Security Technical Architect

5-7 years
19 days ago
Job Description

Want to be a part of our team

The Security Technical Architect is responsible for designing robust security architectures for our systems, applications, and infrastructure. collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure that technF2:F6ology solutions are secure, compliant, and aligned with industry best practices. Your expertise will be crucial in protecting sensitive data, mitigating risks, and maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of our systems.

Working at NTT

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop comprehensive security architectures for our systems, applications, and infrastructure, considering both current and future needs.
  • Viewed as a trusted technical advisor to the client
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, including developers, engineers, and project managers, to integrate security requirements into the system design and development lifecycle.
  • Provide pre-sales technical support and expertise in analysing client requirements, in conjunction with the client's current collaboration capabilities.
  • Provide guidance and expertise in secure coding practices, network security, identity and access management, data protection, and other security domains.
  • Evaluate and select security technologies, tools, and frameworks to support our security architecture
  • Ensure technical solutions will accomplish the client's objectives
  • Define and enforce security policies, standards, and procedures to ensure compliance with industry regulations and best practices.
  • Lead incident response activities, including identification, containment, eradication, and recovery, in coordination with the incident response team.
  • Develop or produce the technical design document to match the solution design specifications.
  • Working with the relevant internal stakeholders, participate or lead in scope of work determination, product pricing and RFP/RFI responses.
  • Assist with the determination of outsourcing, product pricing and collaborates with others to develop an implementation solution.
  • Responsible for influencing and guiding members of the Sales team and to ensure that they are equipped to close deals and maintain visibility of forecasting and sales pipeline in order to influence potential deals.
  • Manage client proof of concept (POC) initiatives, which will require the involvement of the appropriate resources, and setup and delivery of the POC.
  • On all assigned engagements, owns the proposed solution and transitions the build / implementation to the delivery team.
  • Specifically relating to opportunity pursuit the Security Technical Architect will:
    • o Evaluate each opportunity for alignment with NTT capabilities and business policy
    • o Prepare the executive summary that outlines all of the information gathered from the client in regards to their needs, as understood
    • o Document the proposed technology solution
    • o Document the statement of work along with all labour requirements
    • o Work with the relevant internal stakeholders to prepare the pricing format that will be supplied to the customer.
    • o Perform the actual solution design and prepare a parts list outlining equipment to be provided.
    • o Develop and manage a proof-of-concept as such may be required
    • o Engage all technical resources required for an accurate solution design
    • o Prepare a network diagram outlining the proposed solution
    • o Document all deliverables and what constitutes a successful completion.
    • o Review the final parts list as supplied and submit all information to the applicable bid team for final assembly
    • o Verify the proposal's accuracy and sign off on the final documents to be presented to the client
    • o Assist during the final presentation to the client as appropriate
Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Demonstrate strong client engagement skills
  • Understanding of the vendor's products business and technology positioning
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess risks, analyze complex security issues, and propose effective solutions.
  • Technical consulting aptitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with team members, contributing to their success
  • Broad product knowledge integrated with technology understanding
  • Strong knowledge of security domains, including network security, application security, cloud security, data protection, identity and access management, cryptography, and secure coding practices.
  • Proficiency in enterprise architecture principles, frameworks (such as TOGAF), and architectural patterns for designing secure and scalable systems.
  • In-depth understanding of security regulations, standards, and frameworks (such as ISO 27001, NIST, PCI DSS) and their practical application Basic understanding of key vendor subscription models such as Cisco EA 3.0

Academic Qualifications and Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field of study (Computer Science, Information Technology, etc)
  • Vendor product, sales and technology certifications
  • Relevant certifications, such as CISSP, CISM, GIAC, or TOGAF, are highly desirable

Required Experience:

  • Seasoned professional technical experience within a large scale (preferably multi-national) technology services environment
  • Seasoned experience as a Security Technical Architect or a similar role, designing and implementing security architectures for complex systems and applications.
  • Seasoned experience in a professional technical role
  • Hands-on experience with security technologies and tools, such as firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, SIEM, vulnerability scanners, and secure coding analysis tools.
  • Experience in project management methodologies

Skills Summary

Accenture Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Ops Security Threat Analysis, Cloud Computing, Containerization, DevSecOps, Enterprise Architecture Framework, Infrastructure Deployment, Network Architecture, Palo Alto Networks Prisma Access Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), Risk Assessments, Risk Management Framework, Security Framework, Security Policies, Systems Architecture, Virtualization

What will make you a good fit for the role

Workplace type:

Hybrid Working

Equal Opportunity Employer

NTT is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a global culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to providing an environment free of unfair discrimination and harassment. We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, veteran status, or other protected category





Enterprise Architecture Framework
Risk Assessments
Palo Alto Networks Prisma Access Secure Access Service Edge (SASE)
Security Threat Analysis
Security Framework

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