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Security Specialist

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Date: Dec 2, 2022

Location: TORONTO, ON, CA

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 115041 

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 Security Specialist to join our team in TORONTO, Ontario (CA-ON), Canada (CA).

  • Summary of Essential Job Functions:
    • Providing first-line response and initial management of any new or developing cybersecurity-related issues
    • Enhanced level triage and assessment of security events to determine the risk to the business.
    • Utilizing “kill chain” methodologies, effectively determine risk prioritized response, investigate security events, and make clear recommendations on mitigation.
    • Review and interpret alerts, events, and system alarms using SIEM, other tools, behavioral analytics, and network analysis while providing evolved emergency response services, incident management and analysis.
    • Respond to service provider network attacks affecting critical network infrastructure and the cloud environments.
    • Produce detailed incident reports and technical briefs on security incidents.
    • Participate and contribute to post incidents reviews and documentation.
    • Identify and report on threat intelligence from external & internal resources and use to apply risk-based assessments.
    • Investigation of security events to determine root cause.
    • Tracking and reporting of events and investigations.
    • Contribute to security projects, meetings, and ad-hoc requests.
  • Required Skills and Experience:
    • 1-3 years + applied technical experience.
    • Expertise in Kill Chain Methodology & Cyber Threat Intelligence Framework is an asset.
    • Experience with forensic tools and methodologies is required
    • Scripting (Powershell, Bash, Perl, Python) knowledge/experience a bonus.
    • Experience with SPLUNK, Windows Defender tooling – for endpoint, for O365
    • Direct experience with developing security metrics, KRIs and KPIs for leadership team.
    • Strong knowledge of Clouds, Service provider/ Telecom infrastructure, virtual environments, web applications and APIs
    • Working knowledge of TCP/IP networking, including routing and common ports/protocols.
    • Proficiency with large data manipulation tools ie, Excel, DBs, Open Source, and Linux tool
    • Demonstrated relevant experience as a key member of threat intel, incident response, malware analysis, or similar role.
    • Strong knowledge of malware families and network attack vectors.
    • Strong knowledge of Linux, Windows system internals
    • Self-motivated individual with a 'will do' attitude and a strong desire for continuous process improvement.
    • Proven ability to work in a stressful or crisis situation.
    • Ability to drive things, work well both independently and in a team environment.
    • Ability to clearly articulate risk & findings to internal clients both verbally and in written form.
    • Excellent communication, presentation, and relationship skills.
    • Strong organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills.
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification is good to have.
    • Undergraduate degree in computer science, engineering, information science, or a related technical discipline.


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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