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  • Posted: May 19, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • 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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    Engineering Lead (API)

    To envision, lead and develop fit for purpose, integrated end- to end technical solutions across multiple technologies for the organisation, through inspirational technical leadership and visionary long-term thinking. Provide leadership across multiple initiatives guiding engineering lead practitioners to achieve product / programme alignment. To play a technical lead role in the solutioning and delivery of disruptive cloud Nedbank driven Fintech solutions

    Job Responsibilities

    • Analyse problems and formulate solution based on organisations boundaries, architectures and constraints: Needs to be achievable and operational, must push boundaries when required and continuously push for improvements.
    • Take proposed solutions through relevant governance forums and obtain acceptance for solutions from relevant specialists (domain or technology).
    • Collaborate and communicate and obtain buy-in from key stakeholders.
    • Decomposition of the solution and assisting with the scheduling/sequencing work and identification of resourcing needs.
    • Flesh out designs and contribute to functional and non-functional requirements.
    • Assist software designers with lower level designs.
    • Troubleshoot issues relating to technical delivery.
    • Design with a holistic, robust and sustainable mindset.
    • Apply a product management mindset (long term thinking).
    • Mentor and coach software engineering practitioners.
    • Keep abreast of the technical landscape on how it fits together.
    • Understand constraints and risk and make the necessary trade-offs.
    • Influence and negotiate with key stakeholders.
    • Craft the end to end solution taking into consideration: people, technology, systems and data.
    • Future proof end to end solutions as far as possible within the organisation constraints.
    • Continuously build and enhance the technical assets that are touched by the solution to ensure long term sustainability.
    • Grow the engineering lead practice through contributing to the engineering lead chapter.
    • Drive organisational alignment across areas of accountability
    • Provide coaching, mentoring and upskilling of others within area of expertise
    • Support the achievement of the business strategy, objectives and values
    • Stay abreast of developments in field of expertise
    • Ensure personal growth and enable effectiveness in performance of roles and responsibilities
    • Contribute to the Nedbank Culture building initiatives (e.g. staff surveys etc.).
    • Participate and support corporate responsibility initiatives for the achievement of business strategy
    • Seek opportunities to improve business processes, models and systems though agile thinking
    • Ability to function and execute with minimum inputs and adjust direction based on new information.


    Qualifications - NQF Level

    • Diploma

    Preferred Qualification

    • BSc (Computer Science), BCom (Information Systems). Professional Qualification Level 6 (Look at new degree naming conventions)

    Preferred Certifications

    • Cloud Certification – AWS/Azure/Google/IBM/Oracle

    Type of Exposure

    • Management and integration of tooling related to DevOps practices in a Cloud environment
    • Accuracy of realisation of design
    • Analysing and interpreting quantitative and qualitative data for accurate design and implementation
    • Conceptual design and managing production of websites and portals
    • Multiple operating systems. Application programmes; Operating systems; IT infrastructure and system analysis
    • Working with relevant software development languages

    Minimum Experience Level

    • 6 to 8 years line management or in a team lead capacity.
    • 10 years IT Industry experience
    • Experience in using cloud technologies in solving problems, namely Amazon Web Services, Azure, Google Cloud etc


    • Demonstrating a proficiency across a number of diverse technologies. I.E. Java, Python, .NET, Ruby, Perl, etc.
    • Demonstrating an understanding of clustered application containerization technologies, i.e. Docker Swarm, Kubernetes.
    • Discuss where you have incorporated a custom or off the shelf analytics engine (Google Analytics, Omniture) into a greater solution to gather customer insights.
    • Demonstrating an understanding of Dev-Ops and has experience with one or more tools within a continuous digital delivery lifecycle. These can include Jenkins, CircleCI, Bamboo, Buddybuild, Testflight, HockeyApp etc…
    • Maintain awareness of opportunities provided by new technology to address challenges or to enable new ways of working
    • Hands on operational experience in a (Kubernetes, Docker) containerized environment
    • Project delivery using agile methodology
    • Integration experience – working with REST/SOAP interfaces
    • Project delivery with an offshore delivery team
    • API Design – definition of swagger
    • Development experience – API Gateway (IBM API Connect, AWS, Azure); NodeJS/Java/Go
    • Documentation – system analysis and design
    • Microservices Architecture

    Technical / Professional Knowledge

    • IT Architecture
    • IT Concepts
    • Systems Analysis and design

    Behavioural Competencies

    • Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills
    • Decision Making
    • Collaborating
    • Innovation
    • Influencing
    • Managing Work
    • Continuous Learning
    • Coaching

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nedbank on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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