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.
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