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IBM Application Security Architect in Bangalore, India


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

As Security Lead, you will be responsible for leading consulting engagements to test clients' application and network assets; and pre-sales work to support X-Force Red operations in the APAC geography.

If you thrive in a dynamic, reciprocal workplace, IBM provides an environment to explore new opportunities 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. Responsibilities:

  • Drive pre-sales engagements of complex deals (RFP's) as well as post-sales delivery

  • Develop local team capabilities and operational processes

  • Assist with development of regional go-to-market and delivery strategies

  • Oversee penetration testing and provide subject matter expertise in the form of research, tooling, and threat modelling

  • Perform QA reviews and remediate deficiencies in deliverables

  • Recommend strategies to mitigate risk and improve current methodologies

  • Collaborate as part of diverse and dynamic teams and be a mentor to other X-Force Red consultants

  • Work with clients in a broad range of industries and act as a client's primary technical contact


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 10+ years of experience in information/Cyber security

  • Proven knowledge, experience & passion for application security along with tenacious problem-solving skills

  • You should exhibit a solid understanding of networking and common protocols

  • You should also exhibit a solid understanding of application and API testing

  • Demonstrated ability to lead large groups and be a mentor to other consultants

  • Demonstrated experience working in a project based / client serving consulting model

  • Experience in project scoping and pre-sale support

  • 5+ years of experience in the IT and/or Security sector with 1 to 2 years in a management role

  • 5+ years of system administration, network administration, or programming experience

  • Ability to work easily with diverse and dynamic teams

  • Preference for candidates with Secondary language skills

  • Demonstrated experience facilitating and/or presenting at conferences

  • One or more technical certifications (i.e. OSCP, OSCE, etc.)

  • 2+ years of experience managing one or more of the following: Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM)

  • Hands-on experience in security aspects of compliance standards (ISO 27001, SSAE 16, COBIT, PCI, SOX, HIPAA, GLBA, etc.)

  • Programming experience in one or more of the following: Java, .Net, Python, or Ruby Experience in testing of OT, ICS, or SCADA environments

  • Experience with Hardware, IoT, or Automotive testing ,Reverse Engineering ,Social Engineering and OSINT

  • Experience with Red Team and advance evasion techniques

  • Capability in coding and scripting languages and personal projects related to technology and/or security

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • One or more security certifications: OWASP,CEH, Security+, GSEC, GCIH, etc

  • 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

  • Intuitive individual with an ability to manage change and proven time management

  • Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

  • Up-to-date technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications

About Business UnitIBM Security is helping clients develop an integrated and intelligent immune system. IBM's security portfolio provides solutions to organizations which holistically protect their people, data, applications and infrastructure.

So, if your desire is to help empower people with unmatched security while working in a supportive and engaging environment, we'd love to hear from you.

This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date and proof of vaccination status will be required before your start date. During the Onboarding process you will be asked to confirm your vaccination status, in case you are unable to get vaccinated for any reason, you can let us know at that stage. Please let us know if you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons. IBM will consider such requests on a case by case basis subject to submission of required proof by the candidate before a stipulated date.

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It's time to define your career.

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