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Splunk Analyst

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Date: May 15, 2022

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 an Information Security Engineer - Incident Response to join our team in Rockville, MD, USA.

Information Security Engineer - Incident Response   


NTT Data is seeking a highly motivated, flexible, organized, and detail oriented Information Security Engineer - Incident Response 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 a significant impact on the medical and scientific communities we serve. Your work here really matters and has a real impact.


This role will help support and manage operational security systems, respond to security events, provide incident response, and improve processes and procedures as per the federal cybersecurity standards & guidelines by utilizing available scanning/monitoring tools, most importantly, Splunk.



  • Monitoring security events, correlating information to identify incidents, issues, threats, and vulnerabilities.
  • Conduct initial triage, containment, categorization, and escalation of suspicious events and incidents.
  • Provide incident response activities as necessary.
  • Assist in the resolution of security incidents through technical analysis and data forensics.
  • Develop and maintain security and incident response plans, playbooks, procedures, and other documentation.
  • Create reports on security trends, metrics, events, and incidents
  • Partner with internal teams to develop and tune security monitoring in the SIEM.
  • Reviews, prepares or presents executive-level key reporting around SIEM and detection
  • Create operational security metrics via the most efficient method (i.e. dashboards, reports).
  • Analysis of known and emerging threats to determine risks against NIAID assets



  • Proficiency with Spunk/Spunk Enterprise Security
  • Splunk query-development expertise
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in a Cybersecurity Analyst/SOC role
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills



Any relevant security certifications – Security+,  GIAC, CEH, CISSP

Bachelors degree (preferred but not required with appropriate work experience)


In accordance with Executive Order 14042, a candidate for this role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or their start date, whichever is later, subject to the provisions and exceptions of EO 14042 and applicable law.


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 will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law. To learn more, please visit Furthermore, NTT DATA Services will make accommodations for eligible applicants on a case-by-case basis. Please email for assistance.

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