Senior Specialist : Cyber Security : Vodacom Vodacom



Job Summary


•The purpose of the role is to manage and lead the Technology Security Cyber Security Baseline Assurance needs across Vodacom Group
•The base location for this role is Midrand

Duties and Responsibilities


•Provide supervisory technology security assurance, guidance and support to the Vodacom Group
•Assure that security is embedded in IT System and Network Infrastructure (Mobile, IS and
Enterprise) across the Vodacom Group
•Defining, implementing, and efficiently maintaining technology security controls and requirements
•Ensure timely delivery of technology security assurance and support for projects
•Ensure compliance with Legal and Regulatory requirements
•Provide SME input to Technology Security Policy requirements and procedures
•Support Technology Security awareness programs and educational efforts
•Provide accurate and timely reporting of technology security risks identified during the project
engagement and propose remediation and mitigation options
•Fulfill key customers’ obligations and stakeholders’ expectation
•Participate in creation and execution of technology security strategy
•The role requires the individual to monitor information security governance, risk, and compliance by Vodacom •Corporate IT, Mobile and •Enterprise Business domains
•Engage with the stakeholders on control effectiveness and deficiencies in the design and operating effectiveness of information security controls, design and recommend opportunities for continuous improvement;
•Interpret and manage the controls and capabilities required for Vodacom to establish and comply with an information security management system in alignment with information security international best practice and/or industry standard(s); Develop, manage and implement the Vodacom information security audit and assurance plans
and schedules, including any specific business needs and requirements (including PCI, ISO27001,
GDPR, POPIA, Cyber Crime Bill)
•Manage and conduct formal information security risk analyses, reviews, tests, audits, and/or self-assessments;
•Design appropriate remedial actions for identified risks, drive remediation of findings and management of risks and exemptions;
•Participate in IT general controls and compliance testing activities and/or audits;
•Report information security risks in an appropriate way for different audiences;
•Collaborate with various key stakeholders, and provide information security advice to stakeholders

Qualifications and Experience


•Matric essential
•Bachelor’s Degree or National •Diploma in Computer Science, •Information Systems or other
related field
•A minimum of 5 years relevant work experience of which at least three years is in designing,
developing, deploying, and/or administering infrastructure solutions
•Experience of current and emerging virtualization, infrastructure, and cloud and containers
technologies and architectures, such as Windows, Linux, AWS, Azure, Openstack, Docker etc.
•Experience of configuration management and automation tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible,
Salt etc.
•Experience working with programming and scripting languages, such as Ruby and Python Experience working closely with agile methodologies, such as Scrum, XP, and with teams
leveraging DevOps and Continuous Delivery / Integration
•Strong understanding of IT management best practice frameworks, such as ITIL and COBIT
•Professional experience and knowledge of the •Telecommunications industry preferred

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