IBM Director of Cyber, Cloud, and Operational Risk in Houston, Texas
IBM’s Industry Consultants are essential to our clients as they work to reinvent themselves for the future. Join our highly visible and highly skilled team of global consultants as we strive to accelerate sales, deliver client engagements, and build IBM’s market eminence. If you are a forward-thinker and a curious intellectual, we welcome you to apply for your next exciting career challenge!
Your Role and Responsibilities
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead project teams and work with financial services clients to assess their information security/cybersecurity and IT risk management programs against industry best practices and regulatory requirements
Assist financial services clients with transitions to cloud computing platforms and help build compliant cloud governance programs
Provide regulatory and subject matter-specific guidance to clients
Lead the development of concrete, actionable roadmaps for improving information security/cybersecurity and IT risk management programs and achieving strategic initiatives (e.g., cloud transformation)
Interface with the client in the strategic design process to translate security and business requirements into technical designs and act as client’s point of contact for engagement delivery on a daily basis and manage small teams dedicated to client delivery
Lead interactions with Executive Management and Board Members of clients and regulatory authorities
Support the professional development of mid-level and junior staff
Travel as required to client sites in the United States and internationally. Time spent traveling ranges from 30-100 percent
Performs additional duties as assigned
Experience working in information security, with a technical understanding of a range of enterprise IT architectures (e.g., web applications, databases, operating systems, server infrastructure, mobile devices, and networking technologies)
Third-party risk experience, including vendor due diligence
Working knowledge of information security controls, guidelines, and standards for financial institutions (e.g., NIST, FFIEC IT Examination handbooks)
Working knowledge of fundamental cloud, security technologies and tooling, and secure software development lifecycle concepts
Understanding of international privacy and data protection regulations, such as CCPA, HIPPA, and GDPR
Superior writing and editing skills with the ability to construct well-founded, clear, and concise analyses and recommendations
Strong attention to detail
Prefer NYC Metro and surrounding areas
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Ability to lead and manage day to day aspects of engagement activities and an ability to work with clients
Strong analytical skills
Ability to handle complex information, solve problems, and manage multiple tasks
Ability to communicate effectively with clients and within all levels of the organization
Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships and build teams
Strong reputation for integrity and ethics
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- CISSP, CISM, CISA, GIAC, CIPP/US or other security/privacy certifications preferred, but not required
About Business Unit
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