Previous Job
Senior Security Software Engineer
Ref No.: 18-03602
Location: Round Rock, Texas
Title: Senior Security Software Engineer
Location: Round Rock, TX
Duration: 9+ months with a possibility of extension or right to hire

If interested, please send your resume to

Job Description
Our client is looking for a senior software security architect experienced with a broad set of Windows software technologies in the personal computing space. In this role, you will be responsible for working closely with technologists, architects and software engineers to enforce security SDL best practices throughout the development of Windows applications and services.

Role Responsibilities
  • As a security subject matter expert (SME) the candidate will provide technical direction, oversight, and execution guidance for several ongoing and new projects.
  • Providing guidance to product teams relative to the application of the software development life cycle (SDLC) activities involving the use of security technologies related to the web applications, cloud computing products and services.
  • Conduct security reviews from high-level web application architecture to OS-level parameters and complex Azure interactions to meet security goals.
  • Develop security related modules and libraries to be used in .NET based applications (web and desktop).
  • Establish development practices for building secure applications from the ground-up.
  • Establish secure DevOps practices to ensure that security is considered and integrated in the build, test, and deploy cycle.
  • Potentially work with the Product Security Incident Response Team to provide assistance in the verification of security vulnerabilities and be available to coordinate with security researchers and product teams as needed.

Must Haves
  • Someone who is doing penetration testing on WIN, reviewing software and looking for security flaws with a software development background would be a good fit.
  • 12+ years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Strong C, C++, C# coding skills, with emphasis on writing scalable code for Windows, Web in .NET.
  • Deep technical and architectural knowledge of Microsoft Windows (Web and Desktop apps).
  • Knowledge of and experience with public cloud providers Azure and/or AWS architecture, tools and cloud methodologies.
  • Familiarity with security and encryption support across Azure services including storage, data, apps, automation, and communication
  • Deep understanding of multiple Authentication models including OAuth2, Certificate Authentication, and multi-factor authentication (MFA).
  • Solid understanding of data and information security practices.
  • Working knowledge of security tools: Fortify SCA, Coverity, Black Duck, Palamida, Splunk, etc.
  • Fundamental understanding of cryptographic concepts and applied cryptography.
  • Understanding of Threat Modeling and experience with DFD's and Threat Modeling tools.
  • Well versed in various types of exploits such as XSS, CSRF, Injection, Session Fixation, Buffer Overflows, OWASP Top Ten, etc.
  • Strong understanding of software development lifecycle, product development lifecycle, and Agile development methodologies.
  • Must have strong debugging and troubleshooting skills.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
  • CISSP, GIAC, CISA and/or CSSLP preferred.
  • Professional Solution/Developer Architect certification or equivalent either from Azure or AWS.

NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.