DNS Security, CIO Cybersecurity Engineering - New York City

New York, New York, US

Full Time
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Your Role and Responsibilities

This role is located ONSITE (after covid) in the IBM offices in New York City, and possibly Southbury, CT. No remote work option exists for this particular role. There are no relocation funds allocated for this role.

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.

IBM CIO is seeking an experienced DNS security professional for the CIO Cybersecurity program. You will be responsible for the operation and delivery of DNS-layer services that provide a first line of defense for IBM against threats, both on and off the corporate network. You will be responsible for the delivery of the VPN roaming client across the IBM enterprise, blocking of malicious web traffic, and the dissemination and integration of relevant threat intelligence from the DNS services.

This role requires a self-motivated, life-long learner who is well versed in Cybersecurity. You will need to have a strong knowledge and experience with DNS-layer services and Cisco Umbrella.


  • You will act as the delivery authority for DNS-layer security services for the CIO as well as actively contribute in the performance of day-to-day team responsibilities on the CIO Cybersecurity Engineering squad

  • You will lead the support and improvement of the deployment of Cisco Umbrella to the IBM enterprise

  • You will monitor the DNS service for all aspects of reliability and performance. Leverage metrics to appropriately scale and roadmap the service

  • You will support and mentor more junior staff members to improve the overall level of service delivered by the CIO Cybersecurity team

  • You will develop playbooks to optimize the Umbrella SaaS platform

  • You will integrate ServiceNow workflows to automate web blocking and support tickets

  • You will prepare detailed metrics and reports for all Business Units and executive leadership


Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • 4+ years working with DNS security and tools that assist in protection from DNS based threats such as Palo Alto DNS Sinkhole, InfoBlox BloxOne Threat Defense or Cisco Umbrella
  • Working understanding of network security principles and how to apply them in the DNS-DHCP-IPAM (DDI) space
  • Experience working with 3rd party internet DNS hosting services
  • Confidence in supporting DNS interoperability in hybrid cloud architectures
  • Understanding of threat actors with the ability to articulate how they operate and demonstrate how they subvert common security controls
  • Experience with security frameworks such as NIST Cybersecurity Framework, Center for Internet Security (CIS) controls, Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • 4+ years professional experience in IT and/or Cybersecurity, preferably with an DNS services or infrastructure team
  • Ability to read and write basic logic in any scripting or programming language to manipulate data or communicate with an API
  • Firm knowledge of ITSM tools and processes with a clear vision on how to apply service management principles to DNS
  • Desire to try things and iterate on them, fail fast, and focus on functionality that matters
  • A professional IT Security certification (e.g. CISSP, CISM, CISA, OSCP)

About Business Unit
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Location Statement
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.

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

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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.

Job tags: CISA CISM CISSP DNS Network security NIST OSCP SaaS Strategy Threat intelligence
Job region(s): North America
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