Chief Security Architect

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Date: May 12, 2024

Location: Washington, dc, DC, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 252085 

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 Chief Security Architect to join our team in Washington, dc, District of Columbia (US-DC), United States (US).


We are seeking an accomplished Chief Security Architect with expertise in hybrid cloud solutions to join our team. This pivotal role will focus on providing strategic leadership in security architecture for large federal clients in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area and proximate Virginia. The ideal candidate will possess extensive experience working with federal clients, a strong background in hybrid cloud technologies, and a proven track record of aligning security frameworks with NIST 800-53 standards and the cybersecurity framework.




  • Lead the development and implementation of robust security architecture strategies for hybrid cloud solutions across private and public cloud technologies.
  • Collaborate closely with federal client stakeholders to comprehend technical requirements, business objectives, and security mandates.
  • Design and oversee the integration of security measures into cloud-based systems, ensuring compliance with NIST 800-53 standards and the cybersecurity framework.
  • Evaluate and select appropriate security technologies, tools, and practices to safeguard data, applications, and infrastructure within hybrid cloud environments.
  • Provide expert guidance to cross-functional teams, including architecture, engineering, operations, and compliance, to ensure security considerations are embedded in all stages of project lifecycles.
  • Conduct comprehensive risk assessments, threat modeling, and vulnerability analysis to identify potential security gaps and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Develop and document security architecture blueprints, guidelines, and best practices for consistent implementation across projects.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on security matters, representing the organization in client meetings, industry events, and regulatory discussions.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to create and deliver security training programs to enhance security awareness and ensure compliance.
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging security threats, industry trends, and federal regulations to continuously adapt and improve security strategies.
  • Manage communication with federal clients, providing regular updates on security initiatives, risks, and milestones.




  • Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • 5 years of experience in security architecture, with a focus on hybrid cloud solutions.
  • 10 years of experience supporting large federal agencies in the DC Metro area demonstrating a strong understanding of their security needs and compliance requirements.
  • Must possessd several industry-accepted security certification (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CCSP) 
  • 5 years of experience using NIST 800-53 security standards, the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, and other relevant federal security guidelines.
  • 8 years of experience with security assessment tools, vulnerability management, and penetration testing methodologies.
  • Must live a commutable distance to the client site in NoVa.
  • Must be a US citizen






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.

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