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Security Specialist
Ref No.: 18-46577
Location: RTP, North Carolina
Start Date / End Date: 09/03/2018 to 11/01/2018

Job Title: Software Developer

Location: RTP, NC

Duration: 12+ Months


Are you looking to bridge your development experience into the fascinating world of Cybersecurity?

· The Client CISO (Chief Information Security Organization) is seeking a highly self-motivated solutions engineer with a great mix of development, IT skills, and security expertise to join the Client CISO Vulnerability Management team. The Cybersecurity Solutions Engineer will be part of a fast-paced Agile team responsible for integrating, developing, and implementing next generation vulnerability management solutions used across the client. Strong technical coding skills and software integration experience is required. Prior experience with Vulnerability Management Tools such as ServiceNow, IBM PSIRT BPM, Qualys, Tenable, Rapid 7 + full SDLC & integration with other systems is strongly desired. Successful candidates will be creative problem solvers and possess strong collaborating skills to team across Client CIO and Business Units. This role is a part of an exciting fast paced corporate security team. Security is one of IBM's critical pillars and the position offers great visibility.


· Analyze requirements by evaluating business needs and technical feasibility to develop deliverables

· Design, develop, and implement Vulnerability Management solutions with security considerations

· Develop Web applications to support VM dash boarding and reporting

· Maintain VM solutions by monitoring errors/stoppages, troubleshooting, correcting, making adjustments

· Resolve end-user problems by answering questions and requests

· Pilot and test new security solutions to evaluate and recommend for large-scale deployment

· Accept ownership of tasks and independently drive to completion and seek guidance as needed

· Research information security trends, standards and practices to enhance security solutions

· Participate actively in knowledge sharing activities to improve security engineering practices

Basic Qualifications:

· Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent

· Prior experience in vulnerability management and cloud, mobile, or application security

· Possess a high level of technical expertise and experience in software programming

· 5+ years' experience in design, development, and operations of security technologies and solutions

· 3+ years' experience with ServiceNow + full SDLC & integration with other systems is strongly desired

· 3+ years' experience with SaaS development and deployment (BlueMix, DevOps Tool Chain)

· 2+ years' experience with common enterprise grade IT and Security technologies from major vendors (IBM, Cisco, Juniper, Symantec, BlueCoat, Palo Alto, FireEye, Client, Microsoft, etc.)

· 2+ years' experience with OS (Linux, Unix, Windows) and Windows Services (Active Directory, LDAP, etc)

· Experience performing evaluation and selection of security technologies, components, and applications

· Experience performing assurance of deployment architectures

· Strong business and technical design and documentation skills

· Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills and problem solving

· Demonstrated ability to work independently in cross-matrix environment

· Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is preferred


PREFERRED SKILLS (1-5, 5 is highest):

· Software programming (Java/JEE/Python/Perl) 5

· Web UI development (HTML/CSS/JavaScript) 4

· Databases: DB2, Postgres, MySQL, NoSQL, DDL/SQL, health, backups, tuning 4

· Vulnerability Management Tools: ServiceNow, IBM PSIRT BPM, Qualys, Tenable, Rapid7 4

· Vulnerability Scanning (Nessus, Security Center, AppScan) 3

· RESTful web service 3

· Knowledge of IT security best practices, standards, techniques 3

· Knowledge of industry security frameworks (ISO2700x, NIST, HIPAA, Cloud Security) 3

· Agile and DevOps methodologies 3