ESS Software Management (SME III)

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Date: Jul 7, 2024

Location: Suffolk, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 281561 

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 ESS Software Management (SME III) to join our team in Suffolk, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).

Job Overview: 

  • Install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain Navy Assured Compliance Assessment System (ACAS) collection system server and systems configurations (hardware and software) to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Administers server-based systems, security devices, distributed applications, network storage, messaging, and performs systems monitoring.
  • Consults on network, application, and customer service issues to support computer systems’ security and sustainability.
  • Manage and supervise Watch Floor Shift Operations, and liaise with Governmental representatives as required.
  • Facilitate delivery of ESS SME tracking / artifacts / documentation to the ESS Overarching Project Management / Team Lead or his / her designated representative.


Job Duties: 

  • Implement ACAS installation and configuration, manage/maintain ACAS user and scan management in 
    accordance with Navy TTPs/SOPs. 
  • Manage plug-ins for security centers and make available for subordinate units.
  • Development of reports that support environment compliance and implementation status.
  • Coordinate ESS Enterprise Operations perspectives with Navy Tier II entities; to support all Navy Tier III Commands, along with other government and/or contractor entities.
  • Synthesize ESS system requirements; identify and assess alternative solutions; prepare recommendations as required; prepare work plans, schedules, and government directed actions to support ESS security engineering.
  • Responsible for providing In-Progress Reviews, scheduling updates, impact of Tasking Order (TASKORD), impact of design changes to ESS infrastructure; responsible for ensuring the enterprise configurations.
  • Monitor and analyze ESS modules to include but not limited to Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) Policy Auditor (PA), Rogue System Detection (RSD), Device Control Module (DCM), Asset Publishing Service (APS) to identify security issues for remediation; performance tuning; to enable policy changes and exception (e.g. General, IPS, and Firewall).
  • Analyze ESS alert data and develop strategies for threat assessments. Initiate corrective actions to resolve discrepancies and compile reports needed to brief leadership and Navy commands on corrective actions required.
  • Communicate alerts to Navy commands regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications and operating systems to assist with implementation of ESS counter-measures or mitigating controls.
  • Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, and file systems to determine compliance.
  • Ensures the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, via ESS.


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 10 years of IT experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience administrating ESS ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working with Trellix Suite of Security Tools
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in working with Intrusion Detection adn Prevention Systems (IDPS)
  • Active Top Secret clearance required


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge and experience in working with Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS), Virus Scan Enterprise (VSE), Endpoint Security (ENS), Application Control and Change Control (ACCC), Data Loss Prevention Endpoint products (DLP), Policy Auditor (PA).
  • Required level of effort for an ESS Software Management SME III: maintain a 24/7/365 helpdesk consisting of multiple Day, Evening, Midnight and Weekend Shifts.


About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a recognized leader in IT and business services, including cloud, data and applications, headquartered in Texas. As part of NTT DATA, a $30 billion trusted global innovator with a combined global reach of over 80 countries, we help clients transform through business and technology consulting, industry and digital solutions, applications development and management, managed edge-to-cloud infrastructure services, BPO, systems integration and global data centers. We are committed to our clients’ long-term success. Visit or LinkedIn to learn more.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach

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