Security Specialist -Proxy

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Gemalto play 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

Who You Are

We are actively seeking an experienced and highly skilled resource to join our elite cybersecurity team. In this role, you will play a critical part in shaping and implementing advanced security strategies to safeguard our organization against sophisticated cyber threats.

What You’ll Do

Primary Responsibility:

  • Oversee the deployment, configuration, and day-to-day management of Forcepoint Proxy solutions.
  • Ensure the secure and efficient operation of the Proxy infrastructure.
  • Develop and implement web security policies on the Forcepoint Proxy to safeguard against malicious content and threats.
  • Regularly review and update Proxy policies based on emerging security threats.
  • Collaborate with networking teams to seamlessly integrate Forcepoint Proxy into the existing network infrastructure.
  • Ensure proper routing and connectivity for web traffic through the Proxy.
  • Facilitate the onboarding of users onto the Forcepoint Proxy platform.
  • Provide training and support to end-users on web security practices and Proxy usage.
  • Monitor Forcepoint Proxy logs to identify and respond to security incidents.
  • Conduct root cause analysis and troubleshoot issues related to Proxy functionality.
  • Ensure Forcepoint Proxy configurations align with industry standards and compliance requirements.
  • Conduct periodic security audits and assessments.
  • Work closely with IT and security teams to integrate Forcepoint Proxy into the broader cybersecurity architecture.
  • Collaborate on the implementation of security policies and practices.
  • Fine-tune and optimize Proxy policies to balance security requirements with user experience.
  • Continuously assess and enhance the performance of the Forcepoint Proxy solution.
  • Maintain detailed documentation related to Forcepoint Proxy configurations, policies, and incident response procedures.
  • Create and update standard operating procedures for Proxy management.

Secondary Responsibility

  • Good to have knowledge in Seclore IRM, MFA, AV/EDR, Proxy, Email security, O365 security.
  • Monitor and manage MFA systems for secure user authentication.
  • Investigate and respond to incidents related to MFA.
  • Deploy and manage MFA solutions to enhance user authentication security.
  • AV signature and platform version update as needed.
  • Ensuring GPO policy push and updated on all endpoints
  • AV/EDR agent deployment at endpoints/devices
  • Troubleshooting of end user issues at endpoints for proxy
  • Proxy agent installation and uninstallation at endpoint
  • Conduct investigations into email and collaboration security incidents.
  • Administer security features in Office 365 to protect email, files, and collaboration tools.
  • Conduct thorough investigations into phishing and malware attacks.
  • Manage and optimize email security solutions to safeguard against phishing and malware attacks.

How We’ll Help You Grow

You’ll have access to all the technical and management training courses you need to become the expert you want to be.

Our team leads love to mentor in case of technical difficulty.

You have the opportunity to work in many different areas to figure out what really excites you

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Proven experience as a Proxy engineer, with a focus on Forcepoint solutions.
  • Forcepoint Proxy certification is highly desirable.
  • In-depth knowledge of web security concepts, content filtering, and threat prevention.
  • Experience in incident response and troubleshooting related to Proxy solutions.
  • Desired experience in Antivirus (AV) and EDR, Seclore IRM, MFA, Email security, O365 security.
  • Worked on tools belongs to Forcepoint, CrowdStrike, McAfee ePO, Seclore, Gemalto Thales, Proofpoint, MS O365.
  • Must have desire to learn or cross skill with new technologies.
  • Must be able to work in morning, evening, and night shifts - Mandatory.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering/information security, or a related field.
  • Relevant certifications such as CEH, CISSP, CISM, CompTIA CASP+, or equivalent.
  • Proven experience to work in a SOC environment.
  • Deep technical knowledge of security technologies and advanced threat landscapes.
  • Proven experience in managing and responding to complex security incidents.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Preferred Technical And Professional Expertise

  • None

About Business Unit

IBM Consulting is IBM’s consulting and global professional services business, with market leading capabilities in business and technology transformation. With deep expertise in many industries, we offer strategy, experience, technology, and operations services to many of the most innovative and valuable companies in the world. Our people are focused on accelerating our clients’ businesses through the power of collaboration. We believe in the power of technology responsibly used to help people, partners and the planet.

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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