Technical Security Advisor

US-PA-Warrendale
1 month ago
ID
2017-1512
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Security Engineering

Overview

NTT Security seamlessly delivers cyber resilience to address security challenges through the Full Security Life Cycle.

We do this by providing everything from business and executive-focused risk and advisory services, strategic and tactical security and compliance assessments and audits, to technology focused design, implementation, and management expertise.  Delivering these services and more in the manner that best fits each client, our global team of over 1,500 security specialists, architects, and engineers helps more than 10,000 clients worldwide secure their digital assets and information every day.

The Technical Security Advisor will be responsible for leading customer-facing technical interactions related to monitoring optimization, requirements gathering, reporting, and consultation for NTT Security’s Global Managed Security Service Platform (GMSSP) log monitoring and management solutions. Engagements may include on-site and remote support in pre-implementation, deployment, tuning and optimization and ongoing phases.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Work cooperatively with Service Delivery Managers, Security Operations Center, and other internal teams to establish and maintain a strong and supportive relationship with clients. Communicate effectively both internally and externally, and provide superior customer service throughout the lifecycle of the client.
  • Work with multiple clients to maximize security log monitoring programs utilizing GMSSP, including:
  • Understanding device, application and database log structures and data flow, to design and implement effective log capture.
  • Interpret client risk and information security objectives to define effective security event types, prioritization and escalation procedures.
  • Assist client with reporting definition, design, and implementation.
  • Provide recommendations on clients’ log monitoring of their environment, possible improvements or adjustments, and effective usage of NTTS monitoring technology based on understanding of clients’ technology environment and security strategy.
  • Directly or in cooperation with other team members apply customization settings to the GMSSP platform and develop thresholds, complex rules and advanced detection to meet the client’s monitoring and alerting needs.
  • Provide continuous managed security and service improvement oversight, and vigilance to possible new threats and the effects of infrastructure changes and vulnerabilities on the client’s security status.
  • Provide periodic reviews of the threats are occurring in a client’s environment and recommend mitigating controls for those threats.
  • Travel up to 35% throughout the US (primarily SOC locations)

Qualifications

  • S., Information Technology or Information Security or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrated operational experience with enterprise SIEM tools
  • Knowledge of linux, command line tools, and scripting languages
  • Ability to collect and perform analysis of network packets is preferred
  • Previous security device installation, configuration and troubleshooting experience
  • Previous multi-client consulting experience and interface with client IT management
  • Knowledge of security models, industry best practices and generally accepted information security principles
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in one or more of the following areas: computer penetration testing, web security assessments, intrusion detection / prevention systems, firewalls, security event management.
  • Basic understanding of privacy, regulatory and compliance issues and development of enterprise wide security management programs
  • Advanced SANS certifications or CISSP certification highly preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to formulate and communicate highly technical and complex security concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences in a clear and effective manner
  • Ability to perform large scale data analysis using a variety of tools including SQL, MapR, ElasticSearch, and linux command line
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team

REWARDS:

NTTSecurity employees enjoy working in a business casual environment with a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance. Flexible spending and 401k plans and a generous paid time off program.

 

Pre-employment backgrounds and drug test are required.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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