IBM Watson Cloud - North America - Cloud Network Security Architect in Raleigh, North Carolina

Are you passionate about technology? Do you love building new things? Do you want to develop the future of IBM's Cloud offerings? If you answered YES, then we have the right opportunity for you! We are currently seeking a Cloud Network Security Architect to join our Information Security and Compliance team in IBM Cloud Lab, Austin TX. In this role, you are responsible for the design of Genesis Cloud technical security architecture, advises on Genesis global technical Cloud Security architecture and provides technical input across all IT service portfolios.

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional, (SANS/GIAC GCIA, CISSP)

  • Working knowledge of industry security frameworks (e.g. ISO2700x, NIST, HIPAA, and Cloud Security Alliance)

  • Reviews to ensure use of best practices and in compliance with security framework like ISO2700x, PCI, HIPAA, NIST, CSA.

  • SME programming and Scripting skills in GO, Python, Java

  • Identifies security requirements by researching and analyzing needs, the Genesis’s objectives and organizational capabilities.

  • Design of integration and deployment architectures for security in Networks, Infrastructure, Middleware, Applications and depending on the area of work, the Security Architect may perform evaluation and selection of the components, design of hardware, software, process and service components of the solution, assurance of deployment architectures, and guide secure engineering practices in development.

  • Independent development of written technical designs and solutions that respond to Genesis Information Security and Privacy policies, standards and documented requirements

  • Forecasts and estimates various performance, capacity and operational thresholds based on vendor data, research and development, and testing / piloting to ensure the ability to meet the established service level

  • Collaborates with the Genesis Information Security and compliance team to develop Genesis global Cloud security architecture and maturity standards. Monitors and reports on adherence and recommends improvements.

  • Assists the Genesis Information Security and compliance team in performance of gap analysis to identify architectural risks in the enterprise and provides recommendations for remediation

  • Works with the Genesis Information Security and Compliance team, and others, to develop roadmaps for the next generation Cloud security technology solutions for assigned portfolio’s and develops plans, methodologies and timelines to get there

This position can be located in Austin, TX or Littleton, MA


  • 10+ Years’ experience in the design and operation of Information Security and Cloud Security architecture

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.