IBM Senior Cyber Security Consultant in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description

Security Consultants will be a key performer and critical team member in delivering and leading IBM Security projects across some of the most exciting clients in North America. The candidate will help develop long term Security strategies that develop a vision for clients over 3-5 year horizons.

Consultants are responsible for:

Understanding the concepts involving their area of technology expertise to help address risk and to enhance our clients security posture

Architect Solutions for Customers

Work with clients to understand requirements and problem-sets and then design solutions to address their security needs

Work in a project based / client serving model with minimal oversight and direction

Draw upon professional concepts to collaborate with others to carry out assigned duties

Challenge the validity of given procedures and processes with the intent to enhance and improve

Willingness to travel 50 - 75% of the time in North America

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 3 years of experience working with consulting and systems integration methods

  • At least 3 years of experience working in projects related to cyber security

  • At least 3 years of experience in managing large-scale technology deployment projects

  • At least 3 years of experience in information security consulting (providing professional services consulting for end clients)

  • At least 2 years of management consulting experience (e.g. Big 4)

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • 8 Plus years of related experience

  • Basic knowledge in and experience in database security (Oracle, MySQL, Sybase, DB2)

  • Basic knowledge of Data Loss Prevention

  • Certified in CISSP or equivalent certification

EO Statement

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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.