IBM

Global Security Vulnerability Management Consultant

IBM

September 14, 2021

Introduction
Are you passionate about Cybersecurity? Do you enjoy engaging with Clients to uncover security vulnerabilities and help fix them? Are you interested in joining a team of like-minded passionate experts, many of whom have decades of experience breaking into anything and everything to help organizations strengthen their security? If so, X-Force Red, IBM Security’s team of veteran hackers, is looking for a Senior Global Security Vulnerability Management Consultant, and you may be the perfect fit.
Your Role and Responsibilities
The Global Security Vulnerability Management Consultant will be a part of X-Force Red Offensive Security, IBM’s veteran security testing team. It is critical that the consultant be able to rapidly interact to on-demand requests with minimal assistance. There is a potential for 25% travel, including international travel. Travel depends on project requirements. The primary duty is conducting vulnerability management activities for clients’ vulnerability management needs. Secondary duties include assisting in the sales process with potential or existing clients, and acting as a client’s primary technical contact for vulnerability management projects delivered by X-Force Red.
The following Core Consulting skills for this role include:
  • Effective communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated written skills.
  • Comfortable working in a project based / client serving model.
  • Ability to lead and shape client expectations.
  • Help drive pursuits and engage in complex deals, matching outcomes to expectations.
  • Ability to work easily with diverse and dynamic teams.
  • Ability to work in a matrix management model.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • At least 1 year of consulting experience, preferably in the information security field.
  • At least 3 years of system administration, network administration, or programming experience.
  • Experience coordinating vulnerability management projects.
  • Effective English writing skills.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Experience with at least of the following vulnerability management tools: Qualys, Nessus or Rapid7.
  • At least 3 years of consulting experience, preferably in the information security field.
  • At least 2 years of experience managing one or more of the following: Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM).
  • Programming experience in one or more of the following: Perl, NodeJS, Python , Java, .Net or Ruby.
  • Database experience in one or more of the following: SQLite, MySQL or PostgreSQL.
  • CISSP, OSCP, or other technical certifications.
  • Hands-on experience in security aspects of compliance standards (ISO 27001, SSAE 16, COBIT, PCI, SOX, HIPAA, GLBA, etc.).
  • Experience editing documents for grammar, clarity, and technical accuracy.
  • Experience presenting to executives.

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Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:
  • 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
  • World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.
  • Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
  • Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
  • Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
  • Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
  • Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
  • Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
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