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Technical Cybersecurity Specialist

Company: IBM
Location: Apex
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Introduction Information and Data are some of the most important organizational assets in today's businesses. As a Security Consultant, you will be a key advisor for IBM's clients, analyzing business requirements to design and implement the best security solutions for their needs. You will apply your technical skills to find the balance between enabling and securing the client's organization with the cognitive solutions that are making IBM the fastest growing enterprise security business in the world. Your Role and Responsibilities Required locations: North Castle/Armonk NY (preferred), Herndon VA, RTP NC, Dallas/Austin Texas Our team Our team is part of Enterprise & Technology Services and the office of the IBM Chief Information Security Office (CISO), responsible for protecting digital assets in the enterprise, by proactively identifying risks, deploying modern technologies to protect the enterprise, continuously monitoring for active threats, and responding rapidly. Our team has highly motivated, innovative, and out-of-the box thinkers to continuously improve the security posture in an ever-changing environment. Your Job We are looking for an individual who can balance technical risks against business risks and consistently drive for the right results, and has the passion for cybersecurity education and improving the cyber IQ of employees. This individual will have deep experience in building cyber security education content including our Annual Cyber security education, role-based education, customized education for cyber security policies, phishing campaigns. The successful candidate will have a strong mix of cyber security knowledge, communication / training, project management, agile methodologies, vendor management, and leadership skills. Knowledge of Java and HTML is a plus but not mandatory. Your responsibilities Develop new initiatives to reduce human risk in Cybersecurity such as Phishing Campaigns, Phishing Consequence Management, analytics to understand the trends and learning paths to improve Cyber IQ of employees Develop customized education contents and promote through various channels (i.e., monthly awareness campaigns, annual education, and cyber security awareness month) Drive Phishing campaigns and implement consequence management Perform POC for new vendors and make recommendations Support annual education, role-based education and other initiatives Align company standards, frameworks, and security with overall business and technology strategy Drive agile and scrum meetings based on project needs Develop analytics and trends around phishing campaigns to reduce susceptibility rate Identify and communicate current and emerging security threats Strong leadership, project, and team-building skills, including the ability to lead teams and drive projects and initiatives Exceptional communication skills with diverse audiences Strong critical thinking, analytical skills and empathy Communicate with senior executive leaders Business Awareness: You have an understanding about the business that you're trying to secure. For example, working knowledge of cloud technologies, the ability to describe what the security concerns and impact might be for an organization looking to move from on-premises compute to public cloud. Distributed Systems / Software Design: Understand the compromises that teams make every day in order to make things work. Security Architects should have strong opinions about the right way to build solutions. Required Technical and Professional Expertise B.S degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Computer Security, Information Systems 5 or more years of experience as Security Specialist Experience in Education and content development Experience with vendors including conducting Proof of Concepts (POCs) with vendors, and in managing vendors Experience with Agile design and Project Management methodologies Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise Experience with Python, Java Script and HTML a plus, not mandatory Experience with IBM Cloud, OpenStack, AWS, or similar proprietary cloud environments a plus About Business Unit IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world's most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing. This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date, where legally permissible. Proof of vaccination status will be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical, pregnancy or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law. Your Life @ IBM Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities. Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change - to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone. It's time to define your career. About IBM IBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world. Location Statement IBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to: --12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19. --World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals. --Well-being programs to support mental and physical health. --Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.). --Select educational reimbursement opportunities. --Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe. --Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities. --Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law. IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship. 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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Keywords: IBM, Cary , Technical Cybersecurity Specialist, IT / Software / Systems , Apex, North Carolina

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