Cryptography Analyst IT Security Engineer X 2

Job Description

Job Details


Information Technology: systems development, business analysis, architecture, project management, data warehousing, infrastructure, maintenance and production

Job Purpose

As a Cryptography Specialist for the Cryptography services team within Standard Bank, the function forms part of an integrated global team dedicated to mitigating risks through the efficient and effective application of information security expertise. This role performs the following activities in order to prevent significant reputational, financial or other loss to Standard Bank and its clients:

1. Development, provisioning and successful execution of cryptography services for the Group.
  • Provide technology consultancy services and technical support for the Cryptography environment.
  • Provide technology consultancy services and technical support for the Certificate and Key Management

    Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

    Key responsibilities:

    Development, provisioning and successful execution of cryptography services for the Group.

    • Coordinate shared service offerings from Cryptography Services to its customer base
• Contribute to development / maintenance of Cryptography Service Catalogue
• Establish and maintain 'fit for purpose' cryptographic technology architectures, working closely with other teams in the security environment.
i.e. Engineering, Risk and Governance and Service management.
• Ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of cryptographic and key management services to business functions and applications.
• Manage the installation, commissioning and configuration of specialist cryptographic devices.
• Ensure maintenance of accurate records of all cryptography components/systems
• Ensure development and maintenance of auditable processes to enforce consistency
• Collaborate with the Group Operational Risk Officer, Business Information Security Officers (BISOs) and other Group stakeholders to ensure that services offered are relevant, timely, of appropriate quality and cost-effective.
• Ensure that declared service levels are being met and provide ongoing support, performance review and mentoring where appropriate.

Responsibilities + Skills

Knowledge of domestic and international banking industry Knowledge of regulatory requirements of home markets (e.g., SARB, UK, Argentina) as well and card association(Visa, MasterCard, etc) standards Experience with programming on Linux and Windows environments Demonstrate knowledge of standards associated with the role, e.g. ISO, CobiT, ITIL, etc. In-depth knowledge on encryption standards and protocols


Web and IT Security Engineer X 2IT Security Engineer X 2 - 8-10 yearsExperience working in a multi-vendor and outsourced IT environment


Cryptographic experience within financial services - 10 years or moreProven knowledge and understanding of Certificate Management - 8-10 yearsKnowledge and experience on Cryptographic hardware device such as Thales HSM and IBM crypto cards - 8-10 years

Job Summary

  • Published on: Wednesday, 25th December 2019
  • Designation: Cryptography Analyst
  • industry: Finance
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, 25th December 2019

About the Company

  • Company Name: Standard Bank Group.
  • Address: 9th Floor 011 636 9111/2 SBZAZAJJ Standard Bank Centre 5 Simmonds Street Johannesburg 2001 P O Box 7725
  • Website:
  • Company Profile:
  • To provide design and build decision agents and Credit process requirements for all Personal and Business products across the risk lifecycle for a particular stream (i.e. origination, account management and collections - to be customised per jobholder). This includes the process design of the end-to-end solution and working closely with appropriate Architectures (e.g., IT, Credit, Business, Data, etc.) to formulate sustainable strategic solutions.

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