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IBM Kubernetes Security Lead

Winchester, England SO21 2
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IBM are looking for a Security Focal to join our IKS team and help us enhance the security of our public cloud platform.
The successful candidate must have a strong technical background and a passion for cloud security.
In this role you will own and manage the security controls that protect our IKS service and deliver audit success.
Consulting with engineering teams, you will be responsible for improving our security posture, controls, operations and processes
The role is varied, combining various security aspects including security analytics, consultancy, engineering and risk assessment.
You will be working with executives, management, technical leaders, SRE (operations) and engineers, external auditors, and occasionally, directly with our customers.
Typical responsibilities include:
- Ensuring that service processes and tools correctly implement corporate security and audit requirements
- Security design reviews
- Prioritising security compliance improvements and issues
- Proactively working with internal compliance, development and SRE (operations) squads to ensure audit requirements are satisfied
- Participation in audits to describe and demonstrate security controls to external auditors

Key skills:
- Good understanding of IT security. This might be demonstrated through a combination of experience and certifications such as CISSP or technical penetration testing certifications like OSCP or EC Council CEH.
- Good technical understanding of Linux and security best practices for Linux. Knowledge of CIS Benchmarks would be particularly useful.
- Security risk assessment: understanding how technical security risks could impact the business, assessing mitigations and documenting risks for management review
- Ability to communicate clearly at different levels with engineers, management, auditors and customers
- Ability to prioritise work and negotiate deadlines with stakeholders
- Highly organised: able to manage multiple work streams and track due dates for large numbers of deliverables concurrently

The following would be useful, but not essential:
- Experience of audits and security controls for ISO 27001, SSAE SOC 2, PCI DSS and HIPAA
- Knowledge of Kubernetes, especially security features such as authentication, RBAC, network policies and pod security policies
- Experience managing Nessus or similar vulnerability scans
- Software development in golang or Python

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For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-10-18 Expires: 2019-11-17

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