Security Specialist

London (Greater)
11 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
IBM Security is looking for experienced Security Specialists to support a variety of exciting projects across all industry sectors. The role calls for a proven record in the industry with experience in one or more areas of Security.

Engage with the biggest companies, go up against the most sophisticated security challenges and connect with creative minds. What makes security so exciting is that it's never static. Techniques that worked last year no longer work, which makes a role with IBM Security essential and fast paced.

IBM Security is focused on developing top talent and industry leading skills. IBM believes in career growth and flexibility. You'd expect that a company dedicated to helping others innovate would have some pretty innovative programs for its own employees. IBM does.

Candidates will be able to apply a consulting approach. Will use knowledge gained from previous roles, experiences and engagements, IBM's intellectual capital, knowledge of the market/industry, and own research to address clients security challenges.

Projects are based across the UK, often on client premises, so the ability and willingness to travel is an essential requirement.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Proven experience implementing security solutions in complex multi-technology environments
  • Delivering and maintaining two or more of the following Security Technologies - Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Firewalls, Intrusion Detection / Prevention, Anti Malware, Email Security, Web Content Filtering, DDoS Protection, Mobile Device Security, Endpoint Detection & Response, Patch Management
  • Knowledge of Information Security Management Principles
  • Strong appreciation of risk management
  • Ability to translate complex technical terms into business IT language
  • Ability to confidently interact with client

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
  • Has knowledge of security architectures based on recognized Security Frameworks (e.g. ISO 2700X, TOGAF, NIST Cyber Security Framework, ISF Standard, SABSA)
  • Has experience of implementation of Infrastructure, Application and Cloud solutions
  • Networking: TCP/IP, OSI, Switching, Routing, NAT, VPN, WAN, ACL
  • Good understanding of common L7 protocols: HTTP/S, SMTP, DNS, RPC, FTP, DCHP and others
  • Practical experience of Unix-like and Windows operating systems
  • A certification such as Security +, Cyber Essentials, or CISSP would be beneficial
  • Understanding of service management at ITIL Foundation level

EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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