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  • Posted: Jun 7, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Absa Bank Limited (Absa) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited. Absa offers personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance. Barclays Africa Group Limited is 62.3% owned by Barclays Bank PLC and is listed on the JSE Limited. The Group is one of A...
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    Cloud Security Engineer

    Job Summary

    • The Cloud Security Engineer is focused on the research and evaluation of security solutions and technologies, including the design and delivery of security solutions via the formal engagement of the Security Risk and Architecture teams and in rare instances, direct engagement via the business drivers.

    Job Description

    Cloud Security Engineer:

    • Absa has adopted a multi-cloud strategy and we have investments in various platforms.

    What you’ll get to do:

    • Develop and maintain detailed security designs, tools and configuration standards
    • Build automation to remediate common security challenges
    • Security Engineering design and delivery
    • Security research and Technology evaluations

    Technical Knowledge:

    • Code - Familiarity with Python, Terraform, Atlassian stack essential
    • Excellent understanding of security strategies and technologies including but not limited to secure global network designs, cryptography, remote computing, cloud based technologies, server and application hardening, Web services, AAA, compliance and auditing, secure development lifecycles, software auditing, penetration testing and security monitoring.
    • Strong knowledge of information security frameworks and standards such as ISO27001/17799
    • Comprehensive grasp of emerging security technologies for mobile & digital channels including core, backend and big data.
    • Understanding of emergent threats in the digital space
    • Functional and developmental knowledge of programming languages
    • Knowledge of Identity, federation and authentication technologies (eg SAML, OAUTH)
    • Solid understanding of Web Services technologies (eg. XML, .NET, JAVA)

    Education and Experience Required:

    • NQF level 6 B Degree (Computer Science preferred)
    • Minimum 5 years’ experience in technology and Security Engineering
    • Background in Development specifically in Python and / or JavaScript
    • Practical experience in one or more AWS, Azure or other cloud solutions
    • Have strong experience in designing, engineering, and implementing security solutions for highly complex public & private cloud environments
    • Industry and Vendor certifications – SANS, ISACA, Checkpoint, Cisco, RSA etc (preferred)
    • Cloud certification
    • Make a difference and enhance your career within cloud technologies


    • Bachelor's Degree: Information Technology (Required)

    Absa Bank Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the Bank.

    Absa Bank Limited reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Absa on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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