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IBM Application Security Consultant (m/w/x) in Ehningen, Germany


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

The Senior Managing DevSecOps Consultant in the Data and Application Security (DAS) Services practice is a senior advisor that can speak to the security landscape and have the ability to communicate effectively with senior members of client management and/or executive teams. The Senior Managing DevSecOps Consultant will assist in pre-sales, sales, closure, and then participate in the delivery of security consulting services with local teams. In addition, Senior Managing DevSecOps Consultants expected to provide governance and technical oversight on transformation programs and projects.

The consultant should have a depth of knowledge and experience in DevSecOps and Application Security, as well as Cloud Security Solutions. The consultant should be able to speak to the breadth of the security landscape as well.

Core Consulting Skills:

  • Demonstrated effective communication and presentation skills

  • Effective written skills

  • Ability to drive pursuits and engage in complex deals, matching outcomes to expectations

  • Ability to comfortably work in project-based / client-serving models

  • Ability to lead and shape client expectations

  • Ability to research and develop new security offerings

  • Ability to work easily with diverse and dynamic teams

  • Ability to work in a matrix management mode

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience in Application Security

  • Experience in IT and / or software development

  • Basic knowledge in common application code review methods and standards

  • Basic knowledge in application development and coding in modern languages

  • Basic knowledge in OWASP tools and methodologies

  • Basic knowledge in and understanding of HTTP and web programming

  • Basic knowledge in common enabling application security requirements

  • Basic knowledge in standard Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and DevOps practices

  • Working with SAST, DAST, Container Security and/or Penetration Testing Tools

  • Working in an Agile development environment, with an end-to-end understanding of the SDLC

  • Hands-on experience with DevOps CI/CD tools

  • Understanding of threat modelling and attack surface analysis methods and tools

  • Readiness to travel 75% travel annually

  • English: Fluent

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 2 years experience with Cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, IBM Cloud

  • 1 years Experience with deployment orchestration, automation, and security configuration management (Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, etc) preferred

  • 1 years Experience with enterprise applications (architecture, development, support, and troubleshooting

  • 1 years Experience representing technical viewpoints to diverse audiences and in making timely and prudent technical risk decisions

About Business UnitIBM is a leading provider of enterprise security solutions. Named by industry analysts as a leader in 12 security market segment categories, IBM Security is a multi-billion dollar business that is rapidly growing. In an industry focused on building walls, IBM Security is focused on creating an open, connected security ecosystem that leverages AI and cloud to help clients improve compliance, stop threats, and grow their business securely.

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