IT Security Specialist/Sr IT Security Specialist in Markham at IBM

Date Posted: 6/3/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

IBM is leading the way in the Information Security space and our Managed Security Services Delivery team is looking to expand and onboard an IT Security Specialist to join our Security Operations Center.

Apply your technical know-how to manage and support IT Security hardware & software which houses complex security solutions. You'll support a variety of IT technologies and will be required to ensure currency, health, availability and performance of expertly engineered state-of-the art IT Infrastructure which is a crucial back bone to a Security Operations Center .

Deliverables include deployment and integration activities, device management, event analysis, service-level reporting, risk and contingency planning. Support-related responsibilities include Day to day monitoring, troubleshooting , patch management , access management , health and availability management of Security Operations Infrastructure ( Firewalls, IDPS, SIEM,etc. ).

Responsibilities include:
  • Leverage your In-depth knowledge and proven proficiency in Managing ( Device and Policy Mgmt ) of F/W , IDS / IPS , WAF, eMail Security, DLP & SIEM Solutions to support / manage the Security Perimeter for multiple clients.
  • Support of firewall technologies including Checkpoint,Cisco,Fortinet,PaloAlto
  • Administration, configuration and troubleshooting of Security Appliances
  • Analyze and implement complex firewall rules on Fortinet & Cisco firewalls security devices.
  • Conducting incident response operations per documented procedures and industry best practices and analyzing log files with the ability to identify false positive and true positive events
  • Administration, configuration and troubleshooting of Security Appliances
  • Administration, configuration and troubleshooting of SIEM products such as QRadar.
  • Engage in client facing liaison, supporting and managing client(s) IT Security Posture and associated technology solution.
  • Engage in weekly cadence with client and provide value add by means of recommendations to drive efficiency and value while minimizing vulnerabilities.
  • Rely on your strong technical ability to troubleshoot problems in a large enterprise involving complex network application flows between multiple hosts spanning multiple firewalls/security zones and different geographic locations
Demonstrate your proven hands-on experience with firewalls and a comprehensive knowledge of IP networking and network security including Intrusion Detection, DMZ, encryption, IPSec, PKI, VPNs, Site to Site VPN tunnels, SSL, proxy services, Malware, and Email security

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