Information Security Architect - 12195

Information Security Architect
R537 465.00 to R805 391.00
Job No:  12195

Key Tasks:

Enterprise Security Architecture
  • Development of the IS security architecture strategy
  • Develops enterprise security architecture principles, standards, guidelines and model management aligned with architecture disciplines
  • Responsible for large scaled security architecture implementations such as database monitoring, data loss prevention, identity and access management etc.
  • Identifies solutions required to realise the enterprise security architecture, 
  • Assess, evaluate and review current and proposed solutions. 
  • Develops requirements of such solutions
  • Runs RFI/Ps and gives subject matter expert guidance
  • Implements and operationalizes solutions
  • Align current and future models by formulating proposed roadmaps. 
  • Formulate and monitor adherences. 
  • Conduct assessments. 
Security Solutions Architecture:
  • Provides security consulting services on Business and IS projects
  • Interprets the enterprise security architecture and applies to projects
  • Assists projects in developing risk profiles, assessment of security requirements, security design, implementation and security testing 
  • Track Security trends and innovations and assess their applicability for the Company
  • Liaise with strategic vendors to develop shared long-term roadmaps
  • Manage research to keep abreast of best practices and trends. 
  • Consult with experts to get knowledge of industry best practices and trends. 
  • Market security architectural services to all stakeholders. 
Supervisory / Leadership / Managerial Tasks:
  • Supervise Systems Security Administrator in performing security reviews
  • Leadership in the promotion of information security across the Company
Responsibility towards:
  • System managers / engineers in terms of security policy
  • External and internal auditors advising on current security situation, co-ordinating effective audits
  • IS Management informing of security weaknesses, their implications and solutions
  • Users of MTN Information systems adhering to security policy
  • Customers in terms of IS controls to ensure adequate privacy and protection of sensitive information
  • Direct reports - Leadership, Development, Training, Performance Management, motivation and planning
Minimum Requirements:
  • 3 Year degree
  • CISSP, CISM or equivalent Information Security qualification or relevant proven working experience 
  • Thorough knowledge security risks and control measures 
  • ±8 yrs experience in IS environment
  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years in an Information Security Architecture / Consulting Role
  • Information security risks & controls knowledge