systems  - Identify gaps in endpoint security policy - 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. The successful candidate will have detailed knowledge of Windows and Linux/UNIX systems events, and how certain event types can be used to identify signs of compromise - 3+ years experience with threat identification and detection. The successful candidate will know what attacks look like within operating systems and machine forensic artifacts - Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field or an additional 3 (three) years of relevant experience    Responsibilities Include: - Designing and implementing endpoint security solutions in cloud and on premise data centers - IDS/IPS Engineering & Operations: Installation/Configuration, patching and tuning IDS/IPS signatures,  create and amend policies - SIEM: monitor events and trends using Kibana - Scripting in PowerShell, bash, Perl, Python, or Ruby - 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 - Participate in a rotating on-call schedule; every 6-8 weeks for a period of one week at a time - Administer applications running on Linux and UNIX systems in virtualized and cloud environments   About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with public 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 skill set. 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 Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for Full-time Employees 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Wellness & Fitness Program Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Remote Work Policy  Remote work necessitates a high-level of 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 with 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.   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 Sitting or standing at a desk for prolonged periods of time and consistent operation of a computer. Frequent communication and exchanging of accurate information via electronic communication, phones, and in person. Occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   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 | US-MO-Kansas City | US-TX-Fort Worth
Job ID 2024-4370
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Senior Technical ISSO to join our rapidly growing and innovative cybersecurity team!   The candidate will provide technical expertise on Security control implementations and development of Information Security procedures for systems and applications. You will be part of a team working to establish an Information Security framework and helping develop a comprehensive IT Security program at the agency level.   Valiant Solutions is a company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Washington DC area NINE years in a row!  If you are interested in learning more about Valiant and this opportunity, we invite you to apply now!    All candidates must have US work authorization with the ability to pass Federal background and credit checks.   This position allows for 100% remote work. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees and we strictly adhere to the details found below in our Remote Work Policy.    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 communication skills to interact with senior managers, junior staff, and business unit (non-technical) customers.     Required Experience and Education:  - Five (5) years of experience in the IT security field - Two (2) years of experience supporting A&A (NIST 800-53) and compliance activities - Two (2) 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 (3) three years of industry experience   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.   About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with public 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 skill set. 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 Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for Full-time Employees 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Wellness & Fitness Program Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Remote Work Policy  Remote work necessitates a high level of 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. In alignment with Valiant's inclusive and engaging environment, cameras are encouraged and can be required to be on during virtual video conferences. Additionally, in alignment with 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.   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 Sitting or standing at a desk for prolonged periods of time and consistent operation of a computer. Frequent communication and exchanging of accurate information via electronic communication, phones, and in person. Occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   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 2024-4368
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Zscaler Engineer to join our rapidly growing team! This is your opportunity to join a busy Network Security Engineering team building and enhancing our government client’s security fabric by integrating new software-defined security solutions. You will be experienced with routing and switching technologies, ideally in large enterprise environments. The successful candidate will have experience deploying Zscaler ZIA and ZPA in a mid to large enterprise environment. You’ll join a diverse team that is responsible for securing a large on-premise and cloud infrastructure.   You will have the opportunity to work on both operational and project-based assignments.  You will lead the implementation of Zscaler, working closely with technical team members across the enterprise. Being able to be trusted to work autonomously and use Internet resources, books, and TAC support to solve problems is a must. So if you’re a go-getter who’s passionate about Security and wants to work with a team who are working on developing and managing leading solutions, this may be the perfect opportunity for you!   Valiant Solutions is a company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Washington DC area NINE years in a row! If you are interested in learning more about Valiant and this opportunity, we invite you to apply now!    This position allows for 100% remote work. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees and we strictly adhere to the details found below in our Remote Work Policy.    All candidates must have US work authorization with the ability to pass Federal background and credit checks.    Must have experience: - At least five (5) years of IT experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical field, or at least eight (8) years of IT experience and no degree requirement - 5+ years of Network Security experience (routing & switching, TCP/IP, IP Subnetting) - 2+ years of experience working with Zscaler Internet Access (ZIA) and Zscaler Private Access (ZPA). This experience must have included Policy changes, DLP, SSL Decryption, Logging, and other related tasks within the administrator portals - 2+ years working with IdPs and Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) - Fundamentally understand how these devices work: Zscaler Connector Client, ZPA /Virtual ZEN Appliances, and Certificate management.  - Experience with the implementation of Zscaler from start to finish. - Familiarity with the following terms: - Zero Trust Network Architectures (ZTNA) - Secure Access Service Edge (SASE)  - Data loss prevention (DLP) - Cloud access security broker (CASB) - Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM)  - Cloud Workload Protection Platform (CWPP) - Experience troubleshooting complex issues involving multiple devices with the devices themselves and connectivity running through them using both GUI and command line tools. - Experienced working in a mid to large environment and will be able to work with minimal direction.   Responsibilities Include: - Managing ZIA/ZPA Admin portals - Firewall policies - Web filtering policies - SSL Decryption policies - Access Policies - Configuration and Troubleshooting - Keep detailed records of customer interaction and problem resolution in a ticketing system - Troubleshoot complex connectivity issues involving multiple firewalls, IPS load balancers, and VPN devices. - Provide support for internal and external customers in a large enterprise environment - Troubleshoot a range of IT security and connectivity issues - Manage and troubleshoot virtualized load balancers - Support other team members in troubleshooting and project efforts - Works with remote teams to install, maintain, and troubleshoot security hardware - Ensure customers receive top-of-the-line support in a polite and courteous manner - Develop standard operating procedure and network topology documentation - Provide on-call and after-hours support as required.   About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with public 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 skill set. 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 Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for Full-time Employees 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Wellness & Fitness Program Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Remote Work Policy  Remote work necessitates a high level of 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. In alignment with Valiant's inclusive and engaging environment, cameras are encouraged and can be required to be on during virtual video conferences. Additionally, in alignment with 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.   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 Sitting or standing at a desk for prolonged periods of time and consistent operation of a computer. Frequent communication and exchanging of accurate information via electronic communication, phones, and in person. Occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   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-GA-Macon | US-PA-Boyers
Job ID 2024-4366
Valiant Solutions is seeking a PKI Administrator to join our growing team! If you are passionate about PKI administration, have a history of successful project leadership and thrive in a collaborative environment, we invite you to join our cybersecurity team and contribute to the security and integrity of our enterprise systems.   Valiant Solutions is a company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Washington DC area NINE years in a row!   Responsible for leading and administering Microsoft PKI solutions in an enterprise environment. Serve as the lead in planning, coordinating and executing PKI projects, ensuring successful deployments and adherence to project timelines.   This role offers flexibility in location, with the option for placement in the following areas: Washington DC Metro, Boyers, PA or Macon, GA. While it also supports full-time remote work, there will be occasional onsite requirements. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees and we strictly adhere to the details found below in our Remote Work Policy.    Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or a related field is desired but not required. - 8 years of related experience. - Experience designing, deploying and supporting PKI environments in a Windows domain. - Experience deploying internal certificate authorities.  - Experience issuing external certificates from external certificate authorities and installing certificates on systems.  - Experience building out and maintaining certificate authority databases.  - Expert-level experience designing, deploying and supporting the use of smart cards for system authentication across the agency. - Experience leading successful deployments of enterprise-class solutions. - Skilled at producing technical documents and engineering diagrams. - Strong written and verbal skills. - Team-focused attitude - Must be located within 50 miles of Washington DC Metro, Boyers, PA, or Macon, GA to be considered for hire.   Responsibilities: - Take the lead in planning, coordinating and executing PKI projects, ensuring successful deployments and adherence to project timelines. - Manage and administer Microsoft PKI solutions, including certificate authority (CA) configurations, certificate templates and key management. - Produce comprehensive technical documents, engineering diagrams and project documentation to facilitate knowledge transfer and ensure a clear understanding of PKI implementations. - Demonstrate a successful history of leading and executing enterprise-class solutions, specifically in the realm of PKI. - Possess an expert-level understanding of PKI concepts, practices and technologies. - Ensure PKI solutions adhere to security policies, industry standards and compliance requirements. - Collaborate with cross-functional teams, security professionals and system administrators to align PKI initiatives with overall cybersecurity objectives. - Exhibit strong written and verbal communication skills, conveying technical information to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. - Investigate and resolve PKI-related issues, providing detailed analysis and implementing preventive measures.   About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with public 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 skill set. 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 Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for Full-time Employees 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Wellness & Fitness Program Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Remote Work Policy  Remote work necessitates a high level of 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. In alignment with Valiant's inclusive and engaging environment, cameras are encouraged and can be required to be on during virtual video conferences. Additionally, in alignment with 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.   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 Sitting or standing at a desk for prolonged periods of time and consistent operation of a computer. Frequent communication and exchanging of accurate information via electronic communication, phones, and in person. Occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   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-GA-Macon | US-PA-Boyers
Job ID 2024-4365
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Server Patching Lead to join our growing team! If you are passionate about maintaining a secure and up-to-date server environment, possess strong leadership skills and thrive in a collaborative setting, we invite you to join our team and contribute to the resilience and security of our enterprise infrastructure.   Valiant Solutions is a company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Washington DC area NINE years in a row!   The Server Patching Lead will manage and implement patching strategies within a complex enterprise environment. They will deploy patches using WSUS, SCCM and Azure Automation tools and support and troubleshoot both Windows and Linux Servers.    This role offers flexibility in location, with the option for placement in the following areas: Washington DC Metro, Boyers, PA or Macon, GA. While it supports full-time remote work, there will be occasional onsite requirements. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees and we strictly adhere to the details found below in our Remote Work Policy.      Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or a related field is desired but not required. - 5 years of related experience. - Experience supporting servers in a complex enterprise environment.  - Expertise in deploying patches to systems using WSUS, SCCM and Azure Automation tools.  - Experience supporting and troubleshooting Windows and Linux Servers. - Demonstrable history of leading successful patching deployments of enterprise-class solutions. - Skilled at producing technical documents and engineering diagrams. - Strong written and verbal skills. - Team-focused attitude.   Responsibilities: - Develop and lead the implementation of comprehensive server patching strategies for a diverse enterprise environment, ensuring timely and effective patch deployment. - Utilize WSUS, SCCM and Azure Automation tools to deploy, manage and monitor patches across Windows and Linux server environments. - Implement automation solutions and scripting (PowerShell, Bash, etc.) to streamline patch deployment processes, minimize downtime, and enhance efficiency. - Coordinate and conduct patch testing activities to validate the compatibility and impact of patches on diverse server configurations. - Lead efforts in troubleshooting patch-related issues on Windows and Linux Servers, collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure swift resolution. - Maintain comprehensive documentation of patching procedures, configurations and troubleshooting steps to facilitate knowledge sharing and team collaboration. - Ensure that server patching activities adhere to security policies, industry best practices and compliance requirements. - Collaborate with system administrators, security teams and other stakeholders to align patching activities with overall IT objectives and security goals. - Develop and maintain patching-related reports and metrics, providing insights into the status of patching compliance and performance.   About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with public 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 skill set. 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 Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for Full-time Employees 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Wellness & Fitness Program Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Remote Work Policy  Remote work necessitates a high level of 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. In alignment with Valiant's inclusive and engaging environment, cameras are encouraged and can be required to be on during virtual video conferences. Additionally, in alignment with 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.   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 Sitting or standing at a desk for prolonged periods of time and consistent operation of a computer. Frequent communication and exchanging of accurate information via electronic communication, phones, and in person. Occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   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-GA-Macon | US-PA-Boyers
Job ID 2024-4364
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Linux Engineer to join our growing team!    Valiant Solutions is a company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Washington DC area NINE years in a row! If you are passionate about Linux systems, and automation and thrive in a collaborative environment where code-based solutions drive operational excellence, we invite you to join our team and contribute to the continuous improvement of our IT infrastructure.   A Linux Engineer with a strong background in automation, particularly using Ansible and code-based solutions will thrive in this role. As a key member of our IT infrastructure team, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining Linux-based systems, leveraging your expertise to automate tasks and enhance operational efficiency.   This role offers flexibility in location, with the option for placement in the following areas: Washginton DC Metro, Boyers, PA or Macon, GA. While it supports full-time remote work, there will be occasional onsite requirements. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees and we strictly adhere to the details found below in our Remote Work Policy.    Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or a related field is desired but not required - 8 years of related experience - Expert-level experience managing Linux systems at an Enterprise level.  - Experience deploying and supporting RedHat Satellite and Ansible.  - Experience with and working knowledge of building and running Ansible playbooks and creating code-based solutions to configure systems. - Demonstrable history of leading successful deployments of enterprise-class solutions - Skilled at producing technical documents and engineering diagrams - Strong written and verbal skills - Team focused   Responsibilities: - Execute successful deployments of enterprise-class solutions on Red Hat Linux servers, ensuring optimal performance, reliability, and security. - Server Configuration and Optimization: Configure and optimize Red Hat Linux servers for specific applications and workloads. This involves fine-tuning system parameters, optimizing resource utilization, and ensuring scalability. - Implement and maintain robust security measures for Red Hat Linux servers, including but not limited to access controls, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and regular security audits. - Develop and maintain scripts (e.g., Bash, Python) for automating routine tasks, deployment processes, and system monitoring. Embrace automation tools to streamline repetitive operations and enhance efficiency. - Utilize monitoring tools to proactively identify performance bottlenecks, analyze system metrics, and apply tuning techniques to optimize server performance. Ensure the infrastructure meets performance requirements. - Implement and maintain high availability (HA) solutions to minimize downtime. Develop and test disaster recovery plans to ensure data integrity and system resilience in the event of failures. - Diagnose and resolve complex issues related to Red Hat Linux servers. Conduct thorough root cause analysis to identify underlying problems and implement corrective actions. - Stay current with security patches and updates for the Red Hat Linux environment. Develop and implement a patch management strategy to keep systems up-to-date while minimizing disruptions. - Work with containerization technologies (e.g., Docker) and orchestration tools (e.g., Kubernetes) to deploy and manage containerized applications efficiently. - Administering Red Hat Linux servers in an enterprise environment. This includes configuring, managing, monitoring, and troubleshooting RHEL systems to ensure optimal performance and security. - Maintain an in-depth understanding of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, staying abreast of the latest updates, features, and best practices. Apply this knowledge to enhance system performance, security, and reliability.   About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with public 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 skill set. 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 Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for Full-time Employees 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Wellness & Fitness Program Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Remote Work Policy  Remote work necessitates a high level of 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. In alignment with Valiant's inclusive and engaging environment, cameras are encouraged and can be required to be on during virtual video conferences. Additionally, in alignment with 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.   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 Sitting or standing at a desk for prolonged periods of time and consistent operation of a computer. Frequent communication and exchanging of accurate information via electronic communication, phones, and in person. Occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   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-GA-Macon | US-PA-Boyers
Job ID 2024-4363
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Senior SQL Administrator to join our growing team!    Valiant Solutions is a company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Washington DC area NINE years in a row!  If you are interested in learning more about Valiant and this opportunity, we invite you to apply now!    The Senior SQL Administrator, who has a mastery of SQL solutions within an Azure environment, will be a key member of our IT team, playing a crucial role in the management, optimization and security of SQL databases, ensuring seamless operations and high-performance levels.   This role offers flexibility in location, with the option for placement in the following areas: Washginton DC Metro, Boyers, PA or Macon, GA. While it supports full-time remote work, there will be occasional onsite requirements. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees and we strictly adhere to the details found below in our Remote Work Policy.    Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or a related field is desired but not required - 8 years of related experience - Expert-level experience supporting MS SQL Server environments at an Enterprise scale  - Designing, deploying, and supporting SQL solutions in Azure  - Skilled at producing technical documents and engineering diagrams - Experience administering MS SQL in an enterprise environment.  - Demonstrable history of leading successful deployments of enterprise-class solutions - Strong written and verbal skills - Team-focused attitude   Responsibilities: - Manage and administer SQL Server databases in an Azure environment, including installation, configuration and maintenance. - Monitor and optimize database performance, identifying and resolving bottlenecks to ensure efficient and responsive systems. - Implement and maintain robust security measures for SQL databases, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations. - Develop and implement effective backup and recovery strategies to safeguard critical data and minimize downtime during failures. - Configure and manage high availability solutions, such as clustering and Always On Availability Groups, to ensure business continuity. - Utilize automation tools and scripting languages to streamline routine tasks, improve efficiency, and maintain consistency across database environments. - Work closely with cross-functional teams to address database-related requirements and challenges, including developers, system administrators, and security professionals. - Diagnose and resolve database-related issues promptly, providing thorough analysis and solutions to prevent reoccurrence. -  Conduct capacity planning assessments and make recommendations for resource scaling to accommodate growing data needs. - Maintain comprehensive documentation for database configurations, processes, and procedures to facilitate knowledge sharing and team collaboration.   About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with public 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 skill set. 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 Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for Full-time Employees 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Wellness & Fitness Program Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Remote Work Policy  Remote work necessitates a high level of 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. In alignment with Valiant's inclusive and engaging environment, cameras are encouraged and can be required to be on during virtual video conferences. Additionally, in alignment with 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.   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 Sitting or standing at a desk for prolonged periods of time and consistent operation of a computer. Frequent communication and exchanging of accurate information via electronic communication, phones, and in person. Occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   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-PA-Boyers | US-GA-Macon
Job ID 2024-4362
Valiant Solutions is seeking aMid-Level Workflow Coordinator to join our growing team!  This Project Management Professional should have significant experience in workflow management and oversight, SAFe Agile experience, Microsoft Project and Teams, Azure DevOps board management, change management oversight and process flow, task tracking and prioritization to join our growing team.   Valiant Solutions is a company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Washington DC area NINE years in a row!  If you are interested in learning more about Valiant and this opportunity, we invite you to apply now!    Position Summary: As a Workflow Coordinator focusing on workflow management and SAFe Agile practices, this role is pivotal in ensuring effective project delivery, overseeing workflow processes, and driving organizational success. The ideal candidate possesses extensive experience in project management, SAFe Agile methodologies, and proficiency in tools such as Microsoft Project, Teams, and Azure DevOps for efficient board management and task tracking.   This role offers flexibility in location, with the option for placement in Boyers, PA or Macon, GA. While it supports full-time remote work, there may be occasional onsite requirements. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees and we strictly adhere to the details found below in our Remote Work Policy.    Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Business Administration or a related field is preferred. - PMP certification is highly desirable. - 5 years of related experience, focusing on workflow management, SAFe Agile practices, and change management oversight. - Demonstrated experience tracking tasks across various platforms, including MS Project, Azure DevOps board, Kanban boards, ticketing systems, and other related platforms. - Detail-oriented and comfortable with running and managing projects from within teams. - Demonstrated experience in SAFe Agile methodology. - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to convey complex information to diverse stakeholders.    Responsibilities: - Assist with leading project workflows, ensuring seamless coordination between teams, efficient task execution, and timely project completion. - Apply SAFe Agile methodologies to enhance project delivery, facilitate Agile ceremonies, and ensure alignment with organizational goals and objectives. - Utilize Microsoft Project and Teams to create, manage, and track project plans, timelines, and collaboration, fostering effective communication among team members. - Assist in overseeing the Azure DevOps board, ensuring accurate task tracking, prioritization, and efficient utilization of Agile boards for development and delivery teams. - Assist with implementing and overseeing change management processes, ensuring smooth transitions and minimizing disruptions to project workflows. - Analyze and optimize project and workflow processes to enhance efficiency, identifying opportunities for continuous improvement. - Assist with the development and maintenance of robust systems for tracking tasks, prioritizing activities, and ensuring team members are aligned with project objectives. - Collaborate with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and leadership to ensure project alignment with strategic goals and organizational priorities. - Generate and analyze project-related reports, providing insights into key performance indicators, risks, and opportunities for improvement.   About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with public 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 skill set. 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 Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for Full-time Employees 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Wellness & Fitness Program Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Remote Work Policy  Remote work necessitates a high level of 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. In alignment with Valiant's inclusive and engaging environment, cameras are encouraged and can be required to be on during virtual video conferences. Additionally, in alignment with 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.   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 Sitting or standing at a desk for prolonged periods of time and consistent operation of a computer. Frequent communication and exchanging of accurate information via electronic communication, phones, and in person. Occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   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-PA-Boyers | US-GA-Macon
Job ID 2024-4361
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Senior Workflow Management to join our growing team!  This Project Management Professional should have significant experience in workflow management and oversight, SAFe Agile experience, Microsoft Project and Teams, Azure DevOps board management, change management oversight and process flow, task tracking and prioritization to join our growing team.   Valiant Solutions is a company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Washington DC area NINE years in a row!  If you are interested in learning more about Valiant and this opportunity, we invite you to apply now!    Position Summary: As a Senior Project Management Professional focusing on workflow management and SAFe Agile practices, this role is pivotal in ensuring effective project delivery, overseeing workflow processes, and driving organizational success. The ideal candidate possesses extensive experience in project management, SAFe Agile methodologies, and proficiency in tools such as Microsoft Project, Teams, and Azure DevOps for efficient board management and task tracking.   This role offers flexibility in location, with the option for placement in Boyers, PA or Macon, GA. While it supports full-time remote work, there may be occasional onsite requirements. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees and we strictly adhere to the details found below in our Remote Work Policy.    Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Business Administration, or a related field is preferred. - PMP certification is highly desirable. - 10 years of related experience, focusing on workflow management, SAFe Agile practices, and change management oversight. - Demonstrated experience tracking tasks across various platforms, including MS Project, Azure DevOps board, KanBan boards, Remedy, and other related platforms - Detail-oriented and comfortable with running and managing projects from within teams. - Demonstrated experience in SAFe Agile methodology - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to convey complex information to diverse stakeholders.   Responsibilities: - Lead and optimize project workflows, ensuring seamless coordination between teams, efficient task execution, and timely project completion. - Apply SAFe Agile methodologies to enhance project delivery, facilitate Agile ceremonies, and ensure alignment with organizational goals and objectives. - Utilize Microsoft Project and Teams to create, manage, and track project plans, timelines, and collaboration, fostering effective communication among team members. - Oversee the Azure DevOps board, ensuring accurate task tracking, prioritization, and efficient utilization of Agile boards for development and delivery teams. - Implement and oversee change management processes, ensuring smooth transitions and minimizing disruptions to project workflows. - Analyze and optimize project and workflow processes to enhance efficiency, identifying opportunities for continuous improvement. - Develop and maintain robust systems for tracking tasks, prioritizing activities, and ensuring team members are aligned with project objectives. - Collaborate with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and leadership to ensure project alignment with strategic goals and organizational priorities. - Generate and analyze project-related reports, providing insights into key performance indicators, risks, and opportunities for improvement.   About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with public 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 skill set. 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 Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for Full-time Employees 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Wellness & Fitness Program Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Remote Work Policy  Remote work necessitates a high level of 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. In alignment with Valiant's inclusive and engaging environment, cameras are encouraged and can be required to be on during virtual video conferences. Additionally, in alignment with 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.   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 Sitting or standing at a desk for prolonged periods of time and consistent operation of a computer. Frequent communication and exchanging of accurate information via electronic communication, phones, and in person. Occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   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 | US-MO-Kansas City | US-TX-Fort Worth
Job ID 2024-4360
Valiant Solutions is seeking a SOC Analyst (Tier 3) to join our rapidly growing and innovative cybersecurity team!   Candidates will join a fast-paced and creative cybersecurity team for a company that cares about its employees. Valiant has been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Washington DC area NINE years in a row!  If you are interested in learning more about Valiant and this opportunity, we invite you to apply now!    As a SOC Analyst (Tier 3) you and the team will be responsible for manning a 24x7x365 coordination center and responding to alerts, notifications, communications, and providing incident response activities.  You will support daily SOC operations, including but not limited to: Alert analysis/triage/response, Review and action on Threat Intel for IOCs and other operationally impactful information, and understanding of SOC operations requirements and policies.  The SOC analysis tasks will be end-to-end, including the network, underlying servers, and infrastructure (physical and virtual) as well as the application.  Candidates will be required to perform SOC triage and response analysis, uncovering attack vectors involving a variety of malware, data exposure, and phishing and social engineering methods.  The successful candidate must have a strong understanding of SIEM and endpoint security tools used to source many of the alerts.   Candidates will join a fast-paced and creative team of SOC Analysts, Incident Response engineers, Threat Hunters, and Forensic Analysts focusing on identifying, interrogating, exploiting, and reporting incidents for the enterprise.    Candidates must demonstrate proficiency in SOC operations and provide examples of how they process events.  The interview will also focus on conceptual and procedural methodologies used to evaluate logical, physical, and technical systems compromise. Candidates' understanding of malware analysis, advanced persistent threats, infection vectors, and defense strategies will be heavily focused on during the screening process. Additional emphasis will be placed on the candidate’s ability to articulate skills gained from experiences participating in incident response, malware analysis, SOC operations, and Incident Response.   This position allows for 100% remote work. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees and we strictly adhere to the details found below in our Remote Work Policy.    Required Experience / Skills: - Minimum of nine (9) years technical experience - 7+ years of experience in SOC, security operations, cyber technical analysis, threat hunting, and threat attribution assessment with increasing responsibilities. - 3+ years of rule development and tuning experience - 1+ years of Incident response - Deep understanding of Cyber Threat TTPs, Threat Hunt, and the application of the Mitre Attack Framework - Experience supporting 24x7x365 SOC operations including but not limited to Alert and notification activities- analysis/triage/response, Review and action on Threat Intel for IOCs and other operationally impactful information, initial review and triage of reported alerts and Incidents - Support alert and notification triage, review/analysis through resolution / close - Manage multiple tickets/alerts in parallel, including end-user coordination - Demonstrated ability to evaluate events (through a triage process) and identify appropriate prioritization for response - Solid understanding and experience analyzing security events generated from security tools and devices not limited to FireEye, Elastic, SourceFire, Malware Bytes, CarbonBlack/Bit9, Splunk, Prisma Cloud/Compute, Cisco IronPort, BlueCoat  - Experience and solid understanding of Malware analysis - Demonstrated proficiencies with one or more toolsets such as Bit9/CarbonBlack, Endgame, FireEye HX / CM / ETP, Elastic Kibana - Experience and ability to use, contribute, develop and follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) - In-depth experience with processing and triage of Security Alerts from multiple sources but not limited to: Endpoint security tools, SIEM, email security solutions, CISA, Threat Intel Sources - Experience with scripting languages applied to SOC operations; for example, automating investigations with tools, automating IOC reviews, support SOAR development - Experience with bash, python, and Windows Powershell scripting  - Demonstrated experience with triage and resolution of SOC tasks, including but not limited to: vulnerability announcements, phishing email review, Tier 1 IR support, SIEM/Security Tools - alert analysis - Demonstrated experience and understanding of event timeline analysis and correlation of events between log sources - Demonstrated experience with the underlying logs generated by operating systems (Linux/Windows), Network Security Devices, and other enterprise tools - Demonstrated proficiencies with an enterprise SIEM or security analytics solution, including the Elastic Stack or Splunk. - Solid understanding and experience analyzing security events generated from security tools and devices not limited to: Carbon Black, FireEye, Palo Alto, Cylance, and OSSEC - Experience and solid understanding of Malware analysis - Understanding of security incident response processes   Required Certifications: Two of the following certifications are required: - GIAC-GCIH – Global Certified Incident Handler - GIAC-GCFE - Global Information Assurance Certification Forensic Examiner - GIAC-GCFA - Global Information Assurance Certification Forensic Analyst - GIAC-GREM -  GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware - GIAC-GNFA - GIAC Network Forensic Analyst - GIAC-GCTI - GIAC Cyber Threat Intelligence - GIAC-GPen – GIAC Certified Penetration Tester - GIAC-GWAPT – GIAC Certified Web Application Penetration Tester - CEPT - Certified Expert Penetration Tester (CEPT) - CASS - Certified Application Security Specialist (CASS) - CWAPT - Certified Penetration Tester (CWAPT) - CREA - Certified Reverse Engineering Analyst (CREA)   Responsibilities: - Working hours: 8:45 AM - 5:15 PM Eastern Time - Participate in a rotating SOC on-call; rotation is based on the number of team members - Provide first-line SOC support with timely triage, routing and analysis of SOC tasks - Researches, develops, and monitors custom visualizations - Researches, analyzes, and writes documents such as cybersecurity briefings for all levels of stakeholders from Tier 1-3 SOC, security engineering, and executives - Tunes and develops SIEM correlation logic for threat detection - Ensures documentation is accurate and complete, meets editorial and government specifications, and adheres to standards for quality, graphics, coverage, format, and style.  - Develop scripts using Python to automate IR functions, including (but not limited to) IOC ingestion and SIEM integration via REST APIs to minimize repetition of duties and automate tasks. - Produce and review aggregated performance metrics - Perform Cyber Threat Assessment and Remediation Analysis - Processing, organizing, and analyzing incident indicators retrieved from the client environment and correlating said indicators to various intelligence data - Assisting in the coordination with internal teams as well as in the creation of engagement deliverables for a multitude of activities, including but not limited to Insider Threats, Rule of Engagement (ROE), Threat Hunting, After Action Reports, and other artifacts to support testing, monitoring and protecting the enterprise - Investigate network and host detection and monitoring systems to advise engagement processes - Develop and Execute bash and python scripts to process discrete log files and extract specific incident indicators; develop tools to aid in Tier 1 and Tier 2 functions - Participate in on-call rotation for after-hours security and/or engineering issues - Participate in the increase of effectiveness and efficiency of the SOC, through improvements to each function as well as coordination and communication between support and business functions - Think critically and creatively while analyzing security events, network traffic, and logs to engineer new detection methods - Work directly with Security and SOC leadership on cyber threat intelligence reports to convert intelligence into useful detection - Participate in on-call rotation for after-hours security and/or engineering issues - Collaborate with incident response team to rapidly build detection rules as needed - Responsible for supporting 24x7x365 SOC operations including but not limited to: Alert and notification activities- analysis/triage / response, Review and action on Threat Intel for IOCs and other operationally impactful information, initial review and triage of reported Incidents  - Perform analysis across all security tools, uncovering attack vectors involving a variety of malware, data exposure, and phishing and social engineering methods - Monitoring/triage security events received through alerts from SIEM or other security tools; escalate and support to IR as appropriate - IDS monitoring and analysis, analyze network traffic, log analysis, prioritize and differentiate between potential intrusion attempts and false alarmsReview and reporting on anomalous patterns (Hunting) across all security tools / SIEM - Develop in in-depth understanding of customer and SOC operations requirements and policies - Ensure reports are properly entered into the tracking system - Perform customer security assessments - Supporting incident response or remediation as needed - Participate and develop and run tabletop exercises - Perform lessons learned activities - Supporting ad-hoc data and investigation requests - Composing reports, updates, security alert notifications or other artifacts and documents as needed   About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with public 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 skill set. 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 Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for Full-time Employees 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Wellness & Fitness Program Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Remote Work Policy  Remote work necessitates a high level of 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. In alignment with Valiant's inclusive and engaging environment, cameras are encouraged and can be required to be on during virtual video conferences. Additionally, in alignment with 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.   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 Sitting or standing at a desk for prolonged periods of time and consistent operation of a computer. Frequent communication and exchanging of accurate information via electronic communication, phones, and in person. Occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   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 | US-MO-Kansas City | US-TX-Fort Worth
Job ID 2023-4351
Valiant Solutions is seeking a SailPoint and CyberArk Operations Analyst to join our rapidly growing and innovative cybersecurity team!   Are you an ICAM Engineer with experience with both Sailpoint IdentityNow and CyberArk?  Want to help manage and support an enterprise IdentityNow implementation in the government space? This is an exciting opportunity for you to help maintain and improve an ICAM program that spans a modern cloud environment. The successful candidate will have experience supporting and administering ICAM solutions for workflow, authentication, and privilege management. This experience must include specific Sailpoint IdentityNow and CyberArk administration, operations, and being able to make updates to configurations in the product. The successful candidate will be used to support technical projects and application stakeholders for configuration changes, along with working with the implementation team to update documentation. The successful candidate will also be familiar with common ticketing systems such as ServiceNow. Any additional or minor development skills are welcome as well.   Candidates will join a fast-paced and creative cybersecurity team. Valiant Solutions is a company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Washington DC area NINE years in a row!  If you are interested in learning more about Valiant and this opportunity, we invite you to apply now!    This position allows for 100% remote work. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees and we strictly adhere to the details found below in our Remote Work Policy.    Required Experience - 3+ years of SailPoint Experience - 2+ years of experience administering or supporting Sailpoint IdentityNow - At least five (5) years of IT experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical field, or at least eight (8) years of IT experience and no degree requirement. - Experience engineering solutions in both on-premise and cloud environments - Ability to support the creation of documentation and maintenance of standard procedure documentation. - Familiar with applications for access requests and provisioning and related configurations - Continued design and development of automated release management and scalable repeatable automation - 2+ years of experience integrating, and supporting CyberArk implementations - 2+ 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, and providers. - Knowledgeable of security and systems standards for Access Management - 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. - Implementing CyberArk-related use cases to adopt 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.   One of the following certifications and/or training are strongly preferred. - SailPoint Certified IdentityNow Engineer - Completed IdentityNow Essentials Training   Responsibilities - Support updates to IdentityNow operational artifacts such as governance groups, roles, and access profile configurations. - Provide end-user support by resolving tickets for issues and bugs that need to be resolved through the use of ticketing tools like ServiceNow. - Ability to troubleshoot basic scripts or code configuration for issues to pass on to an implementation team. - Provide reports and metrics on tickets that were resolved on a periodic basis. - Provide support for application certification campaigns that occur throughout the year using IdentityNow. - Ability to write search queries in IdentityNow and support end users for reports. - Ability to document changes, process documentation for end users, and coordinate with an implementation team. - Interfaces with the design and implementation engineers and architects so that any problems arising during a support or bug can be resolved in accordance with the fundamental design concepts and user needs and constraints - Creates detailed design documentation and supports the development of compliance documentation - Ensures that a maximally robust design is developed - Updates to continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) dashboard reporting initiatives - Train staff as required based on operational tasks - 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. - 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 Enterprise Password Vault. Account Rotation, Onboarding, and General Diagnostics - Coordinate system and application configuration and management tasks - Coordinate integration services, product updates, and 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   About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with public 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 skill set. 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 Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for Full-time Employees 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Wellness & Fitness Program Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Remote Work Policy  Remote work necessitates a high level of 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. In alignment with Valiant's inclusive and engaging environment, cameras are encouraged and can be required to be on during virtual video conferences. Additionally, in alignment with 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.   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 Sitting or standing at a desk for prolonged periods of time and consistent operation of a computer. Frequent communication and exchanging of accurate information via electronic communication, phones, and in person. Occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   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-WV-Fairmont | US-DC-Washington
Job ID 2023-4344
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Program Manager to join our rapidly growing and innovative cybersecurity team!   As a Program Manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day oversight of contractor personnel and Task Order performance, including technical delivery and P&L. You will be responsible for the hands-on technical management of Valiant’s Federal contract engagements, specifically supporting a civilian agency’s cybersecurity operations center. As a Program Manager, 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 ideal candidate will have prior experience working with various technologies and be well-versed in the current state of Information Security for Government clients. The program manager must interface with federal employees and contractors to perform the required activities.   Valiant Solutions is a company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Washington DC area NINE years in a row!  If you are interested in learning more about Valiant and this opportunity, we invite you to apply now!    This position is based in Fairmont, WV or Washington DC. Qualifications: - Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field required is strongly preferred  - Possess and maintain one or more of the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PRINCE2 Practitioner, or CSP-SM (Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Professional - ScrumMaster).  Equivalent industry certifications may be submitted for the above with prior approval. - Possess and maintain one or more of the following certifications: CISSP, ISSAP, CCSP, CISM, CISA, GSLC, CCISO, CCAr, CCDE, CCIE, Axelos ITIL Master, or Axelos ITIL Strategic Leader (SL). Equivalent industry certifications may be submitted for the above with prior approval. - 10+ years of Information Technology Experience  - Experience leading and managing a SOC - Experience with industry-standard frameworks (ISO, NIST, PCI) and best practices - Experiencemanaging and providing guidance to the SOC team, maintaining SOC personnel shift schedules, and managing and increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of the SOC.   - Experience leading the development of incident response plans and SOPs, the creation of customer reports, and the management of the identification, triage, and response of security events. - Proven ability to form strong client relationships - Excellent interpersonal, interviewing, analytical, and problem-solving skills to address variable situations - Strong human relations, communication, supervisory, and time management skills - Domain expertise and implantation experience providing best practices and recommendations to support the resolution of project challenges, both business and technical - Proven experience leading and executing executive presentations, demonstrations, and reporting - Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, to communicate with department executives Responsibilities: - Perform cybersecurity operations management and project management - Develop and maintain project plans and ensure project-defined deliverables are provided on time and have been quality reviewed (e.g., SOPs, Configuration Guides, Training Documentation, Project Schedules) - Manage and oversee the SOC security functions, ensuring the organization has the right controls, tools, technology, and visibility to respond effectively to cybersecurity threats. - Design, implement, and maintain security policies and procedures related to SOC operations and activities - Lead and manage the SOC team, ensuring SOC functions such as access control, incident management, response, forensics, and reporting are well coordinated and managed. - Provide resource scheduling roster. The roster shall demonstrate no gaps in service, even during personal emergencies or planned non-emergency resource time off. - Responsible for team management, personnel scheduling, overall use of resources and initiating corrective action where required for the Cybersecurity Operations Center. - Work with external stakeholders to understand operational needs and develop effective processes - Maintain a current understanding of industry trends, emerging cyber threats, and new solutions that may impact the SOC environment - Work with key stakeholders across the organization to ensure that the SOC aligns with business objectives, mission, and values by developing comprehensive SOC strategies and tactics - 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 review and validation of all deliverables for SOC, IR, Threat Intelligence, Threat Hunting, and other customer-assigned activities - Develop policies, instructions, standards, and procedures around security operation functions - Provide Metrics and Artifacts supporting audit activities - Analyze incident reporting and follow up with reporting sites to ensure a complete picture of the incident is available. - Ensure timely and accurate reporting to the client - Keep federal leadership appraised of any incidents that could receive additional attention from leadership. - Regularly research and recommend new technology trends or tools to bring on board while reviewing the effectiveness of existing tools to ensure that it aligns with existing cybersecurity risk standards.    About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with public 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 skill set. 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 Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for Full-time Employees 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Wellness & Fitness Program Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Remote Work Policy  Remote work necessitates a high-level of 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 with 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.   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 Sitting or standing at a desk for prolonged periods of time and consistent operation of a computer. Frequent communication and exchanging of accurate information via electronic communication, phones, and in person. Occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   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 2023-4342
Valiant Solutions is seeking a 100% Remote Incident Response / Tier 2 SOC Analyst to join our rapidly growing team. Candidates can be considered for either of the following shift:   Sun-Wed Noon - 10pm EST (Initial weeks of training will require core business hours of Mon-Fri 8am - 5pm ET before transitioning to the assigned shift time).   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 NINE years in a row!    This position allows for remote work. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees and we strictly adhere to the details found below in our Remote Work Policy.    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.   Qualifications: - 5+ years of relevant work experience or a Bachelor’s Degree with 3+ 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, GCTI, CASP+, CSAE, or CSIE  - 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 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   About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with public 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 skill set. 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 Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for Full-time Employees 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Wellness & Fitness Program 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   Remote Work Policy  Remote work necessitates a high level of 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. In alignment with Valiant's inclusive and engaging environment, cameras are encouraged and can be required to be on during virtual video conferences. Additionally, in alignment with 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.   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 Sitting or standing at a desk for prolonged periods of time and consistent operation of a computer. Frequent communication and exchanging of accurate information via electronic communication, phones, and in person. Occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   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 | US-MO-Kansas City | US-TX-Fort Worth
Job ID 2023-4339
Valiant Solutions is seeking a SOC Analyst (Tier 2) to join our rapidly growing and innovative cybersecurity team!   Candidates will join a fast-paced and creative team of SOC Analysts, Incident Response engineers, Threat Hunters, and Forensic Analysts focusing on the identification, interrogation, exploitation, and reporting of incidents for the enterprise.   Valiant Solutions is a company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Washington DC area NINE years in a row!  If you are interested in learning more about Valiant and this opportunity, we invite you to apply now!    As a SOC Analyst (Tier 2) you and the team will be responsible for manning a 24x7x365 coordination center and responding to alerts, notification, communications and providing incident response activities.  The candidate will be responsible for supporting daily SOC operations including but not limited to: Alert analysis / triage / response, Review and action on Threat Intel for IOCs and other operationally impactful information, understanding of SOC operations requirements and policies.  The SOC analysis tasks will be end-to-end including the network, underlying servers and infrastructure (physical and virtual) as well as the application.  Candidates will be required to perform SOC triage and response analysis uncovering attack vectors involving a variety, malware, data exposure, and phishing and social engineering methods.  The successful candidate must have a strong understanding of SIEM and endpoint security tools used to source many of the alerts.   This position allows for 100% remote work. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees and we strictly adhere to the details found below in our Remote Work Policy.    Candidates will be required to demonstrate proficiency in SOC operations and provide examples of how they process events.  Interview will also focus on conceptual and procedural methodologies used to evaluate logical, physical and technical systems compromise. Candidates' understanding of malware analysis, advanced persistent threat, infection vectors and defense strategies will be heavily focused on during the screening process. Additional emphasis will be placed on the candidate’s ability to articulate skills gained from experiences participating in incident response, malware analysis, SOC operations and Incident Response.   Required Experience / Skills: - Minimum of eight (8) years technical experience  - 5+ years of SOC - 2+ years of rule development and tuning experience - Desired: 1+ years Incident response - Experience supporting 24x7x365 SOC operations including but not limited to: Alert and notification activities-  analysis / triage / response, Review and action on Threat Intel for IOCs and other operationally impactful information, initial review and triage of reported alerts and Incidents - Support alert and notification triage, review/analysis through resolution / close - Manage multiple tickets / alerts in parallel including end user coordination - Demonstrated ability to evaluate events (through a triage process) and identify appropriate prioritization for response - Demonstrated proficiencies with one or more toolsets such as Bit9/CarbonBlack, Endgame, FireEye HX / CM / ETP, Elastic Kibana - Experience and ability to use, contribute, develop and follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) - In-depth experience with processing and triage of Security Alerts; from multiple sources but not limited to: Endpoint security tools, SIEM, email security solutions, CISA, Threat Intel Sources - Demonstrated experience with triage and resolution of SOC tasks; including but not limited to: vulnerability announcements, phishing email review, Tier 1 IR support, SIEM/Security Tools - alert analysis - Demonstrated experience and understanding of event timeline analysis and correlation of events between log sources - Demonstrated experience of the underlying logs generated by operating systems (Linux/Windows), Network Security Devices, and other enterprise tools - Demonstrated proficiencies with an enterprise SIEM or security analytics solution including the Elastic Stack or Splunk. - Solid understanding and experience analyzing security events generated from security tools and devices not limited to: Carbon Black, FireEye, Palo Alto, Cylance, and OSSEC - Experience and solid understanding of Malware analysis - Understanding of security incident response processes   Required Certifications: One of the following certifications is required: - GIAC-GCIH – Global Certified Incident Handler - GIAC-GCFE - Global Information Assurance Certification Forensic Examiner - GIAC-GCFA - Global Information Assurance Certification Forensic Analyst - GIAC-GREM -  GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware - GIAC-GNFA - GIAC Network Forensic Analyst - GIAC-GCTI - GIAC Cyber Threat Intelligence - GIAC-GPen – GIAC Certified Penetration Tester - GIAC-GWAPT – GIAC Certified Web Application Penetration Tester - CEPT - Certified Expert Penetration Tester (CEPT) - CASS - Certified Application Security Specialist (CASS) - CWAPT - Certified Penetration Tester (CWAPT) - CREA - Certified Reverse Engineering Analyst (CREA) Responsibilities: - Working hours: 8:45 AM - 5:15 PM Eastern Time - Participate in a rotating SOC on-call; rotation is based on number of team members - Provide first line SOC support with timely triage, routing and analysis of SOC tasks - Produce and review aggregated performance metrics - Participate in on-call rotation for after-hours security and/or engineering issues - Participate in the increase of effectiveness and efficiency of the SOC, through improvements to each function as well as coordination and communication between support and business functions - Think critically and creatively while analyzing security events, network traffic, and logs to engineer new detection methods - Work directly with Security and SOC leadership on cyber threat intelligence reports to convert intelligence into useful detection - Participate in on-call rotation for after-hours security and/or engineering issues - Collaborate with incident response team to rapidly build detection rules as needed - Responsible for supporting 24x7x365 SOC operations including but not limited to: Alert and notification activities-  analysis / triage / response, Review and action on Threat Intel for IOCs and other operationally impactful information, initial review and triage of reported Incidents  - Perform analysis across all security tools uncovering attack vectors involving a variety, malware, data exposure, and phishing and social engineering methods - Monitoring/triage security events received through alerts from SIEM or other security tools; escalate and support to IR as appropriate - IDS monitoring and analysis, analyze network traffic, log analysis, prioritize and differentiate between potential intrusion attempts and false alarmsReview and reporting on anomalous patterns (Hunting) across all security tools / SIEM - Develop in depth understanding of customer and SOC operations requirements and policies - Ensure reports are properly entered into the tracking system - Perform customer security assessments - Supporting incident response or remediation as needed - Participate and develop and run table top exercises - Perform lessons learned activities - Supporting ad-hoc data and investigation requests - Composing reports, updates, security alert notifications or other artifacts and documents as needed   About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with public 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 skill set. 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 Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents 100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for Full-time Employees 100% Paid Certifications 401K Matching up to 4% Wellness & Fitness Program Paid Time Off Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking Referral Bonuses   Remote Work Policy  Remote work necessitates a high level of 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. In alignment with Valiant's inclusive and engaging environment, cameras are encouraged and can be required to be on during virtual video conferences. Additionally, in alignment with 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.   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 Sitting or standing at a desk for prolonged periods of time and consistent operation of a computer. Frequent communication and exchanging of accurate information via electronic communication, phones, and in person. Occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   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.