Senior Associate, Risk, Forensics & Compliance

(Compliance, Investigations & Oversight) Washington, D.C.


Problems solved


Daily RedBulls


Minute Regroups


Our Risk, Forensics & Compliance team is there when a client is facing allegations of improper financial reporting, accounting fraud, bribery, or other corporate malfeasance, a prompt and well-conceived investigation strategy and response is critical. Regulators, auditors, and investors require timely and credible answers to questions that arise in such situations.


  • Helping solve complex problems at the intersection of business, innovation, and compliance.
  • Leading assessments of clients’ cyber and data security posture, including assessments of compliance with NIST CSF, NIST 800-53, NIST 800-171, CMMC, and other information security standards.
  • Leading assessments and enhancement of clients’ international trade and technology security controls compliance posture, particularly with respect to integration of automated systems and tools.
  • Developing and refining engagement approaches and project plans based on guidance from team leadership and experience.
  • Independently interfacing with clients and delivering high-quality work product, specifically including Plans of Action and Milestones (POAM) and System Security Plans (SSP).
  • Developing professional and conceptual agility to design and execute compliance risk mitigation and information security solutions that are adaptive to client risks and requirements across multiple domains.
  • Leading in development of collateral, thought leadership, marketing, and other market-facing projects.
  • Working on and leading in company internal projects and initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Specific focus/qualifications on information/cyber security, network security, and/or international trade controls strongly preferred
  • Prior experience working as a compliance, enterprise risk, and/or Information Security professional and program leader in a company, professional services firm, or U.S. Government
  • Experience conducting cyber and/or compliance assessments
  • Preferably, experience/expertise with trade control requirements and compliance program support
  • Excellent research and writing capabilities required. Candidates must be able to independently produce complete, polished work products.
  • Must be proficient in using office productivity and collaboration tools (e.g., MS Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Sharepoint, etc.)

Candidate must also possess the following characteristics and skills

  • High initiative, personally accountable, and able to motivate self and others
  • Able to work independently or as project lead
  • Team-oriented, adaptive, and collaborative, with a positive outlook and “Can Do” attitude
  • Polished and effective communications (verbal and written) when interacting with team members, colleagues, and clients
  • Flexibility to travel as required

About Us

VantaForce is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where mutual respect and collaboration is paramount. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other legally protected status.

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If you are passionate about combating cyber crime and working at a company where you can have an impact, we want to hear from you.