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  • Posted: May 28, 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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    Systems Analyst - Regulatory Reporting

    Job Summary

    • CTO Risk, Treasury & Finance (RTF) are the Technology partner supporting Credit Risk, Treasury, Finance, Regulatory Reporting, Data and Business Intelligence. We handle the consumption of the Bank’s data for calculation of risk metrics and making the outputs available to business and regulators. Our task is the successful delivery of innovative solutions that enable business efficiency.
    • The Regulatory Reporting Stream within Credit Risk is looking for a Solution Analyst to work as part of a DevOps team, apply analysis & testing tools, frameworks, techniques and practices to elicit, define and organize business requirements into user stories. And following this analysis, work collaboratively within squads during design & delivery activity with a specific focus on testing.

    Job Description

    Core technical competencies required:

    • SQL or any other relational database experience
    • Especially writing basic queries, select, join, look-ups, update
    • This forms the basis of being able to code in LUM. Selecting, joining, union, update, produce datasets. 

    Excel – Pivot tables

    • This might seem strange, but in our space using pivot tables is a very quick way to identify data issues immediately.

    Data Validation

    • Ability to compare data, be it in Excel, LUM or any other tool, and identifying core data shifts.  In this case it is only producing noticeable shift that can be provided to business analyst to further investigate

    Technical skills/exposure – advantageous:

    SAS Coding understanding

    • As majority of our business users have SAS Modules running on top of LUM and Hadoop Produced datasets, knowledge  In many cases the SAS Code will be requested from business or Model teams to understand what is required to recreate in a LUM Process


    • Main operation tool
    • Big Data Concept
    • AWS

    Education and experience required

    • Min 2 years business & systems analysis experience
    • Ability & aptitude for working in integrated multi-disciplinary teams
    • Knowledge of Agile Methodology & working embedded within an Agile team / teams
    • Degree or Diploma in computer science, commerce or business administration
    • Banking domain experience, preferred.
    • Experience in Systems Design & Integration
    • Testing Certification (preferred)
    • Experience in Development
    • Knowledge of Business Continuity Management & Disaster Recovery
    • Knowledge of Governance, Compliance & Audit
    • Team player that is dedicated and willing to learn and with a high competency to deliver timeously

    Key accountabilities:

    • Analysis (including Business Case)
    • Solution Design (within DevOps Context)
    • Solution Delivery & Testing (manual)


    • 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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