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Security Architecture Assessment Analyst

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Date: Aug 3, 2019

Location: Halifax, NS, CA

Company: NTT DATA Services

At NTT DATA we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees have been key factors in our company’s growth and market presence. 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.

Req ID: 56279  


As part of a group of security architecture assessment analysts, you will handle security architecture assessments on IT systems and applications for Vendors. NTT Data is looking for a Security Architect Assessment Analyst to review technology and architecture involving vendors. This role requires experience in application and/or infrastructure security and technology risk management in a highly regulated environment. The consultant will use defined assessment guidelines when performing risk analysis activities.


Required Skills:

Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including presentations to clients and senior technical resources.
Ability to manage expectations and handle high-pressure situations with tight deadlines.
Experience in an information security (application and/or infrastructure) role in an enterprise environment.
Ability to explain common application vulnerabilities and remediation strategies to developers.
Ability to explain technology risks introduced by application vulnerabilities to a system’s Business Owner.
Ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities and demands
Excellent security knowledge (access control) of one or more applicable security technologies or platforms.
Excellent knowledge of information security processes, response procedures, and various attack methods used for information theft or network intrusion.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Excellent knowledge of network technologies as they pertain to communications, computer system environments and related infrastructures.


Duties and Responsibilities (day to day)
Contacting system owners for assigned systems to gather relevant background material about the system/application and setting up interviews for information gathering.
Conducting remote/in-person interviews with system owners to get all the required information for assessment and to identify any gaps.
Reviewing system related material including specifications, diagrams, requirements and test plans to ensure security related standards are followed.
Reviewing results with system owners and Senior Security Architecture Analysts, as needed.
Conducting security assessments using available documentation.
Creating comprehensive security architecture assessment reports that clearly identify root-cause and remediation strategies.
Developing and establishing global security standards and processes
Evaluating new and emerging products and technologies while making recommendations concerning the introduction of new technologies


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 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 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, gender identity, 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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