IBM Healthcare and Life Sciences (HCLS) Associate Partner –Global Security in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Description

The Healthcare & Life Sciences Associate Partner (AP) in the Global Security Services Center of Competency (CoC) is responsible for the growth and management of all facets of the security services business, primarily by using this global position and perspective to assist the local geographies to sell and deliver Security Services to HCLS clients. This requires demonstrating thought leadership, sales leadership and delivery leadership in enterprise security strategies and IoMT security solutions within the Healthcare & Life Sciences industries. Ability to provide global practice leadership by facilitating a community of like-minded practitioners to share and exchange ideas for practice growth and innovation.

The HCLS Security AP must have demonstrable knowledge and experience with Healthcare and Life Sciences security issues, challenges and associated emerging solutions, including medical device security. In addition, must have knowledge and experience with designing, selling and delivering security solutions in the following domains: design and deployment of technology and solutions in core domains: IAM; Application and Data security; Infrastructure and Endpoint; Security Intelligence, Security Operations Center (SOC) concepts, processes, and SIEM tools and techniques. Must also be well versed in regulatory compliance and security certifications. Must have a conceptual understanding of the security common body of knowledge (topics relevant to information security professionals around the world).

Core consulting:

  • Effective communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to lead large groups and be a primary facilitator

  • Strong writing skills that include client quality PowerPoint consulting documents

  • Ability to serve as an advisor on HCLS security solutions

  • Ability to shape client expectations

  • Ability to work with Global Complex Solution Sales teams to develop proposals, estimates and contracts

  • Ability to lead global and diverse teams in project delivery of complex security projects in varying degrees depending on project complexity and geography needs

  • Ability to help resolve complex project delivery issues

  • Ability to work in a matrix management model

Security Skills:

  • Knowledge and some experience working with emerging healthcare security technologies

  • Knowledge of leading practice incident management processes.

  • Knowledge of prevalent healthcare device (and IoMT) environment threats and vulnerabilities

  • Understanding of regulatory compliance requirements (HIPAA NIST, ISA, ISO 27000 Series, PCI, GDPR)

  • Experience in documentation of solution requirements, design (technical and functional) and test cases

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 10 years of experience in management consulting and systems integration in a professional services firm or in a company related leadership role, with extensive healthcare focus

  • At least 3 years of experience leading HCLS Security projects

  • At least 3 years of hands on experience implementing security solutions that include: strategy, documentation, design and deployment

  • Experience working across diverse teams to facilitate solutions

  • Experience working with Security practitioners

  • Readiness to travel 50-75%, including international travel

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 15 years of experience in management consulting and systems integration in a professional services firm or in a company related leadership role, with extensive healthcare focus

  • At least 5 years of experience leading HCLS Security projects

  • At least 5 years of hands on experience implementing security solutions that include: strategy, documentation, design and deployment

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.