Valiant is a rapidly-growing, employee-focused company always looking to expand our staff of skilled and experienced consultants and engineers. Our commitment to excellence and strong corporate culture promotes personal and professional growth and a healthy work-life balance. Valiant’s first-class benefits, including professional training, tuition reimbursement, and paid time on allow us to attract and retain the best and brightest cybersecurity professionals. We look forward to reviewing your resume for an opportunity to join our team!

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Job Locations US-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2023-4212
Valiant Solutions is seeking an ISCM Senior Compliance Analyst to join our rapidly growing and innovative cybersecurity team! The successful candidate will have prior experience working with a wide variety of technologies, be well-versed in the current state of Information Security, and be able to interpret the requirements of relevant governing bodies (NIST, OMB, GAO, etc). The candidate will be required to interface with federal employees and contractors to perform the required activities and work both independently and collaboratively.   The Senior Compliance Analyst will join a team that supports the development and continuous improvement of the ISCM program which includes: cybersecurity management support for operational performance and compliance for all networks, systems and applications; providing centralized management of Security Assessments (SA), ongoing assessments, new authorizations; proposing information security technical and administrative solutions; performing analysis to ensure security controls are consistently implemented; integrating new technology with information security standards; developing and executing plans for monitoring and assessing networks, systems and application; supporting sustainment of the Risk Management Framework (RMF); and facilitating the adoption of CISA’s Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation (CDM) program.   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 EIGHT 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: - A minimum of four (4) years of total IT experience in network and/or telecommunication administration - A minimum of two (2) years of vulnerability assessment tool experience; - Four (4) years of working with NIST Guidelines and FISMA requirements (including SP 800-53 rev 5) - Thorough understanding of the security concepts and intricacies associated with Cloud Computing, Infrastructure, Data Protection, Digital Mobility, Application Security, and Regulatory Compliance. - Ability to define and manage reporting and measurement systems for IT Security. - Experience performing A&A and Risk Management - Knowledge of FedRAMP and FISMA regulatory compliance requirements. - Direct experience working in governance, risk, and compliance - Thorough understanding of the security concepts and intricacies associated with Cloud Computing, Infrastructure, Data Protection, Digital Mobility, Application Security, and Regulatory Compliance. - Ability to define and manage reporting and measurement systems for IT Security   Desired Experience: - Related Cybersecurity certifications are preferred but not required - ISCM / CDM experience, preferably with an emphasis on automation, is preferred, but not required - Experience developing requirements definition from available documentation and engaging stakeholders is preferred but not required   Responsibilities: - Provide high-level functional systems analysis, design, integration, documentation and implementation advice on moderately complex problems relating to cybersecurity that require an appropriate level of knowledge of the subject matter for effective implementation. - Provide technical knowledge and analysis of highly specialized applications and operational environments. - Apply principles, methods and knowledge of cyber security to specific task order requirements, advanced principles and methods to difficult and/or narrowly defined technical problems in cybersecurity. - Assist other senior consultants with analysis and evaluation and with the preparation of recommendations for system improvements, optimization, development, and/or maintenance efforts in related domains. - Coordinate with appropriate stakeholders and system owners to ensure all NIST 800-53 controls are properly implemented and assessed during the steps of the ATO lifecycle - Perform authenticated automated assessment scans - Verify access points using services returned in automated assessment results - Manually review documentation against automated scan results and identify discrepancies - Demonstrate structured adaptability within the scope of each assessment - Contribute to a collaborative, evolving work environment - Thorough understanding of the security concepts and intricacies associated with Cloud Computing, Infrastructure, Data Protection, Digital Mobility, Application Security, and Regulatory Compliance. -  Define and manage reporting and measurement systems for IT Security   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.   Vaccination Mandate In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location, or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination on or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands 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-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City
Job ID 2023-4209
Valiant Solutions is seeking an ISSO to join our rapidly growing and innovative cybersecurity team!   The ISSO will provide technical expertise on Security control implementations and the development of Information Security procedures for systems and applications. You will be part of a team working to establish an Information Security framework and helping develop a comprehensive IT Security program at the agency level.   Valiant Solutions is a company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Washington DC area EIGHT years in a row!   If you are interested in learning more about Valiant and this opportunity, we invite you to apply now!    This 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. - Possess knowledge of Amazon Web Services and code versioning and repository tooling such as Github. - Ability to communicate, both written and orally, to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. - Good understanding of and experience with applying FISMA and NIST Cybersecurity framework and requirements.                                            - Technical expertise with Nessus Tenable Security and NetSparker reports. - Experience in developing Information Security policies and procedures. - Strong communications skills to interact with senior managers, junior staff, and business unit (non-technical) customers.     Required Experience and Education:  - Six (6) years of experience in the IT security field - Two (2) years of technical experience in IT Security (Sys Admin, Developer, Engineer etc) - Two (2) years of experience supporting a system operating in Amazon Web Services (AWS). This experience could be engineering or compliance-focused. - Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, or an additional two years of industry experience.    Responsibilities: - Serves as the IT security POC (ISSO) for assigned systems to ensure agency information systems comply with FISMA OMB and agency Policies. - Ensure security activities are implemented throughout the SDLC from beginning to end. - Ensure all systems are operated, maintained and disposed of IAW documented security policies and procedures including but not limited to Assessment & Authorization (A&A).  - Oversee and manage relationships for assigned systems that may be contractor-owned and contractor-operated, ensuring vendors comply with agency security and privacy requirements. - Support the development and maintenance of all security documentation such as the System Security Plan, Privacy Impact Assessment, Configuration Management Plan, Contingency Plan, Contingency Plan Test Report, POA&M, annual FISMA assessment, and incident reports. - Promote Information Security Awareness and provide training. - Research assigned IT security systems to provide insight on IT security architectures and IT security recommendations for assigned systems. - Report, and respond to security incidents. - Assess vulnerabilities to ascertain if additional safeguards are needed and ensure systems are patched, and security hardened at all levels of the “stack,” and monitor to see that vulnerabilities are remediated as appropriate. - Work with Github to commit issues, comment, and collaborate with the development team   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.   Vaccination Mandate In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location, or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination on or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands 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-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2023-4206
Valiant Solutions is seeking two FedRAMP Engineers / Architects to join our rapidly growing team to will provide technical expertise on Security control implementations and development of Information Security procedures for systems and applications. The selected candidates will play a key role in a fast paced FedRAMP team to provide comprehensive program, analytical, technical, and advisory skills to the client and supported Cloud Service Providers (CSPs). Candidates will be required to perform pre-assessment activities including a detailed analysis of the technology stacks comprising the vendor solutions. These positions requires an advanced understanding of how to engineer compliant architectures and solutions.  You will be part of a team working to assess vendor systems for technical compliance with NIST, FedRAMP and agency standards.   Valiant Solutions is a Cybersecurity company delivering cutting-edge security solutions to our Government clients specializing in Cloud Security, Security Engineering, and Federal GRC. This is your chance to work with a wide range of Security technologies leading the architecture and engineering of a large program. You'll find Valiant to be a supportive company that will back you with training and certifications, and you'll find plenty of challenges with our forward-looking client. Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing small business that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area EIGHT years in a row! A highlight of our benefits is included below the job description.   This position allows for 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.     Job Description:  - Perform detailed architecture and technical design reviews on the full stack for vendor solutions - Conduct architecture reviews of Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) authorization packages to validate secure design, alignment to FedRAMP and agency requirements, identify gaps, and advise FedRAMP Government Lead overall risk posture and compliance.  - Lead and conduct architecture interviews with CSPs to ensure all critical control areas throughout the architecture are designed to meet program requirements. - Develop architecture briefing documents to inform the Government FedRAMP program manager and CISO of CSP compliance with FedRAMP program requirements, technical capabilities, and any concerns noted from material review.     - Complete comprehensive review and comment documents of CSPs FedRAMP documentation including but not limited to system security plans, policies and procedures, supplemental agency guidance documents, alternative implementation and risk acceptance documents, etc.  Work with CSPs to reconcile and address any documentation and technology gaps discovered during review.    - Complete comprehensive review of CSPs assessment and package submissions after 3PAO audits and prepare a package briefing for the Government FedRAMP program manager and agency CISO.  Artifacts include but are not limited to vendor security assessment plans, security assessment reports, vulnerability scans, penetration tests, etc.   - Work alongside agency FedRAMP Lead and provide security engineering services. - Provide support for Continuous Monitoring activities including but not limited to items such as reviewing annual package submissions, reviewing and scoping significant change proposals, reviewing risk acceptance documents, etc. - Interpret FedRAMP and other agency requirements and provide vendors with guidance regarding expectations, technical requirements, and process. - Stay informed of updated FedRAMP guidance, industry best practices, emerging technologies, and Government cybersecurity directives and provide recommendations to FedRAMP Government lead regarding impacts. - Conduct security reviews of technologies for use base consideration within CSPs authorization boundary.   - Oversee and manage relationships for assigned systems that may be contractor owned and contractor operated, ensuring vendors comply with agency security and privacy requirements. - Assist stakeholders with IT security related activities to ensure project deadlines are met.  - Ensure all systems are operated, maintained and disposed of IAW documented security policies and procedures including but not limited to Assessment & Authorization (A&A).  - Research assigned IT security systems to provide insight on IT security architectures and IT security recommendations for assigned systems.   Qualifications:  - Security+, CISSP, CISM, CISA, or equivalent Security certification. - Direct experience performing analysis on FedRAMP CSP architectures and control implementations (ie. 3PAO, FedRAMP program at another agency, etc) - Confidence and depth of understanding to lead meetings with potential Vendors - Experience in reviewing 3rd party security assessment reports - Have detailed knowledge and experience with  NIST Policies, Governance, Security Planning and Architecture, FISMA Compliance, RMF, Incident Analysis, and General Security Best Practices.  - Possess strong written and oral communication skills to support customers, internal stakeholders, peers, and public audiences. - Ability to communicate, both written and orally, to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.                           - Strong communications skills to interact with senior managers, junior staff, and business unit (non-technical) customers.     Required Experience and Education:  - Six (6) years of experience in the IT Security field - Two (2) years experience supporting FedRAMP  - Four (4) years of hands on technical experience as a System Architect or Security Engineer - Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, or an additional two years of industry experience.   About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with 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. 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.   Vaccination Mandate In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location, or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination on or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands 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 2022-4204
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Documentation Specialist to join our growing team.  This person will support a combination of Valiant corporate initiatives and one of our government client’s initiatives. Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing Cybersecurity company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area EIGHT years in a row!   This position is based in the Washington DC Metro area and allows for partial telework; 1-2 days onsite in Washginton DC. 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 be authorized to work in the United States with the ability to pass a federal background check.   Required Experience: - Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Journalism, Communications, or a related field) - 1 year of related experience  - Excellent organizational skills working in a fast-paced environment with the ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks and responsibilities - Excellent written skills, including the ability to use proper spelling, grammar, and composition to create clear, concise, and accurate written materials. - Capable of developing detailed and iterative presentations in Powerpoint.   - Experienced and comfortable speaking and presenting in person or virtually in a clear and concise manner - Proficient with PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Visio.  (Sharing work samples may be part of the interview process.) - Willingness to take on new challenges and build on current skills - Detail-oriented individual with a passion for change and process improvement   Responsibilities:  - Write and edit clear, concise, and accurate technical documentation for various audiences. - Write engaging and informative copies of analytical, interpretive, documentary, or promotional literature for various audiences. - Maintain the integrity of documentation by carefully reviewing and revising written materials for accuracy, completeness, and clarity. - Review and recommend current processes for efficiency and effectiveness. - Coordinate and facilitates working group meetings to review and update policy documents, ensuring that all stakeholders are involved in the process and that the final documents are accurate and up to date. - Work closely with cybersecurity subject-matter experts to gather and review documentation and help to ensure the consistency and quality of written materials - Analyze, review, and copyedit content developed by other team members. - Analyze current content and make improvements as necessary for clarity, consistency, and accuracy - Work closely with Valiant corporate team members on various marketing, communications, and writing assignments - 50% supporting our customer's goals and 50% supporting Valiant corporate initiatives.   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. 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.   Vaccination Mandate In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location, or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination on or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands 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-TX-Fort Worth | US-MO-Kansas City | US-Remote / Telework
Job ID 2022-4203
Valiant Solutions is seeking a SOC Engineer  to join our growing and innovative team supporting a large federal client.    Candidates will join a fast-paced and creative team of incident response engineers, penetration testers, SOC operations and forensic analysts focusing on the identification, interrogation, exploitation, and reporting of incidents for the enterprise. The security event and alert analysis will be end-to-end including the network, underlying servers and infrastructure (physical and virtual) as well as the application.  The successful candidate must have a strong understanding of SIEM and supporting forensic tools.  Valiant Solutions has been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area EIGHT years in a row!     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 Skills: - 6-8 Years of Security Engineer experience, including at least 3 years of SOC / Incident Response experience  - Strong understanding and demonstrated experience and proficiency in event and alert analysis focused on alert tuning and resolution of false positives; ensuring only valid events and alerts reach the SIEM (from tools such as Carbon Black, FireEye, Palo Alto, Cylance, Antivirus Solutions, EDR Tools and OSSEC) - Demonstrated experience analyzing underlying logs generated by operating systems (Linux/Windows), Network Security Devices, and other enterprise tools - Demonstrated development proficiencies with an enterprise SIEM or security analytics solution such as Kibana (ELK), Splunk, or LogRythm. - Scripting experience with PowerShell, bash, Perl, Python, or Ruby applied to automation of SOC and log analysis activities in support of SOC operations - Strong understanding of enterprise networking and TCP/IP protocols (host based firewalls, anti-malware, HIDS, IDS/IPS, proxy, WAF), Windows and Unix/Linux systems’ operations, TCP / IP protocols, experience providing analysis and trending of security log data - Advanced experience providing analysis and trending of security log data from a large number of heterogeneous security devices - Solid understanding of application, database, authentication, and network security principles; able to demonstrate: how network services and protocols interact to provide communications, evidence recovery techniques, log data analytics, Incident categories, IR event handling methodologies, intrusion detection systems, network protocol and packet analysis - General cyber-attack stages, profiling techniques and techniques for detecting host and network-based intrusions - Demonstrate proficiency in the Incident Response Process as well as the performance of threat hunting and SOC operations. Experience in incident detection and response, malware analysis, or cyber forensics - Advisory experience in compliance or regulatory frameworks (I.e. FISMA, PCI, GDPR, NIST, ISO) - Understanding of system and application security, systems and network administration and operating system hardening techniques - Experience with vulnerability scanning tools such as Tenable Nessus, Tenable.IO, Tenable.SC, QualysGuard, etc - Experience and solid understanding of Malware analysis - Demonstrated experience and understanding of event timeline analysis and APT  - Demonstrated proficiencies with application security testing including Chrome extensions   Position Description:   Candidates will be required to demonstrate proficiency in the Incident Response Process as well as the performance of threat hunting and SOC operations.  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 Threat Hunting. Successful candidates 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, security tool and process automation or specific policy fine-tuning.   Responsibilities: - Perform alert and SOC data analysis, the outputs of which will provide updates to SOC operations, SOC/IR alerting mechanisms and reductions in false positive alerts through tool rule and alert tuning.   - Enhance , Develop and Refine SOC alerts, dashboards and other SOC operational mechanisms - Develop SOC and IR Operations specific automations focused on speeding analysis and response - Participate in on-call rotation for after-hours security and/or engineering issues - Provide input into SIEM log sources, data dictionaries, log parsing, field labeling and other SIEM management activities as needed - Perform analysis uncovering attack vectors involving a variety, malware, data exposure, and phishing and social engineering methods.   - Support all SOC, Threat Hunt and IR activities as necessary - Perform analysis across all security tools uncovering attack vectors involving a variety, malware, data exposure, and phishing and social engineering methods - Monitoring security events received through alerts from SIEM or other security tools - Review and reporting on anomalous patterns (Hunting) across all security tools / SIEM - Participate in cross functional security projects as needed e.g. Purple team activities, vulnerability and risk management discussions, security tooling implementations, firewall analysis, threat hunting  - Participate in the remediation of incidents and responses that are generated from live threats against the enterprise.     Preferred Skills: - Demonstrated proficiencies with one or more toolsets such as Core Impact and MetaSploit, Endgame, FireEye HX, Crowdstrike solutions - Experience and solid understanding of manual and automated penetration methods - Demonstrate the suitability and use of COTS and Open Source discovery and analysis toolsets - Demonstrate experience with a programming or scripting language (Perl, Python, Ruby, or .Net)   Desired Certifications:  Note: One or more of the following may be required for consideration or attainment in the first 90 days of employment. 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 GIAC-GXPN – GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced 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)     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. 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.   Vaccination Mandate In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location, or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination on or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands 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 2022-4199
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Program Manager  to join our rapidly growing team. Valiant Solutions is a Cybersecurity company delivering cutting-edge security solutions to our Government clients.  This is your chance to work with a wide range of technologies for a company that cares about its employees- Valiant has been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area EIGHT years in a row!   If you’ve got that ‘can-do’ attitude and possess the skills below, we’d love to talk to you about this exciting opportunity. 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 Cybersecurity and other Information Technology Federal engagements, supporting the evolution of the Government customer's IT  posture. You will take an active role in Valiant’s Knowledge Centers and grow professional expertise in emerging Cybersecurity tools and techniques. You will lead your team to ensure the accomplishments of the program are documented and known for more broad company efforts through white-papers, briefing materials, and proposals. As Program Manager, you should be able to execute with limited direction, anticipate customer needs and pro-actively supports those needs, and be responsible for all project deliverables. The candidate will have had prior experience working with a wide variety of technologies, be well versed in the current state of Information Security, and be able to interpret the requirements of relevant governing bodies (NIST, OMB, GAO, etc). The candidate will be required to interface with federal employees and contractors to perform the required activities. The ideal candidate will have prior experience performing similar work for a federal client, including strategic planning, solution development, and FISMA assessments.  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: - Ensure projects and enhancements meet all requirements to ensure the projects are completed within schedule, cost, and performance - Monitor each project by providing timely project assessment, per the Contract Service - Participate in routine and periodic status meetings with key customer personnel, at times on short notice, to convey the current status and risks are presented - Provide Project management support following industry standards, frameworks, and methodologies to perform a variety of project management functions such as; project management plans, work breakdown structure/schedules, risk mitigation plans, and project timelines. - Ensure Service Level Agreements (SLAs), of projects progress, risks, issues, and proposed resolutions - Perform operations management and project management for a variety of information technology deliverables and task orders. - Strategic planning and solution development, both technical and business - Ensure project-defined deliverables are provided on time, and have been quality reviewed (e.g. SOPs, Configuration Guides, Training Documentation, Project Schedules) - Establish project schedules and plans with Government Stakeholders - Track and provide performance management evaluations against Project Plans  - Ensure delivery on Program and Project deliverables (e.g. Weekly Team and Project Status Reporting, Bi-Weekly Program Reporting, Timesheet Review, Performance Management Metric Analysis) - Provide presentations and develop demonstrations for reporting in support of the program - Provide technical support for all team task areas (e.g. systems engineering and integration, service design and delivery) - Facilitate requirements and data gathering - Develop and Refine Performance Management Metrics in accordance with Program Goals and Deliverable requirements sessions   Qualifications: - Bachelor's Degree - PMP  - 10+ years of IT Program Management experience - Experience managing personnel in multiple locations across the United States - Experience interfacing with senior levels of customer organizations - Demonstrated experience leading and managing projects with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work towards a strict deadline - Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work towards strict deadlines - Domain expertise and implantation experience providing best practices and recommendations to support the resolution of project challenges, both business and technical - Ability to lead in an Agile framework (conduct backlog grooming with the client; create tasks and clearly document the “Definition of Done”, assign in daily scrum, conduct retrospectives). - Proven experience leading and executing executive presentations, demonstrations, and reporting - Excellent written and verbal communications skills - Valiant Solutions is a federal contractor and this position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate as a condition of employment.  All applicants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized or FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine OR must have an approved reasonable accommodation granting an exemption from vaccine requirements. See below for more details.   About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with 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. 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.   Vaccination Mandate In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location, or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination on or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands 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
Job ID 2022-4194
Valiant Solutions is seeking multiple Incident Response/ Tier 2 SOC Analysts to join our rapidly growing team in Washington DC in hybrid role (1 or 2 days in office, other days remote). Candidates can be considered for the following shift: - Day: Sun - Wed. (6am - 4pm) - Day: Mon - Fri. (8am - 5pm) - Mid: Sun - Wed. (Noon - 10pm) Candidates will join a fast-paced and creative team of incident response engineers, threat hunters, and forensic analysts focusing on the identification, interrogation, exploitation, and reporting of incidents for the enterprise. The incident analysis will be end-to-end including the network, underlying servers and infrastructure (physical and virtual) as well as the application and cloud.  Valiant Solutions is a rapidly growing small business that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area EIGHT years in a row!    This position allows for partial remote work. Remote work necessitates a high-level trust in our employees 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.   Responsibilities: - Supports/develops reports during and after incidents, which include all actions taken to properly mitigate, recover and return operations to normal operations. - Lead and actively participate in security-related meetings and discussions with the client - Perform incident response analysis based on investigation requirements - Participate in the remediation of incidents and responses that are generated from live threats against the enterprise - Record and report all incidents per Federal and department policy - Create and track network incidents and investigations through closure - Serve as key personnel for Incident Management; provide coordination, task assignment and process guidance for incident response event - Monitor and investigate security events received through the SIEM or other security tools - Carry out Level 2 triage of incoming Incidents (initial IR assessment of the priority of the event, initial determination of incident nature to determine risk and damage, or appropriate routing of security or privacy data request) - Manage assigned investigations to ensure they are being actively worked on and assist Tier 1 analysts as needed to resolve investigations - Review, revise and recommend technical, process, and physical controls. - Develop and implement defensive cyber best practice tactics, techniques and procedures   Qualifications: - 5+ years of relevant work experience or a Bachelor’s Degree with 2+ years of relevant experience - US Citizenship and must be able to pass a background investigation (up to Top Secret) - MUST HAVE one of the following ACTIVE certifications: CISSP, GCIH, or CASP+ - Excellent organizational, verbal, presentation/facilitation, and written communication skills. Comfortable presenting briefings to the client. - Demonstrate proficiency in the Incident Response Process and SOC operations, and good understanding in threat hunting - Good understanding of system log information and where to collect specific data/attributes as required for the Incident Event - Operational understanding of enterprise networking and security tools (firewalls, Antivirus, HIDS, IDS/IPS, proxy, WAF), Windows and Unix/Linux systems’ operations - Experience performing log analysis and reporting - Experience creating and tracking investigations to resolution - Experience with Endpoint security solutions, including but not limited to: Windows Defender, Tanium, FireEye Solutions, Antivirus Solutions, and EDR Tools - Understanding of compliance or regulatory frameworks (i.e., FISMA, NIST, ISO) - Solid understanding of the application, authentication, network security principles and operating system hardening techniques - General knowledge of cyber-attack frameworks(MITRE ATT&CK and Lockheed Cyber Kill Chain) - Understanding of Computer Network Defense (CND) policies, procedures, and regulations - SIEM monitoring and analysis, analyze network traffic, log analysis, prioritize and differentiate between potential intrusion attempts and false alarms - Ability to work with or support senior leaders to understand risk factors and communicate effective mitigation strategies - Ability to work independently to address and resolve a security incident with minimal supervision - Valiant Solutions is a federal contractor and this position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate as a condition of employment.  All applicants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized or FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine OR must have an approved reasonable accommodation granting an exemption from vaccine requirements. See below for more details.   About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with 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. 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.   Vaccination Mandate In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location, or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination on or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands 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 2022-4191
Valiant Solutions is seeking a Sr. Business Development  / Growth Lead who is well connected within the DHS and HHS areas to join our well-positioned and fast-growing company!  As the Sr. BD/Growth Lead, you will report directly to the CEO shaping and implementing growth strategy as well as following through on growing Vaiant’s customer base. The ideal candidate has established connections within the Federal Civilian space, specifically with DHS or HHS and ideally in the CISO office(s) to help establish meetings and lead BD and Capture efforts.  Foremost, this is a sales and business development position, but it also offers the opportunity to capture.    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.    Valiant is better positioned than most companies for a variety of reasons including the following attributes:   - A large, small HUBZone business with a runway on many contract vehicles anticipating outgrowing small business in the coming years - Multiple corporate certifications including CMMI Level 3; ISO 9001, 20000, 27001 & Top Secret FCL - Multiple Prime contracts, including a $90M Cyber with Exceptional CPARS across both Prime and Subcontract  - Have access to many GWACs for easier access to Valiant(list is here)  - Strong Proposal team to help develop winning proposals - Great Commission Plan and no limitation of upside - Strong Reputation within the Fed Government Community.  Hard to find anybody say a bad thing about Valiant - Truly believe that our team is our greatest asset. We treat our employees that way with great benefits, financially rewarding superior performance and avoiding the pitfalls of winning LPTA-type contracts. - Been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area EIGHT years in a row!      As the Sr. BD/Growth Lead, you will: - Using your network to get Valiant in the door with key decision-makers - Connect dots to understand what Valiant does well and what a customer might need to increase the likelihood of a productive meeting  - Follow-up with potential or existing customers to help develop or create opportunities - Use existing qualified staff and resources to help build the best solution or offering for our potential customers. - Attend events in person and virtually to understand the customer’s needs - Be comfortable working in a remote capacity.  You’ll Bring These Qualifications: - U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a Government Security Clearance - A minimum of 5+ years of experience supporting the Federal Government - An established and solid network within the Federal Government community within procurement, CIO, and CISO organizations, preferably within DHS and/or HHS.   - Member of industry groups such as ACT-IAC, AFFIRM, or others is strongly preferred. - The ideal candidate (but not required) is a good writer and communicator who can convey technical concepts in simple and clear narratives.  - Valiant Solutions is a federal contractor, and this position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate as a condition of employment.  All applicants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized or FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine OR must have an approved reasonable accommodation granting an exemption from vaccine requirements. See below for more details. You’ll Bring These Traits and Experiences:  - Hunter: We want someone confident in contacting CISOs and other federal decision-makers - Personal Drive: We want someone with a strong work ethic and the ability to "push" themselves. Management will help you achieve your greatness, but that personal drive to close deals and outperform must come from within. - Good Listener: The ability to uncover and understand prospective customers’ business objectives and create the most appropriate solution based on their needs. - Opportunistic: The creativity and awareness to find new opportunities and the drive and commitment to close them. - Mental Toughness: Hearing the word "no" fuels you to do better. You get ten no's and are excited to look at why you are getting no's, then work even harder to get a yes the 11th time. - You Love People, and Love Meeting NEW People: We love our customers – service with a smile goes a long way. We love our team - cultural fit matters. And, related to this job, we love finding new people to buy our products and services (because we love reaching more people in need AND staying in business!). - Team Player, with Discipline: You are not the type who says “that’s not my job." You want the whole team to succeed, yet you have the discipline to operate effectively and efficiently in a collaborative environment and stay focused on achieving your sales objective.   About Valiant Solutions Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with 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. 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.   Vaccination Mandate In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location, or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination on or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Human Resources will provide information for providing proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirements.   Equal Employment Opportunity Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.   Physical Demands 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.