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Network Security Specialist Advisor- REMOTE

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Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 193214 

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 Network Security Specialist Advisor- REMOTE to join our team in Dallas, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).

 Role Description

  • Conducting advanced technical reviews and problem resolutions, focused on improving performance levels of Network Security operations
  • Design architecture for Network Security solutions.
  • Lead Technical initiatives mandated by Sr. Leadership completed within scope and timelines
  • Implement Network Security Firewall solutions in a customer environment.
  • Configuration and deployment of Network/Security firewall solutions based on specific project needs
     - Plan and perform upgrades. Install new FW equipment from many different vendors ( Palo Alto, Palo Alto - Prisma, Checkpoint, Cisco, McAfee, F5,Meraki)
  • Provide technical escalation to L2 support engineers
  • Detect security issues, create customer tickets and manage problems until closure.
  • Act as point of escalation for the Network Security team and collaborate with internal NTTD services support teams to ensure timely resolution of issues.
  • Ensure that Service Level Agreements and operational standards are met. 
  • Perform system maintenance, checkups and maintain current documentation.
  • Provide resolution plans for device issues.
  • Propose service, process and technical improvements to management.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to grasp complex issues to arrive at optimal solutions
  • Strong ethics and integrity
  • Flexible to changing needs of customer, account and team
  • Excellent customer facing communication skills, customer support and knowledge of ITIL best practices.
  • Advanced experience and proven knowledge in at least 3 of different network security products likes Firewalls (Cisco, Checkpoint, Palo Alto, , Sonicwall), Content Filtering (Bluecoats, Websense, McAfee Web gateway) and IDS/IPS (Cisco Sourcefire, McAfee, Tipping Point, Snort)
  • Advanced networking troubleshooting skills and extensive knowledge of web connectivity and protocols (WCCP, PAC files, TCP/IP, HTTP, HTTPS, SSL, FTP, Telnet, SSH, etc.)
  • Integration with authentication protocols such as LDAP, IWA, IWA-direct, SSO, Active directory.
  • 8+ years of network troubleshooting experience and at least 6 years of Network Security administration and design experience
  • Atleast 1-2 Advanced level certification from Cisco, Palo Alto, Checkpoint, SourceFire (CCSE, CCIE, CCNP Security, PCNSE, CCSP, JNCIP, BCCPA, BCCPP etc)
  • Excellent Time Management skills required to properly manage operations duties and other task that will assist in the optimization of the firewall team
  • Ability to chair bridge calls delegating tasks and drive to resolution Escalation calls for Technical Security issues collaborating with other support teams.
  • Strong understanding of Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience




CCSE,PCNSC certified candidate.


Basic Qualifications

Minimum 8 years Network Security experience


COVID vaccination is required for this role



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: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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