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Agile Security; Chapter Lead at Vodacom

Job Description


This role is responsible for managing and reducing security risks in Systems and Products developed in Agile squads by integrating security into Vodacom inhouse DevSecOps pipelines, and through extensive security assessment and evaluation of the technology platforms deployed/built in house to ensure the expected security risk reduction.


Job Responsibility

Key accountabilities and decision ownership 
•Build tactical practice to integrate and Automate Cyber Security into the organizational adoption and improvement of agile practices.
•Drive Security Chapter Leadership, train and develop security Champions in each squad, and perform on-going security testing and code review to improve software security.
•Own and drive DevSecOps related Cyber Security baselines (CSB) and ensure strategic aligned controls are implemented.
•Ensure Cyber Security requirements are documented and communicated in a manner that can be well understood and adopted by design and engineering teams.
•Act as SPOC and represent Vodacom Tanzania in all group Security Chapter meetings.    

Core competencies, knowledge, and experience:
•Security, Risk and Compliance
•Mobile and Network Security
•Development and Integration
•External trends and insights
•Assurance / Assessment
Must have technical / professional qualifications: 
•Bachelor’s Degree in information technology, Computer Science, Cyber Security, or relevant domain
•Strong Understanding of Agile, Secure Coding, CI/CD processes, and tools.
•Knowledge of multiple Programming languages, Databases, Virtualization and Cloud technologies.
•Knowledge of application security risks like OWASP and respective security Testing Methodologies.
•An industry Security certification.  
•OSCP is strongly preferred.

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Risk and Compliance

Monitor and Diagnose

Mobile and Network Security

Implementation and Integration

Change and Adaptability

Complexity Management

Assurance / Assessment


Risk Management

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