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IBM Senior Cybersecurity Engineer - NYC or Southbury, CT in New York, New York


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Your Role and Responsibilities

This role is located in the IBM office in either Southbury, CT, or in New York City. There is no remote work option post covid. We are co-located in the office, but maintain a responsible consideration of health and safety practices - which includes ongoing support for an in-office/remote office balance during these unusual times. We will also consider highly qualified candidates to work in the Southbury, CT office.

There are no relocation funds for this role so you would need to relocate at your own expense.

* IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.Senior Cybersecurity Engineers at IBM have a passion for identifying the latest cyber threats to IBM and deploying systems and tools to eliminate these threats. The goal of the Senior Cybersecurity Engineer is to protect the IBM computing environment by reducing the probability of, and to minimize the effects of, damage caused by malware and malicious activities. Senior Cybersecurity Engineers will help secure IBM by deploying, tuning, and managing security tools across the IBM computing environment, as well as collaborating on incidence response. **CIO Cybersecurity Engineering is an organization within IBM Assured Identity and Cybersecurity Operations. CIO Cybersecurity's mission is to provide state of the art tooling and automation to secure IBM's global enterprise. CIO Cybersecurity Engineering is seeking an advanced Senior Cybersecurity Engineer to join our team supporting internal cybersecurity tools. We are looking for someone who is able to take lead on projects working independently while also as a member of a diverse team that consists of developers and engineers in the New York and Connecticut region. As a Senior Cybersecurity Engineer you:

  •  Develop and implement new initiatives to simplify, standardize and optimize cybersecurity tooling & reduce IBM's external risks and increase security.

  • Have experience in the cybersecurity life cycle of Protection, Detection & Response

  •  Have an understanding of user and system requirements 

  • Will collaborate with Cybersecurity Response and Security Operations teams within IBM

  • Will drive updates and enhancements to IBM cybersecurity tools before any impacts to the business.

What You'll Do :

  • Work with Linux, Mac, Windows & Mobile platform teams to coordinate security tool software updates.

  • Perform data analysis to identify gaps and areas of improvement to assist in detecting indicators prior to compromise.

  • Monitor external threat intelligence sources to track and report on attack campaigns external to IBM.

  • Gain insight into attacks and responses to incidents within IBM in order to report across teams and provide metrics to IBM Executives.

  • Manage cybersecurity software and assist in protecting IBM's global enterprise.

*Who You Are:  *

  • You are highly motivated and have a passion for creating and supporting great products.  

  • You thrive on collaboration, working side by side with people of all backgrounds and disciplines, and you have very strong verbal and written communication skills.   

  • You are great at solving problems, debugging, troubleshooting, designing and implementing solutions to complex technical issues. 

  • You have practical experience in cybersecurity.

  • You have the ability to learn new skills quickly and use the skills efficiently.

  • You are eager to make an impact and support projects that affect IBM across our global enterprise.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ Years as a Cybersecurity Professional

  • Experience and skill analyzing the risk and exploitability associated with cybersecurity vulnerabilities.

  • Experience researching cybersecurity industry trends.

  • Background or experience in, but not limited to, endpoint security tools such as endpoint detection and response (EDR), Network security, Email security, and eDiscovery.

  • Experience monitoring security tools for alerts and an ability to identify trends or anomalies within the environment.

  • Experience with cybersecurity frameworks such as MITRE ATT&CK

  • Ability to create detailed and thorough documentation and communications around tooling and team initiatives.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience with threat hunting and threat intelligence.

  • Comfortable working with a team in an agile environment.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects while maintaining attention to detail.

  • Comprehensive overall passion for technology and cybersecurity.

  • ​Experience with SecDevOps to support the continuous integration and delivery cycle

  • None

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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.

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

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.