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
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
Security Consultants are the front line of the Security Services delivery organization working to understand and solve client cyber security challenges. In this role, you will act as a trusted advisor, applying consulting methodologies and industry knowledge to provide solutions across all aspects of people, process and technology. These engagements encompass the full end to end cycle, from initial client engagement, through assessment, solution design and implementation, to longer term engagement in an advisory capacity.
Security Consultants also work collaboratively with our wider security specialist teams, using a range of technologies, industry standards, such as ISO27001 and NIST, IBM partners and IBM’s own varied security product portfolio to deliver the capabilities of the wider IBM to best solve problems in an ever-changing industry.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- Interest and a strong desire to learn continuously about Cyber Security across a range of domains
- Ability to apply and adapt security knowledge across a range of client needs
- A collaborative working style
- Perseverance and determination to deliver
- Strong communication and presentation skills
- Ability to explain complex problems in simple terms
- Apply problem solving techniques
- Apply knowledge/ability to influence through expertise
- To be a self-starter and happy to reach out when you need help
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- Demonstrate accountability
- Apply business acumen
- Use analytical thinking
- Establish relationships & understand business goals
- Demonstrate persuasive & compelling storytelling
Ideally you will hold a level of security clearance, if not, you will be willing to undergo the UK clearance process, for this criteria you will need to be a British UK National with at least 5 years worth of residency
About Business Unit
The Client Innovation Centre (CIC) is an innovative and exciting part of IBM. A fast-paced and dynamic business built to deliver high-value technical services to world renowned clients. All of our employees work in a consultancy environment on a variety of exciting projects across a range of sectors. Every project has its own unique working environment – this enables our employees to build their experience, skillset and network. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems?
Your Life @ IBM
Your Life @ IBM :
We are proud of our training and development opportunities. As part of the Client Innovation Centre (CIC), you will be welcome to undertake a multitude of training courses with an extensive range of classroom, e-learning, interactive and video courses. With our support, you will have the opportunity to acquire industry recognised qualifications, gain valuable experience with globally renowned companies and work with industry leading technologies. This will enable you to grow within our business which we support via promotion and progression opportunities.
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IBM wants you to bring your whole self to work and for you this might mean the ability to work flexibly. If you are interested in a flexible working pattern, please talk to our recruitment team to find out if this is possible in the current working environment.
Being You @ IBM
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