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  • Posted: Nov 2, 2020
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    DAV is proudly known as South Africa's longest-standing, most experienced specialist recruitment company and our mission is to continue this 41 year old legacy. We recruit in a manner that influences the lives of our candidates and the bottom line of our clients in a positive, sustainable way. As a recruitment company, we believe that our place in this world...
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    Postilion Developer

    Postilion Developer

    • Please only senior Postilion Developers to apply 

    Primary purpose of the position
    The team is responsible for:

    • Transaction switching to MasterCard, Visa, Bankserv third party processors and directly to back end systems;
    • Card production;
    • Generation of daily reports to finance;
    • Hardware integration;
    • Production stability;
    • Software testing;
    • Certification with VISA, Mastercard, Reserve bank, Bankserv.
    • The primary function is to ensure 100% uptime of all systems in the group. The secondary role is to develop software to enhance the operations and also adapt software for client requirements. The environment it dynamic and changes a lot. After hours emergency support for a week a month is required.

    Knowledge, skills and experience
    (Minimum requirements)

    • Experience with any database engine like (MySQL, MsSQL, Oracle) is an advantage.
    • Experience with any modern development language like (C / C++ / C# / F# / Java Delphi/ T-Sql/ Python, Perl).
    • Familiarity with any of the following is an advantage : cryptography,ISO8583 protocol, computer networks, Postilion, HSM, Virtual Machines

    (minimum requirements)

    • Matric or equivalent qualification;
    • B. Tech (Information systems/ Computer Systems) or B.Sc. (Computer Science) or B.Eng. (Electronic / Electronic / Computer);
    • The applicant may be busy with part time studies towards an Honours or a Master’s degree.

    Overview of the position

    • Assess, develop, upgrade and document procedures for systems, communications environments and application software;
    • Consulting with Account managers, Executive Head: Innovation, Architecture & Development, Head: Production and fellow colleagues concerning maintenance/enhancements and development of the system;
    • Consulting with network administration employees to evaluate interface between hardware and software;
    • Document and direct software testing and validation procedures;
    • Modifying existing software to correct errors to adapt it to new hardware or to upgrade interfaces and improve performances;
    • Research, analyse and evaluate requirements for software applications and operating systems;
    • Advice on areas that could be improved on and keep up-to-date with new trends in software development and technologies that can be used to benefit the Company.

    Interpersonal Relationships

    • Fundamental interpersonal relationships, but not limited to:
    • Head: Card operations;
    • Executive Head: Innovation, Architecture & Development;

    Special requirements

    • Willing to work overtime;
    • Perform standby duties;
    • Must have own and reliable transport.

    Personal attributes

    • Must have good administrative and analytical skills;
    • Good verbal and written communication skills;
    • Stress management skills;
    • Time management skills;
    • Target orientated;
    • Decision-making skills;
    • Problem solving skills;
    • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy;
    • Focused;
    • Dedicated;
    • High level of personal integrity and ethics.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to DAV Professional Placement Group on to apply

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