IBM Senior Security Consultant/Architect (CoC) in BRUSSELS, Belgium

Job Description

The consultants in the European security services practice are advisors and management consultants who can speak about the entire security and risk landscapes with a client’s senior management or executive team. The consultants should have depth of knowledge and experience in more than one of the core security domains (Security Strategy Risk and Compliance; Identity Management; SOC Operations; Application and Data; Infrastructure Endpoint and Mobile Security)

and should be able to speak across the landscape as well. The consultants will provide subject matter expertise in the form of briefings, workshops, and/or consulting engagements within their domain that assess a client’s security capabilities as well as recommending solutions to enhance a client’s overall security capabilities. Such client security capabilities may involve policy, process, technology, or organizational areas. Consultants will identify gaps in the current environment and recommend best practices or solutions to reduce client risk and increase their ability to deal with emerging threats and risks to the organization.

Core consulting

Strong communication and presentation skills

Ability to lead large groups and be a primary facilitator

Strong writing skills

Comfortable working in a project based / client serving model

Ability to shape client expectations

Drive client pursuits and engage in complex deals

Ability to work with global and diverse teams in a dynamic environment

Ability to work in a matrix management model

Security Domain Skills

Depth of knowledge in more than one of the core security domains: Security Strategy Risk and Compliance; Identity Management; SOC Operations; Application and Data; Infrastructure Endpoint and Mobile Security

An understand of contemporary and legacy security technologies used within a particular domain (e.g. Firewalls, IDS, Firewalls, SIEM)

Good understanding of risk, regulatory and compliance issues (ISO 27001, SSAE 16, COBIT, GDPR, Financial Services Regulatory expectations)

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

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

At least 5 years’ experience in management consulting and systems integration or Managed Security Services in a top tier professional services firm

At least 5 years’ experience working in projects related to the core domain

Experience working across diverse teams to facilitate solutions

Experience working with Security practitioners

Strong Consulting proven track record

Strong Systems Ingegration proven track record

Strong Compex Solutioning proven track record

Strong Delivery proven track record

Strong Sales/Pre-sales proven track record

Readiness to travel 50-75%

Fluency in English, French and Dutch

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

At least 3 years’ experience in working with security consulting teams

At least 1 years’ experience in working in international deployment roles

At least 8 years’ experience in management consulting

Strong Practice/Offering building proven track record

Strong track record in building relationships with internal and external senior stakeholders.

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.