Associate Information Security Analyst

IND, GDC India, DC4, Vikhroli, Mumbai - West


NTT DATA helps clients transform through consulting, industry solutions, business process services, IT modernization and managed services.

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The role of Associate Information Security Services Analyst is an entry level role within the Information Security Services Analysis job family. Working under the supervision of a manager or more experienced team member, this role as the responsibility to support with the design and implementation of security systems to protect NTT's computer networks from cyber-attacks, and to help set and maintain security standards. This role assists with monitoring NTT’s computer networks for security issues, installs security software, and documents any security issues or breaches found. This role is responsible for supporting with the planning, implementation, and management of information security measures to safeguard NTT's digital assets and systems. This role contributes to maintaining a secure and compliant environment. This role works under the supervision of a more experienced member of the team.

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Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assists with monitoring security alerts and events from various sources
  • Assists with investigating potential threats, and escalates incidents as necessary.
  • Assists in the implementation and monitoring of security controls, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and access controls.
  • Assists with performing regular vulnerability assessments, analyses scan results, and assists in prioritising and remediating identified vulnerabilities.
  • Supports the incident response team in investigating security incidents, documenting findings, and participating in remediation efforts.
  • Assists in ensuring compliance with industry standards (e.g., GDPR, ISO 27001) by conducting assessments and implementing necessary controls.
  • Installs security measures and operates software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programmes
  • Documents security breaches and assess the damage they cause
  • Works with the security team to perform tests and uncover network vulnerabilities
  • Fixes detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard
  • Develops organisational best practices for IT security
  • Supports with penetration testing
  • Upgrades systems to unable security software
  • Installs and upgrades antivirus software
  • Tests and evaluates new technology
  • Assists with the installation of security software and understands information security management
  • Researches security enhancements and makes recommendations to management
  • Stays abreast of information technology trends and security standards
  • Contributes to security awareness initiatives by creating training materials, conducting workshops, and educating employees about best security practices.
  • Maintains accurate records of security incidents, assessments, and actions taken for reporting and audit purposes.
  • Assists in the management and maintenance of security tools, including antivirus software, encryption tools, and security information and event management (SIEM) systems.
  • Participates in risk assessments to identify potential security threats, vulnerabilities, and associated risks to the organisation.
  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams, IT, and other teams to ensure security measures are integrated into the organisation's processes and projects.

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Work is reviewed periodically based on a set of defined procedures or precedence
  • Normally receives general instruction on work and new assignments
  • Learns to use professional concepts.
  • Good communication skills to effectively convey technical information to non-technical stakeholders
  • Good analytical thinking and problem-solving skills to prevent hacking on a network
  • Ability to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities and explain how to avoid them
  • Understand firewalls, proxies, SIEM, antivirus, and IDPS concepts
  • Understand patch management with the ability to deploy patches in a timely manner whilst understanding business impact
  • Proficient with MAC and OS
  • Familiarity with security frameworks, standards, and regulations (e.g., NIST, CIS, GDPR)
  • Basic understanding of network and system architecture, protocols, and security controls
  • Good analytical skills to analyse security incidents and assess potential risks
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment

Academic Qualifications and Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in information security, cybersecurity, computer science, or related
  • Security certifications such as CompTIA Security+, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) are advantageous

Required Experience:

  • Entry level demonstrated experience in information security or cybersecurity, or related roles
  • Entry level demonstrated experience working in a global IT organisation
  • Entry level demonstrated experience with computer network penetration testing and techniques
  • Entry level demonstrated experience with security assessment and vulnerability scanning tools

Skills Summary

Communication, Incident Response, Relationship Building, Security Awareness, Security Controls

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

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Tags: Antivirus CISM CISSP Compliance CompTIA Computer Science Encryption Firewalls GDPR Incident response Intrusion detection ISO 27001 Monitoring NIST Pentesting Risk assessment Security assessment SIEM Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Team events

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: India
Job stats:  21  5  0
Category: Analyst Jobs

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