As a Security Analyst at Vanta, you will be responsible for helping us demonstrate how we protect customer data and Vanta—and continue to earn the trust of our customers. You’ll help manage responses to vendor security questionnaires, and partner on vendor security reviews. You’ll review security alerts and escalations from different teams, tools, and platforms, and you’ll respond and work to fine-tune these over time. You will dive deep into the security and compliance domains to help improve existing and launch new security and compliance processes, programs, and policies where needed. Lastly, you’ll help ensure Vanta’ns have the information they need by partnering to respond to  internal security-related questions and requests.

You’ll join Vanta’s Security organization, which provides essential security operational services, is directly involved in the software development process, sets policies and standards regarding enterprise-wide security requirements, and offers advisory services to enable our business to thrive while effectively managing risk. If you’re someone who has high initiative and enjoys problem solving while having impact at a high-growth company, we would love to hear from you!


What you’ll do as a Security Analyst at Vanta:

  • Respond to vendor security questionnaires
  • Assess vendor risks and security
  • Partner with Vanta’ns to respond to customer security questions
  • Review and respond to security escalations from different tools and platforms
  • Partner to help improve existing and launch new security and compliance processes, programs, and policies where needed
  • Partner to respond to internal security-related questions and requests from Vanta’ns
  • Support audit readiness
  • Provide security and/or privacy expertise to support multiple teams
  • Support any function, team, or initiative that requires security expertise


How to be successful in this role:

  • 1-3 years of experience in an information security role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal, and teamwork skills
  • Prior demonstration of high initiative and problem-solving skills, especially in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to accept and manage change
  • Desire and willingness to learn
  • Ability to work independently
  • Helpful, resourceful and willing to help various teams succeed
  • Interest or prior experience within compliance or data privacy preferred, but not required
  • Security certifications and/or formal education preferred, but not required


What you can expect as a Vantan:

  • Industry-competitive salary and equity
  • 100% covered medical, dental, and vision benefits with dependents coverage
  • 16 weeks fully paid parental leave for all new parents (birthing, non-birthing, and adoptive)
  • Health & wellness stipend
  • Remote workspace stipend
  • 401(k) matching plan
  • Flexible work hours and location
  • Open & encouraged PTO policy
  • 9 company paid holidays
  • Free memberships to online wellness platforms (One Medical, Headspace, and more!)
  • Virtual team building activities, lunch and learns, and other company-wide events
  • Offices in SF and NYC with hubs of Vantans forming across the US, including but not limited to, Seattle, Austin, Indianapolis, LA, Boston, and more!
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