IBM Data Security Encryption SME in Austin, Texas

Job Description

The Data Security Consultant will be a key performer and critical team member in delivering and leading IBM Data Security projects across some of the most exciting clients in North America. The candidate will help develop long term Data Security strategies that develop a vision for clients over 3-5 year horizons. You will be integral in implementing and establishing supporting security programs around Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Database Activity Monitoring, Tokenization/Encryption, Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB), and data discovery technologies. You will help drive a data-centric protection agenda for clients that is tool agnostic, bringing the best that IBM and its strategic partners have to offer around Data Security to clients.

Core Consulting:

  • Effective writing, communication and presentation skills

  • The ability to work easily with diverse and dynamic teams

  • Comfortable working in a project based / client serving model with minimal oversight and direction

  • Self starter mentality

  • Ability to absorb professional knowledge quickly and develop skills

  • Must be able to draw upon professional concepts to collaborate with others to carry out assigned duties

  • Ability to work in a matrix management model

  • Challenge the validity of given procedures and processes with the intent to enhance and improve

  • Demonstrated analytical skills

Data Security Skills:

  • Understanding of concepts involving Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Encryption/Tokenization, Database Activity Monitoring technologies for clients to help address risk and to enhance our clients’ security posture.

  • Will have the ability to help architect solutions for customers.

  • Ability to work with clients to understand requirements and problem-sets and design solutions to address their Data Security needs.

  • Willingness to learn new technology and explore the Data Security product space and assess technology from vendors.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 4 years of experience working with consulting and systems integration methods

  • At least 2 years of experience working in projects related to data security

  • At least 2 years of experience designing and implementing data security encryption technologies

  • Expert level knowledge of Linux / Unix administration

  • Experience with diagnosing, troubleshooting, and remediating Linux / Unix based appliances

  • Experience performing typical maintenance of applications such as product updates, hardware refreshes, patching, etc.

  • Basic knowledge of encryption key management concepts

  • Basic knowledge of security industry regulations/standards (Payment Card Industry (PCI DSS), HIPAA, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)) and compliance frameworks (ISO 27002,NIST, Cobit)

  • Willingness to travel 50-75% in North America, depending on client requirements

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 5 years of experience working with consulting and systems integration methods

  • At least 3 years of experience working in projects related to data security

  • At least 3 years of experience managing large-scale technology deployment projects

  • At least 3 years of experience in information security consulting (providing professional services consulting for end clients)

  • At least 2 years of management consulting experience (e.g. Big 4)

  • Experience in database security (Oracle, MySQL, Sybase, DB2)

  • Experience in Data Loss Prevention

  • Possesses hands-on familiarity with the Voltage SecureData product, RSA Data Protection Manager, Vormetric, and/or Gemalto

  • Certified in CISSP or equivalent certification

EO Statement

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.