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Security Architect - Offering Architect

Company: IBM Corporation
Location: Austin
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Continuing on the IBM tradition of been a leader for decades in providing the security technology and services needed to protect client computing environments around the world. Now, IBM Security Services is helping clients secure new hybrid cloud workloads which extend to ( e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP, Alibaba, IBM Cloud, etc.).

IBM is looking for an experienced Data Security Architect, to help define, prioritize roadmap features, and spearhead the design, development, delivery of new differentiated capabilities. She/He will present Security Offerings to deliver compelling client experiences and will be expected to participate in the full life-cycle of learning opportunities, including delivery of solutions within the client environments. Provide consultation services. Design & Drive the implementation and Manage their environment as they enabled Data Encryption, Key Management, HSMs, Data Discovery and Classification, Data Plane, etc. to protect their applications and workloads to the cloud, leveraging one or multiple Hyperscalers and one or multiple KSMs, Security Enclaves, CASB, etc. Solve the world's most complicated security challenges with clients around the globe and be involved in the fast growing, cyber security space while working for a company that's a recognized leader in the enterprise security space.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Research and identify new opportunities for IBM Security Services to innovate on behalf of our clients and work with IBM and non-IBM technology partners as it relates to their technology being leveraged as part of IBM's Security and Compliance offerings.
  • Work with local and regional delivery leadership teams and sales leadership teams around the world to understand and track the health and adoption of security services within your assigned portfolio and gather feedback of future needs and existing gaps.
  • Work with Global and local architecture offering leaders and Hyperscalers leaders around the world to provide the greatest level of integration and adoption of our security and compliance capabilities within their assigned portfolio and gather feedback of future needs and existing gaps.
  • Requires collaboration and coordination across internal and external teams and will be visible at the highest levels of our organization, working with our clients, partners, other vendors, and operational stakeholders.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to influence others internally and externally
  • Proven strong business judgement and ability to lead cross-functional teams to achieve aggressive business objectives
  • Proven ability to synthesize complex issues and opinions into simple stories, problem solving skills and strong technical competence
  • Ability to develop new ideas and creative solutions from conception through completion in an iterative way to address the Data Security Challenges of our clients and provide direct value to their business.
  • The SecurityArchitect will be responsible for owning the Technical strategy and execution for one or more Security Service offerings. The Security Architect leads the detailed direction and priorities across the different technologies and solutions within a Security Domain (e.g., Data Security, etc.).
  • Will make sure that the architecture is properly leveraging the Security services / capabilities of the CSPs but also making sure that is in synergy with the overall IBM Offerings architecture to provide the greatest level of efficiencies to the client but also across the IBM offerings
  • Drive the cross-functional, cross-division or cross-unit, cross-offerings collaborative efforts to define the architecture of our offerings to meet our customers needs and increase our efficiencies.




Required Technical and Professional Expertise

a. 8+ years of experience and overall understanding of cloud and non-cloud technologies.

b. 3+ years of Architecture / Engineering / Consulting experience on Security and Compliance (e.g., Regulations, Visibility and Enforcement, Governance & Risk Management, Audit).

c. Knowledge / Understanding of Research Methodology or Analytics, Automation (e.g., RPA) and AI Capabilities.

d. Ability to quickly learn, understand and work with new and emerging technologies.

e. Working knowledge of Cloud Service Providers portfolio for security platforms - AWS/Azure/IBM Cloud/Google Cloud

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

A.. 3+ year of Architecture / Engineering / Consulting experience on one or more security domains (e.g., Data Security, Identity & Access Management, FaaS/SaaS/IaaS/PaaS security, Network, Threat Management & Response, Application Security).

B. Demonstrate knowledge & experience of Cloud Service Providers portfolio for Security Platforms - AWS/Azure/IBM Cloud/Google Cloud

C. Working experience in Multi-cultural environment (Global team)

D. Strategic thinking, methodical and analytical problem solving skills.

E. 3+ years of Architecture / Engineering / Consulting experience (particularly in Zero Trust, SASE, Applications Gateways, Next Generation Firewalls).

F. 2+ years of experience with SASE, ZTNA, SDP solutions (e.g., Cisco, Palo Alto, Zscaler, Perimeter81, AWS/Azure/GCP Capabilities, etc.).

Keywords: IBM Corporation, Austin , Security Architect - Offering Architect, Other , Austin, Texas

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