Posted On Oct 26

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Senior Security Architect


Location : London

Headquarters : Armonk, New York, United States

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Hiring Role : Architect

Experience : Senior Level

Full-time, Part-time
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Your Role and Responsibilities
  • IBM Security - Infrastructure and Endpoint Security Architect
  • IBM Security is looking for Security Architects to support a variety of projects across multiple industry sectors. Your role will be a mix of consultancy, design and delivery.
 You might:
  • Consider, understand and document client requirements;
  • Engage with other teams in IBM Security and the wider IBM, to put a value proposition to clients and help win new business;
  • Deliver agreed pieces of work either as team lead or as part of a team.
  • You will be able to apply a consulting approach using knowledge gained from previous roles, experiences and engagements, IBM's intellectual capital, knowledge of the market/industry, and your own research to address clients security challenges.
  • Projects are based across the UK, often on client premises. The expectation of team members is that they will travel to support clients on site.
  • Are you passionate about keeping current and open to new ideas? To develop your knowledge, along with the cooperative nature of the team, you will be encouraged to constantly learn and improve by visiting industry events and workshops.
  • You will also have access to the global IBM education portal, which you are also encouraged to explore, as we believe that education and development should not be exclusively security based. Making time to think and explore leads us to develop new ideas and to be better able to help our clients.
  • Required Technical and Professional Expertise
As a minimum, you have the following:
  • Experienced as an IT architect and practiced as a Security Architect
  • Has experience in defining and delivering security architectures in complex multi-technology environments
  • Architecture of two or more of the following Security Technologies:
  • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI),
  • Next-Generation Firewalls, Intrusion Detection / Prevention, Anti Malware, Email Security, Web Content
  • Filtering, DDoS Protection, Mobile Device Security, Endpoint Detection & Response, Patch Management, Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM).
Experience or understanding of:
  • Architecture frameworks (e.g. TOGAF, NIST Cyber Security Framework, ISF Standard, SABSA)
  • Security legislation and regulatory frameworks (e.g. DPA, PCI-DSS, GDPR, UK Gov Good Practice Guides)
  • Security methodologies and industry standards (e.g. ISO27001, NIST, SANS)
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Any cyber/information security certification (e.g. Security +, Cyber Essentials, CISSP)
  • Networking: TCP/IP, OSI, Switching, Routing, NAT, VPN, WAN, SD-WAN, ACL, Micro-segmentation, Service Mesh
  • Understanding of common L7 protocols: HTTP/S, SMTP, DNS, RPC, FTP, DCHP and others
  • Practical experience of Unix-like and Windows operating systems
  • Experience of scripting eg Unix shell, PowerShell, Bash, Python
  • Multi-Hybrid Cloud eg IBM Cloud, AWS, Azure, GCP
  • Cloud Native Security, Infrastructure as Code, Containers (Kubernetes/OpenShift), DevSecOps, CI/CD and Automation IoT/M-IoT and OT
  • Understanding of service management at ITIL Foundation level
  • Willingness and eligibility to hold UK Government security clearance
  • Knowledge of Information Security Management Principles
  • Strong appreciation of risk management
  • Ability to translate complex technical terms into business IT language
  • Ability to confidently interact with clients
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work with global and diverse teams in a dynamic environment

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