Cloud Storage Security Engineer

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₹74,254 - ₹112,017 / Monthly EST

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Years of Experience
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Tech Stacks
Python SQL Ansible Linux Git UNIX Xen KVM CI Jenkins Terraform Strategy

Job Description


At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Design and implement security architecture for cloud infrastructure and storage platforms, following secure design principles, and configuring security controls.

Conduct regular security assessments and testing to identify vulnerabilities in the cloud environment. Patch and update resources to address vulnerabilities and keep them secure. Implement security automation tools to streamline security processes and improve efficiency. Keep up to date with the latest cloud security threats and vulnerabilities and participate in security training to stay informed about new security best practices.

Responsibilities include.

  • Identify and resolve security issues across the cloud infrastructure
  • Build, deploy, and manage security tools and services
  • Design and implement scalable processes to provision cloud access
  • Maintain a low-touch, reliable, and user-friendly infrastructure
  • Evaluate and respond to alerts and events from security tools
  • Tune security tool configuration to minimize false positives
  • Develop event response documentation and processes, including diagrams for system environments, cloud operations, and security tools
  • Collaborate with security leadership, engineering, and compliance to execute security strategies
  • Assist other teams in solving security issues in a manner that complies with business requirements and best practices
  • Assess our current cloud security and propose improvements or solutions
  • Review our architecture and design through a security lens to provide actionable, timely requirements and recommendations
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for security tools, applications, and processes
  • Develop and implement incident response plans to effectively respond to security breaches.
  • Collaborate with other security professionals and development teams to ensure a holistic approach to cloud security.

All of this will take place in a strong team environment, which necessitates strong communication

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ years of experience working with a public cloud infrastructure
  • Experience deploying and customizing security tools such as vulnerability scanners, static analysers, IDS/IPS, firewalls, and endpoint security monitoring
  • Experience using CI/CD pipelines for change management and automated security testing
  • Experience with networking and Unix/Linux servers
  • Experience developing software with object-oriented languages.
  • Experience with log management and/or correlation systems
  • Fluent in one or more programming or scripting language
  • Thorough understanding of cloud and network security
  • Ability to write SQL queries and build dashboards and reports
  • Knowledge of networking and web protocols
  • Knowledge of modern cloud technology components and deployment patterns
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills

Preferred Technical And Professional Expertise

  • 5+ years of experience working in an information security role
  • Experience with securing services in a multi-cloud environment
  • Experience with Linux virtualization technologies such as KVM, Xen and QEMU
  • Experience with Ceph, NFS, NVME, or object storage technologies
  • Excellent Git skills (merges, rebase, branching, forking, submodules)
  • Experience with Python, Ansible, Terraform, Jenkins
  • Experience with application deployment using CI/CD

About Business Unit

IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world’s most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.

This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date and proof of vaccination status will be required before your start date. During the Onboarding process you will be asked to confirm your vaccination status, in case you are unable to get vaccinated for any reason, you can let us know at that stage. Please let us know if you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons. IBM will consider such requests on a case by case basis subject to submission of required proof by the candidate before a stipulated date.

Your Life @ IBM

In a world where technology never stands still, we understand that, dedication to our clients success, innovation that matters, and trust and personal responsibility in all our relationships, lives in what we do as IBMers as we strive to be the catalyst that makes the world work better.

Being an IBMer means you’ll be able to learn and develop yourself and your career, you’ll be encouraged to be courageous and experiment everyday, all whilst having continuous trust and support in an environment where everyone can thrive whatever their personal or professional background.

Our IBMers are growth minded, always staying curious, open to feedback and learning new information and skills to constantly transform themselves and our company. They are trusted to provide on-going feedback to help other IBMers grow, as well as collaborate with colleagues keeping in mind a team focused approach to include different perspectives to drive exceptional outcomes for our customers. The courage our IBMers have to make critical decisions everyday is essential to IBM becoming the catalyst for progress, always embracing challenges with resources they have to hand, a can-do attitude and always striving for an outcome focused approach within everything that they do.

Are you ready to be an IBMer?

About IBM

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.

Location Statement

When applying to jobs of your interest, we recommend that you do so for those that match your experience and expertise. Our recruiters advise that you apply to not more than 3 roles in a year for the best candidate experience.

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, caste, genetics, pregnancy, disability, neurodivergence, 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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