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IBM Security Compliance Architect - IBM Cloud for Financial Services in Austin, Texas


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Your Role and Responsibilities

Do you have a passion for solving complex business problems with the latest development methodologies, tools, and techniques? Do you have a passion for leading others and developing innovative technology products, while honing your expertise alongside fellow talented professionals? IBM Cloud is looking for talented and energetic individuals to help continue to drive and mature the security and compliance discipline for onboarding to IBM Cloud. While there is flexibility with work location, candidates in the greater Austin, TX and RDU/RTP, NC (Raleigh-Durham / Research Triangle Park, NC) markets will be highly considered.

In this role, you will work with internal and external customers to accelerate the adoption of the IBM Cloud by specializing in the adoption of the controls framework for the regulated workloads boarded to the IBM Cloud for Financial Services. As a Compliance Architect, you will recommend and leverage needed technologies, architectures, integrated solutions and tooling to enable the onboarding of regulated workloads in compliance with the documented controls framework.

Who You Are...

You possess a prior demonstrated ability to create and foster a strong and successful culture. Capable of building and maintaining relationships with key decision-makers and actively seeking new growth projects/opportunities - You are a forward-thinking Architect that embraces the opportunity to utilize emerging trends, engineering practices and technologies with agility. Sporting a broad set of skills across the breadth of cloud solutions including design, implementation and operations - This technical leader will be joining a collaborative, cross-organizational environment with a cooperative 'whatever-it takes' approach by each person. This is an opportunity for you to collaborate with other technical leaders and SMEs to drive stability and reliability concepts on IBM's Public Cloud.

Today's operating environment demands a stack that's responsive to the innovative enterprise - one that can leverage all data types & access the latest technologies. Be part of a diverse and global team of thinkers and doers - people who want to make an impact, cultivate their expertise and collaborate with some of the world's top business and technology professionals. We're hiring ... JOIN US.


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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

In addition to your stellar written and verbal communication skills, you'll possess...

  • Ability to utilize working knowledge of information security best practices such as: NIST 800 series, ISO 27001, GDPR, etc.

  • Deep experience and comfort level interfacing directly with customers in face to face and/or remote engagements

  • Interpreting standards, requirements, and their application to the enterprise Cloud environment in the most reasonable and cost-effective manner

  • Assisting team members and internal clients in addressing highly complex security issues applicable to enterprise environment

  • Ability to understand enterprise business computing operations/requirements, and in particular - Cloud

  • Ability to stand firm on issues yet be flexible and creative when working with customers to find effective solutions

  • Ability to understand and interpret laws and regulatory requirements related to information protection

  • Develop and implement appropriate processes and custom solutions to achieve and maintain compliance and reduce risk

  • Experience with container-based architectures and implementations such as kubernetes, docker, etc.

  • An understanding of basic networking concepts: ipsec tunnels, firewalls, routers, public and private addressing

  • Security/privacy specific training such as CIPT, CRISC and/or CISSP

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience with US Federal Compliance programs such as FedRAMP / FISMA

  • Understand customer IT application stacks, infrastructure and business requirements for today and the future

  • Experience facing our customers to comprehend business problems and provide guidance on strategies to produce winning solutions in the IBM Cloud

  • Comfortable working independently and as part of a broader team in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities

  • Apply an understanding of industry trends to deliver solutions

  • Be willing to take risks and quickly learn from mistakes while working in complex/matrix managed organizational environment

About Business UnitDigitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds - public, private, and hybrid - enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our client's data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.

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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.

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.