IBM Security Manager in MULHUDDART, Ireland

Security ManagerOverviewWe have a very exciting opportunity for a Security Manager within the Watson Health Division in IBM. Having built and delivered our Watson Care Manager product earlier this year, establishing our presence on the Cloud, we need a Manager with proven security expertise to lead security activities within the Watson Care Manager organisation. We need a person who can provide leadership, set the strategy, goals and direction for the security to support the business which is in a very exciting phase of its evolution. Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide day to day project and technical direction for a team of security architects defining project plans and targets the team will focus on for a defined period.

  • Work with Product Management to assist in product development, selection and technical evaluations.

  • Perform and assist in evaluation / assessments of new or updated technology components across our system landscape.

  • Adhere to and evangelise technology standards across all areas of the business evolving process to manage latest security policies and vulnerabilities.

  • Own security throughout Product Lifecycle Management, i.e. assessing risks, identify how to fully support updated hosted technologies etc.

  • Work with and assist the Security Operations and engineering teams with security throughout the development lifecycle including triage of issues found and education on how to resolve

  • Assess impact of product changes on support, services and infrastructure

  • Act as an escalation point for design, implementation and operational queries

  • Work with the broader security community both inside and outside of IBM to ensure that the product and development process meets current best practices

  • Understand and communicate the implications and requirements of running the product suite in a secure and regulated environment

  • Work with Sales and Services to communicate the security and privacy policies to Customers


  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information System, Computer Science, or technical area with focus on security.

  • Significant experience designing, implementing security solutions and managing people.

  • In depth experience with Security platforms such as Firewalls, IPS and DDOS.

  • CISSP, SANS GIAC, OSCP, or other industry certifications are highly desirable.

  • Excellent ability to identify threats and vulnerabilities in a system, model exploits, and design mitigations.

  • Experience working with Security Standards such as ISO27001 & HIPAA of value.

  • Significant experience of Infrastructure and application Security Testing.

  • Excellent Troubleshooting and Analytical skills.

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