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Cyber Security Consultant, IBM

Persekutuan, Malaysia
Job ID: 42523



This career offers the candidate various opportunities to grow and excel in the field of cybersecurity with Ingram Micro. To be a team player with a strong and dynamic Ingram Micro Consulting organization. A cybersecurity career that you will gain an extensive experience and expertise with broader cybersecurity domain knowledge and solutions. Unlike niche vendors that limit you to specific products and solutions, the career lifecycle with Ingram Micro will expose you to cybersecurity solutions like Security Operations Centre, Identity and Privilege Access Management, Data Governance, Compliance, Cloud based on our vendors’ technologies (Cisco SecureX, Palo Alto Demisto, IBM QRadar & Guardium, IBM Security Identity and Privilege Access Management product stacks, Thycotic, Broadcom Symantec Enterprise solutions, RSA Technologies, and many more).  

We are looking for candidate with a strong and positive mindset. Passionate fast technology / solution learner with strong capability to apply the learnings to achieve our customer business outcomes. A candidate with innovative mentality that want to be part of a dynamic team to create and push for growth. Candidate who strives for mutual success, push beyond limits and take pride in creating a life achievement.  

The cybersecurity consultant will be responsible for advising clients on best-fit technology, gathering and documenting functional requirements, designing technical architectures and processes, and implementing IBM Security product components.  

  • This role operates in a Technology Distributor environment. The candidate will be expected to have competency to manage multi-internal and external stakeholders in the course of his work and in a matrix organization.
  • Engagement with Account Managers to understand the partners and end customers project requirement.
  • Engagement with System Integrators / Solution Providers / Resellers (Partners) to understand the projects to be contracted with the end customers and the deliverable expectation.
  • Engagement with End Customers to project manage the project implementation and acceptance.
  • Engagement with Vendors in situation where SMEs or engineering escalation and support is required.


  • To carry out the following activities during implementation and operation:
    • Focus on IBM Security related cyber security products such as IBM Qradar or IBM Guardium
    • Install and configure cyber security product stacks from IBM Security, or similar vendors
    • Generation of quality project documentation (requirement, design, implementation, configuration, user case / play book, and operations)
    • To perform and deliver solution demo and proof of concept with customers
    • To provide consultative engagement and articulate to customers how the cyber security solutions address their business needs
    • To provide presales and architectural support activities such as creation of scope of work details, work efforts estimate, and Statement of Work
    • Provide remote and / or onsite troubleshooting of the solution and products
    • Conduct knowledge transfer and handover session to operations team
    • Develop scripts using Windows PowerShell, APIs and Command lines to integrate different cyber security solutions
    • Ability to develop code using at least one programming language such as Java, C#, Python, etc.
  • Lead meetings with demanding clients to discover existing business processes, advise on best-fit technologies, gather requirements, and drive to client satisfaction
  • Critique developed business processes and use cases, translating them to technical requirements, designing and data mappings
  • Work closely with vendor’s engineering and technical help desk to resolve technical issues
  • Serve as resident consultant that reside at customer premises as and when required in a project
  • To provide solution support and remediation in relation to consulting managed support programs (Optimization & Support Services) with customers
  • To provide guidance, management, and resolution to customers on security infrastructure, customization requirement and system integrations
  • Occasional travel within ASEAN & Hong Kong may be required


  • Preferably Degree in Computer Science, IT, Information Security or Related field.
  • At least 5 years of experience in Cyber Security solutions
  • At least 3 years of implementation experience in IBM Security products
  • Possess at least one IBM Security product knowledge
  • Prior experience in one or more of Cyber Security vendors solutions is an advantage
  • Knowledge about Project Management, Technical skills, strong presentation skills
  • Fluent in English communication and local language
  • Certification in PMP, CISA, CISSP or any Vendor’s Security products is an advantage
  • Have fair understanding of the cybersecurity concepts and domains
  • Reasonable ability to articulate and engage on cybersecurity topics with confidence
  • Knowledge around Cyber Security standards and compliance such as ISO 9000, NIST, MITRE ATT&CK and GDPR is an advantage
  • Familiar with Microsoft and Linux platform Administration
  • Technical experience in Microsoft or Linux hardening will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrate capability to learn and pickup other cybersecurity technologies
  • Assertive and able to deal with difficult project situation
  • Experience in leading the team in delivering project in a tight timeline effectively
  • Technical experience in one or more of the Database Administration in Oracle, MS SQL will be an added advantage
  • Good communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision
  • 70% of the time doing project delivery and 30% of time supporting presales activities

Other Traits: 

  • Outcome-driven attitude
  • Can-do attitude with ability to deliver a quality result
  • Must be proactive and able to work without supervision
  • Ability to take stress
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to manage customer expectation and objection
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and security domains
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