Security Architect

Join us in building a virtual bank from scratch using cloud native technologies. We're a fast-growing team solving exciting problems and delivering high quality products in small, interdisciplinary teams. We’re applying the learnings from Google, Twitter and Netflix to build the next generation of banking.

  • You are responsible for maintaining the security of a company’s computer system
  • You will anticipate all of the moves and tactics that hackers will use to try and gain unauthorized access to the computer system
  • You will constantly stay current on the latest developments both on the security end and the attacking end
  • You will have an in-depth understanding of the company’s systems.
  • You must learn who has access and where the weak points of the systems are
  • You must recommend ways to improve and update the security of the company’s computers
  • You must be able to recommend ways to improve a system’s security through both hardware and software
  • You will set user policies and protocols, monitor them, and enforce them
  • You will also set up countermeasures that protect the system when an unauthorized user attempts to gain access to the system
  • A degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field is highly desirable
  • Holder of SABSA (Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture) or CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) certifications is a bonus
  • Extensive experience in information security and/or IT risk management with a focus on security, performance and reliability
  • Solid understanding of security protocols, cryptography, authentication, authorisation and security
  • Good working knowledge of current IT risks and experience implementing security solutions
  • Experience implementing multi-factor authentication, single sign-on, identity management or related technologies
  • Ability to interact with a broad cross-section of personnel to explain and enforce security measures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as business acumen and a commercial outlook