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Chief Security Officer

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Date: Jan 5, 2023

Location: Herndon (Fully Remote), VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 219204 

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 Chief Security Officer to join our team in Herndon (Fully Remote), Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).


Position Overview:

NTT DATA is looking for a candidate to support a critical government program. 


At NTT DATA, 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 and for the people who work here.


Position's General Duties and Tasks:

In this role, you will provide expertise in leading a team of security experts to address Federal enterprise-wide secure cyber operations, architectural risk analysis, and threat modeling. Leads security team and ensures security risks and findings are resolved. Monitors and executes Security Assessment and Authorization (SA&A) activities and ensures that cybersecurity considerations are incorporated in all solutions. Ensures that all security risks found during the SA&A and continuous monitoring activities are mitigated or resolved. Provide cybersecurity and a wide range of technical, functional, and managerial services necessary to ensure the secure operation of the NextGen CT to include security technical assessment, insider threat assessment, security architecture development, security engineering, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) activities, security compliance, vulnerability assessment and management, metrics collection, consolidation, and reporting, including those requirements specified by the FISMA. Provides guidance to the team to ensure that NextGen CT is compliant with the control standards of the FISMA of 2014, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards in FIPS 140-2, FIPS 180, FIPS 199, FIPS 200, FIPS 201, and NIST Special Publications 800-53 and 800-60(latest versions). In this position you will implement Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and Center for Information Security (CIS) benchmarks to harden and protect all the operating systems and applications.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience leading IT security compliance and processes, to include:
    • Experience with Risk and/or Issue Management
    • FedRAMPO ATO experience
    • Experience in Project Management
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Possess one or more of the following certificates:
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • CISSP Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (CISSP-ISSAP)
    • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
    • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) 
    • GIAC Defensible Security Architecture (GDSA)
    • Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE)
    • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
  • Must be a US Citizen


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge, skills and abilities required to resolve more complex IT issues.
  • Experience in the preparation of audit reports that identify technical and procedural findings and provide recommended remediation strategies/solutions.
  • The ability to analyze organization's cyber defense policies and configurations and evaluate compliance with regulations and organizational directives.
  • Experience in the preparation of audit reports that identify technical and procedural findings and provide recommended remediation strategies/solutions.
  • Expertise in conducting required reviews as appropriate within environment (Architecture Design Review, System Configuration and Log Review)
  • Experience in making recommendations regarding the selection of cost-effective security controls to mitigate risk
  • Excellent communications and relationship skills.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification


Candidates for this position will be required to adhere to NTT DATA’s and its clients’ COVID-19 health and safety protocols. NTT DATA is committed to complying with the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors to the extent it is enforced by the federal government or any of its clients. If this position becomes subject to a COVID-19 vaccination mandate based on applicable law or client requirement, candidates will be required to become fully vaccinated as defined by NTT DATA or be approved for an exemption in accordance with applicable law.


For Colorado Candidates

In compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Rules, NTT DATA provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. For a candidate in the state of Colorado only, the starting pay range for this role is Min: $90,800 - Max: $166,500. Actual compensation will depend on a number of factors, including actual work

location, relevant experience (internal or external), technical skills, and other qualifications.




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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