Job Description

Job DetailsInformation Technology: systems development, business analysis, architecture, project management, data warehousing, infrastructure, maintenance and productionJob Purpose As a Penetration Testing Specialist at Standard Banks, Cyber Security Offensive Security team you will assess security risks related to our business information technology systems, particularly with their web and thick applications, network infrastructure and API’s.Consultants will be required to work with both business and information security teams within the Group.This role also a mentorship aspect to it and you will be expected to assist the Head of Cyber Security to develop and up skill the junior staff as well as the development community Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities • Deliver security assessment services including network scanning, vulnerability testing, penetration testing, and help with incident response;• Assess information security risks associated with both new and existing web, thin-client, and full-client applications in addition to risks in networks, systems and API’s;• Communicate findings, risk levels, and recommendations verbally and in writing through face to face engagements and tracking through Agile support systems.• Review new and emerging exploits and vulnerabilities, and understand how the Group could defend against them;• Provide recommendations to business and other stakeholders on control measures to minimize and mitigate risk via the bank environment – including the DevOps pipelines;

Responsibilities + Skills

Strong knowledge of test methodologies and SDLCDevOpsCDCI lifecycle Knowledge of test tools used in the organization Process management Agile


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Experience in ethical hacking / audit/consulting services(5 - 7 years)Experience with SLDC / development / coding via multiple platforms (3 - 5 years)Experience in an information technology role within the banking and /or financial services sector or Consulting for a Cyber Security company(3 - 5 years)

Job Summary

  • Published on: Thursday, 2nd July 2020
  • Designation: Penetration Testing Specialist (Pipe Lining Role)
  • industry: Finance
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: 0
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Thursday, 2nd July 2020

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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