IBM Security Intelligence & Operations Consulting (SIOC) - Consultant in New York, New York

Cybersecurity is one of the most critical issues of our generation. No other company has the powerful combination of talent, industry-leading security technology, global reach and cognitive capabilities, powered by Watson, to combat the cybersecurity threats. Within IBM’s North America Security Service practice, we are constantly seeking security skills that can further enhance the depth and expertise needed by the marketplace. We have exciting opportunities in IBM’s Security Services business unit.IBM Security Services has opportunities for consultants in the North American Security Intelligence & Operations Consulting (SIOC) practice who will be advisors and pragmatic management consultants that can speak to the security landscape with senior members of a client management or executive teams. The consultant should have in-depth of knowledge and experience in one of the core SIOC domains: SOC governance, organization design, operations management, incident investigation and response process and procedures, and should also be able to speak to the breadth of the landscape as well. The consultants will provide subject matter expertise in the form of workshops, and consulting engagements, which assess a client’s security capabilities, which could be in the policy, process, technology or organizational areas, identify gaps and recommend cost effective best practices to reduce client risk and increase their handle on security risk.

Core Consulting:

  • Effective writing, communication and presentation skills

  • The ability to lead large groups and be a primary facilitator

  • Comfortable working in a project based / client serving model

  • Ability to lead and shape client expectations

  • Help drive pursuits and engage in complex deals, matching outcomes to expectations

  • Ability to work easily with diverse and dynamic teams

  • Ability to work in a matrix management model

  • Must be willing to travel 50% -75% or as needed by client(s).

SIOC Domain Skills:

  • Depth of knowledge in one or more of the core SIOC domains: SOC governance, organization design, operations management, incident investigation and response process and procedures

  • Depth of knowledge in contemporary and legacy security technologies used within the SIOC domain (e.g. SIEM, ticketing and workflow orchestration, Threat-Intelligence Platforms, active defense)

  • Knowledge in and current knowledge of security threat intelligence and recent attack vectors

  • Knowledge in and an understanding or proficiency in information security and compliance regulations (PCI, SOX, HIPPA, NERC)

  • Knowledge in and understanding of Information Security regulations, frameworks and leading practices (such as ISO, COBIT, SANS, NIST)

The successful consultant will be an internal advisor to other IBM consultants and client teams. The consultant will assist in pre-sales, sales, closure, and then organizing the delivery of security consulting services with local teams.

  • At least 3 years of experience in management consulting and systems integration or Managed Security Services in a top tier professional services firm

  • At least 3 years experience working in projects in one of the core SIOC domains: SOC governance, organization design, operations management, incident investigation and response process and procedures

  • Experience working across diverse teams to facilitate solutions

  • Experience working with Security practitioners

  • Must be willing to travel 50% -75% or as needed by client(s).

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.