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IBM Security Professional in Toronto, Canada


Have you heard about the IBM Garage? It's a cross-functional team that delivers a unique client co-creation experience to accelerate client transformation. We use Enterprise Design Thinking, our industry-leading IBM Garage Methodology and IBM's multidisciplinary experts in full speed from the start. We design, develop, test, and deliver solutions. Startup speed. Enterprise scale. We apply user-centric approaches to ensure all features add value for the user and achieve desired client impact.

Your Role and Responsibilities

You will work with the IBM Garage team along with the client CISO and/or Security SMEs to ensure security and compliance requirements are integrated into Minimum Viable Solution (MVS). You are a thought leader in DevSecOps practices and have hands on expertise with security practices across the infrastructure, applications, and networks. If you're interested in learning more about the IBM Garage, click here:

· Utilize the IT risk management discipline to define relevant policies, standards, & controls for the solution.

· Ensure requirements for security & data privacy controls are integral throughout all phases of the solution lifecycle.

· Design the innovative security architecture; ensure the security, reliability & integrity requirements are met as a part of the overall solution architecture. Ensure inter-dependencies with other functions are addressed.

· Lead security component integration and delivery via hands-on experience addressing security issues for cloud-based applications, containers, infrastructure, and networks.

· Forge strong working relationships with the client, IBM Garage teams, and the Product Owner.

· Understand the current IT security risk landscape; articulate security requirements, issues, and solutions in business terms for leaders.

· Apply consulting methodologies, problem-solving techniques, and industry knowledge to determine and address client's security needs.

· Translate client business requirements to help define the structure of solutions and architectures, including systems, applications, and process components.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Demonstratable knowledge in at least 2 of the following: Security Info and Event Management (SIEM), Security Orchestration & Automation (SOAR), Encryption Implementations (PKI, Key Management, KYOK, etc.) , Firewalls/Segmentation/Secure Networks, Intrusion Detection/Prevention, Anti-Malware, DDoS Protection, Mobile Device Security, Endpoint Event Detection & Response, Security Patch Management, Incident Resolution, Identity Access & Management / SSO, IT Risk Management, IT Regulatory Compliance

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

· Client facing experience on an incentive-based plan.

· Experience with Agile Methodologies

· Working knowledge of key IT security standards and related controls (NIST, ISO, …)

· Familiarity with IT regulatory concepts and their ramifications on security controls (HIPAA, EU-GDPR, …)


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Location Statement

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Being You @ IBM

IBM 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.