Security Consultant: Data & Application Security Services


July 21, 2021

Information and Data are some of the most important organizational assets in today’s businesses. As a Security Consultant, you will be a key advisor for IBM’s clients, analyzing business requirements to design and implement the best security solutions for their needs. You will apply your technical skills to find the balance between enabling and securing the client's organization with the cognitive solutions that are making IBM the fastest growing enterprise security business in the world.
Your Role and Responsibilities
  • Security guidance for Migration and Transition planning
  • DevSecOps and Security Integration
  • Guidance on securing migration tool/review security of network between on-prem DC and AWS DC /temporary repositories/review landing zones security clearance, security smoke testing with native scanners from AWS
  • Security consulting on Application changes for Re-platforming and DevsecOps integration for scanning application changes through pipeline.
  • Security review of migrated apps through AWS native tools
  • With the support of automation and DevSecOPs, mandate security scanning of code changes, container images on every release and support development team on remediation of security assessment findings
  • Support periodic compliance activities on the application, where application risk assessment is required for SOX/GxP
  • Threat modeling for the significant changes on the applications to ensure Secure by Design approach is followed
  • Creating awareness and advocating security best practices on the context of application technology
  • Remediation support on the VA, PT report generated with guidance to developers on fixing the issues

If you thrive in a dynamic, collaborative workplace, IBM provides an environment where you will be challenged and inspired every single day. And if you relish the freedom to bring creative, thoughtful solutions to the table, there's no limit to what you can accomplish here.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Minimum 6+ years of experience in IT Industry
  • Proficient in Secure coding best practices and OWASP TOP 10 vulnerabilities
  • Experience in security requirements analysis for application
  • Experience in security requirement implementation recommendations & guidance
  • Prior experience in Threat Modeling, application Security Test planning & coordination
  • Experience in Application risk mitigation planning, Vulnerabilities remediation recommendation & guidance, Compliance & Metrics reporting
  • Validated knowledge of Threat Risk Assessment, Application Risk classification, Security Architecture gap assessment and secure SDLC process definition and tooling
  • Exposure to DevSecOps - Security integration in CI/CD pipeline - design, implementation
  • Demonstrated ability with On-prem to AWS Cloud migration controls review and implementation
  • Exposure to native security scanners from AWS

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Certification: AWS Certified Security – Specialty / AWS Certified Solution Architect
  • CSSLP – Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional
  • CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security Professional
  • You love collaborative environments that use agile methodologies to encourage creative design thinking and find innovative ways to develop with cutting edge technologies
  • Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals and with creative approach to work
  • Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

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