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Security Intelligence & Operations Consulting (SIOC) – Consultant


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
In this role, you will partner with other IBM consultants from other IBM practices to deliver the best possible solution to our clients as well as assisting and delivering our Security Intelligence and Operations Consulting (SIOC) services to our clients.
Consulting Skills:

  • Ability to work easily with diverse and dynamic teams
  • Ability to work in a matrix management model
  • Ability to manage multiple client engagements or projects
  • Ability to lead and deliver a project based on different project methodologies
  • Effective writing, communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to lead groups as a facilitator
  • Ability to shape client expectations
  • Ability to apply complex concepts to new situations and client needs, following limited guidance from other team members.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Italian and English Fluent (written and verbal)
  • At least 3 years of experience in management consulting and systems integration or Managed Security Services with knowledge of SIEM technologies, ticketing and workflow orchestration, Threat-Intelligence Platforms, active defense, Cyber UseCase development, etc.)
  • At least 3 years experience working in projects in one of the core SIOC domains: SOC governance, SOC organization design, SOC operations management, security incident investigation and security incident response process and procedures
  • Current knowledge of security threat intelligence and recent attack vectors
  • Good understanding or proficiency in information security and compliance regulations (PCI, SOX, HIPAA, NERC)
  • Good knowledge or understanding of Information Security regulations, frameworks, and leading practices (such as MITRE, NIST, ISO, COBIT, SANS, etc.)

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Demonstrated experience with SIEM. IBM QRadar is preferred.
  • Recommended: Working towards Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or other Security Management Certifications (ISSMP; CRISC; CISM; etc)
  • Degree with focus in Cybersecurity or technical equivalent

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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