NEW JOB: IT Security Services Specialist Needed AtIBM Markham, Canada

Introduction
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
• Perform steady state management of various security infrastructure and solutions such as NGFW, UTM, IDS/IPS, WAF, Email/Web Security, etc
• Review and analyze client requests, translate them into policies and rules and deploy to managed appliances/systems; following all processes and procedures, minimizing chances of failures and outages to client environments.
• Regularly review product announcements, advisories and create remediation plans and implement to mitigate associated risks.
• Lead and participate in troubleshooting sessions to find root cause of issues and provide quick workarounds and timely resolutions within client SLAs.
• Perform all activities adhering to IBM policies and guidelines, client policies when applicable and contribute towards continuous improvements to the services.
• Perform assigned activities in on-call rotations, provide pager coverage and perform change and incident management outside of normal shift hours, whenever required.
• Participate and contribute towards creating and maintaining effective operational and technical documentation. Be a team player and proactively identify and escalate to management any risks and opportunities in the managed services.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
• English Fluent (verbal and written)
• Experience in a Security Operations role
• Network security skills in multiple areas such as – (Firewall rules, UTM, WAF, VMS, EDR, Sandbox solutions, NAC, IPS/IDS, Load Balancer, etc.), preferably on any of the following technologies: Cisco Firepower/ASA, FortiNet, Palo Alto, F5 WAF, FireEye, ForeScout, BlueCoat, etc.
• IT service management tools and methodologies (ITIL)

Preferred Technical And Professional Expertise
Canadian Security Level 2 Secret Cleared
• Language: Bilingual (English & French)
• SIEM experience, preferably on QRadar, including management, rules creation, use case deployment, reporting, correlation, and investigation.
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Information Technology
• Sound understanding of Industry Leading security Solutions
• Industry recognized security certifications. (Eg. CISSP, CISM, CEH, Security+, etc.).
• Technical certifications, product and vendor specific certifications (Eg. CCNA, CCSP, FNSE, PCNSE, BCCPA, JNCIS-FWV, etc.).
• Client facing experience supporting large scale security solutions.
• Sound understanding of networking concepts

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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