IBM Global Security Vulnerability Management Consultant - in Rome, Italy

Job Description

The Global Security Vulnerability Management Consultant will be a part of X-Force Red Offensive Security, IBM’s elite security testing team.

The primary duty is conducting vulnerability management activities for clients’ vulnerability management needs.

Secondary duties include assisting in the sales process with potential or existing clients, and acting as a client’s primary technical contact for vulnerability management projects delivered by X-Force Red Offensive Security.

It is critical that the consultant be able to rapidly interact to on-demand requests with minimal assistance.

There is a potential for 25% travel, including international travel. Travel depends on project requirements.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Core Consulting:

  • Effective communication and presentation skills

  • Demonstrated written skills

  • Comfortable working in a project based / client serving model

  • Ability to lead and shape client expectations

  • Help drive pursuits and engage in complex deals, matching outcomes to expectations

  • Ability to work easily with diverse and dynamic teams

  • Ability to work in a matrix management model

  • Preference for candidates with Secondary language skills


  • 5+ years of consulting experience, preferably in the information security field.

  • 5+ years of system administration, network administration, or programming experience.

  • Experience coordinating vulnerability management projects

  • History of presenting to executives

  • Effective English writing skills

  • Fluency in both English and Italian languages

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • 2+ years of experience managing one or more of the following: Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM)

  • Programming experience in one or more of the following: Java, .Net, Python, or Ruby

  • CISSP, OSCP, or other technical certifications

  • Conversational fluency in a second language

  • Hands-on experience in security aspects of compliance standards (ISO 27001, SSAE 16, COBIT, PCI, SOX, HIPAA, GLBA, etc.)

  • Experience editing documents for grammar, clarity, and technical accuracy

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.