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Sr Cyber Security Architect- Governance, risk management, and compliance

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Date: Jun 4, 2022

Location: Washington DC, DC, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

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Security Architect

Location: US Remote 


Type: Full-time


Job Description

Security Architect will serve as a security consultant to NTTD Clients. A successful candidate will possess a firm understanding of IT security, related technologies and security controls for both on-prem and cloud security.  The candidate should possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills required to partner with client business leaders and technology experts at all levels of the client organization.

This individual will have an active role operating as a security consultant working directly under the guidance of the security practice director.

Additional responsibilities include helping with presales workshop and scoping activities, architecting security solution designs as well as holding client discussions related to emerging security risks, technologies, and systems.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Deliver security consulting services in respect to security architecture for on-prem and cloud technologies including but not limited to Azure and AWS.
  • Lead security architecture review and assessments for moderate to large sized organizations:
    • Assess existing infrastructure/environments against security requirements related to industry leading frameworks including: NIST, CSA, ISO, etc.
    • Conduct document reviews and interviews against compliance requirements and best practices
    • Develop both strategic and tactical recommendations for remediating risk and gaps
    • Write deliverable reports
    • Maintain report templates
  • Develop or augment security architectures for on-prem and public cloud environments.
    • Develop detailed security architecture and related documents for clients
    • Develop governance artifacts for clients including policies and procedures as well as configuration standards.
    • Identify and develop criteria for the operationalization of MSP support
  • Participate in pre-sales tasks and provide ongoing support of delivery collateral.
  • Execute technical management tasks in respect to ongoing client projects.
  • Maintain a working knowledge regarding industry leading security frameworks, regulatory and compliance requirements.
  • Partner with internal project teams to ensure successful delivery of security services to clients.Develop technical documentation including security architectural designs as well as data flow and network connectivity diagrams.



Basic Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 7+ years related work experience in information security.
  • CISSP or CEH certification is required.
  • 3+ years consulting experience in moderate to large size organizations is preferred.
  • Experience in assessing and architecting security solutions for on-prem and cloud environment is required.
  • 5+ years Compliance (i.e. assessing or implementing compliance with industry leading security frameworks.)
  • 5+ years’ experience with native security controls including cloud platforms.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience developing and customizing security assessment methodologies is preferred as well as Advanced understanding of network security, storage security and cryptography.Experience supporting pre-sales activities in a professional services environment is preferred.
  • Experience in assessing security requirements in relation to business drivers for multiple industry verticals is preferred.
  • Hands on technical background with infrastructure technologies and operating systems preferred.
  • Technical writing experience is preferred.
  • Vulnerability scanning/pen testing and application penetration testing experience is a plus.
  • Versatility – able to quickly adapt to new technologies and client environments
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and customer relationship skills
  • Strong public-speaking skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to very short timelines
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, excellent written English
  • Ability to work independently as needed yet always thinking as part of a team
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office products, especially Excel and Word



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 will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.




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