Fresher IT Jobs – Officer Applications Development Support at Stanbic Bank

Organisation: Stanbic Bank
Duty Station: 
Crested Towers, Kampala, Uganda
Job ID: 11108
About US:
Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is a
subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited which is in turn owned by
Standard Bank Group Limited (“the Group”), Africa’s leading banking and
financial services group. The Standard Bank Group is the leading banking group
focused on emerging markets. It is the largest African banking group ranked by
assets and earnings. Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is the largest bank in Uganda
by assets and market capitalization. It offers a full range of banking services
through two business units; Personal and Business Banking (PBB), and Corporate
and Investment Banking (CIB).
Job Summary: The
Officer Applications Development Support will support Stanbic Bank in the
interpretation and oversight of the process of addressing business challenges
through designing, developing and rolling out customized business solutions in
a disciplined and structured manner. The incumbent will carry out a programming
role through the use of varying system code independent of core banking and
peripheral SBG software.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
1. Research and Maintenance:
  • The
    Officer will research the latest developments (innovations) relevant to
    the various developments undertaken in Stanbic Bank by IT Systems
    Development team.
  • The
    incumbent will render support in database and code optimization to ensure
    developed solutions running efficiently, i.e. ensure changes, correction,
    additions, moves to a different computing platform and more goes on
    seemingly forever.
2. Systems design:
The incumbent will interpret business requirements and develop them into system
logic that would lead to business solutions.
  • Develop
    all relevant logic diagrams and workflows that will facilitate system
    development.
  • Support
    in developing solutions to business challenges. 
  • In
    charge of creating sustainable business solutions (or provide advice on
    business solutions developed) with the business getting agreement and
    buy-in from the business as well as IT. Business solutions have to be
    practical and must be implemented in a realistic time frame and within
    laid down project governance.
  • Ensure
    that business requirements and implementation implications are clearly
    understood by the projects team, business and IT.
3. Integration and testing:  Develop technical test cases and
technical specification manual to guide and direct the implementation of
business solutions
4. Acceptance, installation, deployment: – Guide and direct the implementation of business solutions by
participating with and engaging all relevant stakeholders in the development
cycle. Also guide IT and businesses in launching new systems.
5. Documentation: –
Assist in documenting business/functional requirements and produce Technical
Systems Specifications.
  • Ensure
    that processes and procedures relating to the above are done in line with
    IT Configuration and Change management policies and standards.
  • Actively
    engage with users and stakeholders in identifying shortcomings in the
    systems and related applications and provide technical advice on
    enhancements to overcome these.
  • Knowledge
    transfer and training to peers and application support teams.
  • Develop
    skills within IT and also the business units with specific focus on user
    empowerment.
  • Take
    part in projects, as directed by Manager, Systems Development, and in liaison
    with Manager, Development & Peripherals Support as well as the Head of
    Business programs.
  • Keenly
    analyse reported faults/incidents issues and ensure that support is
    provided in line with the Service Level Agreements between IT and
    Business.
  • Work
    closely with users and stakeholders to identify manual processes that can
    be automated and manage the process of said automation from end to end
    (Business case, FSS, through TSS to implementation).
  • Offer
    technical support and guidance to users and stakeholders regarding the
    core system and related applications.
  • Assist
    or execute special projects as directed by Manager, Development &
    Peripherals Support.
     
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    Stanbic Bank Officer Applications Development Support should preferably
    hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Information Systems
  • At
    least one year’s experience as a software developer
  • Practical
    experience developing web applications
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. proficiency in C# and hands on experience with VB.NET
  • Mobile
    Application development will be an added advantage
  • The
    applicant must be proficient in the use of SQL database management systems
  • Ability
    to program in Java, C++, .Net, and web development languages.
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the one
of Africa’s biggest Banking Groups, Standard Bank in the aforementioned
capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by visiting Link below.
Deadline: 17th July, 2015

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