Information Security Architect Job Vacancy at Stanbic IBTC Bank

Stanbic IBTC Bank is an authorized financial services and registered credit provider. Stanbic IBTC Bank has been a mainstay of South Africa’s financial system for passed 150 years, and now in over more than 16 countries across the African continent. Banking with Stanbic IBTC Bank convenience and simplicity in mind.

IBTC Bank help us drive our success into the future, we are looking for resourceful individuals to join our dedicated team at our offices. Stanbic IBTC Bank believes in technical innovation, to help guarantee exceptional client service and leading edge financial solutions. Our growing global success reflects our commitment to the latest solutions, the best people, and a uniquely flexible and vibrant working culture.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Information Security Architect

Job ID: 46144
Location: Island, Lagos
Job Sector: Banking

Job Details
Information Technology: systems development, business analysis, architecture, project management, data warehousing, infrastructure, maintenance and production.

Job Purpose

  • To be part of the Information security team, interfacing with projects, technical leads, and other members of the technical architecture team
  • To ensure that incoming and existing systems and services meet the best cyber security standards. This will involve setting security requirements and baselines, evaluating design proposals, working with other technical leads (internal and external) to mitigate risk
  • Be a point of contact for cyber security advice within the cyber team for stakeholders throughout Stanbic IBTC.

Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities
Key Responsibilities:

  • Holds ownership and responsibility for the cyber security area of Stanbic IBTC digital architecture, providing technical leadership for on-going development of digital solutions; works with internal and external stakeholders, assisting projects and programmes by coordinating the cyber security architecture, requirements, design and implementation thereby ensuring consistency and compliance with relevant architectural principles, policies and standards.
  • Design, build and document evaluated architectural options for solutions in response to business requirements (including risks, costs, implications, opportunities, etc).
  • Acts as a cyber security technical lead in product and vendor selection providing the security evaluation of products, options and responses to tenders.
  • Enhances security team accomplishments and competence by planning delivery of solutions; answering technical and procedural questions for less experienced team members; teaching improved processes; mentoring team members.
  • Determines security requirements by evaluating business strategies and requirements; researching information security standards; conducting system security and vulnerability analyses and risk assessments; studying architecture/platform; identifying integration issues; preparing cost estimates.
  • Participates in investigation, evaluation, selection and documentation of new approaches, methods and technologies, conducting research and providing documented and evaluated architectural options to meet requirements.
  • Builds strong relationships and communication channels with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure that all relevant areas of the business are represented in the design of solutions within the area of responsibility.
  • Selects appropriate cyber security design and documentation standards in consultation with internal stakeholders and ensures that the documentation of existing architecture is maintained and accessible to all interested parties.

Preferred Qualification and Experience

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in IT Security / Communication or Network
  • Good network experience
  • Strong customer focus and ability to manage client expectations
  • Proven ability to work under stress in emergencies; flexibility to handle pressure coming from all directions simultaneously
  • Strong team-orientated interpersonal skills; ability to effectively interface with a wide variety of people at all levels
  • Self-motivated and able to work under little supervision.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with users at all levels.
  • Must be service orientated

Knowledge / Technical Skills / Expertise

  • First degree in Science related courses
  • SABSA, CISSP, ISO 27001 Lead Implementer, etc would be beneficial
  • Experience with AWS and Microsoft Enterprise, Mobility & Security Suite.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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