Data & Application Security Specialist

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Your Role and Responsibilities

Individuals in this specialty primarily apply their technical skills in client billable services supporting service products by using assets and reference architectures and will have expertise in one or more Data & Application Security service products. You will build proof-of concepts, build and execute implementation plans, testing plans and deployment plans with security technology and security solutions to address client requirements.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • DevOps culture and principles
  • Scripting and programming languages (Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby)
  • Good understanding of automation tools
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills
  • Threat modelling and risk assessment techniques.
  • Current cybersecurity threats and latest software.
  • Various security testing tools such as: Arachni, Burp Proxy, FindBugs, PMD, WebScarab, SonarQube, ZAP

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Working in a DevOps environment
  • Building, securing and optimising (for
  • security) CI/CD pipelines*
  • Applying Agile/Scrum methods
  • Educating software engineers on secure
  • Coding techniques and good practice
  • Certifications: CompTIA, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), DevOps Foundation, DevSecOps Engineering (DSOE)

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.

Your Life @ IBM
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Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

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About IBM
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Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
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.

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