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Associate Security Consultant

IBM Middle East

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: RP805-1612

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
We are currently looking for Early professionals to be part of our Security Services team, where you will have the opportunity to undergo world class on-the-job training, close mentorship by IBM's top notch security consultants and competency leads. You will be assigned to local and regional security projects covering both IT and OT domains.

You will work with the Cyber Security Response Team - Security Monitoring Forensic and Threat Intelligence function, for our Security operation Center. This position requires a motivated fast learner, who is able to work within the Response team function to identify, analyze, and remediate potential threats to the environment.

You will collaborate:
- To support detection, incident analysis, issues.
- Security monitoring, investigations and perform analysis of events in order to thwart internal and external threats to the environment.
- Assist in establishing Security Monitoring discipline to support enterprise
- Analyze and respond to security threats from Firewall (FW), Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), Antivirus (AV), Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) and other security threat data sources.

If you have 1/2 years of professional experience in SOC and studied Computer Science/Engineer or Information systems with focus on Network Security, Infrastructure & Endpoint Security, OT/ICS Security Analysis, Cloud Security, then we are interested in speaking with you.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- 1 to 2 years of experience in SOC
- Computer Science/Engineer or Information systems degree with focus on at least two domains or areas like Network Security, Infrastructure Security, OT/ICS Security Analysis, Cloud Security, Information systems Analysis & problem solving skills
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Position will require work to be performed in shifts.

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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