IBM IT Security Specialist in MARKHAM, OntarioL3R 4M9

IBM is leading the way in the Information Security space and our Managed Security Services Delivery team is looking to expand and onboard an IT Security Specialist to join our Security Operations Center.Apply your technical know-how to manage and operate IT Security hardware & software while delivering complex security solutions. You'll manage a variety of security technologies and will be required to plan, deliver and support expertly engineered IT services and products that meet IBM's clients' needs.Deliverables include deployment and integration activities, device management, security event analysis, service-level reporting, risk and contingency planning. Support-related responsibilities include Day to day monitoring , troubleshooting and managing critical situations.Responsibilities include:

  • Leverage your In-depth knowledge and proven proficiency in Managing ( Device and Policy Mgmt ) of Guardium Solutions to support / manage GDE and GDAM for multiple commercial clients.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in Support of Guardium GDE & GDAM device and policy management

  • Administration, configuration and troubleshooting of Security Appliances

  • Analyze and implement complex policies on Guardium .

  • Engage in client facing liaison, supporting and managing client(s) IT Security Posture and associated technology solution.

  • Engage in daily/weekly/monthly cadence with client and provide value add by means of recommendations to drive efficiency and value while minimizing vulnerabilities.

  • Rely on your strong technical ability to troubleshoot problems in a large enterprise involving complex network application flows between multiple hosts spanning multiple firewalls/security zones and different geographic locations

  • Handle incidnet tickets and work on resolving

  • Demonstrate your proven hands-on experience with Guardium in order to resolve Client’s

Additional information:A successful applicant possesses the ability to provide day to day steady state support in a multi tenant environment performing incident, problem, and change management. Skills ranging from excellent teamwork, communication both oral and written and the ability to quickly assimilate technical and non-technical information are required.Typical Technologies supported : ( Skills in these areas would be an asset )Managed Security Services Skill set , with management and Steady state knowledge of :Guardium: GDE & GDAMIDS/IPS - CheckPoint, Cisco , Juniper , McAfee , Tipping Point ,SIEM - Qradar , ArcSight , Quest, Symantec, Tripwire ,NetIQDLP - Websense, McAfee,RSA , Symantec, CA Technologies,FidelisEmail- Barracuda, BrightMail , FireEye,Symantec, Cisco, Proofpoint,vivianF/W - F5, Cisco, PaloAlto , Checkpoint

  • English (Fluent)

  • At least 5 years experience in a Security Operations Role

  • At least 3 years experience in managing policies for Guardium GDAM & GDE

  • Ability to troubleshoot policy and device/agent related issues as it pertains to Guardium GDE & GDAM solution.

  • Good Knowledge and understanding of Databases

  • Experience using Linux-based systems

  • Thorough understanding of IT Security principles and practices, with at least 5 years experience in the IT Security field.

  • Client facing experience supporting large scale security solutions.

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.