IBM Security- Product Professional Services consultant in Houston, Texas

Job Description

IBM is looking for expert production consultants with excellent analytical and research skills, along with deep business process and industry expertise. This is your chance to dig into innovative solutions for systems management and integrations to help business and government keep their compute environments safe. Your work with our distributed team will help clients solve complex technical issues spanning all major industries including financial services, healthcare, government, automotive, telecommunications and education. As a Product Professional Services consulting engineer with IBM Security, you will engage directly with a wide variety of IBM clients that have purchased the IBM BigFix solution who will need your expert assistance in activities such as:

Responsibilities & Skills:

  • Initial implementation of IBM BigFix.

  • Developing unique and reusable solutions on the IBM BigFix platform.

  • Integrating IBM BigFix into other products (representational state transfer (REST)Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP).

  • Basic project management.

  • Providing training on IBM BigFix.

  • Scoping of new services delivery projects.

  • Giving and receiving mentoring to IBM Employees and Partners in IBM BigFix skills.

  • Receiving exposure and training on the latest IBM BigFix solutions.

  • Interfacing and collaborating with IBM BigFix development, support, offering management and sales teams.

Added value skills:

  • Familiarity or experience with mobile device management skills, either in application development or managing device security on iOS or Android.

  • Familiarity or experience with patching, security management or operations of Oracle database server, IBM Websphere Application, IBM DB2.

  • Domain expertise in Software Asset/License Management.

  • Recent Node.js application development.

  • User Interface (UI) or web development.

  • Comfortable with conversations and deliverables to corporate information technology (IT) operations techs and managers, IT security teams, network teams, application developers and executive stakeholders.

  • Comfortable with Microsoft Windows and one of these operating systems: AIX,Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL),Ubuntu, Suse, Solaris and OS X.

  • Familiarity with database functionality, especially Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) or IBM DB2 databases. Build queries, tune performance, adjust security.

IBM BigFix, previously IBM Endpoint Manager (IEM), is a highly-scalable systems management solution.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 1 year recent experience in server or desktop systems management activities such as OS or application security hardening, software distribution, imaging/operating system deployment, BigFix, Puppet, Chef, System Center Configuration Manager, Landesk, Kace, YUM.

  • 1 year experience with at least one scripting or formal programing language such as JavaScript, Java, c variants, .NET, Perl or similar. Write integrations with this language.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Basic Project management including kickoff, requirements gathering, scope management, work plan, status reporting, issues tracking, project closure.

  • Comfortable with conversations and deliverables to corporate IT operations techs and managers, IT security teams, network teams, application developers and executive 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.