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Senior Vulnerability Scanning Analyst

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Date: Nov 3, 2022

Location: Arlington, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 204706 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Senior Vulnerability Scanning Analyst to join our team in Arlington, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).

NTT DATA is currently seeking to hire a Senior Vulnerability Scanning Analyst to support a Cyber Hygiene project responsible for scanning and reporting vulnerabilities that are detectable from outside an organization’s network (IP-based) to proactively identify vulnerabilities accessible for exploitation by an external party from the internet.


Tasks include, but are not limited to: 

  • Maintaining service queues and process documentation, monitoring report generation and delivery, providing recommendations for service enhancements, and assisting with other requested deliverables
  • Contributing to daily, weekly and monthly to status reporting
  • Researching solutions and tools that would provide an efficient, streamlined, and scalable approach while maintaining a high quality of service 
  • Collaborating with in-house development team


Key skill sets include, but are not limited to:  

  • A strong understanding of cybersecurity information technology, security applications, and networking basics (TCP/IP, DNS, web and email protocols)
  • Knowledge of technical controls
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a team player mentality
  • Analytic experience in reviewing reports and providing a basic analysis of findings and results
  • Experience with network and vulnerability scanning (Nmap and Nessus is preferred)
  • Experience remediating a wide variety of vulnerabilities
  • Experience quickly researching solutions for enhancing responses to request for information


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 5 years of cybersecurity experience, to include:
    • Minimum 5 years of experience remediating a wide variety of vulnerabilities
    • Minimum 5 years of experience quickly researching solutions for enhancing responses to request for information
    • Minimum 2 years of experience with Nmap or Nessus Tenable for vulnerability scanning support
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in MS Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Suitability Determination
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related discipline or equivalent combination of education and work experience


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Ability to create ad-hoc scripts (experience with Python and JSON is preferred)
  • Experience with troubleshooting network connections/scanning
  • Experience using JIRA or another ticketing system to track task status
  • Experience with Nexpose Rapid7
  • Familiarity with Linux


Candidates for this position will be required to adhere to NTT DATA’s and its clients’ COVID-19 health and safety protocols. NTT DATA is committed to complying with the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors to the extent it is enforced by the federal government or any of its clients. If this position becomes subject to a COVID-19 vaccination mandate based on applicable law or client requirement, candidates will be required to become fully vaccinated as defined by NTT DATA or be approved for an exemption in accordance with applicable law.


For Colorado Candidates:

In compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Rules, NTT DATA provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. For a candidate in the state of Colorado only, the starting pay range for this role is Min: $75,800 - Max: $125,000. Actual compensation will depend on a number of factors, including actual work

location, relevant experience (internal or external), technical skills, and other qualifications.


About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC

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