IBM Global Security - Penetration Testing Associate Partner - X-Force Red in LONDON, United Kingdom

The Global Security Associate Partner will be part of X-Force Red Offensive Security, IBM’s elite security testing team. The primary duties include assisting in the sales process with potential or existing clients, and acting as a client’s primary technical contact for projects delivered by other consultants. Secondary duty is performing penetration tests against clients’ application and network assets. Engagements typically range from two to four weeks. It is critical that the AP be able to rapidly learn new technologies and processes with minimal assistance. There is a potential for 25% travel, including international travel. Travel depends on project requirements.Core Consulting:Effective communication and presentation skillsThe ability to lead large groups and be a primary facilitatorDemonstrated written skillsComfortable working in a project based / client serving modelAbility to lead and shape client expectationsHelp drive pursuits and engage in complex deals, matching outcomes to expectationsAbility to work easily with diverse and dynamic teamsAbility to work in a matrix management modelPreference for candidates with Secondary language skillsequired Technical / Professional Experience:Extensive penetration testing experienceExtensive consulting experienceExcellent experience of system administration, network administration, or programming experienceAbility to perform penetration tests against web applications plus at least one of the following: internal networks, wireless networks, mobile applications, thick-client applications, embedded applications, hardwareStrong understanding of networks, firewalls, protocols, routing, and security technologiesHistory of presenting at regional or major security conferencesHistory of published research, blog posts, or other publicationsEffective English writing skillsExperience coordinating security testing projects with multiple consultants.

Required Technical / Professional Experience:Extensive penetration testing experienceExtensive consulting experienceExcellent experience of system administration, network administration, or programming experienceAbility to perform penetration tests against web applications plus at least one of the following: internal networks, wireless networks, mobile applications, thick-client applications, embedded applications, hardwareStrong understanding of networks, firewalls, protocols, routing, and security technologiesHistory of presenting at regional or major security conferencesHistory of published research, blog posts, or other publicationsEffective English writing skillsExperience coordinating security testing projects with multiple consultants

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