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IBM Senior Principal Cloud, Cyber and Operational Risk in Boston, Massachusetts

Introduction

As a Strategy Consultant at IBM, you will help reinvent businesses and industries by developing and utilizing specialized knowledge of industry-specific and cross-industry competitive strategies. You'll manage complex components of an engagement, working closely with clients and their customers to understand their pain points. Your strategic recommendations will drive change in a digitally-enabled era and give you the opportunity to collaborate with highly talented IBMers. Are you ready?

Your Role and Responsibilities

Promontory Financial Group, LLC, an IBM Company is the premier consulting firm for financial services companies worldwide. Our senior professionals have served as partners of top law firms and leaders of financial regulators and global financial institutions, including positions such as general counsel or chief legal officer. Unlike many law and consulting firms, we focus upon a single core competency: mastery of U.S. and global financial regulation.

We are currently seeking a professional to join our Cyber, Cloud, and Operational Risk practice. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in building and managing project teams to address complex issues in high pressure situations, as well as familiarity with the IT risk management and cybersecurity requirements that apply to financial services firms.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with financial services clients to assess their information security/cybersecurity and IT risk management programs against industry best practices and regulatory requirements

  • Assist financial services clients with transitions to cloud computing platforms and help build compliant cloud governance programs

  • Lead the development of concrete, actionable roadmaps for improving information security/cybersecurity and IT risk management programs and achieving strategic initiatives (e.g., cloud transformation)

  • Interface with the client in the strategic design process to translate security and business requirements into technical designs and act as client’s point of contact for engagement delivery on a daily basis and manage small teams dedicated to client delivery

  • Ability to interact comfortably with Executive Management and Board Members of clients and regulatory authorities generally with a Managing Director

  • Travel as required to client sites in the United States and internationally. Time spent traveling ranges from 30-100 percent

  • Performs additional duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES :

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work directly with financial services clients to assess their cloud strategy, and information security/cybersecurity and IT risk management programs against regulatory requirements and industry best practices

  • Assist financial services clients with transitions to cloud computing platforms and help build compliant cloud governance programs

  • Lead the development of concrete, actionable roadmaps for improving information security/cybersecurity and IT risk management programs and achieving strategic initiatives (e.g., cloud transformation)

  • Interface with the client in the strategic design process to translate security and business requirements into technical designs and act as client’s point of contact for engagement delivery on a daily basis and manage small teams dedicated to client delivery

  • Ability to interact comfortably with Executive Management and Board Members of clients and regulatory authorities generally with a Managing Director

  • Travel as required to client sites in the USA and Internationally. Time spent traveling ranges from 30-100 percent.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES :

  • Superior writing and editing skills with the ability to construct well-founded, clear, and concise analyses and recommendations

  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills

  • Ability to lead and manage day to day aspects of engagement activities and an ability to work with clients

  • Ability to handle complex information, solve problems, and manage multiple tasks

  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients and within all levels of the organization

  • Working knowledge of information security controls, guidelines, and standards for financial institutions (e.g., NIST, FFIEC IT Examination handbooks)

  • Experience working in information security, with a technical understanding of a range of enterprise IT architectures (e.g., web applications, databases, operating systems, server infrastructure, mobile devices, and networking technologies)

  • Experience with IT audit requirements

  • Third-party risk experience, including vendor due diligence

  • Working knowledge of fundamental cloud, security technologies and tooling, and secure software development lifecycle concepts

Preferred location is New York, NY

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 8+ years of consulting, financial services industry or government regulatory agency with an information security role

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in computer science or a related field

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • MBA, JD or equivalent industry experience is preferred

  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, GIAC, CIPP/US or other security/privacy certifications preferred

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

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

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

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