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Security Solutions Architect

Apply Job ID 445205BR Date posted 10/01/2021 Location(s) Dublin, Ireland; Mulhuddart, Ireland

Why Kyndryl


Your Role and Responsibilities

The Security Solutions Architect drives out the detailed security solution and plans across complex, multi-competency and/or international proposals, with a focus on our ability to execute. They leverage solution orchestration, technical, project, contracting, and delivery experience to manage risk and drive successful outcomes for the client and our business. They take account of broader product and account plans to anticipate, develop and define innovative services solutions which match the client's strategic requirements. They collaborate with multi-national, multi-disciplined teams of subject matter experts and partners, and establish the foundation of our security solution. They heavily influence sales, human resources, and contract and delivery strategies for the engagement. They frequently orchestrate the development of complex, multi-year, custom solutions and associated cost cases.

They support the development of colleagues and pro-actively share their experience, reusable reference material and assets. They act as part of a team at all levels within Kyndryl, taking responsibility for helping to expand the capabilities of our rapidly growing security organisation. Thereby, enabling business growth beyond their immediate work on individual security opportunities.

The Security Solutions Architect will, amongst other responsibilities:
- Review bid documentation for requirements, engaging with clients to clarify and understand
- Support baseline collection for Security & Risk/Regulations Governance
- Work to validate architecture design and translate into solution requirements
- Create & deliver the technical solution element of security proposals
- Develop / participate in client Due Diligence
- Ensure all elements of cost are accurately reflected in the solution
- Work with Risk Assessment and GDPR teams
- Invoke additional Security Solutions support if required from internal or Partner organisations
- Be responsible for putting in place agreements with Partners as part of the engagement cycle
- Assist sales with responding to requests for proposals and plan the strategy for a given client
- Integrate all Security Services within a solution for a client
- Support contract development

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

- Awareness and understanding of broad IT security solutions and services
- Knowledge of security regulations and cyber security standards such as ISO 27001/2, NIST, PCI DSS, etc
- Knowledge of security technologies and platforms
- Knowledge of Identity and access management processes, services and technologies
- Posess client-facing communication, presentation and communications skills
- Experience working across diverse teams to facilitate solutions
- Ability to shape client security expectations
- Solution Design and Assurance Skills
- Experience in project management, technical cost estimating, and review
- Ability to creatively solve complex client problems

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

- Security policy, compliance, audit and governance awareness and experience
- Experience with services costing, pricing and associated tools
- Pre-sales/bid preparation experience
- Experience of IT security architecture design and implementation
- Presentation skills for C-Level clients
- Track record of delivering against challenging time frames either alone or as part of a team
- A recognised certification in security appropriate to the role for example: CISSP, CISMP, CompTIA Security +, ITIL qualification etc.

Required Education


Preferred Education

Bachelor'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

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Primary Job Category

Services Solutions Management

Role (Job Role)

Technical Solution Manager

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Travel Required

Up to 50% or 3 days a week (home on weekends - based on project requirements)


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