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  • Posted: Sep 26, 2022
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    Vodafone Ghana, formerly Ghana Telecom, is the national telecommunications company of Ghana. The company in Ghana operates under Vodafone Group Plc - the world's leading mobile telecommunications company, with a significant presence in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and the United States.

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    Application Security Specialist

    Key Accountabilities

    • Provide supervisory technology security assurance, guidance, and support to the Vodafone Ghana (VFGH) team as well as Vodacom Group & Vodafone Group where needed.
    • Ensure that applications and services are secured and implemented with best security practices.
    • Defining, implementing, and efficiently maintaining technology security controls and requirements.
    • Ensure timely delivery of technology security assurance and support for projects.
    • Provide SME input to technical analysis, design, of application and digital systems.
    • Provide accurate and timely reporting of technology security risks identified during project engagement and propose remediation and mitigation options.
    • Participate in creation and execution of technology security strategy.
    • Leads the application security program, defines standards, policies, and procedures, and coordinates with Technology teams to implement and maintain integrated applications.
    • The role requires the individual to monitor information security governance, risk, and compliance by Vodafone Ghana Corporate IT, Mobile and Enterprise Business domains.
    • Engage with the stakeholders on control effectiveness and deficiencies in the design and operating effectiveness of information security controls, design and recommend opportunities for continuous improvement.
    • Interpret and manage the controls and capabilities required for VFGH to establish and comply with an information security management system in alignment with information security international best practice and/or industry standard(s).
    • Develop, manage, and implement the Vodafone information security audit and assurance plans and schedules, including any specific business needs and requirements (including PCI, ISO27001, GDPR, POPIA, Cyber Crime Bill).
    • Manage and conduct formal information security risk analyses, reviews, tests, audits and/or self-assessments.
    • Design appropriate remedial actions for identified risks, drive remediation of findings and management of risks and exemptions.

    Core Competencies, Knowledge and Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Security, Engineering or Technology or other related fields.
    • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in Tech Security role.
    • Foundation experience and reasonable understanding of network stack, network protocols
    • Web Security & Encryption
    • Secure coding and Security Testing knowledge (SAST and DAST), Vulnerability management
    • Understanding of OWASP top ten web application security risks
    • Understanding of network security (incl. IDS/IPS, WAF, DLP Anti-malware, URL/content filtering, SIEM, others)
    • Knowledge of Windows, UNIX and Linux operating systems.
    • Practices and methods of enterprise architecture and security architecture
    • Application and Network security architecture development and definition.

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    Product Owner

    Role Purpose

    • To be part of Agile squad and to set, prioritize, and evaluate the work of the squad in order to ensure timely and efficient delivery of product features and functionality.
    • To be a part of the product owner chapter and contribute to product development, release and best practise documentation and implementation.

    Job Responsibility

    • Define product vision, road-map and growth opportunities in alignment with the squad members and tribe lead
    • Provide vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout every delivery and creation of product requirements
    • Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for products and keep abreast with agile best practises and trends
    • Assess value, develop and prioritize user stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy
    • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, elaboration of user stories, definition of done (DoD) and maintain product backlog according to business value 
    • Ensure the squad always has adequate amount of tasks in backlog, research and analyse market, users and roadmap for the product

    Core competencies, Skills and Experience

    • In-depth knowledge of Agile processes and principles 
    • Good interpersonal, communication, time management and presentation skills
    • Innovative, creative, and extremely responsive with a strong sense of urgency
    • Creative thinker with a vision, sharp analytical and problem solving skills
    • Knowledge of product and service development especially in telecoms

    Technical/Professional Qualifications

    • Strong commercial background, with experience in marketing
    • Experience of coordinating multiple programmes or activities
    • Knowledge of Agile methodology
    • Strong data science, data analytics and problem solving skills
    • Knowledge of basic telecoms, products and services and analyse market, users and roadmap for the product

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