Security Pre Sales Architect

Job Description
The Security Architect role focuses on the design of business-driven Information Technology solutions to meet security requirements related to function, protection, assurance,risk management and compliance. The scope of work includes: (1) the collection and validation of requirements, (2) the identification of risks, threats, vulnerabilities, potential anomalous flows and interactions, (3) the definition of the security processes for assurance, management and compliance, (4) the definition of security subsystems, and (5) the design of integration and deployment architectures for security in Networks, Infrastructure, Middleware, Applications and Systems & Service Management systems. Depending on the area of work, the Security Architect may perform evaluation and selection of the components, design of hardware, software, process and service components of the solution, assurance of deployment architectures, and guide secure engineering practices in development. The employee guides functional objectives or technologies.

Skills:

Environment:
Professional knowledge related to incumbent's function/business unit and its processes.

Communication/Negotiation:
Advise other professionals. Effectively utilize group dynamics. Negotiate to define approaches and goals.

Problem Solving:
Recognize complex problems related to functional objectives. Analyze situations and implement solutions, or develop new system elements, procedures or processes. Creativity and judgment applied to developmental work on different projects within the business environment.

Contribution/Leadership:

Provides ongoing technical /operational guidance to lead professional work teams, conducts special projects, or manages department(s) (national or international). Understand department/ functional mission and vision. Defines and decides objectives within specified business concept or project and may have responsibility for tools and assigned resources. Utilizes expertise to directly influence people outside department or function. Sometimes no precedent exists.

Impact on Business/Scope:

Accountable for department results and for activities and/or projects involving multi-functional teams. Regularly participates in overall functional program planning. Activities are subject to business measurements, impact customer satisfaction, and impact project costs or expenses.

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

The Security Architect role focuses on the design of business-driven Information Technology solutions to meet security requirements related to function, protection, assurance,risk management and compliance. The scope of work includes: (1) the collection and validation of requirements, (2) the identification of risks, threats, vulnerabilities, potential anomalous flows and interactions, (3) the definition of the security processes for assurance, management and compliance, (4) the definition of security subsystems, and (5) the design of integration and deployment architectures for security in Networks, Infrastructure, Middleware, Applications and Systems & Service Management systems.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Skills:

Environment:
Professional knowledge related to incumbent's function/business unit and its processes.

Communication/Negotiation:
Advise other professionals. Effectively utilize group dynamics. Negotiate to define approaches and goals.

Problem Solving:
Recognize complex problems related to functional objectives. Analyze situations and implement solutions, or develop new system elements, procedures or processes. Creativity and judgment applied to developmental work on different projects within the business environment.

EO Statement
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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