Hi there, by default, a Mac can read an NTFS formatted drive without a hitch. If your job drive doesn't mount on your MBP, you can check if the connection is well or force-mount this drive in Disk Utility.
As for the NTFS drive editing on a Mac, you need an NTFS for Mac to accomplish. iBoysoft NTFS for Mac mounts your hard drive in read-and-write mode automatically once it is connected to your device. Rest assured to use this utility and then you can read and write an NTFS formatted drive on macOS devices smoothly.