23 days agoIBM

Security Business Analyst I

  • Dallas (Dallas)

Job description

The Security Business Analyst uses audit process experience, operational audit controls knowledge and technical skills to support internal and external goals of Bluemix Infrastructure division of IBM Cloud. The Security Controls Examiner/Inspector, with limited supervision, will perform duties as a Single Point of Contact (POC) for audit participation requests received by the Cloud SOC. This includes fielding, directing, collecting and responding to audit evidence requests. The Security Business Analyst is also responsible for conducting quarterly reviews of critical controls operated by the Security Operations Center which impact the Bluemix Infrastructure division as a whole. Critical controls as defined by Security Operations Leadership are a collective from internal IBM controls, industry standard controls and governmental controls relevant to Bluemix Infrastructure Services. The Security Business Analyst is responsible for reporting measurement of required controls to the applicable compliance representatives during official testing for same controls annually or as scheduled. Identification and tracking of any deficits discovered during testing, either quarterly Security Team self-assessment or official testing for certification, are the responsibility of the Security Controls Examiner/Inspector. Immediate retesting and scheduled retesting thereafter of deficient controls are also assigned to the Security Controls Examiner/Inspector.

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Required Education

Associate's Degree/College Diploma
Role ( Job Role )

Security Specialist
State / Province

Primary job category

Technical Specialist

(0147) International Business Machines Corporation
Contract type

Employment Type


Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?

Travel Required

No Travel
IBM Business Group

Preferred Education

Bachelor's Degree
City / Township / Village

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

·  Ensures delivery of Security Team governance, risk and compliance objectives for Bluemix Infrastructure division in IBM Cloud
·  Perform single point of contact for assessment activities for the Bluemix IaaS Security Team
·  Track multiple potential deficiencies as identified in assessments until resolution is sufficiently demonstrated
·  Successfully engage in multiple security governance adherence initiatives simultaneously
·  Perform subject matter expert role for audit and compliance requirements of the IBM Bluemix IaaS Cloud SOC and Security Team
·  Identify and resolve GRC issues and conflicts within the Security Team
·  Develop and deliver progress and remediation reports and presentations as directed by Security Team leadership
·  Promote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and security management practices by adhering to required standards and processes

United States
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

·  Two plus years of governance, risk and compliance related work; preferably for cloud IT or security related business fields
·  Experience with Business Process documentation and requirements gathering
·  Experience working both independently and in a team oriented collaborative environment
·  Recognize complex problems, analyze situations and provide suggested/implemented resolution(s)
·  Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group including executives, managers and subject matter experts
·  Ability to apply critical thinking to control and business risk interpretations
·  Ability to understand concepts related to identifying and assessing cyber risks as applicable to controls frameworks
·  Flexibility to conform to shifting priorities through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
·  Prioritize work tasks and issues; direct work efforts and facilitate deficiency closure
·  Exhibit excellent written and oral communications skills and professionals
Secondary Job Category

Technical Solutions Support Specialist
Eligibility Requirements

·  Minimum two years of governance, risk and compliance related work, preferably for cloud IT or security related business fields
Position Type

Early Professional
Early Professional Track

Industry Early Professional
Location Statement

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.

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