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Security Specialist (Application Architect) - Cloud

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As anIBM Application Architect, you directlyhelp clients transformtheir businessandsolve complex problems. You will define the scope and vision for projects that deliver customized solutions using your knowledge of IBM platforms. You are a technical leader, serving as a liaison among business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders.

Your Role and Responsibilities
For two years in a row, IBM has been named a leader in the IDC MarketScape on Cloud Professional Services. Businesses across the U.S. recently ranked IBM as the number one cloud computing provider. Clients around the world are using IBM cloud centers spread across every major market to help them adopt cloud for growth and innovation.

IBM's value to clients includes IBM's business consulting division, which brings expertise in aligning technology strategies with business strategies to enable innovation, acceleration, and value realization through client solutions and services. Cybersecurity is one of the most critical issues of our generation. No other company has the powerful combination of talent, industry-leading security technology, global reach and cognitive capabilities, powered by Watson, to combat the cybersecurity threats.

We are seeking individuals with a passion for transforming clients into a better future and that possess a blend of general business and technology strategy skills. In this role, the Security Specialist Consultant will design, develop and integrate solutions using best practice technologies, tools, techniques and products to defend against web-based or electronic attacks, and protect complex networks and applications targeted at our critical clients. Projects you could be working on relate to Cloud management services, Internet of Things, Mobile development and testing, and enterprise application development and maintenance. This individual may also work as the initial contact in a cross IBM brand opportunity, so they will need to build and manage relationships and have the ability to represent IBM's broad technology strategy capabilities.

Responsibilities include the following:
  • Focus on application security and secure engineering capabilities, tools and processes
  • Provide application security consulting to the squad and internal development teams on topics such as integration, remediation, testing, etc.
  • Contribute to the day-to-day development, implementation, monitoring and operational support of managed solutions and service provider relationships
  • Engage in information security projects that evaluate existing security services and propose modifications and additional services and capabilities to meet any gaps identified
  • Resolve or escalate issues impacting security services and service adoption
  • Proactively identify areas for improvement and develop plans to address
  • Assist in the creation of metrics for measuring service success and business value
  • Assisting the development of Strategy and Solutions for Business Transformation through Cloud, DevOps, and Lean Startup practices
  • Envisioning of future cloud trends, cloud technology solutions, and impact on business value realization
  • Anticipating client business and technology needs and objectives
  • Building relationships with business leaders internally as well as externally
  • Leading external engagement of team through conferences and seminars
  • This position may require significant global travel.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • 5+ years of security experience with particular focus on application security, web application security and secure engineering. Areas such as OWASP Top 10, CWE/SANS Top 25, NIST, CERT, secure SDLC, threat modeling, etc.
  • 5+ years of experience with Internet and web technologies and associated security technology. Areas such as HTTP, TLS, DNS, REST, TCP/IP, WAF, SAST, DAST, etc.
  • At least 5 years of experience in designing and delivering technology transformation, security or Cloud projects and successfully leading consultative-based selling of technology transformation or Cloud projects
  • At least 5 years of experience building relationships with senior leaders (CxO), developing project plans
  • At least 3 years of experience in a minimum of 2 major industry segments
  • 3+ years Linux/UNIX experience, development or scripting experience
  • At least 2 years experience with cloud computing technologies, such as software, infrastructure and platform-as-a-service, containers and serverless

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Familiar with NoSQL and relational databases
  • Familiar with SCM tools (git), CI/CD tools (Travis, Jenkins, etc.), CM tools (Puppet, Chef, etc.), testing tools and similar
  • Experience working on Agile teams
  • At least 3 years experience in one or more of the following security domains:
Security Intelligence & Operations Consulting (SIOC); Data Security; Identity & Access Management, Infrastructure and Endpoint Security (IES), and/or Security Strategy Risk and Compliance (SSRC).Knowledge in Network Design and Security, Web or Custom Application Development, Mobile Development, Software Engineering, Identity and Authentication Technology.
  • At least 2 year experience in Management Consulting and Systems Integration and/or Managed Security Services
  • Experience working in at least 2 different major geographic areas
  • Fluent in a language in addition to English

About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

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: 2019-12-26 Expires: 2020-01-25

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