Information and Data are some of the most important organizational assets in todays businesses. As a Security Consultant, you will be a key advisor for IBMs 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
•Part of the SOC team that runs 24x7,on a rotating shift schedule
•Provide initial investigation of security incidents
•Conduct secondary triage and analysis on escalated events and initial remediation for escalated incidents
•Profile and trend events in the environment to determine if an incident needs to be created
•Provide communication and escalation throughout the incident per the corporate security incident response guidelines
•Communicate directly with data asset owners and business response plan owners during high severity incidents
•Hunt for suspicious anomalous activity based on data alerts or data outputs from various toolsets
•Perform analysis of log files
•Take an active part in the containment of incidents, even after they are escalated
•Escalate issues when necessary
•Assist continuous improvement of processes and work with Applications teams to improve alerts and rules in the incident monitoring systems
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
• College Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
• 2+ year prior experience in a similar position at Tier 2 SOC level
•Experience with analysis and inspection of log information, packets, and other security tool information output from a variety of sources
•Exposure to network devices, Microsoft Windows systems, UNIX systems, and other security assessment tools (NMAP, Nessus, Metsploit, Netcat, etc.)
•Knowledge of log formats for syslog, http logs, DB logs and how to gather forensics for traceability back to event
•Knowledge of packet capture and analysis
•Experience with log management or security information management tools
•Ability to make information security risk determinations
•Familiarity with network security zones, basic reverse engineering principles, and understanding of malware rootkits, proxies, TCP/UDP packets, DNS, SMTP, and HTTP
•Effective verbal and written communication skills
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise N/A
About Business Unit
IBM is a leading provider of enterprise security solutions. Named by industry analysts as a leader in 12 security market segment categories, IBM Security is a multi-billion dollar business that is rapidly growing. In an industry focused on building walls, IBM Security is focused on creating an open, connected security ecosystem that leverages AI and cloud to help clients improve compliance, stop threats, and grow their business securely.
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