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IBM Information Systems Security Technician - SPLUNK in NO CITY INDICATED, Virginia

Introduction

The infrastructure running industries likes transportation, energy, insurance, banking or healthcare is quickly changing as the world’s relationship with technology evolves. Companies have more choices than ever before between on-premise, off-premise, or a hybrid approach. Our Infrastructure Specialists are responsible for keeping up with these latest and greatest of these changes and using their expertise to deliver solutions that meet the needs of our customers and products.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Work location: Radford, Virginia (candidates must be local or willing to relocate to Radford, VA)

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.

The Public Service Sector consulting practice is a trusted advisor to federal, state and local governments, partnering to meet challenges and responding quickly to citizen demands, business needs, new economic conditions, and changing legislative priorities and policies.

As part of the Cybersecurity Division - Cyber Incident Response Team, resource shall provide information systems security technical support consisting of the following tasks:

  • Resource must have experience installing, configuring and managing SPLUNK

  • Resource will deploy, install, manage, and operate SPLUNK Enterprise Security

  • Resource will deploy, install, manage, and operate file integrity monitoring systems

  • Resource will deploy, install, manage, and operate Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems

  • Resource will customize and create rules and signatures for IDS/IPS to meet emerging vulnerabilities and provide enhanced detection capabilities

  • Resource will perform daily vulnerability check using multiple intelligence gathering sources and provide written summaries of threat and vulnerability information

  • Resource will assist in the preparation of network infrastructure specifications or designs incorporating required information security features

  • Resource will provide security engineering design support for client and hosted customers

  • Resource will coordinate with client team to ensure all devices and components report all logs to the SPLUNK Enterprise Security Platform and perform troubleshooting and maintenance of assets

  • Resource will update and/or assist the hosted system's personnel in updating artifacts of the Risk Management Framework (RMF); i.e., system diagram (logical and physical) Hardware/Software/Firmware Inventory, Interface & Ports, Protocols and Services listing, etc

This position is located in Radford, VA.

Benefits

Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.

  • http://www-01.ibm.com/employment/us/benefits/

  • https://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/50744.wss

Career growth

Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills

  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations

  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

Corporate citizenship

With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!

  • http://www.ibm.com/ibm/responsibility/initiatives.html

  • http://www.ibm.com/ibm/responsibility/

(2252) psh

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Resource must have a total of at least 4 years of experience in Cybersecurity and with a strong technical background in LINUX OS

  • Resource must have experience installing, configuring and managing SPLUNK

  • Required Certifications: DoD 8570.1M IAM level II certification is required

  • Resource must possess both Baseline and Computing Environment certification as defined in DoD Instruction 8570.01M

  • The Computing Environment certification can include CompTIA Server+, Microsoft, RedHat, or Solaris professional certifications or training as defined in DoDi 8570.01M

  • Certifications: CISSP (or equivalent) required on Day 1

  • Clearance: ability to obtain and maintain an Interim/Secret DoD to begin work

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Active DoD Secret clearance.

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

US Citizenship required.

Being You @ IBM

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.

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