Senior Threat Researcher

Dublin, Dublin, IE

Full Time Senior level / Expert
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At IBM Security, our mission is to protect our clients from various attacks including malware, identity theft, fraud and more. IBM Security delivers an integrated system of analytics, real-time defenses and proven experts, so come make a difference & build a career.
Cybersecurity isn’t just about hackers and defenses. It’s about people and the way security impacts their daily lives. Protecting the world is an ambitious goal, but an important one that unites us. Our mission drives the way we design security solutions. It guides the way we serve customers and help organizations and communities reach their potential.

Your Role and Responsibilities
Please note that this is an internal only position and limits applications to current regular IBMers within the Software Labs Ireland.

We are looking for an experienced Threat Researcher to join a growing team. You will be responsible for tracking cybercrime and hacktivism threats to identify patterns & counter measures.

You will investigate impact to customers to determine if new detections or compromise notifications are necessary

You will work with other cyber threat researchers based on subject matter expertise.

Your research and insights will be used to benefit IBM Security’s large customer base.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
BSc in Computer Science/Information Security or similar subject area is a distinct advantage

Relevant professional certifications a distinct advantage such as CISSP, ISSAP, CISA, CRISC, CISM, CGEIT

5+ years’ experience in Information Security with a particular focus on GRC, Security Architecture, Threat Intelligence, Threat Modelling and Threat Assessments

Strong knowledge of Security Architecture and Zero Trust principles

Strong knowledge of conducting Security Threat, Vulnerability and Risk Assessments

Strong knowledge and application of Cloud Security, Architecture, Governance and Compliance controls and processes

Good knowledge of the Mitre ATT@CK framework and protection strategies, advising on implementation of detection and prevention controls where possible

Good knowledge of frameworks and standards such as NIST, CIS, PCI-DSS, ISO, PSD2

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Good knowledge of security best practices in the SDLC and experience of implementing controls for same

Knowledge of working with DevOps practices in the areas of Security Governance, Risk, Automation, Collaboration, Compliance) is advantageous

It provides a truly unique opportunity to join a successful, rapidly growing organization and fill a pivotal role in its growth and success.

You will need to be an excellent collaborator and communicator within your team and with wider stakeholders.

If this role is appealing to you, please apply as soon as possible. You have a great opportunity to work in a fun, highly motivated team. There is a healthy agile culture where you can make an immediate and meaningful impact.

About Business Unit
IBM’s Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM’s Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments—with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

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, 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: AI Analytics Architecture Automation CISA CISM CISSP DevOps Malware NIST PCI Threat intelligence
Job region(s): Europe
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