Security Leader/Software Development (Yorktown Heights, NY)


September 14, 2021

Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today - planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBM and our clients worldwide. At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.
Your Role and Responsibilities
Join an elite team driving technology innovation that defines our technology strategy in computing hardware and software to help our clients solve their most pressing business challenges. IBM Systems is seeking a highly passionate, skilled, and innovative Security Leader to work in the IBM Systems CTO Office.
This team works closely with IBM Research, Systems and Hybrid Cloud developers in pioneering Security, Cloud, and AI technologies across the entire IBM Systems portfolio, including Z, Power and Storage.
You will collaborate within IBM System and with Security teams in Cloud and Cognitive Software, Red Hat, and Research to drive innovation for IBM Systems with a focus on Confidential Computing and zero-trust. You will work on cutting-edge technologies, build proof of concept (PoC) or proof of technology (PoT) solutions by integrating existing and new technologies including Open Source.
We need you to leverage your experience and network to keep a pulse on the security marketplace continuously bringing forward the most current technology outlook; tells us what the next big thing in security for Systems is.
This job entails working successfully with a diverse and dynamic team of both operational and technical personnel, collaborating with team members as well as work independently, and take initiative.
This position is located in Yorktown Heights, NY area.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or a related technical field
  • 5+ years as a Security SME or Security research resulting in client work
  • CISSP recommended
  • Understanding of security differentiation and vulnerabilities across CPU architectures
  • Hands on security development experience
  • Network, Systems, and Storage security configuration experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Understanding of industry landscapes for Security
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders in the organization and facilitating decision- making
  • Experience and ability to deliver PoC/PoT in a time-constraint environment
  • Client-facing skills

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • MS or PhD in Computer Science, or related technical fields
  • Knowledge of IBM Z, Power and Storage technologies
  • Experience in developing and leveraging AI for Security solutions

About Business UnitIBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world’s most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.
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Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:
  • 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
  • World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.
  • Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
  • Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
  • Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
  • Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
  • Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
  • Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
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