**Job Description** **Cloud Security Architect - Security Services** Are you a security guru who loves a challenge? We are looking for an experienced and dedicated Cloud Security Architect to join our Managed Security Services Product Management team. Cybersecurity is one of the most critical issues of our generation. No other company has the powerful combination of talent, industry-leading security technology, global reach and cognitive capabilities—powered by Watson—to combat cybersecurity threats. This is more than just a job. If you want to help protect the world's cyber infrastructure and transform the security industry, we want to hear from you. **Your Role** In this role you will lead the technology transformation for IBM Cloud Security Services. You will play an instrumental role in defining cloud security maturity and technology services. You are in tune with evolving hybrid cloud options, and well versed with its security implications. You have hands on industry experience with creating highly efficient CI/CD pipeline following Secure by Design principles. You are comfortable with highly distributed hybrid architectures and must be able to rationalize security controls across these deployments. You will bring an agile approach and can break complex problems into simple solutions. You can effectively articulate technology architectures to business leaders with an executive-level pitch. You enjoy getting hands on latest technology and map to business outcomes. Work location for this position is Cambridge, MA or Atlanta, GA. Must be willing to travel up to 25%. Some international travel can be required **Your Abilities & Skills** + The successful candidate will demonstrate the following: + Up to date on the cyber security threat landscape. + Understanding of threat management framework, managing and responding to threats in cloud. + Understanding of compliance initiatives, such as PCI, HIPAA, NIST, etc. + Be proactive self-starter with roll up the sleeves attitude to get work done and drive outcomes. + Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to influence others internally and externally. + Proven ability to lead cross-functional teams to achieve aggressive business objectives. + Analytical, pays attention to details, and makes decision based on data analysis and facts. + Synthesizes complex business requirements and breaks them down in to an agile execution plan. + Delivers initiatives from conception through completion in an iterative way. + Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workloads. + Brings up new ideas and creative solutions to help IBM Security Services continue to be innovative. **Your Responsibilities** + Work with business leaders, technology architects, solution designers, and vendors to design cloud security solutions that meet the business needs of the enterprise. + Act as a Subject Matter Expert for the organization to drive end-to-end cloud security architecture. Maintain overall industry knowledge on latest trends, technology, etc. + Create security reference architectures for the public, private, and hybrid cloud initiatives. + Analyze and design cloud application deployments and security strategy and processes. + Demonstrate leadership ability to back decisions with research and the why, and articulate several options, with pros and cons for each, and a recommendation. + Drive the security conversation and assist customers by providing deployment guidance, supporting development of the customers cloud adoption model, and providing appropriate recommendations to secure their workloads. + Develop deep relationships with key customer decision makers, who drive cyber security solutions within their company. + Coach other technical sellers and solutioners to become expert in engaging in cloud security conversation with customers. **A** **bout Security Services** IBM Security Services helps companies to build a solid strategy and transform their security program. From strategic advisory consulting, incident response, design and deploy services to cloud and managed security services, IBM® has the expertise to help companies stay ahead of cyber criminals. IBM Security Services enables companies to activate global intelligence, innovate without introducing risk, and mature their security program over time. Learn more at: https://www.ibm.com/security/services **Your Life at IBM** We come to work thrilled knowing it will never be the same day twice. At IBM, you have access to a rare combination of experiences that together build a powerful, rewarding career for you. These experiences consist of: + Opportunity to do work that impacts not just your team but often the very lives of millions of people. You’re not just joining a big company, at IBM you’re joining a bigger cause. + Ability to discover the exact career you were meant to have by trying different roles, industries, technologies even locations, right within IBM. No other company gives you the career opportunities like IBM. A company with a progressive and inclusive heritage based on leadership and a history of taking stands on things that matter. **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. SECHot_19 **SECSERV19** **Required Technical and Professional Expertise** + At least 8 years of work experience in distributed technology architectures, with at least 4 years in native cloud services. + Experience with AWS, Azure, VMware NSX, IBM Cloud, RedHat OpenStack/OpenShift, and/or containers-based hybrid cloud architecture, as well as with native AWS and Azure tools and services. + Experience with cloud security controls, both native and third party, in building Secure DevOps pipeline. + Experience with building automation frameworks. + Experience working in partner/channel routes to market as well as digital/catalog based sales model. **Preferred Tech and Prof Experience** + At least 10 years of work experience in distributed technology architectures **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.