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Cyber security Solutions Engineer
Ref No.: 17-00255
Location: Austin, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 07/18/2017
Cybersecurity Solutions Engineer
Job Description
IBM's global Corporate Information Security Office (CISO) is looking for an engineer with a great
mix of IT skills and information security knowledge to join our team. The Cybersecurity
Solutions Engineer is responsible for the successful implementation, hardening, and operation
of production and test systems supporting security solutions during the proof of concept and
early production phases. They will work within a fast-paced, Agile program environment
collaborating with cybersecurity architects and technology teams across IBM CISO, CIO and
business units to implement next generation security solutions. Prior experience working with
security/audit/compliance teams is desirable. Successful candidates will be creative problem
solvers with great attention to detail.
This role will:
- Analyze requirements by evaluating business needs and technical requirements and develops
them into a finished working deliverable
- Research information security trends, standards and practices to identify needs for enhancing
security solutions
- Participate in projects to pilot /proof-of-concept / test new security solutions in limited
deployment to evaluate and recommend for large-scale deployment
- Identify security considerations for design and deployment of new applications & solutions
across the corporate enterprise
- Accept ownership of tasks, is able to independently drive to completion and seek guidance of
more senior team members as needed
- Participate actively in knowledge sharing activities like communities of practice, forums,
conferences and/or other knowledge exchanges to improve security architect/engineering
practices
- Have knowledge of security requirements related to regulations/standards such as ISO27001,
PCI-DSS, SOX, FFIEC, HIPAA, privacy laws, etc..
- Have experience using Agile / DevOps within project or development teams
The following certifications are ideal
CISSP, SANS GIAC, Networking (CCNA), Operating Systems (e.g. Red Hat, Microsoft
MCSA), SANS GIAC ( e.g. GCIA, GCIH, GPEN), DoDD 8140
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
*Hands-on experience with SIEM platforms (e.g. QRadar, Splunk, LogRhythm)
*Experience with TCP/IP networking (e.g. subnetting, routing, vlans, etc), network
services/protocols (e.g. smtp, ntp, ssh, sftp, http, etc)
*Hands-on experience with administering operating systems (e.g. Linux, Unix, Windows) and
Windows Services (e.g. Active Directory, LDAP, etc)
* Experience with software development using languages (e.g. Python, Perl, JavaScript, Java)
* Knowledge of information security practices, tools and techniques
* Independently research and learn new technologies to support security solution design
*Excellent written, verbal and presentation communications skills
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
'*At least 2 years hands-on experience managing common, enterprise grade IT and Security
technologies from major vendors (IBM, Cisco, Juniper, Symantec, BlueCoat, Palo Alto, FireEye,
Client, Microsoft, etc.)
*At least 2 years hands-on with TCP/IP networking, network services/protocols (e.g. ssh, syslog,
tls, etc...)
*At least 2 years hands-on experience with Operating Systems (e.g. Linux, Unix, Windows) and
Windows Services (e.g. Active Directory, LDAP, etc)
*At least 2 years hands-on experience with common, enterprise grade IT and Security
technologies from major vendors (IBM, Cisco, Juniper, Symantec, BlueCoat, Palo Alto, FireEye,
Client, Microsoft, etc.)
*Prior experience in one or more of the following: cloud security, mobile device security,
application security, security operations, incident response