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  • Posted: Oct 4, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Absa Group Limited (Absa) has forged a new way of getting things done, driven by bravery and passion, with the readiness to realise the possibilities on our continent and beyond.
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    Senior Specialist : Customer Service

    Job Summary

    To provide advice and support in practice formulation and associated best practice improvement tactics; enabling the provision of specialist customer experience expertise.

    Job Description

    Customer Experience: Take responsibility for the development of the strategy for Customer Experience across the total consumer database with the aim of improving the service and product features available to our customers. Initiate and implement the customer life-cycle concept and roadmap to enable the business to deliver a “best in class” customer experience to our chosen markets | Business Drive: Ensure the business drives a holistic sales approach to customers in line with the brand strategy and customer experience business intelligence within the business. | Performance Improvement & Innovation: Initiate and implement customer experience standards for the business’s touchpoints, and ensure the application of these standards by providing the required leadership and support for monitoring and implementation of initiatives. Facilitate product / process enhancement initiatives with staff & involve them in producing solutions/improvements/action plans to enhance customer services experiences. | Developing Capability & Team Management: Provide leadership to the direct and indirect teams at the various touch-points to drive appropriate behaviour and a Values based business culture. Be a visible advocate of the customer experience drive for the business by role modelling behaviours and though models relevant to the customer experience. | : | : | : | :

     

    Education

    Other: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (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

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    Business Title National Attorney Consultant

    Job Summary

    To proactively develop, maintain and expand a long-term profitable relationship with the Absa Relationship Banking conveyance Panel. To ensure that agreed Service Level Agreements (SLA's) between the Panel and Absa Relationship Banking are adhered to.

    Job Description

    Accountability:  Stakeholder Management

    • Build and maintain relationships with attorneys

    • Ensure effective SLA management and query/complaint resolution as logged and follow up with the relevant role players until the query/complaint is resolved

    • Timeously compile and submit accurate management information (MI) (for example monthly reports, non-performance reports, work in progress reports) to relevant the role players

    • Make recommendations to the Regional Head Office Team with regards to the selection of the Conveyance Panel in accordance with guidelines provided by Head Office (Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) status, financial soundness, etc)

    • Appoint successful attorney firms (as approved by Regional Head Office) to the panel and / or remove non performing firms according to contractual agreements

    Accountability:  Process and Performance Management

    • Analyse and summarise all reports on a monthly basis determining trends with regards to errors made by either the attorney or ABSA. Implement controls in this regard to ensure that these errors do not occur again

    • On a monthly basis, monitor the monthly bond instruction allocations per attorney firm in order to identify the top performing attorneys and ensure through transaction allocation that these attorneys will receive privilege allocation during the month to come

    • Issue warning letter to all non-performing attorney firms as per scorecard ratings. Issue follow-up communication to ensure improvement in both relationship and performance

    • Obtain annual regulatory and compliance information from attorneys regarding mandates, guarantees, power of attorneys, etc.)

    • Ensure an acceptable registration turnaround time as determined by the Service Level Agreement. Compare the attorney report with the E4 report and take action to resolve any discrepancies where needed.

    • Measure attorney performance through monitoring of scorecards. Errors with regards to incorrect or outstanding documents must be communicated to and rectified by attorney or ABSA. Develop and implement controls in this regard to ensure that these errors do not reoccur.

    Education

    Bachelor Honours Degree: Law, Military Science and Security (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

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    Officer Merchant Services New Appl & Adm

    Job Summary

    To provide specialist advise & support in the maintenance & analysis of banking activities & initiatives in order to provide accurate reports & information to relevant stakeholders, through the execution of predefined objectives as per agreed SOPs.

    Job Description

    Customer contact: Contact the customer to provide them with regular feedback regarding the progress of their enquiries | Customer education: Identify alternative channels (for example Internet Banking/Telephone Banking/Cell Phone Banking and ATM services and charges) and cost opportunities for the customer and educate them to use this to the fullest. | Query resolution: Resolve queries effectively and efficiently | Coordination: Coordinate card stock & calling file according | : | : | : | :

     

    Education

    Higher Certificates and Advanced National (Vocational) Certificates: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (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

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    Commercial Credit Analyst

    Job Summary

    To provide advice and support in banking analytics practice formulation and associated best practice improvement tactics; enabling the provision of specialist expertise.

    Job Description

    Analysis and Research: - Conducts analysis and research in areas of specialisation/expertise, leveraging a variety of applicable information's sources; - Analyses information, generates and publishes written reports summarising findings and prepares recommendations within area of expertise; - Quality assures analysis and recommendations | Stakeholder Management:: - Establish relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to source information and make recommendations to; - Build relationships with stakeholders spanning the enterprise in order to collaborate and share findings and recommendations. | Control: : Accountable for complying with all risk management, regulatory and compliance frameworks within area of accountability; Where applicable ensures that colleagues managed are aware of and comply with all compliance requirements. | : | : | : | : | :

     

    Education

    Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (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

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    Transactional Banker Commercial

    Job Summary

    Optimise the profit and economic value of portfolios of Key Account clients with high growth potential and less complex commercial banking requirements by focusing: a) origination efforts to cross-sell to existing client base; and b) coverage efforts to service clients in accordance to the Key Account CVP

    Job Description

    • Drive Financial Targets
    • Relationship and Service Management
    • Manage Risk Assessment
    • Develop and maintain contacts with Specialists in other areas of ABB and the Group

    Education

    Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (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

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    Analyst Model Validation

    Job Summary

    To provide specialist advice and support in the development and implementation of quantitative analytics, planning and associated service delivery processes, methods and techniques; enabling the provision of sound product development expertise.

    • The Independent Validation Unit within Model Risk is looking to hire a Model Validation Analyst to conduct the validation of models focuses on identifying, mitigating and monitoring of key model risks. You will conduct validations on a diverse range of AGL models, produce validation reports, negotiate the findings & actions with internal & external stakeholders and influence the continuous improvement of model quality & use. These areas make use of a wide range of models (Regulatory Capital, Economic Capital, impairments, pricing, behavioural, application, stress-testing, valuation, derivatives, insurance risk, etc.) and cover products used across all of AGL’s business units. Opportunities to gain experience across validation teams and within the greater Model Risk team are possible and encouraged by management.
    • Risk Management: Providing Subject Matter Expertise to Risk types
    • Stakeholder Management: Build and Maintain effective Relationships with relevant stakeholders Risk Reporting: Identify, assess and Report key risks arising from significant events, investigations, audit and control issues
    • People Management: Develop a high performing Team
    • Risk and Control: Adherence to Policies, Procedures and Regulations

    Job Description

    People Management: Coach, mentor and manage team members toward driving business objectives and ensuring colleague development | Stakeholder Management: Actively engage internal and external stakeholders to ensure customer satisfaction | Business Performance: Ensure own and team performance against business, efficiency and continuous improvement targets, as well as customer outcomes | Compliance and Risk Management: Ensure that all team activities are in adherence to relevant control and compliance requirements, and quality standards | Administration: Effectively fulfil all required administrative duties, including tracking and reporting | Risk analysis of Insurance products: Manage and oversee exercises into risk modelling; assuming responsibility for accuracy, relevance and practical requirements. | Price implementation and maintenance: Coordinate the implementation of agreed price structures on mainframe and various quote packages. This involves external and internal quote and admin systems. | :

    Education

    Bachelor's Degree: Actuarial Science, Bachelor's Degree: Mathematics, Bachelor's Degree: Statistics

    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

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    Senior Legal Counsel

    Job Summary

    To develop tactical strategy and delivery plans, formulate associated practice/s and to ensure operational implementation and adoption with regards to legal methodology, governance and delivery objectives.

    Job Description

    Our CIB Legal business has an exciting role for a Senior Legal Counsel in our Commercial Property Finance team. In this role you will be a key point of contact on a day-to-day basis for the Commercial Property Finance business team and responsible for providing pro-active legal advice, support, and risk management on transactions both in South Africa as well as our Africa Regional Operations. In this role you will be a part of a team committed to being a center of excellence providing dedicated legal support, working in a model which maximizes synergies between legal teams and business areas to ensure efficiency.

    This role is suited to a candidate with a B-degree in Law or LLB, Admitted attorney or Advocate with 5 years or more relevant experience as an in-house legal counsel in a financial institution, other corporate, in a reputable law firm or at the Bar

    Education

    Bachelor Honours Degree: Law (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

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    Trading Systems Developer

    Job Summary

    Support high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade application design & development in agile teams by producing, testing, documenting & reviewing source code.

     

     

    Job Description

     

     

    Africa Technology CIB provides technology support to the organisation's Corporate and Investment banking sectors.  Activities are grouped into three areas, namely Markets, Corporate and Investment Banking. The Trade Management IT team is responsible for the development, enhancement and maintenance of the 3rd party trading system (Front Arena) and connected components. This includes all Business-As-Usual (BAU) work, projects, addressing first line queries and production issues.

     

    Key accountabilities: Delivery and Support

    • Support and extend Front Arena, working on assigned tasks across the entire lifecycle by assisting in defining requirements with various stakeholders, developing and testing (including writing unit tests), deployment and documentation.

    • Follow the change governance and control process in place for deployments and work effectively with the application management team from inception through to delivery of a solution into production.

    • Develop strong knowledge of financial markets and products in order to perform technical analysis to resolve issues and deliver on work items.

    • Understand the business areas, what they do and how they interact with the system. Understand the vendor and in-house systems to deliver the best suited solutions.

    • Keeping up to date with technological developments in the market and within the vendor in order to leverage off these to provide better solutions and service to the business areas we support.

    Education and Experience Required

    • At least NQF-Level 6, preferably in a numerate subject (i.e. Computer Science, Maths, Engineering, etc.)

    • Min 3 years’ development experience

    • Solid experience with specific coding / scripting languages e.g. C#, Python, Java, JavaScript

    • Knowledge of current and upcoming banking trends and related technologies

    • Ability to communicate technical ideas effectively with different levels of users and stakeholders

    • Strong communication skills

    Knowledge & Skills:

    • Understanding of the business context and requirements

    • Ability to think in terms of strategic business outcomes and results

    • Knowledge of development support tools (Git, Stash, Confluence)

    • Knowledge of SQL (admin and development)

    • Experience with dynamically typed object-oriented programming languages e.g. C#, Java and Python

    • Arena Data Flow Language development skills (Preferred)

    • Understanding or experience with Front Arena and FIS Components (Preferred)

    • Experience with Trading platforms Front Arena, Calypso, Murex or similar experience would be advantageous

    • Ability to deal with difficult stakeholders constructively

    • Must be able to cope in a stressful environment

    • Capable of working individually and within a team where the situation dictates

    • Must be able to work and deliver working software in an Agile environment

    Competencies:

    • Creating and innovating

    • Deciding & Initiating action

    • Persuading & Influencing

    • Delivering Results & meeting customer expectations

    • Working with People

    Education

    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

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    Solution Architect - Digital

    Job Summary

    • Drive the design and delivery of complex fit for purpose, business strategy-aligned, high impact, cross domain technology solution blueprints & associated solutions & build architectural capability in Dev teams across an estate.

    Job Description

    Architecture

    •  Leverage a solid & deep understanding of the organization strategy to identify, design & deliver relevant, scalable, testable, re-usable technology solutions
    •  Work in collaboration with delivery teams to independently analyse customer requirements & varying business capabilities & leverage analysis to identify & accurately spec / frame ‘the complex business problems we are aiming to solve’ with each solution design or solution evolution
    •  Through the above processes, leverage emotional, social & business / commercial quotient to understand consumers and the broader range of stakeholders, their opinions & perspectives and reconcile these within the solution designs (negotiation skills and dealing with complex and divergent stakeholder opinions are a must)
    •  Leverage expertise in analytical & creative problem solving to synthesise a solution design (build a solution from its components) beyond the analysis of the problem
    •  Lead design thinking processes to successfully deliver solution blueprints & associated roadmaps
    •  Create end to end solution blueprints & ensure these can be implemented across all phases of the initiative life-cycle (ideation through to product launch & commercialization)
    •  Design & or contribute to the design & implementation of detailed feasibilities & business cases
    •  Leverage a strong engineering background to make the right choices in solution design – this knowledge includes but is not limited to: domain driven design, loosely coupled integration, microservices and other modern software design practices
    •  The above extends to identifying the best fit tools to be used for a particular solution, understanding those that would not be a good choice and leveraging researching skills to pivot towards something better
    •  Assume ‘one stop’ shop accountability for solution blueprint design & delivery decisions within an organization based on the above
    •  Work with project / program management teams to design solution roadmaps aligned to the strategic requirements of an organization and through which the solution can be implemented across all phases of the initiative life-cycle (ideation through to product launch and commercialization)
    •  Work embedded, as part of a delivery team, to ensure the successful design & implementation of solution blueprints
    •  Ensure that the detail of the solution (across all architecture domains) is accurate to the implementation of the initiative, true to the bank’s architectural principles/preferences, implementable by the different teams involved in the solution
    •  Work as part of embedded delivery teams to conduct solution reviews, code reviews, testing and other disciplines associated with solution design & delivery
    •  Attend various Group & Business specific architectural design forums and present solution designs and detailed business cases for approval
    •  Leverage synthesis & creative problem skills to identify risk (impending danger & challenges) and work with a cross functional group of stakeholders across the value chain for support & direction
    •  Conduct solution reviews against defined customer metrics and ensure the ongoing achievement of business results through solution implementation
    •  Ensure a solid understanding of emerging & evolving architectural principles and hold one stop shop accountability for the evolution of solutions in alignment with these principles (where it makes sense to do so)
    •  Build architectural capability across delivery teams in a business to ensure ongoing evolution of skills in solution delivery
    •  Contribute to the architecture body of knowledge
    •  Contribute to the design & evolution of architectural principles and preferences

    People

    •  Participate in peer reviews (code, solution, testing etc.) and transfer knowledge and capability across delivery teams for improved solutioning & evolving architectural practices
    •  Set & Cascade solution direction across technology delivery teams
    •  Build & evolve the architectural capability of Delivery teams across the business – through active coaching & information / knowledge sharing
    •  As an SME, support the proactive attraction, recruitment, development, & retention of strong technology teams across an estate
    •  Leverage and embed agile practices in delivery teams and work to build strong self-directed, high performance teams through agile working practices (including daily, weekly, etc. sprint routines, regular & honest feedback etc.)

    Financial & Vendor Management, Risk & Governance

    •  Carry the ‘one stop shop’ accountability for all risk associated with solution design (from ideation to deployment)
    •  Apply the organization risk & governance frameworks
    •  Ensure solution design alignment to Group guidelines & ensure solutions are sustainable for the enterprise
    •  Proactively involve / engage chapter & guild leads in solution decision making, applying an enterprise wide lens to product & service development
    •  Ensure solution design alignment to regulatory requirements and continuously update knowledge on regulatory requirements for the successful design of new & evolution of existing solutions
    •  Deliver on time & on budget (always)

    Education

    • 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

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    Solution Architect - Card Acquiring

    Job Summary

    • Drive the design and delivery of complex fit for purpose, business strategy-aligned, high impact, cross domain technology solution blueprints & associated solutions & build architectural capability in Dev teams across an estate.

    Job Description

    Architecture

    •  Leverage a solid & deep understanding of the organization strategy to identify, design & deliver relevant, scalable, testable, re-usable technology solutions
    •  Work in collaboration with delivery teams to independently analyse customer requirements & varying business capabilities & leverage analysis to identify & accurately spec / frame ‘the complex business problems we are aiming to solve’ with each solution design or solution evolution
    •  Through the above processes, leverage emotional, social & business / commercial quotient to understand consumers and the broader range of stakeholders, their opinions & perspectives and reconcile these within the solution designs (negotiation skills and dealing with complex and divergent stakeholder opinions are a must)
    •  Leverage expertise in analytical & creative problem solving to synthesise a solution design (build a solution from its components) beyond the analysis of the problem
    •  Lead design thinking processes to successfully deliver solution blueprints & associated roadmaps
    •  Create end to end solution blueprints & ensure these can be implemented across all phases of the initiative life-cycle (ideation through to product launch & commercialization)
    •  Design & or contribute to the design & implementation of detailed feasibilities & business cases
    •  Leverage a strong engineering background to make the right choices in solution design – this knowledge includes but is not limited to: domain driven design, loosely coupled integration, microservices and other modern software design practices
    •  The above extends to identifying the best fit tools to be used for a particular solution, understanding those that would not be a good choice and leveraging researching skills to pivot towards something better
    •  Assume ‘one stop’ shop accountability for solution blueprint design & delivery decisions within an organization based on the above
    •  Work with project / program management teams to design solution roadmaps aligned to the strategic requirements of an organization and through which the solution can be implemented across all phases of the initiative life-cycle (ideation through to product launch and commercialization)
    •  Work embedded, as part of a delivery team, to ensure the successful design & implementation of solution blueprints
    •  Ensure that the detail of the solution (across all architecture domains) is accurate to the implementation of the initiative, true to the bank’s architectural principles/preferences, implementable by the different teams involved in the solution
    •  Work as part of embedded delivery teams to conduct solution reviews, code reviews, testing and other disciplines associated with solution design & delivery
    •  Attend various Group & Business specific architectural design forums and present solution designs and detailed business cases for approval
    •  Leverage synthesis & creative problem skills to identify risk (impending danger & challenges) and work with a cross functional group of stakeholders across the value chain for support & direction
    •  Conduct solution reviews against defined customer metrics and ensure the ongoing achievement of business results through solution implementation
    •  Ensure a solid understanding of emerging & evolving architectural principles and hold one stop shop accountability for the evolution of solutions in alignment with these principles (where it makes sense to do so)
    •  Build architectural capability across delivery teams in a business to ensure ongoing evolution of skills in solution delivery
    •  Contribute to the architecture body of knowledge
    •  Contribute to the design & evolution of architectural principles and preferences

    People

    •  Participate in peer reviews (code, solution, testing etc.) and transfer knowledge and capability across delivery teams for improved solutioning & evolving architectural practices
    •  Set & Cascade solution direction across technology delivery teams
    •  Build & evolve the architectural capability of Delivery teams across the business – through active coaching & information / knowledge sharing
    •  As an SME, support the proactive attraction, recruitment, development, & retention of strong technology teams across an estate
    •  Leverage and embed agile practices in delivery teams and work to build strong self-directed, high performance teams through agile working practices (including daily, weekly, etc. sprint routines, regular & honest feedback etc.)

    Financial & Vendor Management, Risk & Governance

    •  Carry the ‘one stop shop’ accountability for all risk associated with solution design (from ideation to deployment)
    •  Apply the organization risk & governance frameworks
    •  Ensure solution design alignment to Group guidelines & ensure solutions are sustainable for the enterprise
    •  Proactively involve / engage chapter & guild leads in solution decision making, applying an enterprise wide lens to product & service development
    •  Ensure solution design alignment to regulatory requirements and continuously update knowledge on regulatory requirements for the successful design of new & evolution of existing solutions
    •  Deliver on time & on budget (always)

    Education

    • 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

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    Specialist Salesforce Developer

    Job Summary

    • Apply critical thinking & problem solving skills to contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle & quickly produce well-organised, optimized, and documented source code to deliver high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications.

    Job Description

    DevOps

    •  Apply critical thinking, design thinking and problem solving skills in an agile team environment to solve technical problems (Front End, Back End OR Middleware) with high quality solutions
    •  Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle including
    •  Evaluate analysis, problem definition, business requirements, solution development & provide recommendations to enable the operational feasibility of solutions
    •  Quickly produce well-organised, optimized, and documented source code to deliver technical solutions
    •  Ensure designs & solutions support the technical organisation principles of self-service, repeatability, testability, scalability & resilience
    •  Apply general design patterns and paradigms to deliver technical solutions
    •  Support the development of CI / CD Pipelines (authoring & supporting CI/CD pipelines in Jenkins / similar tools and deploying to multi-site Kubernetes environments – supporting and managing your applications all the way to production)
    •  Use & configure modern observability techniques leveraging e.g. aggregated logging via ELK stack, metrics via Prometheus / Grafana / NewRElic and tracing using Zipkin/Jaeger
    •  Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting e.g. Jenkins, Docker, Ansible, Kubernetes
    •  Debug existing source code and polish feature sets.
    •  Work with integrated teams and other developers to improve and evolve technical products and services
    •  Align all application development & development process to Group Architecture & Infrastructure guidelines
    •  Provide input into project & program teams (when required) to plan & manage the development lifecycle e.g. releases, risk management, testing, integration etc.
    •  Conduct reviews, performance monitoring & ongoing optimization and maintenance on applications
    •  Stay ahead of the curve on emerging technologies and development practices and continuously evolve existing knowledge & skill in preparation for cross domain and other experiences e.g. Secure Side, Testing, Infrastructure solutions etc.

    People

    •  Conduct peer reviews, testing, problem solving within and across the broader team
    •  Support the people change teams in the development of user material (Customer, Employee & 3rd Party Adoption)
    • Risk & Governance
    •  Identify technical risks and mitigate these (pre, during & post release)
    •  Update / Design all application documentation aligned to the organization technical standards and risk / governance frameworks
    •  Participate in incident management & DR activity – applying critical thinking, problem solving & technical expertise to get to the bottom of major incidents

    Education

    • 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

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    Adobe AEM Front End Developer (Unfilled)

    Job Summary

    • Apply critical thinking & problem solving skills to contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle & quickly produce well-organised, optimized, and documented source code to deliver high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications.

    Job Description

    DevOps

    •  Apply critical thinking, design thinking and problem solving skills in an agile team environment to solve technical problems (Front End, Back End OR Middleware) with high quality solutions
    •  Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle including
    •  Evaluate analysis, problem definition, business requirements, solution development & provide recommendations to enable the operational feasibility of solutions
    •  Quickly produce well-organised, optimized, and documented source code to deliver technical solutions
    •  Ensure designs & solutions support the technical organisation principles of self-service, repeatability, testability, scalability & resilience
    •  Apply general design patterns and paradigms to deliver technical solutions
    •  Support the development of CI / CD Pipelines (authoring & supporting CI/CD pipelines in Jenkins / similar tools and deploying to multi-site Kubernetes environments – supporting and managing your applications all the way to production)
    •  Use & configure modern observability techniques leveraging e.g. aggregated logging via ELK stack, metrics via Prometheus / Grafana / NewRElic and tracing using Zipkin/Jaeger
    •  Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting e.g. Jenkins, Docker, Ansible, Kubernetes
    •  Debug existing source code and polish feature sets.
    •  Work with integrated teams and other developers to improve and evolve technical products and services
    •  Align all application development & development process to Group Architecture & Infrastructure guidelines
    •  Provide input into project & program teams (when required) to plan & manage the development lifecycle e.g. releases, risk management, testing, integration etc.
    •  Conduct reviews, performance monitoring & ongoing optimization and maintenance on applications
    •  Stay ahead of the curve on emerging technologies and development practices and continuously evolve existing knowledge & skill in preparation for cross domain and other experiences e.g. Secure Side, Testing, Infrastructure solutions etc.

    People

    •  Conduct peer reviews, testing, problem solving within and across the broader team
    •  Support the people change teams in the development of user material (Customer, Employee & 3rd Party Adoption)
    • Risk & Governance
    •  Identify technical risks and mitigate these (pre, during & post release)
    •  Update / Design all application documentation aligned to the organization technical standards and risk / governance frameworks
    •  Participate in incident management & DR activity – applying critical thinking, problem solving & technical expertise to get to the bottom of major incidents

    Experience working with Javascript (Angular or ReactJS) and CSS.

    • Understanding of HTML and JAVA.
    • Experience with Adobe AEM and Java would be advantageous.

    Education

    • 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

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    Lead Scrum Master

    Job Summary

    • The Scrum master will be the facilitator for a product development team that uses scrum/agile as the development methodology. The scrum master will lead a team that ensures self-organisation and the ability to make changes quickly. The role will ensure that agile principles and concept are adhered to ensure effective preparation of the product backlog, sprint backlog and burn down charts.

    Job Description

    Delivery

    •  Lead multiple sprints for teams using Agile methodology
    •  Ensuring SCRUM artefacts are maintained and updated
    •  Ensuring that sprints are running smoothly and corrective actions taken wherever appropriate.
    •  Effectively communicate to project manager/delivery manager about the progress as well as blockages in the on-going sprints.
    •  Ensuring all change governance and standards are adhered to
    •  Ensuring code quality is maintained
    •  Developing plans to ensure delivery of teams’ work.

    Accountability: Transition to Agile

    •  Understand current development/delivery model and guide teams to adapt agile strategy.
    •  Apply best practices to implement and/or resolve adoption issues
    •  Satisfactory resolution of issues raised during transition.
    •  Support Project/Delivery Manager in planning and transition of releases.
    •  Providing expert guidance and assistance to colleagues for successful transition.
    •  Accountability: Leading others and business skills
    •  Responsibility for supervising, co-ordinating, participating in, and accountable for sprints of teams located at different geographic locations.
    •  Making effective use of resources during the sprint to ensure that business objectives are met and deliverables achieved to agreed time, cost and quality.
    •  Familiar with the details of at least one business area and has experience of liasing with peers in that area
    •  Is respected and consulted by business area peers and seen as a point of contact within the team
    •  Is able to teach and coach team members to deeper understanding of Agile

    Accountability: Delivery Capability

    •  Ability to maintain a dialogue in difficult situations
    •  Ability to coach team members and product owners in the adoption of Agile
    •  Experience in maintaining and supporting multiple sprints
    •  Knowledge of major functions and features of workflow analysis tools
    •  Resolves major problems and fluently applies escalation and notification procedures for incidents

    Accountability: Management

    •  Adapts style to contribute and enhance overall team performance and works effectively with people across a wide range of disciplines and levels (both internal and external/3rd party suppliers)
    •  Experienced at leading or managing a variety of teams and projects.
    •  Deals comfortably with ambiguity and uncertainty and is effective when working with unstructured teams, situations and environments
    •  Aware of project costs and resources, help in tracking actual against budget and managing the balance of delivery within time/cost/quality constraints

    Accountability: Application Management

    •  Understands how service support applies to own technical function:
    •  Has experience of incident & problem management disciplines
    •  Has experience of maintaining configuration items, raising changes and planning releases
    •  Has good operational knowledge of the service desk and incident systems
    •  Has experience in developing and maintaining technical reference documents
    •  Familiar with technical documentation standards, guidelines and best practices
    •  Working knowledge of scripting/utility tool component, features and facilities

    Accountability: Stakeholder Management

    •  Can effectively manage and develop relationships with key decision makers and stakeholders to achieve successful outcomes
    •  Uses stakeholder management strategy effectively and knows how to navigate the organisation
    •  The ability to facilitate and negotiate with multiple parties to bring about agreement and resolution, even when position is not initially shared by others
    •  Clearly and effectively communicates difficult or complex ideas clearly to stakeholders, peers and subordinates
    •  Adapts style to contribute and enhance teams performance by working effectively with people across a wide range of disciplines and levels, both internal and external.

    Education

    • National Certificate: 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

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

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