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Threat Hunter and Forensic specialist

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Date: Apr 6, 2019

Location: Plano, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 40830 


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 Threat Hunter and Forensic specialist to join our team in Plano, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).



NTT DATA is seeking to hire a Threat Hunter & Forensic Specialist to be based in our corporate headquarters in Plano, TX.  The threat hunter is responsible to Analyze EDR tool data, SIEM data and have a strong understanding of TTPs and have exceptional technical writing skills.



As a direct report to the Director of Security Operations, you will have the following accountabilities:

  • Analyze EDR tool data, SIEM data and other threat intel platforms.
  • Perform Malware reverse engineering.
  • An understanding of how to mine IOCs and what to do with them.
  • Event/Incident handling experience with research specifically as it ties into APTs.
  • Understanding of the APT Kill Chain.
  • An understanding and analysis of event logging from many different devices.
  • Extensive knowledge of current and past malware, attack methodologies, and adversaries.
  • Experience in malware reversing both static and dynamic.
  • Ability to quickly identify suspicious anomalies thru analysis of patterns in security logs.
  • Good to have application testing – Dynamic and Static analysis testing experience.
  • Support security incident response as required.
  • Embrace a culture of continuous service improvement and service excellence.
  • Stay up to date on security industry trends.


Skills and Experience

  • 7 years+ in Information Security space.
  • 3+ years in technical writing, developing technical documents, and incident response reporting.
  • 3+ years of experience in  EDR/threat hunt Analyst.
  • Strong oral, written, and presentation abilities.
  • Strong scripting capabilities.
  • Strong experience with Unix/Linux system administration.
  • Some experience with logging and alerting platforms, including SIEM integration.
  • Current understanding of Industry trends and emerging threats.
  • 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.



  • 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 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.




Nearest Major Market: Plano
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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