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  • Posted: Oct 27, 2020
    Deadline: Nov 3, 2020
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    Nedbank Group Limited is a bank holding company that operates as one of the four largest banking groups in South Africa. The company's shares have been listed on the JSE Limited since 1969. The group offers a wide range of wholesale and retail banking services through four main business clusters, namely Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking, Nedbank Retai...
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    Credit Developer

    Job Purpose

    We are looking for a self-motivated individual to join our Unsecured Lending Value Analytics team. In this role you will be required to develop and implement important credit initiatives utilising our credit decision software to ensuring that the ultimate business benefit is realised. You will be a part of a dynamic credit team that focuses on world class risk management that enables our business to meet its strategic objectives and champions new innovative ideas.

    Come join us and make an impact!

    Job Responsibilities

    • Interpret verbal problem statements, identify root cause of technical problems and propose potential solutions based on insight gathered.
    • Develop good cross functional work relationships across the different business functions to enable knowledge-based problem solving and ensure that a problem have been appropriately considered from an end to end perspective.
      • Analyse and interpret quantitative and qualitative data.
      • Critical Involvement in the Credit Decision Engine with responsibilities that include:
      • Input into the design of the technical solution to enable the business strategies
      • Development of bespoke credit decision systems utilising the FICO Blaze decision tool as well as Python dual control decision tools
      • End to end integration testing of the required changes.
      • Attending to ad hoc queries relating to the Decision Engine or any of the data sources used in the execution of decisions
      • Troubleshooting inaccurate results from the Decision Engine
      • Identification of potential issues in the business solution and proposing ways to resolve the issues
      • Analysis and reporting on the Decision Engine results and execution
    • Understand broader business systems and assist with issue resolution
    • Optimisation and development of automation testing tools for the team and broader business
    • Manage and support another developer within the team

    Minimum Experience Level

    • 5 and above years’ experience in a Developer role
    • Experience in Java and Python programming language
    • Other programming languages would be beneficial (SQL, SAS, C, Visual Basic, etc.)
    • Data analysis and or database execution experience preferred


    • Bachelor’s degree with a Computer Science or Finance with good results
    • Related Agile certification would be beneficial


    • Analytics:
      • Strong numeracy skills
      • Strong analytical / problem solving ability
    • Execution / Delivery:
      • Track record of results / getting work done
      • Ability to work in teams or as an individual
      • Good attention to detail and self-checking
      • Has the ability to see the big picture
      • Willing to take ownership of initiatives from start to finish and drive to completion
      • Self-motivated to succeed
    • GT:
      • Able to work in an Agile environment
      • Familiarity with Workflow as well as Process design
      • Familiarity with data structures
      • Familiarity with various programming languages
    • Communication:
      • Ability to explain technical items in a way that is understood by non-technical individuals
      • Articulate communicator
      • Ability to give appropriate context behind a problem statement
      • Strong documentation skills


    • Able to work with a diverse group of people
    • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
    • Healthy attitude towards work and people

    Closing Date  -  03 November 2020

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nedbank on to apply

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