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IBM Cyber Security Incident Responder - CISO in Austin, Texas

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Your Role and Responsibilities

Preferred location: Austin, TX

The IBM Global Information Security Organization (IBM CISO) is seeking a Cyber Security Incident Response professional to work on the global Cyber Security Incident Response team (CSIRT). Cyber Security Incident Response team (CSIRT) core function is to provide continuous cybersecurity incident intake, triage, investigative response and data analysis services for the IBM Corporation and its clients as well as contributing to the ongoing improvement of IBM's overall IT security posture.

YOUR ROLE

In this role, you will develop and execute all components of computer security incident intake, triage, investigation, and response to emerging threats and confirmed or suspected cyber events within the IBM landscape having the potential to impact IBM and/or IBM clients. You will have high visibility as this role requires regular interaction with business executives, collaboration with IBM's cyber support; such as Corp Comms, Legal, etc., and comprehensive, thorough root cause analysis, metrics, and security control improvement reporting.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish, maintain and execute all components of an incident response plan, from incident intake through root cause analysis, technical remediation analysis, and reporting

  • Perform analysis of log files from a variety of sources (e.g., individual host logs, network traffic logs, firewall logs, and intrusion detection system [IDS] logs) to identify possible threats to network security.

  • Execute cyber defense incident triage, to include determining scope, urgency, and potential impact, identifying the specific vulnerability, and making recommendations that enable expeditious remediation

  • Perform initial, forensically sound collection of images and inspect to discern possible mitigation/remediation on enterprise systems.

  • Perform real-time cyber defense incident handling (e.g., forensic collections, intrusion correlation and tracking, threat analysis, and direct system remediation) tasks to support deployable Incident Response Teams (IRTs)

  • Accurately documenting an incident from beginning to end as well as evidence handling.

YOUR ABILITIES & SKILLS

  • Design incident response for cloud service models

  • Apply techniques for detecting host and network-based intrusions using intrusion detection technologies

  • Identifying, capturing, containing, and reporting malware

  • Securing network communications

  • Recognizing and categorizing types of vulnerabilities and associated attacks.

  • Protecting a network against malware. (e.g., NIPS, anti-malware, restrict/prevent external devices, spam filters).

  • Performing damage assessment.

  • Assist in the production of a root cause analysis.

  • Properly handle evidence related to an incident.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 4 years' experience in IT Security Digital Forensics or Operations

  • At least 2 years' experience in Incident Response in a global corporate enterprise

  • Experience in fast-paced investigations.

  • Experience with programming or scripting languages.

  • Ability to present highly technical information to non-technical audiences.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least one Information Security Professional Certification (e.g. CISSP, GIAC, EnCE, CFCE, CCE, DFCP, GCIA, GCIH)

  • Familiar with Q-Rader SIEM tool is a plus

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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.

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

Being You @ IBMIBM 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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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