Security Consultant - OT

IBM Middle East

Doha, Qatar

Posted
Ref: RP805-1545

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Introduction
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
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 and ability to create high value/high impact reusable content
- 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. Note: Post Covid-19, and depending on customer needs, the role could involve up to 75% travel
- Innovate in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Security Automation, Threat Intelligence, etc.

Security Domain Skills

- Depth of knowledge in Security Intelligence/SOC Operations/Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
- Deep knowledge of SIEM products including QRadar, Splunk, Azure Sentinel, ELK, Devo
- Build and delivery both business and technical use cases for implementation in SIEM/Security Analytics platforms
- Knowledge of SOAR concepts and experience in implementing technical platforms such as Resilient, Hive, Demisto, etc.
- Knowledge of Threat Intelligence & Threat Hunting concepts and ability to advise based on best practices.
- 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, cyber deception, 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.

Requirements

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

- At least 7 years' experience in management consulting and systems integration or Managed Security Services in a top tier professional firm
- At least 5 years' experience working in projects relating to SIEM
- Experience working across diverse teams to facilitate solutions
- Experience working with Security practitioners

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

- At least 7 years' experience in management consulting and systems integration or Managed Security Services in a top tier professional firm
- At least 5 years' experience working in projects relating to SIEM
- Experience working across diverse teams to facilitate solutions
- Experience working with Security practitioners

About the Company

For more than six decades, IBM Middle East & Pakistan has played a vital role in shaping the information technology landscape of the region. Today, IBM is part of the region's technological fabric, solving real-world business and societal challenges, through its offices in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Pakistan, and also a diversity of centers across the region.

Within the region, IBM currently has groundbreaking initiatives in cloud computing, analytics, mobile, security, as well as nanotechnology, eGovernment, healthcare and many more, collaborating with leading educational institutes and governments. IBM supports hundreds of clients to drive transformation through technology, contributes to regional research & development programs and has an active Corporate Service Corps (CSC) program.

Reinvention is a keyword in the company's history and, today, IBM is much more than a "hardware, software, services" company. IBM is now emerging as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company.

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