Information Security Advisor


September 14, 2021

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Your Role and Responsibilities
Currently we are looking for Information Security Advisor. Overall view of this role is to provide security consultancy, management and security focus to the account’s management team and customer contacts.
More detailed responsibilities include:
  • To report to the Information Security Manager providing objective, informed and impartial guidance that balances the needs of the customer and IBM.
  • To assist with establishing, maintaining and oversee effective working relationships for all IBM and Third-Party teams providing security support on the account.
  • To review RFSs, providing technical security input as required.
  • To maintain and enhance effective working relationships with the customer by regularly holding meetings, by understanding the customer’s security requirements and by promptly responding to customer requests / queries / problems.
  • To understand differences between Customer security policies and processes and IBM standards.
  • To add technical input to the Account’s end-to-end Security Risk Management process
  • Ensure that contractual requirements for information risk management and security controls are understood, documented and satisfied.
  • To provide input into subsequent Security Policy reviews are completed within planned timescales.
    • To provide oversight for the implementation / management of operational security activities, processes and policies e.g. CSD, Security Incident Process. AV Malware, Vulnerability Scanning, etc.
Additional benefits:
  • Internal and external trainings and certifications
  • Upskilling programs, wide possibilities of skills’ development
  • Multisport card
  • Private medical package (Medicover) and insurance package
  • Fresh fruits in the office
  • Cinema, ski and mountain trips for IBMers
  • Holiday camps for children
  • Discounts for IBMers (for a wide range of services/products)
  • Social Fund benefits

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Previous experience in an Audit, Compliance or Security related role.
  • Relevant Security accreditation such as
  • CompTIA Security+ / CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner+
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Security processes and their implementation e.g. IAM, Patch, Malware, Security Risk Management, Security Policy, Security Incident Management.
  • Ideally some knowledge of NIST Security Standards
  • An ability to communicate technical Security matters to UK customer contacts both orally & written

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
• Experience in the analysis of Qualys Vulnerability Scan• Knowledge of patch management technologies across different platforms
About Business UnitThis position currently sits within Global Technology Services (GTS) Infrastructure Services (IS) or a shared services function supporting GTS.
As announced in October 2020, IBM intends that its managed infrastructure services business of the GTS organization will become an independent company named Kyndryl by the end of 2021, creating two distinct and powerful market-leading companies.
Together, we will advance the vital systems that power the digital economy. Serving over 4,600 technology-intensive, highly regulated customers, including over 75% of the Fortune 100, our people will design, run, and manage the most modern and reliable technology infrastructure that the world depends on today.
We will work flexibly and in partnership with our customers to amplify business outcomes while always pushing ourselves to improve and meet all opportunities. Come join our team of diverse, devoted, and empathetic technology experts who are at the center of discovering what's next.
Please note: The final decision if this position will transition from IBM to Kyndryl is yet to be confirmed.
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