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IT-Security Consultant (m/f/x)

Apply Job ID 558270BR Date posted 05/18/2022 Location(s) Berlin, Germany; Hamburg, Germany; Frankfurt am Main, Germany; Düsseldorf, Germany; Cologne, Germany; Ehningen, Germany; Munich, Germany

Why Kyndryl

At Kyndryl our people are the basis of everything we do, we believe skills drives growth, so we invest in our employees. We want to be known as being fast, flat and focused in how we operate, and we want our people to feel they can be their true self when working for Kyndryl. We design, build, manage and modernize the mission-critical technology systems the world depends on every day. We push ourselves and each other to seek better, to go further, and we carry this energy to our customers. Come and join us!

Your Role and Responsibilities

We are seeking an IT Security Security Consultant who’s able to design and implement comprehensive infrastructure security solutions. The candidate should have proven capabilities in below listed areas (focus is desired)

Security strategy and architecture:
  • Design and implementation of a security strategy and organization
  • Network security including LAN, WAN and SDN technologies
  • Identity and Access Management with authorization and authentication concepts and technologies
  • Infrastructure and endpoint security to advice towards concepts, architectures, tools and concepts for MDM and endpoint
  • Hybrid-and Multicloud Security to ensure secure cloud environments with cloud specific aspects e.g., ISO 27017, BSI C5
  • SIEM Management consultancy and support to define SIEM concepts and best of breed solutions
  • Technology compliance and risk to obtain security certifications / perform readiness checks in terms if ISMS, ISO 27000 or BSI

The main responsibility as an IT-Security Architect is to conduct client facing consultancy and advisory in the broader area of IT Security. This includes:
  • Driving scope definition, identifying security requirements / threats and compliance demands to design risk mitigating solutions
  • Creating solutions that balance business, functional and non-functional requirements with company information, compliance and security requirements
  • Ensuring solutions are realized in time frame committed; working in conjunction with project sponsors and security teams to size and managing scope and risk
  • Providing support and technical guidance related to cloud security with strong communication skills to diverse audiences
  • Designing secure and threat safe cloud-based solutions for organizations migrating and modernizing their existing workloads and infrastructure to cloud environments
  • Acting as a Subject Matter Expert to customers, security / audit functions and project teams
  • Demonstrating knowledge of cloud and security architecture implementation, including SecDevOps tool chains and processes
  • Developing innovative security architectures and controls, evaluating alternatives, identifying integrative services and developing cost estimates
  • Identifying security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommending changes or enhancements
  • Advising on protective, detective, reactive, and monitoring methodologies and associated solutions
  • Conducting system security and vulnerability tests, analyses and risk assessments
  • Maintaining industry knowledge on emerging security practices, technology and cyber security regulation

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Practical background in consulting roles as well as designing and implementing security infrastructure and architectures / controls in Multi- and Hybrid Cloud Environments
  • Knowledge of security controls, such as SIEM, SOAR, IDS/IPS, PKI, IDAM, AV, WAF, DLP, EDR, DAST/SAST, Vulnerability Management, Thread Intelligence, Security Automation and application controls

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

  • Experience with one or more of the following standards: ISO 27001, NIST, PCI DSS, HIPAA, HITECH, SOX, KRITIS, CIS or SOC2
  • One or more security certification, e.g. CISSP, CISM, CISA, CASP+, CCSP or CCSK
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education

Master's Degree

Being You @ Kyndryl

Kyndryl 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, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. Kyndryl is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Other things to know

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

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IT Management Consultant

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Travel Required

Up to 60% or 3 days a week (home on weekends - based on project requirements)


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