Risk Advisory – Cyber Identity Security – Assistant Manager

  • Deloitte
  • Midrand, South Africa
  • 17/11/2021
Full time


The main purpose of the job is to support the engagement Manager/Senior Manager in the delivery of services on delegated client engagement/ projects.

Focus on the delivery of client engagements and shares knowledge and experience with others

Able to produce high quality deliverables and support junior team members. 

Specialised Technical Capabilities:

Supports the Development and Implementation on of Cyber Risk Solutions:

·  Ability to develop and execute strategies, architectures, and roadmaps to provide client with need-based, value-adding, and cost-effective Cyber risk solutions

   o  Ability to analyse the client’s cyber security infrastructures to enable targeted and data-driven enhancements

   o  Keeps in mind the client’s business needs when developing assessment frameworks to ensure effective, targeted, and actionable analyses

   o  Applies multiple security testing methodologies and techniques to assess client’s security infrastructures and identify / evaluate vulnerabilities

   o  Gathers data and determines priority criteria to build an integrated roadmap that addresses all facets of an Cyber Assessment or implementation

   o  Assesses cyber security policies and procedures to analyse compliance with regulatory requirements and evaluate overall operational efficiency; provides clients with mitigating solutions

   o  Is proficient with multiple domain-specific cyber security technology solutions and is able to effectively integrate them to meet and exceed client’s needs

   o  Enables sustainability and continuous improvement of cyber security solutions by assessing and enhancing client’s cyber security governance infrastructures

   o  Understands and applies cyber threat intelligence and profiling to the design and assessment of client systems

   o  Tests the effectiveness of client’s cyber security technologies to identify and articulate opportunities for improvement across the digital, physical, and social elements of the client

   o  Conducts complex business process assessments to help clients identify, analyse, and prioritize gaps and risks; applies findings to make recommended upgrades aligned to the overall strategy

   o  Develops effective and sustainable technology and Cyber risk management strategies by tailoring leading Cyber frameworks on key clients’ business and technology needs

   o Understands the interaction of business and technology processes / risks and can explain it in business terms to both technical and non-technical audiences

Technical competencies:

·  Understands technical complexity at Network, Application, Database, Infrastructure and Cloud level.

·  Experience in the design, implementation, transformation and resilience of identity and access management solutions.

·  Experience and exposure to identity and access management solutions

·  Exposure to product solutions such as SailPoint, Savyint, CyberArk.

·  Exposure to resolution of issues with password management

·  Experience with remediation of orphan accounts and reconciliation, identity data consistency and synchronization monitoring: reconciliation, adoption

·  Experience with IAM system health and maintenance requirements

·  Experience with IAM support major incident management process and attend production call bridge for major incidents.

·  Experience with IAM product stabilization and enhancement

·  Experience with organizational change management with regard to identity and access management governance and adoption.

·  Solid understanding of compliance regulation POPIA and/or GDPR

·  Experience with Role Based Access Control

·  Experience and exposure to the following: Privileged Access Management (PAM), Privileged Identity Management (PIM), Privileged User Management (PUM)

·  Experience with major Cloud SP’s (Azure, AWS, Google) and Cloud integration

·  Access Identity Direct experience (MS AD, LDAP)

·  Experience with Role Based Access Governance

·  Experience with the following protocols: SAML (and similar), OpenID, OAUTH, FIDO, etc.

·  Experience with Cloud-based identity management solutions

·  Experience with ISO 27001 and/or other industry accepted security standards

Behavioural Competencies:

·  Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

·  Consistently delivers high quality work.

·  Ability to meet deadlines (reliable and dependable)

·  Able to multi-task

·  Proven initiatives in providing guidance to junior members of the project team

·  Demonstrates readiness to take decisions

·  Displays initiatives and takes accountability for delivery of work

·  Assumes manager responsibility on delivery of assignments where required under pressurised circumstances

·  Able to work under pressure

·  Ability to prioritize competing responsibilities as per their urgency and importance, ability to multi-task on various client engagements


Minimum qualifications:

Relevant Degree, Honours or post graduate diploma, professional qualifications e.g. BSc, BCom, or B.Ing/Eng or MSc

Desired qualifications:

Advanced certifications, diplomas, professional certifications, advanced degrees in Cyber or information security - examples include:

·  CISM (Certified Information Security Manager)

·  CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor)


·  CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)

·  SailPoint, Savyint, CyberArk or similar product certifications

·  or suitable hands-on experience is required.


5+ years of progressive experience with role(s) in a professional, consulting services (including Boutique Security Firm), public and/or private sector organizations is required.

Working experience in Identity and Access Management  

Demonstrate strong understanding and experience in delivery of Cyber engagements across key industries

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