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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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    Support Engineer

    Job Summary

    • Work as part of an agile team to provide application support for specified tech products & services. This includes first line support & basic optimization, administration, configuration, maintenance & trouble shooting / problem solving with end users of these tech products & services.

    Job Description

    Devops & Support

    •  Apply problem solving skills to solve technical problems on existing applications
    •  Take ownership for developing advanced design thinking and problem solving skills in preparation for greater complexity / changing / evolving tech
    •  Implement configuration, optimization (e.g. upgrades) & maintenance activity (e.g. regular maintenance patches) for enterprise wide applications
    •  Schedule and oversee planned maintenance tasks, such as backups and performance tuning, in production for tech products & Services
    •  Provide inputs into application documentation for end users
    •  Leverage application documentation to guide users through application support processes
    •  Leverage knowledge gained on support / trouble shooting processes to make recommendations for user documentation and or application changes / enhancements
    •  Execute unplanned maintenance tasks, such as disaster recovery procedures, for production IT services to prevent and to minimize issues
    •  Follow governance & risk procedures for all application support e.g. upgrades, maintenance etc.
    •  Work as part of an integrated application / product / service team throughout their lifecycle and assist in the application-related aspects of designing, testing, operating and improving technology products & services
    •  Identify stakeholder & communication dependencies / interdependencies & requirements in all application support processes & ensure these are followed prior to any application support implementation
    •  Proactively identify any risks ahead of application support processes e.g. changes, optimization, maintenance, batch uploads etc.
    •  Develop and maintain knowledge in application functionality, user workflow, and business processes to improve level of support provision on an ongoing basis
    •  Develop sufficient knowledge of application infrastructure (server, network, security) to improve application support inputs
    •  Compile and maintain inventory of applications and related details
    •  Meet all SLA requirements associated with application support being provided
    •  Follow identified risk, governance & control procedures for all application support provided e.g. backup, documentation etc.
    •  Maintain awareness of application risks and opportunities for improvement


    Bachelor's Degree: Information Technology

    • 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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