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  • Posted: Nov 9, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Absa Bank Limited (Absa) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited. Absa offers personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance. Barclays Africa Group Limited is 62.3% owned by Barclays Bank PLC and is listed on the JSE Limited. The Group is one of A...
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    Specialist Solution Analyst

    Job Summary

    The Models Data and Implementation team within RTF is looking for a Specialist Solution / Systems Analyst to work as part of a DevOps team, leverage specialist analysis & testing tools, frameworks, techniques and practices to elicit, define and organize business requirements. Translate & document business requirements into user stories & specifications (Full Stack, Cross System) detailing integration points, business & associated risk / opportunities to be realised. And following this analysis, work collaboratively within squads during design & delivery activity including assuming responsibility for manual application testing processes, frameworks & outcomes

    Job Description

    About: Risk Treasury and Finance (RTF) Area

    The RTF department is responsible for designing, developing and supporting the various solutions required for the Africa CIB division, Absa Group including ARO). This is across a wide range of business units and operations, including Credit Risk, Market Risk, Treasury, Disclosure and Finance.

    About: Models Data and Implementation team

    The Models Data and Implementation IT team are responsible for maintaining, enhancing and expanding the models implemented in CIB in order to meet business requirements in regulatory reporting, financial reporting and front office business.

    Education and experience required

    • 6 – 8 years business & systems analysis experience
    • Experience in working with multidisciplinary teams
    • Experience in Agile Methodology & working embedded within an Agile team / teams
    • Degree or Diploma in computer science, commerce or business administration
    • Information Systems Analyst certification advantageous
    • Banking domain experience, preferred.
    • Testing Certification (preferred)
    • Experience in systems in Development
    • Experience in Business Continuity Management & Disaster Recovery
    • Experience in Governance, Compliance & Audit
    • Experience in Quality Assurance & Testing.
    • Experience in Systems & integration design

    Skill required:

    • SQL or any other relational database experience. Especially writing basic queries, select, join, look-ups, update.
    • Excel – Pivot tables
    • Data Validation
    • Experience with SAS programming and coding
    • Atlassian
    • Big Data Concept
    • AWS

    Key accountabilities:

    • Analysis (including Business Case)
    • Solution Design (within DevOps Context)
    • Solution Delivery & Testing
    • Focus on data interrogation skills as part of data preparation and models business support


    Bachelor's Degree: Information Technology (Required)

    Absa Bank Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the Bank.

    Absa Bank Limited reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Absa on to apply

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

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