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Cyber Security Programmer

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Date: Jun 26, 2022

Location: Arlington, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 190767 

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 Cyber Security Programmer to join our team in Arlington, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).

NTT DATA is currently seeking to hire a Cyber Security Programmer to support a Cyber Hygiene project offering the following services - Vulnerability Scanning, Phishing Campaign Assessments, Web Application Scanning, and Posture and Exposure.


Federal Job Posting Language (eff. 1/24/2022)

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.


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
  • Developing API integrations with multiple big data sources
  • Developing, deploying, and implementing backend database of normalized findings
  • Developing back-end components to improve responsiveness and overall performance
  • Integrating user-facing elements into applications


Key skill sets include, but are not limited to:  

  • A strong understanding of cybersecurity information technology, security applications, and networking basics
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a team player mentality
  • Experience using JIRA or another ticketing system to track task status
  • Analytic experience in reviewing reports and providing a basic analysis of findings
  • Ability to assess and prioritize feature requests
  • Vulnerability Scanning:
    • Experience with network and vulnerability scanning (Nmap and Nessus is preferred)
    • Experience remediating a wide variety of vulnerabilities
  • Phishing Campaign Assessments:
    • Understanding of real-world phishing techniques used to fool email recipients into taking a desired action (e.g., click links, open attachments, provide sensitive information)
    • Operational knowledge of web and email security protocols typically employed to block/detect phishing attempts
  • Posture and Exposure:
    • Mid to advanced level development skillset
    • Hands-on experience working with APIs and writing scripts to pull data into a database
    • Analytic experience in reviewing data, pulling relevant data out of large data feeds, and providing basic analysis of results of findings
    • Experience with creating and deploying a database


Basic Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of advanced coding development (any language) and technical troubleshooting experience
  • 3+ years of Python experience
  • U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Suitability Determination
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related discipline or equivalent experience


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Familiarity with the DevOps lifecycle and coordinating requirements with development teams.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Advanced coding and programming experience preferred: 
    • Python and python frameworks (like Django, Flask or Pyramid)
    • Front-end technologies (like HTML5, Javascript, Node.js, React)
    • Knowledge of object-relational mapping (ORM)
    • Relational/Non-relational databases (ike Postgres, MongoDB)
    • Docker
    • UNIX/Linux OS and CLI
    • Core AWS services
    • RESTful API
    • AI development experience (NLP or Machine Learning)
  • Toolsets
    • Confident Git and Github skills

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.

Nearest Major Market: Arlington Virginia
Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC

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