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

Job Description

Cybersecurity is one of the most critical issues of our generation. No other company has the powerful combination of diverse talent, industry-leading security technology and services, global reach and cognitive capabilities, powered by Watson, to combat the cybersecurity threats.

Do you want to work with the best and diverse Security talent? If so keep reading!

IBM is looking to expand our Security Intelligence & Operations (SIOC) competency in our North America Security Services practice which focuses on helping our clients build their security intelligence and operations centers from setting a strategy/roadmap, or optimizing an existing Security Operations Center (SOC) using our proven methodology.

Our goal in our SIOC practice for our consultants is to become a “trusted advisor” to our clients, that can speak to all levels of client management from security analysts to director / c-level executives, in the areas of security intelligence and operations including advance persistent threats (APTs) relevant to our clients industry, advanced security controls, incident response process and procedures, metrics and analytics, with knowledge of various security technologies (e.g. security information and event management (SIEM), incident response tools, etc.).

In this role, you will partner with other IBM consultants from other IBM practices to deliver the best possible solution to our clients. You will be responsible for leading workshops to assess a clients security capabilities, or lead discussions in a pre-sales, sales capacity, or respond to Request for Information/Proposal (RFI/P) as well as leading, managing and delivering our SIOC services to our clients.

Consulting Skills:

  • Ability to work easily with diverse and dynamic teams

  • Ability to work in a matrix management model

  • Ability to manage multiple client engagements or projects

  • Ability to lead and deliver a project based on different project methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, or client model)

  • Effective writing, communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to lead large groups and be a primary facilitator

  • Ability to lead and shape client expectations

  • Help drive pursuits and engage in complex deals, matching outcomes to expectations

  • Willing to travel up to 75% or as needed by client(s).

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 3 years of experience in management consulting and systems integration or Managed Security Services in a top tier professional services firm with knowledge of SIEM technologies, ticketing and workflow orchestration, Threat-Intelligence Platforms, active defense, etc.)

  • At least 3years experience working in projects in one of the core SIOC domains: SOC governance, organization design, operations management, incident investigation and response process and procedures

  • Current knowledge of security threat intelligence and recent attack vectors

  • Good understanding or proficiency in information security and compliance regulations (PCI, SOX, HIPAA, NERC)

  • Good knowledge or understanding of Information Security regulations, frameworks and leading practices (such as ISO, COBIT, SANS, NIST)

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 8 years of experience in management consulting and systems integration or Managed Security Services in a top tier professional services firm

  • At least 8 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.