Information Security Specialist

Full Time Halifax NS NTT DATA

Req ID: 139965

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 Information Security Specialist to join our team in Halifax, Nova Scotia (CA-NS), Canada (CA).

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Contacting system owners for assigned systems to gather relevant background material about the system/application and setting up interviews for information gathering.
  • Conducting remote/in-person interviews with system owners to get all the required information for assessment and to identify any gaps.
  • Reviewing system-related material including specifications, diagrams, requirements, and test plans to ensure security-related standards are followed.
  • Reviewing results with system owners and Senior Security Architecture Analysts, as needed. – Conducting security assessments using available documentation.
  • Creating comprehensive security architecture assessment reports that clearly identify root-cause and remediation strategies.
  • Developing and establishing global security standards and processes.
  • Evaluating new and emerging products and technologies while making recommendations concerning the introduction of new technologies

Basic Qualifications:

  • 1 year of experience in Security Architecture Assessment.
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems Security or Computer Science

Preferred Skills:

  • Minimum of one professional certification amongst CISSP, SSCP, and CISM with good standing will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including presentations to clients and senior technical resources.
  • Ability to manage expectations and handle high-pressure situations with tight deadlines.
  • Experience in an information security (application and/or infrastructure) role in an enterprise environment.
  • Ability to explain common application vulnerabilities and remediation strategies to developers.
  • Ability to explain technology risks; including XSS, CSRF, Injection attacks introduced by application vulnerabilities to a system's Business Owner.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities and demands.
  • Excellent security knowledge (access control) of one or more applicable security technologies or platforms including SSO (Single Sign-On) technologies like SAML2.0 and Kerberos.
  • Excellent knowledge of information security processes, response procedures, and various attack methods used for information theft or network intrusion.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of network technologies as they pertain to communications, computer system environments, and related infrastructures.
  • Excellent research ability and knowledge update on the security trends and attacks, following OWASP top 10 security understanding.

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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. To learn more, please visit https://us.nttdata.com/en/about-us/content/diversity-and-inclusion. Furthermore, NTT DATA Services will make accommodations for eligible applicants on a case-by-case basis. Please emailEEOOfficer@nttdata.com for assistance.

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