Senior Information Security Engineer/Penetration Tester with Secret clearance

NTT Data
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Executive / senior industry position

Req ID: 108449 

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 Senior Information Security Engineer/Penetration Tester with Secret clearance to join our team in Sterling, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).

In this position the ideal candidate will work on one or more of the following information technology related functions; information security, incident response, cyber security, vulnerability assessment and management, network data capture, intrusion detection, log management, auditing, security incident and event management (SIEM), and penetration testing. This person will be responsible to:

- Engineer, architect, implement, deploy, maintain, and administer commercial and open source products- Provide support and work on the development phases of information security systems development life-cycle- Oversee, evaluate, and support the documentation, validation, and accreditation processes- Document incident correlation requirements, select incident correlation engines and recommend configuration guidelines- Conduct assessments of threats and vulnerabilities and determine deviations from acceptable configurations. Assess the level of risk, and develop and/or recommend appropriate mitigation countermeasures- Perform analysis to determine the optimum configuration of network and host sensors.  This analysis includes traffic load analysis, performance impacts of monitoring, determination of potential attack characteristics- Analyze and recommend resolution of information security problems based on knowledge of the major information security products and services- Install and upgrade computer hardware and operating systems (Windows and Unix) on an enterprise environment


Required Experience:

  • 10 years experience years experience in Information System Security which includes architecting, engineering, integrating, developing and/or deploying information technology products in an enterprise environment and experience and knowledge in network monitoring and intrusion detection using host based and network-based IDS and log management applications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business or related field
  • Secret clearance required and eligible for Top Secret clearance if requested

Preferred Qualifications:Cisco Firepower IDS, Tenable Security Center, Network Architecture, Network and security stack (integration,troubleshooting, and maintenance). Lab and Infrastructure support (virtual and physical). Familiarity with Splunk, VMware and ESXi experience. Incident response, ticketing, troubleshooting, and reporting. Understanding of Storage NAS (NetApp, EMC, NFS, Datastores, polices, etc)


Pen testing preferred qualifications: OSCP/OSCE certification. Solid foundation in Linux. Understanding of the Windows internals (Registry, authentication mechanisms, networking stack etc). Knowledge of Python, Bash, and Power shell.  Knowledge of C, C#, and Java. Knowledge of JavaScript, PHP.  Understand of the OWASP top 10. Burp-suite or Zap experience

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.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC Job Segment: Information Security, Consulting, Developer, Information Systems, Computer Science, Technology

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