IBM Cyber Security Center of Excellence (CCoE)

Beer Sheva

in Collaboration with Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Regular and Part-Time R&D Positions

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White Hackers: Join IBM's elite global team in Beer Sheva

IBM X-Force Red is a global team of elite PT experts that provide independent, professional security testing services to help organizations identify and map their security risks. See some of fun our colleagues are having in the Boston office. Interested in joining the team in Beer Sheva?

Penetration Testing Expert - X-Force Red


Job Description

X-Force Red is IBM’s global elite security testing team, the home of some of worlds' top Pen Testing (PT) specialists. X-Force Red is currently considering placing a PT expert in Beer Sheva. The primary duty of this expert would be to perform penetration tests against clients’ application and network assets. Engagements typically range from two to four weeks. Secondary duties include assisting in the sales process with potential or existing clients, and R&D collaboration with IBM’s security innovation team at the Cybersecurity Center of Excellence in Beer Sheva. It is critical that the consultant be able to rapidly learn new technologies and processes with minimal assistance. There is a potential for 25% travel, including international travel. Travel depends on project requirements.

    Core Requirements:

  • Effective communication, presentation and documentation skills, both written and verbal
  • Comfortable working in a project based / client serving model
  • Ability to work easily with diverse and dynamic teams, including in a matrix model
  • English language is mandatory, preference for candidates with secondary language skills

    Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ years of penetration testing experience
  • 2+ years of consulting experience
  • 2+ years of system administration, network administration, or programming experience
  • Ability to perform PT against web applications and one or more of the following: internal networks, wireless networks, mobile applications, thick-client applications, embedded applications
  • Strong understanding of networks, firewalls, protocols, routing, and security technologies

    Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

  • 2+ years of experience managing one or more of the following: Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM)
  • Programming experience in one or more of the following: Java, .Net, Python, or Ruby
  • OSCP, CISSP, or other technical certifications
  • Experience in reverse engineering software or hardware
  • Hands-on experience in security aspects of compliance standards (ISO 27001, SSAE 16, COBIT, PCI, SOX, HIPPA, GLBA, etc.)
  • History of presenting at regional or major security conferences
  • History of published research, blog posts, or other publications
  • Experience coordinating security testing projects with multiple consultants

For more information, contact us at ccoe.info@il.ibm.com

Evangelize a community of security app developers

Are you a talented security application developer? Want to go to the next level and become an evangelist for other developers engaged in building apps on top of IBM's security app marketplace? Learn more about this exciting position in our Beer Sheva center.

Technical Offering Manager - Guardium and Guardium Apps


Job Description

Guardium is IBM’s world-leading data protection platform, which helps ensure the security, privacy and integrity of organizations' critical data across a full range of environments—from databases to big data, cloud, file systems and more. Building on top of this platform, Guardium apps augment and enrich organizational deployment of Guardium with new capabilities and access to data. Users of the platform freely develop such apps using the Guardium SDK, and can also download and install other shared apps that are created by IBM, business partners, and other Guardium users from the IBM Security App Exchange portal. The primary duty of the Technical Offering Manager for Guardium Apps will be to assess use cases and define acceptance criteria as well as help IBM business partners and customers in building Guardium apps for the App Exchange, then validate and test these apps once submitted. Other responsibilities include building prototypes/mockups for technical sellers and demoing to customers and business partners, as well as intensive market-driven R&D collaboration with IBM’s security innovation team at the Cybersecurity Center of Excellence in Beer Sheva. The role is dynamic and flexible with a certain amount of decision making and autonomy. Related responsibilities will add over time.

    Core Requirements:

  • Excellent problem solving and diagnostic skills
  • Effective communication, presentation and documentation skills, both written and verbal
  • Self-Starter who is a quick learner of technology, able to multi-task
  • Able to work with code written by others, of varying degrees of complexity
  • Works well in a global team environment and is also able to work independently
  • English language is mandatory, preference for candidates with secondary language skills

    Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Knowledge and hands-on experience in developing web application (server and client side) with Python, HTML, JS, CSS
  • Good knowledge of SQL and ability to work with databases
  • Excellent debugging skills


For more information, contact us at ccoe.info@il.ibm.com. Please cc casco@us.ibm.com and calvin.bench@ibm.com.

IBM's cyber operation activities in Beer Sheva are expanding

Along with our activities in Beer Sheva, IBM is supporting the national security operations center near Ben-Gurion University (CERT-IL). Follow this page for news about cyber analyst positions.

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