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Date: Jan 24, 2023

Location: Washington, DC (Fully Remote), DC, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 215198 

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 Systems Security Director to join our team in Washington, DC (Fully Remote), District of Columbia (US-DC), United States (US).


Responsible for supporting Information System Security Officers (ISSOs) with the following:

  • Developing and maintaining System Security Plans (SSP)
  • Implementing and managing NIST 800-53 Rev. 5 or later Security Controls
  • Supporting the SA&A process
  • Supporting Continuous Monitoring activities
  • Managing POA&Ms and developing remediation strategies
  • Aligning systems activities to the NIST Cyber Security Framework (CSF)
  • Supporting the incident response process
  • Identifying and supporting system Interconnection Security requirements
  • Supporting audit logging review and remediation activities
  • Providing OMB FISMA data
  • Developing and documenting incident reporting procedures for service desk, admins, and security staff for incidents.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 12 years of SDLC and RMF Process experience including:
    • Minimum 12 years of experience advising government program managers on security testing methodologies and processes
    • Minimum 12 years of experience performing system analysis, system audits, system monitoring, security control assessment/testing, risk management, incident response
    • Minimum 12 years of experience evaluating certification documentation and providing written recommendations for accreditation to government PMs
    • Minimum 12 years of experience reviewing system security to accommodate changes to policy or technology
    • Minimum 12 years of experience evaluating IT threats and vulnerabilities to determine whether additional safeguards are needed
    • Minimum 12 years of experience advising the government concerning the impact levels for Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability for the information on a system
    • Minimum 12 years of experience conducting certification tests that include verification that the features and assurances required for each protection level are in place
    • Minimum 12 years of experience conducting, and coordinating IS security inspections, tests, and reviews
    • Minimum 12 years of experience assessing changes in the system, its environment, and operational needs that could affect the accreditation
    • Minimum 12 years of experience preparing the final SAR containing the results and findings from the assessment
    • Minimum 12 years of experience with initiating a POA&M with identified weaknesses and suspense dates for each IS based on findings and recommendations from the SAR
    • Minimum 12 years of experience performing risk assessments and making recommendations to customers 
  • Bachelors of Science degree preferably in Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Cyber Security, or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Secret security clearance required
  • At least one of the following computer security certifications:
    • CISSP, CCSP, CISM, GSLC, CISA, CASP, or equivalent.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with the following Security Regulations and/or Frameworks:
    • FISMA
    • OMB Circular A-130
    • Privacy Act of 1974
    • The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)
    • The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX)
    • NIST 800 Special Publication Series (i.e., 800-53r4, 800-53Ar4, 800-37r1, etc.)
    • Federal Risk Authorization and Management Program (FedRAMP)NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF)
    • ISO/IEC 27017:2015 Code of practice for information security controls based on ISO/IEC 27002 for cloud services


Candidates for this position will be required to adhere to NTT DATA’s and its clients’ COVID-19 health and safety protocols. NTT DATA is committed to complying with the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors to the extent it is enforced by the federal government or any of its clients. If this position becomes subject to a COVID-19 vaccination mandate based on applicable law or client requirement, candidates will be required to become fully vaccinated as defined by NTT DATA or be approved for an exemption in accordance with applicable law.


For Colorado Candidates

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 Min: $134,300 -  Max: $ 246,100. 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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