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F5 Web Application Firewall/Security Architect - REMOTE

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Date: Mar 11, 2019

Location: Monterrey, MEX, MX

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 30637 


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 F5 Web Application Firewall/Security Architect - REMOTE to join our team in Monterrey, México (MX-MEX), Mexico (MX).



Roles Responsibilities: 

Ideal Web Application Firewall Experience:

  • Solid understanding of web applications, web servers, application firewalls, frameworks and protocols with respect to web application development, deployment, and operation
  • Extensive knowledge of F5 ASM or other Web Application Firewall products
  • Extensive knowledge of web technologies and concepts (session cookies, certificates encryption, etc.)
  • In-Depth of TCP/IP and basic networking concepts
  • Expertise in one or more areas such as operating systems, web services, programming languages, network devices, application vulnerabilities and attack vectors
  • Proven ability to understand and analyze highly complex issues, then apply experience and judgment to develop sound recommendations related to application and security event identification and resolution
  • Experience in reviewing and analyzing log files and data correlation
  • Fundamental knowledge of information security and security principles
  • Fundamental knowledge of information security standards, policies, controls, and regulations

Other tasks may include:

  • Architecture strategy and planning
  • Operation and support planning
  • HTTP Profile / Virtual Server oversight
  • Patch, update, and version management
  • Policy implementation and maintenance specific to the application platforms
  • Close communication with security and application stakeholders
  • Data analysis for application testing and normal operation
  • Acquire and maintain knowledge of application architecture and design
  • Acquire and maintain knowledge of application behavior, input/output, data push/pull, parameters, etc.
  • Ensure knowledge transfer to other CIS Infrastructure team members


Basic Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience with Web/Application Firewall’s Products, 
  • Experience with F5 ASM
  • Experience with Identity Management solutions


Highly Preferred Skills:

  • A track record of previous Cyber Security consulting experience, working on complex business-facing client problems
  • Strong knowledge of security standards and requirements
  • Proven hands-on experience with security solutions such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, proxies, VPNs, malware protection, etc.
  •  Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems
  • CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC or other information security credential
  • Scripting/programming using Python, Perl, Shell or C
  • Working knowledge of Web Services and SOA
  • Experience with Java and/or .NET technologies
  • Experience with PKI Technology
  • Experience working in a matrixed cross-functional environment within a service organization
  • A sound understanding of how to model threats & risks as well as the controls necessary to mitigate them, on both an organizational and technical level
  • An understanding of how business strategy, risk, regulation and technical constraints influence organizational responses to cybersecurity
  • Excellent communication skills – both oral (for interviews/meetings, presentations) and written (for designing and writing engaging reports which communicate findings succinctly and clearly convey the message in a way which is appropriate for the audience, and rooted in the client’s needs)
  • Experience of business development or sales, including leading bid teams, and experience of writing winning proposals and RFP responses
  • Experience in risk & regulatory frameworks and standards such as NIST 800, ISO 27001, SOCX, PCI-DSS, etc 


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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