Saturday , September 23 2023

MTN Apply Online – Senior Specialist: Digital Cloud and Mobile Finance

Website MTN

Job Description:

The Senior Specialist: Cloud and Mobile Finance is responsible for delivering technical security solution designs, technical reference architecture designs, and technical security configuration standards for the MTN Mobile Money and Cloud technology stacks, including: the mobile money core system, third-party interfaces, the internal core network interfaces as well as capabilities in all layers of the cloud (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS). The focus will be given to integrating disparate mobile finance and digital platforms, services, APIs and ensuring that the security configuration and compliance of products and services deployed in the MTN Mobile Finance and Cloud platform are consolidated and improved across all MTN OPCOs.

Context (Global influences, environmental / industry demands, organisational mission etc.)

MTN is entering a new phase in its lifecycle where operational and commercial excellence has become critical for success. The urgency for change has become more heightened amidst increased competitive intensity across all markets in which MTN operates. The Group’s Information Security function must therefore ensure the successful delivery in context of:

  • Rapidly changing ICT environment
  • The geographic complexity of MTN’s foot print across Africa and the Middle East
  • Management of executive and local shareholder expectations across all 20 OpCos
  • Achievement of top quartile operating efficiency and effectiveness through scale and common processes
  • Driving growth through business intelligence and standardization to maximize business impact
  • Management of customer and supplier expectations
  • Enhance MTN position as a leading network and system provider
  • Constant dynamics and local challenges in the economic, regulatory and legal environments

Job Responsibilities:

  • Implement Digital Cloud and Mobile Money Security Architectures (e.g., people, processes, technology);
  • Responsible for the design and implementation of technical architectures for group wide risk mitigation of key risk areas on MTN Digital Cloud and Mobile Money Solution Stack, including security monitoring, Mobile and cloud security assurance, group policy and vulnerability management;
  • Assist OPCOs with digital cloud and mobile money technical security solution designs and implementation
  • Determine a holistic view of technical security requirements on MTN digital cloud and Mobile Money Solution Stack by evaluating current security operations and requirements; researching digital cloud and mobile money security standards; studying architecture/platform; identifying integration issues and preparing cost estimates;
  • Evaluate outsourced digital cloud and mobile money integration points to ensure they provide adequate protection for the processing, transmission, and storage of transactions;
  • Manage the development of security architectural and development standards for all components of the MTN digital cloud and Mobile Money Platform (e.g. SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, Middleware, Base OS, Connectivity, Physical Infrastructure, Backup and Recovery);
  • Ensure a standardized and aligned approach driven from Group Information Security for digital cloud and mobile money security architecture across MTN including OpCos.
  • Assist with management of divisional budgets in line with business objectives and facilitate forecasting;
  • Manage project initiative budgets in line with business objectives; and
  • Drive initiatives that will ensure that the “cost of operations” are reduced, in line with a least cost operating strategy stemming from the business drivers.
  • Assist Senior Management to develop and implement the overall digital cloud, mobile money security architecture requirements and framework, overarched by the business risk strategy;
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of the mobile money security architecture roll-out definition and actualization via third parties;
  • Active support from the General Manager: Information Security Architecture and Technical Excellence
  • Opco LISO’s, Regional Coordinators, Governance Forums, Business Risk, Compliance
  • Information Technology
  • Cyber Security Team
  • Deep understanding of the MTN business strategy
  • Understanding of the OpCo technology, business and regulatory context
  • Alignment of OpCo and Group strategy initiatives

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 4-year tertiary degree (Engineering/Information Science)
  • MBA or Masters advantageous
  • Industry Certifications CISSP, CISM, CGEIT certification (one of), MCSE: Security
  • MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in Information Technology (specifically security)
  • Experience in designing and implementing federated information security systems architecture
  • Experience in managing and implementing large scale Microsoft security projects
  • Experience working in Africa and Middle East and have a grasp of political, social, infrastructure and integrity challenges
  • Advanced working understanding of the information technology environment of a Financial and/or telecom company
  • Strategy Implementers, Decisive Problem Solver, Best Practice Value Creator
  • Culture and Change Champion, Guiding People Manager, Relationship Builder
  • Results Achiever, Operationally Astute

Job Details:

Company: MTN

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg

Application Deadline: N/A

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