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IBM Senior Security Operations Analyst in BOULDER, Colorado


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

In this exciting opportunity, the Senior Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst will be responsible for assisting Tier 1 SOC Analysts with potential and confirmed security incident investigations and forensics.

  • You will perform deep dive investigations into security events that are escalated by Tier 1 SOC Analyst as well as assist with security incident identification research and resolution.

  • This may involve assisting with monitoring threat hunting tracking and analyzing networks/systems for potential security violations/anomalies and responding to all such incidents.

  • You will work with other security team members and system administrators to investigate potential security violations respond and report accordingly.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Cyber security operations – 5+ years• Security Event Log Analysis and Correlation – 5+ years• Network/System traffic/event analysis –3+ years• Analytical and Correlation Tools – 3+ years• Experience in security and network incident response procedures – 3+ years• Excellent teamwork written oral communication and formal documentation skills• CISSP or Security+ security certification required• Escalation Point for Tier 1 SOC Analysts

  • Security Clearance: Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Knowledge of or experience with IBM Resilience – 2+ years

  • Understanding of firewalls and intrusion prevention/detection systems including the ability to demonstrate a mature understanding of networking best practices – 2+ years

  • Experience with the following specific tools: QRadar Nessus Security Center Trend Micro AV

  • Certification such as CISM.CISA CGEIT CIPP/G CIPP/US

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

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Location Statement

US Citizenship required.

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