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Information Assurance/Security Specialist with Secret Clearance

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Date: Nov 13, 2020

Location: Arlington, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 26704 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Information Assurance/Security Specialist with Secret Clearance to join our team in Arlington, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).



In this position the ideal candidate will work on improving the security posture of telecom and IT systems of the agency in accordance to the security policies. This person will be responsible for the following-

  • Implement risk management framework based on the guidelines provided.
  • Prepare and review all security and assessment and authorization packages for completeness in line with the security standard.
  • Categorize, select, implement, assess, authorize and monitor security controls.
  • Examine system documentation to determine if the system security plan/document is accurate, updated and includes description of the information system,
  • Provide recommendations to develop methods and procedures to assess the management, operational and technical security control.
  • Conduct kick-off meetings with system owners to review SA &A process.
  • Use the assessment and management tool to manage all SA&A activities and make sure we're compliance.
  • Participate in configuration control boards while making sure we're within the security policies, standards and guidelines.
  • Cyber security planning and implementation.
  • Review IT security change requests (SCR) and perform security impact assessment and evaluation.

Required Experience:

MUST HAVE ACTIVE Secret Clearance 

  • 5-7 years of relevant experience.
  • Five (5) years of experience in the integration and implementation of policy, regulations and doctrine in telecommunications and informatin technology development.
  • Five (5) years of experience integrating, developing or deploying security products in enterprise level technology upgrades.
  • Working knowledge of computer hardware (PDA, desktop server), operating systems, applications and databases etc.
  • Knowledge of incident response handling policy and procedures.
  • Experience in network monitoring using host-based and network-based detection systems.
  • Experience auditing systems, databases, performing vulnerability assessments and compliance monitoring.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business or related field. Master's preferred.

Preferred Certification:

  • Microsoft MCSE/CISSP certification.


This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




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Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC

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