Security Services – Garage Technical Lead 29 views

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Client Technical Specialists (CTP) are the technical experts and advisors to clients, IBM sales teams and/or IBM Business Partners. As a CTP you understand the client’s business requirements, technical requirements and/or competitive landscape. You apply your business insights, build and maintain client relationships, incorporate hardware, software and services into client-valued solutions and ensure client readiness for the implementation of technical solutions. This is an opportunity to shape the future for both IBM and its clients. Start your journey now!

Your Role and Responsibilities

The Security Services Garage Technical Leader will be responsible for preparing the IBM team for the Garage Sessions with clients, participating in meetings with clients and IBM security subject matter experts to assist the Garage Facilitator and help to ensure successful execution and conducting Garage Sessions. This role acts as a technical security leader, provides the Security POV and has a solid understanding of end-to-end security with a bias towards security strategy. The Garage Technical Leader assists the Garage Facilitator in extracting the collective insight, knowledge, wisdom and experience of the group and use it to meet the goals of the garage sessions as well as to develop a point of view of the client’s security issues and challenges. Lastly, the Garage Technical Lead is responsible to work with the extended Security team in developing the solutions, roadmap and final report and/or proposals that is delivered to the IBM client.

This domain includes contributing to the garage agenda within the respective competency segment, such as, Security Strategy, Identity and Access Management, Threat Management, Cloud Security and OT Security as well as others as they are developed. The Garage Technical Leader is responsible for providing materials and content for the Garage Session that are pertinent to the agenda. They are required to have an in-depth understanding and business acumen of the client’s respective industry as well as the client’s goals and objectives as they relate to Security.

The Garage Technical Leader must be able to demonstrate a deep understanding of cybersecurity, ability to listen and extract information from meeting participants, present IBM’s Security POV and have a broad perspective and security acumen. The Garage Technical Leader must have excellent organizational and planning skills as well as the ability to translate and connect issues communicated by the client to solutions that can be answered by the IBM Security portfolio.

The ideal candidate will have strong collaboration and co-creation skills along with the ability to document, understand and translate the output from the Garage Sessions into transformational roadmaps, proposals and presentations that are client ready.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

At least 5 years of experience in Cybersecurity either in a presales, sales or technical role

At least 5 years of experience working in projects related to Garage or Garage type sessions

At least 2 years of experience working across diverse teams to facilitate solutions

Working knowledge of facilitation tools and techniques (Mural, Trello, etc)

Bachelor’s Degree or higher

Readiness to travel 25% annually

Preferred Technical And Professional Expertise


About Business Unit

IBM’s Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM’s Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments—with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.

Your Life @ IBM

Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries. IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

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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

IBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work.

  • 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.

This position is eligible for participation in an IBM sales incentive plan. Actual incentive opportunity will be based on performance and the eligible Target Incentive, as addressed in the applicable plan, all of which is subject to change.

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

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



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