IBM Global Security Testing Program Manager-X-Force Red Offensive Security in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Description

The Global Security Testing Program Manager will be a part of X-Force Red Offensive Security, IBM’s elite security testing team. The primary duty is managing security testing programs for clients’ security testing needs. Secondary duties include assisting in the sales process with potential or existing clients, and acting as a client’s primary program contact for projects delivered by X-Force Red Offensive Security. It is critical that the Program Manager 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.

Core Consulting:

  • Effective communication and presentation skills

  • The ability to lead large groups and be a primary facilitator

  • 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

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ years of information security program experience, preferably in the areas of penetration testing and/or incident response

  • Ability to manage complex penetration test/security testing projects that may include; web applications: internal networks, wireless networks, mobile applications, thick-client applications, embedded applications, hardware, etc.

  • Experience coordinating security testing projects with multiple consultants

  • Experience presenting to executives

  • Effective English writing skills

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Experience in technical scoping of security testing programs and projects

  • 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.