IBM Security Engineer in Austin, Texas
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Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM Global Chief 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 Solution 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 other cybersecurity engineers, architects across IBM CISO and business units to implement next generation security solutions. Successful candidates will be creative problem solvers with great attention to detail.
This role will:
Analyze requirements by evaluating business and technical needs and lead development 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
Lead engagement with external vendor or service provider to deploy to perform proof-of concept and lead deployment across global enterprise
Build working relationships with corporate technology and business teams
Participate actively in knowledge sharing activities like communities of practice, forums, conferences and/or other knowledge exchanges to improve security architecture/engineering practices
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Knowledge of security controls and security best practices
Knowledge of network based, system level, and application layer threats
Hands-on experience designing and deploying on-premise and cloud security solutions
Hands-on experience with popular SIEM such as QRadar
Hands-on experience with administering operating systems (e.g. Linux, Unix, Windows)
Knowledge of information security practices, tools and techniques
Independently research and learn new technologies to support security solution design
Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- 2 years hands-on experience managing common, enterprise grade IT and Security technologies from major vendors (IBM, Cisco, Juniper, Symantec, BlueCoat, Palo Alto, FireEye, HP, Microsoft, etc.)
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*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.
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