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Your Role and Responsibilities
The Senior Cloud Security Developer will work closely with senior architects and cross-functional-area specialists, to:
Lead the technical design, implementation and validation of a highly secure, resilient, and performant cloud infrastructure
Continuously review and identify security improvement opportunities in existing processes, services, and workflows to ensure IBM Cloud platform is robust against current and future security threats
Effectively model threats and assess risks
Partner across business and technology disciplines to present and deliver the needed security architectures
Manage the integration of the different cloud infrastructure components
Provide design for the most stringent security standards, high availability and performance of the infrastructure components and lead the respective implementation
Provide expertise for cloud-based SecDevOps development and deployment
Develop and utilize reusable patterns, practices, and reference architectures in delivering a highly secure, resilient, and performant cloud infrastructure
Ensure project team members comply with regulatory compliance and best practices
Influence product roadmaps, strategies, run proof of concepts, and identify gaps and solutions
Research and formulate define security solutions which meet internal and external requirements, including following industry standards
Provide guidance for automating of cloud services configuration
Manage communication with the infrastructure delivery/ops team for ensuring a seamless change management
Keep current with industry cloud technology trends
Provide technical and professional leadership and coach more junior level engineers.
Specific Knowledge: Software Engineering and Automation (GIT, Jenkins, Travis, Jira), Networking (Protocols, Load balancing, troubleshooting), deployment & configuration management (Chef, SaltStack, Ansible), Linux, Containers, Kubernetes, Security tools (Nessus, Vault, QRadar)
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
5+ years in Software Engineering, DevOps in a large Cloud based environment.
3+ years of experience in cloud infrastructure security engineering, SecDevOps.
Experience developing, implementing, and operating large-scale IaaS, ultra-highly available and highly secure cloud environments/services.
Experience implementing core security controls such as logging, monitoring, vulnerability scanning, intrusion detection, identity and access management, secrets management, virtualization security, network security features for cloud services and infrastructure assets.
Supporting application deployments, building new systems and upgrading and patching existing ones.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Deep understanding of IT Security Controls, secure architecture and design fundamentals.
Experience with IT Security Related Frameworks e.g. NIST 800-53
Working knowledge of applied cryptography
CISSP, CCSP or related certification
Excellent interpersonal communications skills and ability to lead development of complex solutions
Solid understanding of the challenges that face developers deploying large applications on cloud infrastructure
About Business Unit
Digitization 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.
Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?
Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.
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