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Date: Apr 17, 2018

Location: Plano, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 12927 


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 Cyber Security Principal Analyst to join our team in Plano, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).



Role purpose

The Network Security Engineering team is responsible for testing, designing and implementing network-level security controls and solutions driven by CISO policies and standards to reduce the risk to NTT data  and its customers.  This includes user networks, data center networks, Wide Area Networks, Cloud networks, and network perimeters.


As a member of the incident handling team , you will have the following accountabilities:

Assess and orchestrate the current and planned security posture for NTT data ’s network infrastructure, providing recommendations for improvement and risk reduction;
Identify and propose process improvements and identify opportunities for new processes and procedures to reduce risk;
Support security incident response as required; First line responder to reported or detected incidents.
Perform security research, analysis, security vulnerability assessments and penetration tests.
Provide security audit and investigation support
Monitor and track security systems for anomalies and respond to potential security events.
Provide support for the Vulnerability management program.
Participate in on-call system administration support including but not limited to weekends, holidays and after-business hours as required to service the needs of the business.
Act as Incident co-ordinator, for reviewing all security tools, ingesting incident data, tracking incident status, coordinating with internal and external assets to fulfill information requirements, and initiating escalation procedures.
Document daily work and new processes.
 Embrace a culture of continuous service improvement and service excellence; and
Stay up to date on security industry trends.

Skills and Experience

7 years+ in Information Security space;
Strong experience with multiple network operating systems, including two or more of the following: Cisco iOS, Juniper ScreenOS or Junos, Fortinet FortiOS, CheckPoint GAiA, or Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS; Tanium, Rapid 7, Nessus, Nitro ESM, Symantec SEP,  Symantec Message labs, Thales encryption, Allgress, Forcepoint, Blue coat, Firepower, Cisco ISE, Carbon Black, Titus, Encase
Strong experience with cloud provider network ecosystems, including Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, and OpenStack Neutron.
Strong oral, written, and presentation abilities;
Some experience with Unix/Linux system administration;
Strong  experience with logging and alerting platforms, including SIEM integration;
Current understanding of Industry trends and emerging threats; and
Working Knowledge of incident response methodologies and technologies.


Well-rounded background in network, host, database, and application security;
Experience implementing security controls in a bi-modal IT environment;
Experience driving a culture of security awareness;
Experience administering network devices, databases, and/or web application servers; and
Professional IT Accreditations (CISM, CCSA, CCSE, JNCIA, CCNA, CISSP, CompTIA Security).


Non customer facing role but an ability to build strong relationships with internal teams, and security leadership, is essential.


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.




Nearest Major Market: Plano
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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