IBM Cloud Security Architect in Manchester, United Kingdom

Job Description

Candidates will be able to apply a consulting approach. Will use knowledge gained from previous roles, experiences and engagements, IBM's intellectual capital, knowledge of the market/industry, and own research to address clients security challenges. Has understanding of how to engage clients in security discussions with “security as a business enabler” as a focus.

Projects are based across the UK, often on client premises, so the ability and willingness to travel is an essential requirement.

Proven ability to design and implement secure cloud architectures that meet client business requirements, whilst delivering value, and incorporate appropriate and sustainable security controls based on cloud native security services as well as traditional approaches.Detailed knowledge of the cloud delivery, security and deployment models for IaaS offerings provided by at least one of IBM Bluemix, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure platforms.Working knowledge of key cloud security standards eg NIST, CIS, NCSC, ISO.Experience with Software Defined Data Centre (SDDC) and Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN).

  • The Candidates must have an understanding of Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) into SaaS services and integration of CASB to SOC/SIEM services.

  • The candidate must have been working as an IT architect with experience as Cloud Security Architect.

  • The Candidate must have experience creating cloud solutions in two or more Security Technologies including but not limited to Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Network Security, Cloud Security, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection / Prevention, Anti Malware, Email Security, Web Content Filtering, DDoS Protection, Industrial Control Security, Mobile Device Security, Endpoint Detection & Response, Patch Management, Deceptive Technologies, Data Loss Protection, Application Security, Identity and Access Management

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Detailed knowledge of the cloud delivery, security and deployment models for IaaS offerings provided by at least one of IBM Bluemix, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure platforms.

  • Working knowledge of key cloud security standards eg NIST, CIS, NCSC, ISO.

  • Experience with Software Defined Data Centre (SDDC) and Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN).

  • Technical knowledge in routing, firewall policy, Anti-DDoS, Web Application Firewall, Intrusion Prevention Systems, Security Information and Event Management, Identity and authentication, virtualisation, DevSecOps, micro services architecture.

  • An understanding of Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) into SaaS services and integration of CASB to SOC/SIEM services.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Experience creating cloud solutions in two or more Security Technologies including but not limited to Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Network Security, Cloud Security, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection / Prevention, Anti Malware, Email Security, Web Content Filtering, DDoS Protection, Industrial Control Security, Mobile Device Security, Endpoint Detection & Response, Patch Management, Deceptive Technologies, Data Loss Protection, Application Security, Identity and Access Management

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