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Network Infrastructure SME - CISO

Austin, TX 78701
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At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
The IBM CISO is tasked with keeping Information Technology secure within IBM. This is done through several capabilities such as Identify, Protect, Detect and Respond. Inevitably bad things will happen and from these we draw expertise that are funneled back through a Remediate action into the Identify, Protect, Detect, and Respond functions.

As a Network SME, you will be assigned to various projects stemming from the findings generated after an incident is concluded to identify the remediation opportunities that exist within the network domain of the IT universe. You will create and update technical documentation that spells out the deployment details required to implement these same recommendations. You will also participate in supporting the implementors of these remediation action items with your network expertise to ensure practitioners are able to follow them through to completion.

You will therefore be an integral part of a multidisciplinary team aimed at providing continuous improvement throughout the Enterprise, against specific and measurable goals. It is expected that the assets that you create and adapt to specific conditions during the course of your job will be reused.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • 5+ years of experience in implementing and supporting new technologies and understanding of associated business implications
  • Ability to read and create technical drafts, network diagrams and topologies
  • Ability to interface with specialists in other areas to execute a cohesive strategy
  • Ability to lead specialists in same area to execute a cohesive strategy
  • Extensive knowledge of TCP/IP protocol stack operations
  • Extensive knowledge of LAN technologies like VLANs, STP, EtherChannels, Fabric Path etc
  • Very good understanding of L3 routing operations
  • Very good understanding of load balancing solutions and L4 routing operations
  • Must be conversant of network security solutions (Firewalls, VPN gateways, and Proxies)
  • Knowledge of Network implementations in operating systems, (UN*X, Windows, etc) hypervisors (VMWare, Hyper-V, etc), as well containers (Docker, K8S, WPAR, etc) with respect to security
  • Must be proficient with network monitoring tools and strategies

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Experience with Software Defined Networking solutions is highly desirable
  • Experience with Dev/Ops CI/CD pipeline implementations is desirable
  • Cloud experience is highly desirable

About Business Unit
IBM Corporate Headquarters (CHQ) team represents a variety of functions such as marketing, finance, legal, operations, HR, and more, all working together to solve some of the world's most complex problems, help our clients achieve success and build collaborative work environments for IBMers.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

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

Being You @ IBM
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: 2019-11-08 Expires: 2019-12-08

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