MTN Vacancies 2023 – Security Architecture

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Job Description:

Design and maintain the Group Finco security architecture to protect networks and systems. This involves defining, planning, architecting and coordinating the implementation and maintenance of information security necessary to support the Group Finco network and systems. This also includes optimisation and standardisation of information security across the enterprise, which includes the product and infrastructure lifecycle management and roadmaps across all IT infrastructure, mobile network and application platforms, including new builds for short-term renewals, medium and long term tactical and strategic plans.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the analysis of the current business environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for the improved use of information technology, network infrastructure and related solutions and applications
  • Lead and work on highly complex projects that require in-depth domain knowledge of multiple specialized architecture areas
  • Model threats and risks as well as the controls necessary to mitigate them, on both an organisational and technical level – thinking like a malicious hacker, understanding and anticipating the moves and tactics that a hacker might use to attack the Group Finco network and systems
  • Incorporate sound architectural governance practices to optimise Group Finco’s technology investments (both internally owned and provided by service providers)
  • Work closely with the relevant Group Finco verticals to identify and select the right security technology to protect Group Finco’s network & IT infrastructure, cloud and IoT solutions
  • Provide on-going subject matter expert level consultation to project teams, application owners, and other technology and network teams on relevant security controls requirements
  • Incorporate sound architectural governance practices to optimise technology and security architecture investments (both internally owned and provided by the Group)
  • Improve and refine the security architecture portfolio with regards to additional frameworks and strategies required to improve the cybersecurity posture of Group Finco

Job Requirements:

  • Detail orientation and high standards on work performed
  • Expert knowledge of regulatory compliance requirements (PCI-DSS, ISO 27001, POPI, GDPR
  • Security protocols, communication protocols, cryptography, authentication and authorisation across mobile networks and systems
  • Learning and self-development
  • Group Finco Human Resources 6
  • Working knowledge of current security risks, risk management and assessments
  • Analytical thinking
  • Continuous improvement
  • Implementation of multi-factor authentication, single sign-on, identity management or related technologies
  • Strong Analytics/data interpretation and presentation skills

Qualification & Experience:

  • Other Architectural qualifications (ITIL, TOGAF, TMF, COBIT) advantage
  • Deep understanding of the Fintech ecosystem, players, business models and financial sector or banking industry related best practices
  • Master’s in business administration is advantageous
  • At least 3 years’ experience within a non-traditional FinTech, Banking or Financial Services Sector
  • SABSA and/or TOGAF qualification will be an advantage
  • CISSP/CISM/CEH
  • 4-year Information Technology/ Information Systems/ Engineering (or related) Degree
  • 5 – 6 years’ of relevant work experience

Job Details:

Company: MTN

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Roodepoort, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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