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Security Architect


Introduction At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to

At IBM, work is more than a job – it’s a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you’ve never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
As a Security Architect, you will help client IT and business executives design and implement security architectures both ‘for cloud’ and ‘in cloud’ which will include the adoption of any native cloud security controls and non-native cloud security integrations, covering the full range of cloud service models within hybrid/multi-cloud environments including IBMs own extended portfolio of hybrid cloud security offerings such as “Adaptive Cloud Security”.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Proven ability to design and implement secure cloud architectures that meet client business requirements, whilst delivering value, and incorporate appropriate and sustainable security controls based on cloud native security services as well as traditional approaches.
  • Detailed knowledge of the cloud delivery, security and deployment models for IaaS, PaaS, CaaS offerings provided by at least one of IBM Bluemix, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud platforms.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Working knowledge of key cloud security standards eg NIST, CIS, NCSC, ISO.

  • Technical knowledge in three or more domains in cloud services context – Routing, Firewall policy, Anti-DDoS, Web Application Firewall, Intrusion Prevention Systems, Security Information and Event Management, Threat and Vulnerability Management, Identity and authentication, virtualisation, DevSecOps, micro services architecture.
  • Has experience creating cloud solutions in two or more Security Technologies including but not limited to Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Anti Malware, Email Security, Web Content Filtering, DDoS Protection, Endpoint Detection & Response, Patch Management, Deceptive Technologies, Data Loss Protection

About Business UnitIBM’s Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM’s Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments—with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.

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It’s time to define your career.

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