Host Based Security Engineer in Arlington, VA at IBM

Date Posted: 9/5/2018

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IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

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In this exciting role, you will have experience in developing IT architecture, Designs, and deploying solutions for:

• Server hardware and associated operating systems with a focus on Intel technology, Microsoft Windows Server/Active Directory, Linux

• Virtualization technology on Intel platforms, especially VMware vSphere, Citrix XenApp; Virtual Desktop Technology (VDI) including VMware and Citrix technologies

• Client workstations, laptops, tablets, SmartPhones; Intel and Apple technology;

• Windows XP/7 and MacOS, iOS, Android and Blackberry

• Apple technology; Windows XP/7 and MacOS, iOS, Android and Blackberry

• Networking solutions including routers, switches, load balancers, wireless with focus on Cisco and VMWare vSwitches; DNS and DHCP with focus on Infoblox and Citrix NetScaler;

• Security devices including firewalls and intrusion detection (IDS/IPS) with focus on Cisco and Juniper

• Security applications including anti-virus, syslog, security analysis, data loss protection tools and knowledge of Trusted Internet Computing (TIC) standards/implementation (focus on McAfee)

• Storage subsystems including SAN, NAS devices, storage switches, fiber data fabric networks, iSCSI, along with storage management/monitoring tools, backup technologies (focus on NetApp technologies)

• Capacity and performance analysis, data collection and reporting for network, server and storage

• Enterprise System Monitoring solutions (monitoring and event management) for network, server, storage and security devices (firewalls) (focus on IBM Tivoli Monitoring, Solarwinds, OPNET)

• Enterprise database solutions (Oracle and Microsoft SQL)

• Working on Solutions in Task Order Mods with Client Engineering team and IBM Engineering team

• Commercially available McAfee ePO 4.x & 5.x Off-The-Shelf (COTS) products experience needed with:

o McAfee Drive Encryption for Windows and Mac extremely desired

o McAfee Application Control extremely desired

o McAfee McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention for Desktop (HIPS) extremely desired

o McAfee Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and Device Control (DC) preferred

o McAfee Policy Auditor for Windows and Linux (PAW & PAL) preferred

o McAfee Application Inventory Agent (Risk Advisor) preferred

o McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Windows and Linux (VSEW & VSEL) preferred

o McAfee Management for Optimized Virtual Environments (MOVE) preferred

o McAfee Endpoint Protection for Macs (EPM) preferred

o Able to analyze, identify, breakdown, refine and capture the existing requirements, high-level features, and user experiences to better deliver host based security.

• Analyze, Debug McAfee Solutions (50%)

• Deploy McAfee upgrades (25%)

• Communications with Client and IBM executives (10%)

• ITSM Change Management using ServiceNow, JIRA (15%)

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Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population. CAREER GROWTH
Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:
  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills
  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations
  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation
In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!PSHJ 1SCTY DCHJ GBSPSDC

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