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Security Analyst

Marathon TS Washington ,DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Marathon TS is seeking a Security Consultant in Washington, DC.

As a senior consultant, you will be responsible for supporting and leading client engagements, and assuring quality reports, deliverables are provided. You will lead engagements through the management of standard project execution, client service activities. In addition to mentoring junior level staff, you will have the opportunity to provide input on all areas of Cyber Security and Compliance, to the Federal agency client. You will be writing Risk Assessment memorandums, supporting FISMA audits, managing PBCs, supporting A&A efforts from a governance perspective, etc.

Senior consultants are leaders in FISMA/FedRAMP who bring deep knowledge of client engagement and practice management. Using your strong experience with FISMA and FedRAMP and familiarity with the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) you will support in meeting federal compliance



  • Lead assessments from initiation to project closure
  • Monitor the progress of engagements and key project activity dates
  • Drive working sessions with clients to ensure expectations and direction are aligned and timelines are being met
  • Execute security assessments in accordance with NIST SP 800-53, 800-37, 800-171, and other authoritative IT security guidance
  • Develop Security Authorization Packages and ensure completeness and compliance with FedRAMP requirements and other authoritative IT security guidance



  • Bachelor’s degree in management information systems, information security, computer science, or relevant discipline; or combination of relevant education and work experience
  • Master’s degree is a plus


  • Minimum 2+ years of experience in information security, with strong NIST experience (in order of preference): NIST SP 800-53, FedRAMP, RMF, FISMA, NIST SP 800-171
  • Demonstrated knowledge of NIST publications, such as: NIST SP 800-30 rev 1, 800-37 rev 1 or 2, 800-53 rev 4, 800-53A rev 4, 800-60 Vol 1 & 2 rev 1, and 800-171 rev 1
  • Experience with government compliance, including FISMA, FedRAMP, RMF, and CSF
  • Experience with commercial cloud environments; architectures, technologies, and services
  • Experience with client facing
  • Strong Communication
  • Strong Problem Solving /Critical Thinking
  • Proven self-management
  • Proven initiative


  • Preferred, at least one advanced cybersecurity certification such as: CISSP, CISM, CISA, CCSP, CRISC, CAP, CASP, or other relevant security certifications, multiple are preferred
  • 4 Year Undergraduate in Information Systems and/or Computer Science


  • Ability to meet deadlines with a high degree of motivation working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lead 1-2 simultaneous work streams/tasks/engagements and collaborate with executives
  • Excellent communication skills to include the ability to explain technical matters to a non-technical audience
  • Broad IT background with technical understanding of networks, protocols, security configurations, cryptography, identity and access management, and the systems development life cycle

Marathon TS


Washington, DC