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Information Security Architect – IT-Online


An exciting new opportunity has opened for an Information Security Architect at our client in JHB who employ the best and brightest talent, who are dedicated to excellence, quality and first-class service.

The role is within the Information Management Department and will focus on designing and developing security architecture patterns that meet regulatory obligations and data protection requirements as well as align with the business and corporate security strategy. The Security Architect will collaboratively direct security engineers to build security controls and solutions compliant with approved architecture frameworks and standard.


  • University degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field (preferred)
  • Minimum of 5-8 years of experience in Security Architecture.
  • CISSP, CISA, CISM, or other relevant security related designation(s) preferred
  • Certifications in CISSP-ISSAP, TOGAF, or SABSA considered an asset
  • Experience in identifying gaps in existing architectures.
  • Experience in designing security architectures to mitigate threats.
  • Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, DNS) and network security methodologies

Strategy and Planning

  • Create solutions that align enterprise security architecture frameworks and standards (e.g. SABSA, NIST 800-53, ISO 27002) with overall business and security strategy.
  • Employ secure configuration management processes.
  • Identify and prioritize system functions required to promote continuity and availability of critical business processes such that in the circumstance of system failure critical business functions are restored or recovered promptly.
  • Design, build and implement enterprise-class security systems for a production environment
  • Align standards, frameworks and security with overall business and technology strategy
  • Design security architecture elements to mitigate threats as they emerge


  • Document security requirements and controls for protecting information, systems, and technology assets.
  • Define and document how the implementation of a new technology impacts the security posture of the current environment.
  • Document and update as necessary all definition and architecture activities

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