Tantus Technologies, Inc.

Junior Cyber Security Analyst

Active Clearance Required
Public Trust
Citizenship Required
Regular Full-Time


In anticipation of an award, Tantus Technologies, Inc. - recognized by the Washington Post as a Top Workplace - is seeking a Junior Cyber Security Analyst to provide security control and assessment as well as Risk Management Framework support for a Federal Client's information systems.  You will need thorough knowledge and understanding of Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), including the NIST 800 series Special Publications (SP), FedRAMP, and Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) guidelines and regulations.


In accordance with applicable law and Company policy, full vaccination against COVID-19 is required for this position, and proof of full vaccination status will be required on the first day of employment.

What You'll Do

  • You will be responsible for designing and advising on system security controls requirements; ensuring compliance with all Federal laws, standards, and guidelines
  • Design, conduct, and document assessments and results against established security controls
  • Train and assist other department’s understanding of IT security governance and regulations, and the use of current technologies
  • Develop security policy, processes, techniques, and related training to ensure success of security related projects

Must Haves

  • U.S. citizenship required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field
  • 1-2 years of Cyber Security experience with thorough knowledge of Contingency Plans, Risk Assessments, System Security Plans, Incident Response Plans, NIST 800-53, Assessing 800-53 controls, FedRAMP, A&A, POA&Ms, ATO process, and working knowledge of current security tools and technologies
  • CISSP, CompTIA, CAP, CISA, CISM, CIAC or similar security certification
  • Ability to design and conduct security control assessments
  • Experience working with Cloud Service Providers and related FedRAMP vendors
  • Experience with annual CIO Annual FISMA and FISCAM Metrics reporting
  • Experience using security reporting tools and automated vulnerability scanners
  • Experience with Perform Information System Removal and Decommissioning
  • Experience developing and updating security policies
  • Strong understanding of network designs, protocols, and security related tools
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Nice to Haves

  • Experience collaborating and communicating with Authorizing Officials and Cloud Service Providers (CSPs)
  • ITIL or other relation configuration management certifications
  • CCSK, CCSP or other cloud security related certifications


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