Security SME Contractor
Fully Remote East Thetford, VT
Job Type

Part Time  

Company: Lantana Consulting Group provides services and software for standards-based health information exchange. We have built our expertise through nearly two decades of development and deployment of technical specifications and health care interoperability solutions. As a distributed company with no single brick and mortar office, Lantana can hire the best available talent and offer a flexible work schedule. We are a rapidly growing employee-owned organization who takes pride in improving public health, quality of care, and research. 

Primary purpose: A federal client is expanding data modernization and automation activities within their organization. We are looking for a security expert to assess security concerns and provide recommendations to leadership on agency security requirements.  

A successful candidate will: 

  • Provide recommendations around security requirements so server access is controlled, and sensitive data (including PII and PHI) remains secure 
  • Audit events, identify security issues, and work with cross-functional teams to indicate the security controls needed 
  • Provide frequent clear and concise report-outs to project and client leadership  
  • Play an active, leadership-level role in facilitating security related discussions with stakeholders  

  • Direct and relevant Federal Government Information Security experience  
  • Current and active CISSP certification 
  • Expert knowledge on NIST 800-53 Rev 4 and Rev 5, NIST 800-60, and other applicable NIST guidance 
  • Fortify security scanning and result evaluation/resolution (both Static Code Analyzer and WebInspect) 
  • Proficiency in system architecture, encryption, firewalls  
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field  
  • Ability to attain Public Trust Clearance  
  • Excellent client facing communication and problem-solving skills  
  • Ability to attain Public Trust Clearance

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience working with Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  
  • Master’s degree in related field  
  • Active Federal Public Trust or National Security Clearance  

Additional Job Information: 

  • This position is 100% work-from-home/remote. 
  • Lantana is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants for current openings will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.  
  • For this position, we are not accepting applicants outside of the United States.