IBM Security Intelligence & Operations Consulting (SIOC) - Consultant in Austin, Texas

Job Description

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 to help with Security Operation Center (SOC) build, maintaining process and procedure run books, documentation and other SIOC consulting deliverables.

The consultant should have 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.

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

  • 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

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

SIOC Domain Skills:

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

  • Basic 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 of security threat intelligence and recent attack vectors

  • Proficiency in information security and compliance regulations (PCI, SOX, HIPAA, NERC)

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

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 1 year of experience in management consulting and systems integration or Managed Security Services in a top tier professional services firm

  • At least 1 year 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 75% or as needed by client(s).

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • 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

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.