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Lead Federal Security Compliance



United States
Posted on Saturday, April 27, 2024

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Fortra is seeking a highly motivated industry expert to join our Security Compliance Team. As part of the team, you will own and manage the strategic commitments of our new Federal Government Compliance Program. This role facilitates our ability to grow and scale our internal processes to meet the FedRAMP and CMMC regulatory expectations of Fortra products and services in the US Public Sector Market. You should be an experienced industry professional who has the ability to understand IT and compliance processes, evaluate opportunities, and oversee ongoing compliance audit commitments for diverse groups of internal and external stakeholders.


  • Become the main point of contact and subject matter expert for all Federal Government Compliance Program related activities.
  • Meet with federal agencies and federally regulated businesses (customers) to determine FedRAMP or CMMC compliance requirements.
  • Assist in formulating Fortra’s federal security compliance posture and advise customers and internal stakeholders.
  • Work with product and brand management to build compliance roadmaps and prepare business cases.
  • Initiate, oversee, and track all self-assessments, self-attestations, certification audits, and authorization/accreditation processes performed by the Security Compliance Team.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Previous FedRAMP background or work experience with one or more of the following entities: audit firm, consulting firm, government agency, DoD, or federally regulated cloud service provider (CSP).
  • Domain expertise in FedRAMP (NIST SP 800-53 Rev 5) and a working domain knowledge in CMMC (NIST SP 800-171).
  • SSP/SAP/POA&M development experience
  • Can provide business insight into the self-attestation, self-assessment, certification, and authorization / accreditation processes.
  • Can demonstrate a current understanding of reciprocity between FedRAMP and CMMC, and other non-federal government compliance certifications.
  • This position may also perform work that the U.S. government has specified can only be performed by a U.S. citizen on U.S. soil.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in IT, business, compliance, risk management or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Preferred industry certifications, such as: CAP, CCSK, CISA, CISM, CISSP, CCSP, CRISC, CCISO, or Amazon Web Services (AWS)/Google Cloud Platform (GCP)/Microsoft Azure specific certifications


  • Experience with security and compliance programs such as: SOC2, HITRUST, PCI, ISO27001-27771
  • Experience security software or managed services industries
  • Experience working with cloud-based technologies AWS (preferred), AZURE, or GCP)


About Us

This is Fortra, where we're making a difference by offering a best-in-class solutions portfolio, proactively adapting to the ever-evolving cybersecurity threat landscape, and putting people first. Fortra is a cybersecurity company like no other. We're known for our innovative software and services, world-class support, and the commitment and satisfaction of employees across the globe. Our approach is different, and we’re proud of that. For more information about what it's like to work for us, and learn about our culture, benefits, or perks, connect with us on LinkedIn.

We Are Fortra

Our people make us great. Our employees are a resilient and diverse group of global problem solvers, proactive protectors, and relentless allies, empowered to show up every day authentically, ready to fight the good fight with Fortra. Here at Fortra, we believe we're stronger when we're all stronger. That's why we're committed to supporting and empowering our employees through a host of offerings, including competitive benefits and salaries, personal and professional development opportunities, flexibility, and much more!

Visit our website to learn more about why employees choose to work for Fortra. Remember to check out our Glassdoor to learn what our employees are saying and connect with us on LinkedIn.

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran or disability status.