Cybersecurity Engineer

Herndon, Virginia, US

Full Time
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Posted 3 weeks ago

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Your Role and Responsibilities
Location: Herndon, VA, Enjoy challenges? Big challenges? Come work for the office of the IBM CISO organization and help meet the global challenges of keeping one of the largest companies in the world secure. We’re looking for enthusiastic and innovative team members to join us. Position Summary: The ideal candidate will possess a strong technical information and security background. He / She will work within a fast paced, Agile program environment collaborating with cybersecurity architects and technology teams across IBM CISO and business units to implement next generation security solutions. The ideal candidate will also research emerging security trends and technologies, identify business and technical requirements, perform technical evaluation and support deployment of global security solutions.

This cybersecurity engineer role includes all aspects of the squad mission but primarily focuses on ensuring that the architecture and deployment of our security services meet business needs, security requirements, and provide appropriate integration capabilities. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, be able to analyze complex problems, have an insatiable curiosity to learn about new technologies, shares knowledge with others and has experience working in fast-paced, Agile project environment.

Essential Job Duties:
  • Demonstrated experience with, and knowledge of, IT security architecture and engineering.
  • Analyze requirements by evaluating business needs and technical requirements and develops them into a finished working deliverable
  • Identify security requirements by evaluating business needs and technical requirements and relate them to required/desired security controls
  • Engage in information security projects that deliver new security capabilities as well as evaluate existing security services to improve or increase adoption.
  • Research information security trends, standards and practices to identify needs for enhancing security solutions
  • Strong understanding of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Encryption standards.
  • Strong interpersonal communicating skills
  • Supports the configuration and administration of cyber security tools and systems

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • 3+ years of experience with PKI and a strong understanding of encryption concepts
  • 5+ years of experience in implementing and deploying security solutions at the enterprise level
  • 5+ years of experience with IT infrastructure, networking, architecture, administration, and security
  • 3+ years of experience building and deploying security solutions on cloud infrastructure/services
  • Intermediate knowledge of networking fundamentals (TCP/IP, Network Layers, DNS, etc.)
  • Knowledge of enterprise logging, including application, OS, or security technology logging
  • Knowledge of current threat landscape (threat actors, APT, cyber-crime, etc.)
  • Ability to analyze security data to make decisions and resolve problems.
  • Experience working both individually and collaboratively on a security engineering team

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Hands-On Experience designing and implementing PKI and/or Encryption services
  • Strong understanding of cloud and key management services including BYOK.
  • At least 1 year of hands-on experience using scripting for automating tasks (Bash, Python, etc)
  • Experience in Agile Methodologies
  • Certifications: SANS GIAC (e.g. GSEC, GCIA, GCIH, GPEN), Security +, CISSP
  • Preferred Education:Bachelor's degree in computer science, information assurance, MIS or related field, or equivalent experience.

About Business Unit
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Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Job tags: Architecture CISSP DNS Encryption Finance GCIH GIAC GPEN PKI Python SANS TCP/IP