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Date: Jan 19, 2018

Location: Ft. Meade, MD, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 9230 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Information Systems Security Officer to join our team in Ft. Meade, Maryland (US-MD), United States (US).



Job Description-

Provide support for a program, organization, system, or enclave’s information assurance program. Provides support for information systems security policies. Maintains operational security posture for a system or program to ensure security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed. Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information. Performs vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation. Provides configuration management (CM) for information system security software, hardware, and firmware. Supports security authorization activities in compliance with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and any IC tailored requirements.

  • Manage and control changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes
  • Obtain A&A for ISs under their purview
  • Act as Approval Authority to validate/approve user authorization for accounts associated with systems under their control.
  • Prepares and reviews documentation and monitor systems with vulnerability assessments.
  • Collaboration with System and Network administrators to understand and document data flow and architecture diagrams.
  • Maintain operational baseline of systems under their purview.
  • Provide and validate the operational security posture of systems and ensure they are maintained.
  • Ability to initiate the reauthorization process of a system that needs reaccreditation
  • Ability to decommission a system
  • Ability to understand the POA&M process,track and closeout any outstanding liens
  • Acknowledge and respond to IAVAs and create liens as necessary
  • Recognize a possible security violation and action to report the incident
  • Manage protective/corrective measure when an IA incident or vulnerability is discovered
  • Provide security and awareness oversight and/or training as required
  • Review audit reduction tools to monitor and review systems for compliance with IA policy

Candidate may be required to respond to after-hours requests as required in a 24 x 7 environment.


This position requires an active TS/SCI Polygraph clearance.


Required Qualifications-

  • Five (5) years’ experience as an ISSO on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Experience to include at least one (1) of the following areas: knowledge of current security tools, hardware/software security implementation; communication protocols; and encryption techniques/tools
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university. Four (4) years of additional experience as an ISSO may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
  • DoD 8570 compliance with Information Assurance Technician (IAT) Level I or higher is required
  • Any of the following or higher certification- A+ with Continuing Education, Cisco Certified Network Associate-Security (CCNA-Security), Network+ Continuing Education, System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)


This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 100,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 85 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




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