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OT Security Engineer

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Date: May 13, 2022

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

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 OT Security Engineer to join our team in Charlotte, North Carolina (US-NC), United States (US).

OT Security Engineer / OT Security Expert / OT Security Consultant

The OT Security Expert is responsible for the coordination of IT security measures related to OT systems, which includes development, implementation and improvement of central and de-central security measures related to OT.


Major Tasks & responsibilities:

Reports to Head of OT Security

  • Responsible for executing and implementing OT Security projects as defined in OT Security Strategy.
  • Responsible for implementation of OT Security standards at small sites, or large plants where the Security officer is not a Cybersecurity Expert
  • Consulting for IT related technical issues on security aspects of process automation systems (e.g. domains, network segmentation, ICS upgrade, time synchronization, license management, firewalls, patching, server hardening, SIEM, PAM, remote access, network monitoring, etc.)
  • Experience with consulting and supporting the implementation of cybersecurity risk mitigation measures.
  • Conceptualizes and coordinates implementation of IT Security for IT-Systems and IT-Networks of production environments
  • Acts as liaison for OT specific Incident Response. Liaison with SOC, Incident Response teams, Local OT Security Caretaker, vendor and IT for incident response.
  • Lead, and support internal, external, and regulatory OT audits in assigned sites
  • Responsible for maintenance and administration efforts of OT security controls in assigned sites

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or computer sciences or related degree with 5+ years of professional experience in ICT domain OR a Master’s Degree with 3+ years of experience will also be considered. Associates Degree with 9+ years of experience will also be considered.
  • 3+ years of professional experience in OT security (design, implementation, and operation) in industrial environment
  • Maintains high level of understanding and knowledge of cybersecurity fundamentals and developments


Required Skills:

  • Effectively communicates risks and risk mitigation programs to the senior leadership and stakeholders
  • Experience with endpoint security solutions (Anti-malware, Application control…)
  • Good experience with network design, firewall configuration, device hardening, virtualization, and management
  • Good understanding of the current threat landscape and counter measures
  • Knowledge of ICS architecture Purdue model, ICS network protocols (IP based and serial)
  • Working knowledge with Industrial Cybersecurity standards such as IEC 62443, NIST
  • Professional Security related certifications (GICSP, ISA/IEC 62443 Expert etc.) would be a plus
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%

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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