Agile Security; Chapter Lead at Vodacom October, 2023

Job Title: Agile Security; Chapter Lead

Posting Country:  Tanzania, United Republic of

Date Posted:  20 Jul 2023

Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent


At Vodacom, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it’s our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this.

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.


This role is responsible for managing and reducing security risks in Systems and Products developed in Agile squads by integrating security into Vodacom inhouse DevSecOps pipelines, and through extensive security assessment and evaluation of the technology platforms deployed/built in house to ensure the expected security risk reduction.

Job Responsibility

Key accountabilities and decision ownership 
•Build tactical practice to integrate and Automate Cyber Security into the organizational adoption and improvement of agile practices.
•Drive Security Chapter Leadership, train and develop security Champions in each squad, and perform on-going security testing and code review to improve software security.
•Own and drive DevSecOps related Cyber Security baselines (CSB) and ensure strategic aligned controls are implemented.
•Ensure Cyber Security requirements are documented and communicated in a manner that can be well understood and adopted by design and engineering teams.
•Act as SPOC and represent Vodacom Tanzania in all group Security Chapter meetings.

Core competencies, knowledge, and experience:
•Security, Risk and Compliance
•Mobile and Network Security
•Development and Integration
•External trends and insights
•Assurance / Assessment

Must have technical / professional qualifications: 
•Bachelor’s Degree in information technology, Computer Science, Cyber Security, or relevant domain
•Strong Understanding of Agile, Secure Coding, CI/CD processes, and tools.
•Knowledge of multiple Programming languages, Databases, Virtualization and Cloud technologies.
•Knowledge of application security risks like OWASP and respective security Testing Methodologies.
•An industry Security certification.  
•OSCP is strongly preferred.



Risk and Compliance

Monitor and Diagnose

Mobile and Network Security

Implementation and Integration

Change and Adaptability

Complexity Management

Assurance / Assessment


Risk Management

Not a perfect fit?

Worried that you don’t meet all the desired criteria exactly? At Vodafone we are passionate about Inclusion for All and creating a workplace where everyone can thrive, whatever their personal or professional background. If you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align exactly with every part of the job description, we encourage you to apply as you may be the right candidate for this role or another role, and our recruitment team can help you see how your skills fit in.

Commitment from Vodacom

Vodacom is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences – we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodacom you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.