Cyber Security Architect

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Date: Nov 7, 2023

Location: Rockville, MD, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

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 Cyber Security Architect to join our team in Rockville, MD, USA.

NTT DATA is seeking a highly motivated, flexible, organized, and detail-oriented Cyber Security Architect to join our dynamic team at Rockville, MD. If you want to learn, grow, and help then this is the job for you. We support a project/customer that "seeks to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic disease seeks fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability.” What you do matters and has significant impact on the medical and scientific communities we serve. Your work here really matters and has real impact.




NTT DATA is seeking an information security architect who will be a key member of a consulting team providing advice and support, to federal agencies, in the areas of Information Security. This role will be primarily responsible for

  • Providing security architecture support and interfacing across the program. This includes, but is not limited to, cybersecurity solutions, business development support, creating presentations and presenting at both internal and client engagement meetings, and providing technical strategy for solutions, guidance, policy, and implementations.
  • Review configuration of security solutions applied in protecting company asset such that the implemented SIEM solution reports all pertinent events and ensure it effectively identify and alert upon potential security events, as well as reduce false positives simultaneously.
  • Assist in the configuration of intrusion detection and prevention solutions based in the host and network servers to effectively identify potential security incidents.
  • Recommend and review dashboards for monitoring security information for the management and Information Security team, to be able to provide various degree of visibility both real-time and over extended periods of the security events within the environment.
  • Participate in the process of selecting and reviewing of information security solutions.
  • Assist in compiling and producing reports on monthly issue and trend for the enhancement of the functions of the Enterprise Security and Support management.
  • Make recommendations for changes to the environment that can help in the removal of vulnerabilities and reduction in the risk of exploitation that may result in potential incidents.
  • Participate in ensuring team processes and documentation are effectively documented and maintained.


Job Requirements


  • BA or BS degree in MIS, CS, or related cybersecurity discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in Information Security is required along with excellent knowledge of at least 3 of the following:
    • Assessment and Accreditation of systems
    • Security Operations Center support
    • Vulnerability management and remediation
    • Carving, compiling and analyzing security incident related artifacts
    • Network forensics
  • Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills required.
  • Overall Risk Management processes (e.g., methods for assessing, mitigating, and accepting risks).
  • Cybersecurity principles, security models, organizational requirements (w.r.t. confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, non-repudiation), cyber threats, risks and vulnerabilities, cryptography and cryptographic key management concepts, host/network access control mechanisms (e.g., ACLs), network access, identity, & access management (e.g., PKIs), Computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies.
  • Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities; Ethical hacking principles, general attack stages; Specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses; programming language structures and logic.
  • Able to communicate, verbally and in writing, complex technical issues with simplicity & clarity.




  • Experience with various cyber security monitoring tools to include: CrowdStrike, Tenable, Netsparker, Forescout, DBProtect,
  • Exposure to various cyber security incident / even management tools: Splunk, Sumo Logic, Qradar, Arcsight
  • Knowledge of end point protection tools, such as: McAfee, Symantec, Cylance, Absolute
  • Knowledge of CIS, FISMA and NIST 800-53 security controls and assessment and accreditation requirements
  • Prior experience supporting federal government agencies
  • Highly motivated person, with a strong IT security background who excels integrating, operating, and deploying security technology and solutions and interacts well with both internal teams and clients.


Applicants selected will be subject to a Public Trust background security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to sensitive information. US Citizens or Permanent Residents only.



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 $125k to $175k. 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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