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Cybersecurity Risk & Vulnerability Assessor with Secret clearance

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Date: Jul 16, 2021

Location: Sterling, VA, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 135123 

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 Cybersecurity Risk & Vulnerability Assessor with Secret clearance to join our team in Sterling, VA, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).

All of the duties listed support one or more of the following cybersecurity-related functions; information security, SA&A, incident response, cybersecurity, insider threat, computer forensics, vulnerability assessment and management, network data capture, intrusion detection, log management, auditing, security incident and event management (SIEM), and penetration testing. 
Personnel assigned to this role will serve primarily on the Team

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelors degree in one or more of the following disciplines or equivalent (documented formal training): computer science, information systems analysis, science/technology, information management, computer engineering, or electrical/electronic engineering and three (3) years of documented work experience performing any combination of Information System Security, Security Assessment & Authorization, Cybersecurity, Computer Forensics, or Insider Threat.
  • Education Substitution Applies to Intermediate and Senior: Any combination of certificates such as Microsoft’s MCSE, or Cisco’s, CCNA, CCDA, or CCNP, may be considered equivalent to two (2) years of general experience/information technology experience. Certificates under the DoD IAM, IAT, IASAE, or CSSP Levels I, II or III may be considered equivalent to two (2) years of information security experience. 
  • Active Secret or higher clearance holder and must be eligible for a Top Secret clearance if requested.
  • Min 10-12 years with an Undergraduate Degree or equivalent
  • Three (3) or more years of experience in information system security, computer forensics, or insider threat. Work experience and knowledge in; vulnerability assessment, analysis, and mitigation; analyzing security system logs, security tools, and data; network monitoring, and intrusion detection using host-based and network-based intrusion detection systems (IDS) and log management applications; testing, installing, patching, and upgrading computer hardware and operating systems (Windows, and UNIX) in an enterprise environment; identifying, collecting, processing, documenting, reporting, cybersecurity/incident response events; architecting, engineering, developing and implementing cybersecurity/incident response policies and procedures; engineering, testing, installing, patching, and upgrading various information security hardware and software applications. Examples of tools include, Tenable.SC (Security Center) Splunk, StealthWatch, NetWitness, Digital Guardian, Intelliview, Nessus.
  • Penetration testing experience for networks, web applications, and enterprise systems. Experience with Federal cybersecurity standards, industry best practices and guidelines.  

Desired Qualifications:

  • Five (5) for penetration testing and/or analysis/assessment ten (10) or more years in the areas above
  • General Experience:
  • Requirements analysis, program development activities, architecting, engineering, integrating, developing and/or deploying information technology products (hardware and software) in an enterprise environment.

Other Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in Open Source Intelligence gathering
  • Experience with Threat hunting and vulnerability assessment
  • Knowledge of  SIEM tools and query generation


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.

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