FedRAMP Engineer

Overview

Remote
Depends on Experience
Full Time
No Travel Required

Skills

FedRAMP
3PAO
FISMA
Security Architect
Security Engineer
FedRAMP Engineer

Job Details

Valiant Solutions is seeking a FedRAMP Engineer 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. The selected candidate 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. This position requires an advanced understanding of how to engineer secure, compliant, and resilient 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 company that cares about its employees- we've been named one of the in the Washington DC area TEN 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

  • Five (5) years of experience in the IT Security field
  • Bachelor s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Engineering or a related field, or an additional two years of IT experience
  • Four (4) years of experience supporting FedRAMP
  • Four (4) years of hands-on technical experience as a System Architect or Security Engineer
  • 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
  • Current 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 oral, to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong communication skills to interact with senior managers, junior staff, and business unit (non-technical) customers.

Responsibilities

  • 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 the 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 the review.
  • Complete a comprehensive review of CSPs' assessments 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 processes.
  • 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 or 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 into IT security architectures and IT security recommendations for assigned systems.

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 Families 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 Federal Holidays

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

 

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