Strategy Consultant (control systems cybersec) 27 views

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As a Strategy Consultant at IBM, you will help reinvent businesses and industries by developing and utilizing specialized knowledge of industry-specific and cross-industry competitive strategies. You’ll manage complex components of an engagement, working closely with clients and their customers to understand their pain points. Your strategic recommendations will drive change in a digitally-enabled era and give you the opportunity to collaborate with highly talented IBMers. Are you ready?

Your Role and Responsibilities

  • The control systems cybersecurity consultant shall serve as a technical advisor to provide oversight and policy guidance to enable mission assurance and resilience of critical infrastructure through effective cybersecurity risk management across the DoD enterprise.
  • He/she shall plan, analyze, develop, document, track, present, and implement government-approved policy and technical solutions to maintain cybersecurity for DoD control systems, operational technology, and IT-enabled infrastructure.
  • Must have knowledge to author and implement strategies, roadmaps, policies and technical guidance.
  • Must have knowledge to author and implement strategies, roadmaps, policies and technical guidance.
  • Knowledge of Control Systems/Operational Technology, Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM), Internet of Things (IoT), Risk Management Framework, cyber hygiene, cybersecurity culture, networking and emerging security technologies a plus.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Strategy minded, Experience on an Enterprise Strategy initiative is a plus.
  • At least 10 years professional experience in cybersecurity management, network administration, network engineering, network defense advanced securities, project management, database administration, or cyber risk mitigation.
  • At least 3 years OSD/Service staff/Joint Staff experience.
  • Knowledge of DOD organization and structure
  • TOP SECRET (SCI eligible)
  • Degree: Bachelors Subjects: Computer Science, Computer Programming, Information Systems, or System Engineering.

Preferred Technical And Professional Expertise

  • Direct cybersecurity working experience (security controls, assessments, architecture, networking, etc.) (2+ years)
  • Security clearance: DoD Top Secret (SCI eligible) and NATO Secret eligible
  • Cybersecurity strategy / policy / governance and oversight knowledge skills and abilities (2+ years)
  • Analytical, problem solving, and time management skills (2+ years)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (2+ years)
  • Industry Information Assurance certification (A+, Security+, CCNA, CISSP, etc.)
  • Strong aptitude to deconstruct, tackle, and communicate complex problems
  • Ability to self-teach new technical and non-technical concepts
  • Strong attention to detail

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world’s economy. IBM Services partners with the world’s leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

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.

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

US Citizenship Required.

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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