Jr. Security Analyst Device Assessor

Valiant Solutions, LLC - Washington, DC (30+ days ago)4.3

Valiant Solutions is seeking a Security Analyst Device Assessor to join our growing team supporting a large Government Agency!

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 security technologies for a company that cares about its employees- Valiant has been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area THREE years in a row! If you've got that 'can-do' attitude and possess the skills below, we'd love to talk to you about this exciting opportunity.

This position is located in downtown Washington, DC. The salary will be based on education and experience; We offer an excellent benefits package (see highlights below). The ideal candidate will be required to obtain at minimal a Public Trust clearance.

This position is to be a part of a small project team, with guidance and oversight provided by senior security specialists. The successful candidate will have a solid understanding in network administration, telecommunications, and security concerns related to these technologies. Experience with creating authenticated vulnerability scans with any automated assessment tool. The ability to interpret and apply the results with client IT security policy and NIST guidelines. Manual configuration of network connection settings is required for this position. Individual must be able to articulate information throughout the assessment process to both technical and non-technical professionals, vendors, manufacturers, clients, and other team members.

The candidate will be responsible for reviewing automated assessment results, completing manual reviews of the technology, and developing security risk assessment reports. Individual must be self motivated, capable of working independently and manage priorities to achieve requested deadlines.

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

Create Security Assessment Reports (SAR), detailing assessment findings

Learn and become familiar with new technologies

Demonstrate structured adaptability within the scope of each assessment

Contribute to a collaborative, evolving work environment

Perform administrative and support functions, as needed

Complete assignments through critical thinking application skills and task completion initiative

Complete assignments to clients detailed standards

Required Qualifications:
A minimum of two (2) years of vulnerability assessment tool experience;

A minimum of four (4) years of total IT experience in network and/or telecommunication administration

Four (4) years of working with NIST Guidelines and FISMA requirements

Strong written and verbal communications skills and ability to interact with varying professional levels

Preferred Qualifications:
SCADA, or Building Automation System (BAS) experience

Command line experience

Network certifications (Network+, WCNA, or CCNA)

Security certifications (Security+, CISM, CISSP, or CEH)

This description is subject to change at any time, without notice.

About Valiant Solutions:
Valiant Solutions is a security focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. As named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc5000 and Best Places to Work in the DC area by WBJ, Valiant Solutions provides its employees with great benefits and opportunities for advancement. At the same time, we understand that our employees need the right balance between professional growth and personal life. We are looking for individuals that are passionate about the mission they support and are committed to the customers they serve. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.

Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to):
Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE

Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents

100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE

100% Paid Certifications

401K Matching up to 4%

Paid Time On - 40 hours to pursue innovation

Valiant University - Online Education and Training Portal

Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking

FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking

Referral Bonuses

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Valiant Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex/gender, pregnancy, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally.
  • Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.
Work Environment:
  • Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area
  • The noise level in this environment is low to moderate
Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.