Splunk Analyst Lead

Overview

Remote
Depends on Experience
Full Time
No Travel Required

Skills

Splunk
Technical
Leadership
Manager
Cybersecurity

Job Details

Valiant Solutions is seeking a Splunk Analyst Lead with advanced Splunk user experience to join our rapidly growing and innovative cybersecurity team in the Washington DC Metro Area.

 

As the Splunk Analyst Lead of the Advanced Analysis, Research, and Insider Threat Management Support Team, you will manage a team of Threat Intelligence Analysts, a Log Analyst, a Data Scientist, and a Splunk Analyst.  You and your team will also provide guidance to the SOC team during investigative/incident needs and provide efficiencies to the SOC by creating dashboards as needed. This is a highly visible position that requires much interaction with the client, thus presentation skills are extremely critical.  A well-rounded Cybersecurity background as well as advanced knowledge of Splunk Enterprise is mandatory with the ability to write custom queries on-the-fly as needed for investigative/incident needs.    

 

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, aside from an occasional request to meet with the customer. 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:

  • ship and the ability to obtain up to a Top Secret security clearance
  • Expertise at generating splunk queries
  • 5+ years of experience responsible for assigning and managing task resources.
  • Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Engineering, or related degree OR an additional 3 (three) years of experience. 
  • To meet the DoD IAT Level III requirements, you must have one of the following active certifications: CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP, GCED, GCIH, or CCSP.  
  • Experience managing a team of Information Security Engineers and Analysts.
  • Advanced knowledge of Splunk Enterprise is mandatory with the ability to write custom queries on-the-fly as needed for investigative/incident needs.     
  • Knowledge of cyber threat, cyber intelligence analysis, and vulnerability management practices.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, to communicate with client executives.
  • Knowledge of and experience with standard network logging formats, network management systems and network security monitoring systems, security information and event management, network packet analysis tools, and forensic analysis tools.
  • Strong knowledge of incident management and problem management.
  • Expertise with industry-standard frameworks (ISO, NIST, etc.).
  • Knowledge of: Splunk (Advanced), Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), Microsoft Exchange Online Protection, Netwitness, PaloAlto, Redseal, Webinspect, Wireshark, Tenable, and ForeScout, (MSS) tools (e.g. LookingGlass, FireEye and InfoBlox).

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide project management support following industry standards, frameworks, and methodologies to perform a variety of project management functions such as project plans (MS Project), work breakdown structure/schedules, and project timelines.
  • Participate in routine and periodic status meetings with key customer personnel, at times on short notice, to convey the current status and risks presented.
  • Ensure project progress, risks, issues, proposed resolutions, and deliverables for your team.
  • Brief client executives about current issues, events, and pertinent information.
  • Keep federal leadership appraised of any incidents that could receive additional attention from leadership.
  • Responsible for team management, personnel scheduling, overall use of resources, and initiation of corrective action where required.
  • Perform threat management, and threat modeling, identify threat vectors, and develop use cases for security monitoring.

 

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
Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal
Wellness & Fitness Program
Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking
FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking
Referral Bonuses

 

Remote Work Policy 

Remote work necessitates a high level of trust in our employees. To ensure that employee performance does not suffer in a remote work environment, all employees who telecommute are expected to have a quiet and distraction-free workspace with adequate internet, dedicate their full attention and availability to their job duties during working hours, and maintain a schedule during core business hours that align with those of their coworkers and Valiant's clients. In alignment with Valiant's inclusive and engaging environment, cameras are encouraged and can be required to be on during virtual video conferences. Additionally, in alignment with the Office of the Inspector General’s effort to eliminate conflicting employment, all Valiant employees are required to disclose any current or future outside employment engagements. During onboarding and throughout employment, employees must disclose any current activities or intent to engage in outside employment or other professional activities and obtain written approval.  Employees may not solicit or conduct any outside business during core business hours for Valiant Solutions and our clients.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Valiant Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.

 

Physical Demands

Sitting or standing at a desk for prolonged periods of time and consistent operation of a computer. Frequent communication and exchanging of accurate information via electronic communication, phones, and in person. Occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information

By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as, personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.