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About the job

Who are we?

Sanlam Group Technology is responsible for the provision of a digitally enabled technology service as a group COE, drive business and transformation and provide group-wide digital and data architecture. We operate the various technology platforms and shared services, ensure Cyber and Information Security resilience, and act as technology governance and risk orchestrator for technology across Sanlam.

What will you do?

This is an Identity and Access Management role. The successful candidate would be somebody with detailed security development and coding skills and also with an Operational support experience. This is for an all-round skilled person who can adjust and learn new technology but also support the older tech and migrate them to new over time.

The primary focus area for this post is to configure and maintain the NetIQ based Access and Review software that Sanlam uses to implement role-based access for business roles, role management and role audit. The candidate will operate in the Identity and Access management team to develop and enhance security applications to ensure stability and continued high performance, that includes script to configure and automate the role-based provisioning. Assist in implementing, managing and configuration of environment, platform and application monitoring. Assisting in the constant investigation and configuration of the Identity systems products to obtain best value for Business. Participate in continual investigation into best practices, methodologies and tooling for deployment, DevOps, monitoring, release and configuration management and all other relevant disciplines. Documentation of the aforementioned investigation is compulsory. Assist Change, Incident, Project and Release Management resources with reporting and provide consultation around runtime and deployment operations. Work with Linux base implementations as well as hardware configured environments. Ensure that tooling and platform obsolesce is avoided and managed in the form of roadmaps and upgrades.

Facilitate the automation of area’s this person will be involved as the workload is growing and the toolsets is also getting more – key is to automate as much what make sense and use proper rules to ensure it is a clean and secure implementation.

What will make you successful in this role?

Following Would Assist a Successful Candidate

  • Application platform, maintenance, implementation, and configuration of the following (or similar):
  • Role manager, role harvesting, role based provisioning (RBAC)
  • NetIQ Access Review
  • Python and Powershell development skills with a focus on Flask
  • IBM Security software Verify Identity and Access manager (ISIM/Verify Identity)
  • SQL Database from a development point of view
  • Understand the concept of integration of web-based services and practical use of APIs, REST and SOAP services.
  • Understand conceptual makeup of the SDLC and, with regards to the implementation phase, the change in responsibilities based on level of agility.

Exposure to Infrastructure/Application configuration management tooling including the following (or similar):

  • Experience in DevOps tooling including the following (or similar):
  • Atlassian JIRA (Issue tracking/work-piece Management)

Understanding of relationships and integration between host, operating system, platform and application layers. Knowledge of integration between application touch-points such as directory services (ie LDAP), databases, load balancers and reverse-proxies are also beneficial.


Qualifications and Experience

  • Grade12/Matric
  • Tertiary qualification in Information Technology or similar


  • 5 years in the field of Information Technology and Security Products of any sort
  • 4 years runtime operations support in some form
  • 3 years exposure with scripting and development
  • 2 years as a basic Linux user

Knowledge And Skills

Responsible for administration, maintenance and monitoring of identity management systems, including provisioning, de-provisioning, account monitoring, access reviews and authentication support.

Responsible for the analysis, design and implementation of the technical requirements of identity and access management (IAM) projects, including automated processes for full user lifecycle management

Basic Client engagements and consultations

On-boards new applications and systems into the IAM framework with application developers and IT administrators.

Compliance and Risk Management monitoring

Personal Attributes

Interpersonal savvy – Contributing through others

Plans and aligns – Contributing through others

Decision quality – Contributing through others

Optimises work processes – Contributing through others

Build a successful career with us

We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future – your career, your personal development and of achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping our employees to realise their worth. Through its four business clusters – Sanlam Life and Savings, Sanlam Investment Group, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Santam, as well as MiWay and the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.

Core Competencies

Collaborates – Contributing through others

Customer focus – Contributing through others

Being resilient – Contributing through others

Cultivates innovation – Contributing through others

Drives results – Contributing through others

Turnaround time

The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers.

Our commitment to transformation

The Sanlam Group is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensuring a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa. The Group’s Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the selection process.

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