IBM Security Consultant (IAM)

Orbital Resourcing Ltd
10 Oct 2018
19 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
IBM Security Consultant (IAM)

Location: Berkshire
Salary: 60k - 88k basic (dependent on experience) + pension, private medical and bonus

Our client are looking for an experienced IBM security specialist with excellent consulting skills and deep understanding of IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM) and associated products, who would be excited about cross training into IBM Secure Gateway and API-Connect technologies.

A successful candidate will have a deep understanding of developing solutions that include the IBM security products, problem solving, working in teams, and providing technical leadership to customers. They will have a developer background and have skills in installation, troubleshooting, developing code, and design.

Experience working in large corporate environments with strong change management controls, at least six years of experience performing Hardware, O/S, and Application maintenance for enterprise technologies related to security applications. IBM Certification in related products is a plus, Good communication (oral and written) skills, ability to integrate people and teams, strong knowledge of industry standards and techniques in development and testing.

You will be working as a senior technical specialist to support solution development, software deployment, and integration of security with other IBM and OpenSource products.

The Role

Delivering security related technical leadership and support to their customers and internal projects, this is a consulting role that requires around 70% travel.

The work is focused on design of security solutions, providing advice to customers, deployment, development of code to integrate with other products, and operational support of IBM Security Access Manager, WebSEAL, Identity Manager, DataPower Secure Gateway, and API management, as well as related infrastructure and processes, ensuring all are compliant with relevant security policies and standards.

Provide leadership and oversight on design and development of technology solutions.

Support design, development, and implementation of infrastructure solutions for business solutions.

Troubleshoot and resolve issues, and influence project personnel on a project by project basis.

Capable and willing to actively contribute to projects, internal initiatives, and support activities as needed.


You will have experience with most of the following:

• Supporting engagements with enablement of security infrastructure (design, build, test, document).
• Installing, upgrading, and configuring IBM security products (ISAM / ITAM)
• Single Sign On, various authentication mechanisms and authorization schemas.
• Administering security infrastructures, create objects, policies, junctions, tuning configuration
• Security standards, including SAML1.1, SAML2.0, OpenID Connect and OAuth v2 specifications
• Troubleshooting access issues in Web Application security and resolving federation challenges
• Ability to use protocol analysis, JavaScript, JAVA, JSON, PERL/CURL, XML, SOAP, WS-Security
• Knowledge of SUN LDAP, IBM Directory Server, WebSphere Application Server, IIS, IBM HTTP Server.
• Knowledge of Unix/Linux Environments, AIX, Solaris, RedHat.
• Knowledge of systems management tools and practices for application monitoring.

If you can demonstrate you have the required skills and experience for this role please forward me your CV along with your salary expectations

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