Information and Data are some of the most important organizational assets in today’s businesses. As a Security Consultant, you will be a key advisor for IBM’s clients, analyzing business requirements to design and implement the best security solutions for their needs. You will apply your technical skills to find the balance between enabling and securing the client's organization with the cognitive solutions that are making IBM the fastest growing enterprise security business in the world.
Your Role and Responsibilities
Role: The consultants in the global security services practice are advisors and management consultants who can speak about the entire security landscape with a client’s senior management or executive team. The consultants should have depth of knowledge and experience in Security Intelligence / Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) domain and should be able to speak across the landscape as well. The consultants will provide subject matter expertise in the form of briefings, workshops, and/or consulting engagements within their domain that assess a client’s security capabilities as well as recommending solutions to enhance a client’s overall security capabilities. Such client security capabilities may involve policy, process, technology, or organizational areas. Consultants will identify gaps in the current environment and recommend best practices or solutions to reduce client risk and increase their ability to deal with emerging threats and risks to the organization.
Description & Desired skills Core consulting
Strong communication and presentation skills
Ability to lead large groups and be a primary facilitator
Strong writing skills
Comfortable working in a project based / client serving model
Lead and shape client expectations
Engage in complex deals and match outcomes to client expectations.
Drive client pursuits and engage in complex deals
Ability to work with global and diverse teams in a dynamic environment
Ability to work in a matrix management model
The ability to travel and adapt to other cultures
Security Domain Skills
Depth of knowledge in Security Intelligence/SOC Operations/Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Deep knowledge of SIEM products preferably QRadar
Knowledge of governance of development processes
Understanding of compliance issues and industry standards frameworks (eg, ISO 27001/2)
Working understanding of technology used to monitor logs
A solid understanding of processes involved in prioritization, escalation, and management of security incidents.
An understanding of security technologies such as; firewalls, intrusion detection, content filtering, anti-virus, mobile security, data loss prevention, bot-net detection, and other such technologies in the security industry.
Advise on security incident handling and management programs
Short term management of a security operation center
Experience in the setup or design of security operation centers
Implement SIEM technology and advise on best practices
The successful consultant will be internal advisor to other IBM consultants and client teams. The consultant will assist in pre-sales, sales, closure, and then organizing the delivery of security operation consulting services with local teams.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
At least 5 years’ experience in management consulting and systems integration or Managed Security Services in a top tier professional firm
At least 3 years’ experience working in projects relating to SIEM
Experience working across diverse teams to facilitate solutions
Experience working with Security practitioners
Readiness to travel 50% in Belgium, Luxemb and Netherlands
Fluency in English, Dutch - Need DUTCH passport
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
One or more professional certifications such as CISSP, CISA, CISM, CEH, CPISI, MCSE and CCNA
At least 5 years’ experience in working with security consulting teams
At least 1 years’ experience in working in international deployment roles
About Business Unit
IBM is a leading provider of enterprise security solutions. Named by industry analysts as a leader in 12 security market segment categories, IBM Security is a multi-billion dollar business that is rapidly growing. In an industry focused on building walls, IBM Security is focused on creating an open, connected security ecosystem that leverages AI and cloud to help clients improve compliance, stop threats, and grow their business securely.
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