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Architect: Cyber Security

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Date Added 4 Aug 2022
Expiry Date 1 Sep 2022
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Capitec Bank

Western Cape

Market related


Role details:
Department: Cyber Security


To own, analyse and architect the Cyber Security architecture in line with capability maturity models and
roadmaps. Lead technical customer engagements, architecture discussions and provide subject matter
expertise. The ideal candidate will have experience in customer facing roles and success leading deep technical
architecture discussions with senior customer executives, Enterprise Architects, IT Management and Developers to
drive Cyber Security solutions.
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1. Architect Cyber Security solutions and supporting infrastructure (physical / virtual infrastructure, operating
systems and supporting software) in alignment with Organizational goals and constraints.
2. Maintain and continuously improve the Cyber Security Architecture and its various solution components.


1. Architect IT Security solutions and supporting infrastructure (physical / virtual infrastructure / cloud, operating systems and supporting software) in alignment with organizational goals and constraints
a. Managing Cyber Security Architecture by applying technical knowledge and customer insight:
b. Create a modernisation roadmap and architect solutions to meet Cyber Security needs.
c. Ensure technical viability of new projects and driving successful deployments in collaboration with the
agile teams.
d. Orchestrate key resources and infuse key security controls and infrastructure technologies, in collaboration with the engineering teams within Infrastructure Services and Application Support Teams (e.g., Cloud, PaaS, IaaS, Data, Security, Digital, Mobile, ATM, Payments. Core Banking, SAP, BCDR, Monitoring etc.)
e. Consult on Cyber Security solutions architecture.
f. Document and own cyber security architecture and systems.
g. Document and own cyber security architecture engagement prerequisites (initial and complete).
h. Compile cyber security architecture policies.
i. Compile cyber security architecture standards and best practices.
j. Participate in root-cause analysis reviews when Applicable.
2. Maintain and continuously improve the Cyber Security Architecture and its various solution components.
a. Oversee the definition of the as-is and target Cyber Security Architecture across portfolios and
coordinate the work to achieve and maintain these architectures by well documented and communicated architecture and technology roadmaps.
b. Establish and continually improve Cyber Security Capability Maturity model (ROI, gaps, overlap, life
cycle, IMACD) in line with strategic objectives.
c. Identify and remediate any possible deficiencies and misalignment in Cyber Security Architecture and
Security Solutions (capacity; adoption of Standards, patterns and Principles)
d. Ensure the strategic alignment of the Cyber Security Architecture, Infrastructure architecture and
Enterprise Architecture principles and objectives.
e. Investigate strategic Cyber Security trends (including initiating and executing relevant proof of concepts)
and provide feedback regarding the impact and alignment required.
f. Integrate enterprise, business, technology and infrastructure solution architectures to deliver towards
the agreed strategic outcome


Expert knowledge of:
Experience and understanding of large-scale infrastructure deployments in enterprise-wide
environments required.
5+ years of success in consultative/complex technical deployment projects (where necessary,
managing various stakeholder relationships to get consensus on solution/projects) required.
Proven track record of building deep technical relationships with senior IT executives and growing data
services in large or highly strategic accounts
Acknowledged for driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts and ensuring follow through with
exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Prior work experience in a designing and implementing enterprise applications
Secure network architecture, identity and access management principles, and application security
Design and deployment of highly available, enterprise-scale cloud infrastructure.
Experience developing and delivering systems on at least one of the following Public Cloud Platforms
(AWS, Azure).
Experience with authentication and Authorization technologies and protocols (LDAP, Kerberos, AD,
OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, SAML, PKI, LDAP).
Hands on development experience in relation to automation, APIs, Front End systems.
Developing with Go.
Developing with Python.
Experience working in a fast paced Agile/Scrum environment (Atlassian Stack).
Object-oriented design and development
Structured Design and Development
REST Services


Ability to analyse a large number of requirements in order to identify the lowest level drivers behind them and to
find the best architecture and design to solve each requirement.
Planning and organizing skills, Ability to create and document system or sub-system architectures and to
communicate it to a large variety of technical and non-technical stakeholders using verbal and written skills.
Team player, Ability to coach and mentor technical IT personnel.
Ability to create various application and platform integration options for a given application and to motivate
which design would fit best in any given context.
Ability to design and create test cases with targeted outcomes that are driven by solid architecture and design
principles. This includes running these test cases, analysing its outcomes and adjusting the application
architecture and design accordingly to ensure the desired outcomes are met.
Ability to design and implement application instrumentation in order to enhance platform integration, operational control and operational reporting and alerting.
Leadership skills, Ability to work and lead others under extreme pressure with very little or no guidance, but for
own knowledge and experience.
Very good communication skills (written and verbal) in English
Mature Consultation, facilitation and presentation skills
Detailed analytical, conceptual and diagnostic skills
Demonstrate initiative, proactive attitude and a continuous improvement mind set


o 8+ years general programming.
o 5+ years application and component design.
o 2+ Years general IT Architecture.
o 2+ years using Python, Go or Java.