IT Applications Administrator Jobs – Opportunity Bank (OBUL)

Job Title:    IT Applications Administrator

Organisation: Opportunity Bank (OBUL)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Opportunity Bank Uganda Ltd (OBUL) is a member of Opportunity International, a global microfinance institution that provides access to financial services in 27 Countries globally serving over 2 Million customers with Savings, Credit and other transformational services aimed at transforming the lives of low income earners.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as first line support for all application issues.
  • Document all operational procedures and keep the departmental operating instructions updated at all times.
  • Maintain a Knowledge base of all known application issues.
  • Define and document User Acceptance Test (UAT) case scenarios/ plan for application fixes in liaison with business function and ensure all application changes are change managed.
  • Fully Support the business with the application parameters maintenances adhering to the parameterization change process, Calenderer maintenance EOD/ EOM/ EOY/SOD processing
  • Amend data anomalies resulting from system malfunction and service requests upon necessary authorization and change management.
  • Develop technical documents and handbooks to accurately represent application design and code Requirements

Life Cycle Management

  • Understand client requirements and how they translate in application features
  • Design creative prototypes according to specifications
  • Perform unit and integration testing before launch
  • Provide guidance to the business functions in identification of needs and definition of requirements.
  • Provide support in Project management, Business case development, analysis design staged of system implementations.
  • Participate in User review sessions and User acceptance session to ensure that the solution delivered is in line with the business requirement
  • Conduct functional and non-functional testing
  • Identify and resolve operational problems
  • Trouble shoots and diagnoses problems.
  • Implement security standards (access controls, segregation of duties, usage and exception monitoring)
  • Identify and manage the resources necessary for all stages (planning, design estimation, execution) of systems development projects to ensure technical, financial and quality targets are met.
  • Test solutions in the test environment and deploy solutions to production.
  • Provide support in database management, administration and maintenance
  • Monitors and supports alternative delivery channels performance and ensure agreed upon uptime is achieved.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an IT related field
  • Three years of experience in systems development and applications support
  • Sound Knowledge of API Banking Technologies
  • Demonstrated abilities with source control systems and team collaborative software/database development and knowledge management.
  • Experience with database support and development tasks in both a transactional and DSS environments.
  • Experience in Dot Net (C#) and/or Java/Java based Application Development; Jbase & T24 Programming
  • Strong knowledge of Oracle / MS SQL / Sybase databases.
  • Knowledge of programming in SQL, PL/SQL.
  • Knowledge of Windows and Unix/Linux operating systems.


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below


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Deadline: 22nd May 2024


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Date Posted 2024-05-20T02:00
Valid Through 2024-05-23T00:00
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Opportunity Bank Uganda Limited
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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