Valiant Solutions is seeking a Senior Security Assessor to join our team supporting a large Government client in Washington, DC. This role has a 60%-80% telecommute benefit and allows for working remotely 3-4 days/week.
Are you a security assessment professional with a background as an engineer, developer, or analyst? Valiant Solutions is seeking a Senior (FISMA) Security Assessor to join our team supporting a large Federal client in Washington, DC. You’ll join an existing team of assessors assessing a mix of cloud and on-premise systems seeking new or on-going authorizations. Our client is very innovative and this provides very interesting systems to assess with a range of new technologies, particularly in the cloud space. This position allows for telecommuting 3 to 4 days out of the week.
Duration: Long Term
Salary range: Based on experience
Location: Downtown Washington, DC with telecommute benefit 3-4 days/week
The Senior FISMA Assessment Assessor will serve as the lead for all assigned client security control assessments. The candidate will be responsible for the performance of security control assessment planning and execution in compliance with client policies and procedures with minimal supervision.
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 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. Additionally, the candidate will responsible for assisting in the presentation of the security control assessment status reports and findings to the client. The ideal candidate will have prior experience performing similar work for a federal client, to include strategic planning, solution development, FISMA assessments, and a technical background.
5+ years of Information Technology Experience.
5+ years of knowledge and practical understanding of NIST SP 800 series.
3+ years of demonstrated experience leading and managing assessments projects with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and work towards strict deadlines.
Security Professional Certifications (CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, CAP, CEH).
Previous experience with scanning tools: Nessus, SIH, AppDetective, WebInspect.
Expert skills in assessment techniques and practices.
Excellent interpersonal, interviewing, analytical and problem solving skills to address variable situations.
General knowledge of industry security requirements, standards, and best practices.
Strong written and verbal communications skills with the ability read and analyze data effectively to write cogent reports on assessment findings with sound recommendations.
Good human relations, communication, supervisory and time management skills.
Bachelor’s degree in information technology related field.
Prior Big 4 (EY, KPMG, PWC, Deloitte) FISMA Performance Audit experience.
Prior IT Operations experience.
Previous standard operating procedure development experience.
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):
· 99% Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE
· 100% 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
· Public Transit and Reimbursement for 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.
· 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.
· Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area
· The noise level in this environment is low to moderate
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