Security Consultant

Posted 05 June 2024

Company's Benefits

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Childcare Facilities

    Childcare Facilities

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

Job Description

Information and Data are some of the most important organizational assets in today’s businesses. As a Security Consultant, you will be a key advisor for IBM’s clients, analyzing business requirements to design and implement the best security solutions for their needs. You will apply your technical skills to find the balance between enabling and securing the client’s organization with the cognitive solutions that are making IBM the fastest growing enterprise security business in the world.

Your Role and Responsibilities
The Security Consultant role is key part of the SOC.

  • Responsible for conducting incident response operations according to documented procedures and industry best practices.

  • Able to interact with executive levels throughout the company.

  • Must have extensive experience in multiple security areas such as SIEM, EDR, XDR, ASM, IDS, APT, and WAF.

  • Will be required to participate in multiple intelligence communities and be able to disseminate pertinent informationthroughout the SOC.

  • Ideal candidates should have extensive experience in Linux and Windows operating systems, deep knowledge of networking and attack methods such as SQLi and pivoting.

  • Enthusiasm and interest in Information Security must be displayed.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Knowledge of network security zones, Firewall configurations, IDS policies

  • Knowledge of systems communications from Layer 1 to 7

  • Experience with Systems Administration, Middleware, and Application Administration

  • Experience with Network and Network Security tools administration

  • Knowledge of log formats and ability to aggregate and parse log data for syslog, http logs, DB logs for investigation purposes.

  • In-depth experience with log search tools such as HP Arcsight, Splunk, usage of regular expressions and natural language queries

  • In-depth knowledge of packet capture and analysis

  • Experience with Security Assessment tools (NMAP, Nessus)

  • Ability to make create a containment strategy and execute.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Intrusion Detection in Depth – SEC503 (GCIA certification) or equivalent

  • Hacker Techniques, Exploits & Incident Handling – SEC504 (optional GCIH certification) or

  • equivalent.

  • GIAC Continuous Monitoring (optional GMON certification) or equivalent

  • Advanced digital forensics and Incident Response – FOR 508 (Optional GCFA certification) or equivalent


  • Computer Forensic Investigation such as Windows Forensic Analysis FOR408 – (Optional

  • GCFE certification)

  • Perimeter Protection in Depth – SEC502 (optional GCFW certification)

  • Advanced Security Essentials – SEC501 (optional GCED certification