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Director, Security Consult



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Who We Are

Kyndryl is a market leader that thinks and acts like a start-up. We design, build, manage, and modernize the mission-critical technology systems that the world depends on every day. So why work at Kyndryl? We are always moving forward – always pushing ourselves to go further in our efforts to build a more equitable, inclusive world for our employees, our customers, and our communities.

The Role

At Kyndryl, our Security Consultants are game-changers, constantly pushing the boundaries of what's possible and transforming the way our customers do business. We're looking for a talented individual who thrives in a dynamic environment and is ready to take on the challenge of protecting organizations from threats both known and unknown – being the defender of tomorrow’s digital world.

As a Security Consultant, you'll be the guardian of confidentiality, integrity, and availability, ensuring organizations are shielded from the ever-evolving threat landscape. Your expertise will be sought after as you assess, analyze, and implement effective security measures in customer environments, leaving no stone unturned when it comes to safeguarding their most sensitive data.

Collaboration will be your forte, as you work closely with clients to understand their unique security requirements and assess their current security posture. Armed with this knowledge, you'll provide expert guidance and recommendations on the best security practices, risk management strategies, and robust security policies that will fortify their defenses.

You won't stop at providing advice; you'll roll up your sleeves and get hands-on. Designing and implementing security controls, policies, and procedures will be your playground. You'll work alongside cross-functional teams to deploy state-of-the-art technologies, including firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, access controls, and encryption technologies, ensuring a comprehensive security framework.

The thrill of uncovering vulnerabilities and risks is what motivates you. Armed with your extensive knowledge, you'll conduct thorough security assessments, leaving no stone unturned in identifying potential security breaches. Your findings will serve as the foundation for meticulous security audits and reviews, ensuring adherence to policies and procedures. Your reports and findings will be the catalyst for management decisions and actions.

In the fast-paced world of cybersecurity, staying ahead of the game is crucial. That's why you'll continuously immerse yourself in the latest security threats, technologies, and best practices. Your recommendations will drive enhancements to the organization's security posture, ensuring it remains at the cutting edge of defense.

Your influence won't be limited to systems alone. You'll lend your expertise to the design and review of IT infrastructure, systems, and applications, ensuring they are secure by design from inception.

Not only will you make an impact within our organization, but you'll also collaborate with customers and vendors on security assessments, audits, and due diligence activities. Your knowledge and experience will be instrumental in shaping secure collaborations and partnerships.

Our consultants are restless for innovation. They are at the edge of technology, changing the way our customers implement business solutions – so, if you’re a problem-solver, an innovative thinker, and a self-starter with a passion high impact assignments which align technology to business outcomes, then we want to hear from you! Apply today to join our team that has a host of exciting projects and customers waiting for you to work with them to solve complex transformation puzzles through technology.

Your Future at Kyndryl
As a Security Consultant at Kyndryl you will join the Kyndryl Consultant Profession, working with other Kyndryl Consultants, Architects, Project Managers, and cross-functional Technical Subject Matter Experts – presenting unlimited opportunities with unmatched support through our investment in your learning, training, and career growth

If you are hired, the anticipated compensation range for the position $154,710 to $309,420 is based on a full-time schedule. Your ultimate compensation may vary depending on your geography, job-related skills and experience. For part time roles, the compensation will be adjusted appropriately.

If this is a sales role, you may be eligible for additional incentive compensation opportunities. For non-sales roles, you may be eligible for Kyndryl’s Growth Driven Profit-Sharing plan.

Kyndryl currently does not require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, however, if you are hired to work at a client, customer, or partner location, you may be required to show proof of vaccination to align with their respective COVID-19 vaccination policies. Those who believe they are eligible may apply for a medical or religious accommodation prior to the start of employment.

Who You Are

You’re good at what you do and possess the required experience to prove it. However, equally as important – you have a growth mindset; keen to drive your own personal and professional development. You are customer-focused – someone who prioritizes customer success in their work. And finally, you’re open and borderless – naturally inclusive in how you work with others.

Required Skills and Experience

•Minimum of 5+ years of experience in information security consulting and implementation, with a strong understanding of security principles, practices, and technologies
•Experience managing risks related to the use of processing, storing, or transmitting information to reduce or eliminate impact, integrity, or availability of information and information systems
•Experience conducting security and risk assessments using security frameworks (e.g., NIST, RMF, Common Criteria)
•Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate complex security concepts to technical and non-technical audiences
•Ability to adapt to changing security threats and technologies and stay updated with the latest security trends and best practices

Preferred Skills and Experience

•Past experience in assisting stakeholders in quantifying risks and developing mitigation and remediation strategies
•Understanding and application of NIST Control Framework, Critical Security Controls, and other related regulatory and compliance frameworks
•Experience with cloud security, cyber resiliency/incident management, Zero Trust, network/EDGE security, and emerging technologies such as IoT and AI

Being You

Diversity is a whole lot more than what we look like or where we come from, it’s how we think and who we are. We welcome people of all cultures, backgrounds, and experiences. But we’re not doing it single-handily: Our Kyndryl Inclusion Networks are only one of many ways we create a workplace where all Kyndryls can find and provide support and advice. This dedication to welcoming everyone into our company means that Kyndryl gives you – and everyone next to you – the ability to bring your whole self to work, individually and collectively, and support the activation of our equitable culture. That’s the Kyndryl Way.

What You Can Expect

With state-of-the-art resources and Fortune 100 clients, every day is an opportunity to innovate, build new capabilities, new relationships, new processes, and new value. Our employee learning hub gives you access to the best learning in the industry to receive certifications and accreditations, including Microsoft University, AWS Cloud Center of Excellence, Udemy, and the Harvard Business Review. Through our company-wide volunteering and giving platform, you can donate, start fundraisers, volunteer, and search over 2 million non-profit organizations. At Kyndryl, we invest heavily in you! We want you to succeed so that together, we will all succeed.