23 Nov 2022

DevOps Engineer at Absa Bank

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Job Description


With over 100 years of rich history and strongly positioned as a local bank with regional and international expertise, a career with our family offers the opportunity to be part of this exciting growth journey, to reset our future and shape our destiny as a proudly African group.

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Job Summary

Overall Job Purpose

The DevOps engineer has complete ownership of local service delivery and strategic technically planning to support the vision of Banking solutions team.

  • To provide advice and support in implementing strategic products contribute across the technology stack, from database and develop operations infrastructure supporting continuous deployment, to native apps and make community contributions.
  • Help drive the company’s solution-based business model and take their designs to the next level
  • Design, develop, and test industry-leading solutions
  • Build scalable solutions that will make technology work for businesses and individuals
  • Develop a deep understanding of products, customers, goals, organization, and business strategies
  • Evaluate systems, processes, and identify improvement needs
  • Conceptualize and develop solutions based on project requirements and company standards
  • Develop and implement processes that improve manufacturing production and deliver quality outputs
  • Secure and manage engineering service providers, inspectors, and other technical resources that may come in handy to develop the project
  • Meet quality standards while maintaining a working knowledge of relevant technologies and best practices
  • Manage the execution and timely completion of engineering projects
  • Analyze the scope and determine project specifications, establish testing methods for product investigations, test programs, examine samples, and prepare reports
  • Formulate plans with detailed calculations, drawings, diagrams, project specifications, and budget estimates
  • Must be open-minded, passionate and the way you work energizes others.
  • Must be committed to the timely delivery of a job well done.

Job Description

Accountability: Drive strategy Time Split: 40%

Outputs to deliver this accountability:

  • Help drive the company’s solution-based business model and take their designs to the next level
  • Design, develop, and test industry-leading solutions
  • Build scalable solutions that will make technology work for businesses and individuals
  • Develop a deep understanding of products, customers, goals, organization, and business strategies
  • Evaluate systems, processes, and identify improvement needs
  • Secure and manage engineering service providers, inspectors, and other technical resources that may come in handy to develop the project
  • Meet quality standards while maintaining a working knowledge of relevant technologies and best practices
  • Manage the execution and timely completion of engineering projects
  • Analyze the scope and determine project specifications, establish testing methods for product investigations, test programs, examine samples, and prepare reports
  • Formulate plans with detailed calculations, drawings, diagrams, project specifications, and budget estimates

Accountability: Manage risk and Compliance Time Split: 15%

Outputs to deliver this accountability:

  • Together with Risk and Compliance team, review the key risk and compliance challenges identified in the area and the key areas of concern/surveillance.
  • Together with the Risk and Compliance team implement measures to address notable risks and regulatory challenges.
  • Implement measures to review the risk and compliance performance of the unit/function on a regular basis and take corrective action.
  • Complete all relevant Management Assurance or Risk reports and attestations as required.
  • Ensure that processes, control requirements and risk management frameworks that impact the area are documented and understood by all members of the team.
  • Work with Absa Internal Audit and Management Assurance during the scoping of audits to ensure fair coverage.

Accountability: Drive Service Time Split: 25%

Outputs to deliver this accountability:

  • Increase revenue potential for the business by effectively managing service levels of critical applications
  • Minimize time-to-resolution(TTR) of business service disruptions through fast real-time root cause analysis of solutions deployed.
  • Minimize cost of IT infrastructure through optimizing delivery and performance of business services.
  • Implement actions resulting from formalised service reviews (including questionnaires, production reporting, loss event reporting, etc).
  • Continuously monitor service levels and implement tactical measures to improve customer satisfaction.
  • Build and maintain effective stakeholder relationships within the Bank to understand the business needs and changes in customer needs.
  • Participate in Bank wide forums and governance structures as required or directed.
  • Work of the Head of Solutions to communicate and track the achievement of Service levels (documented in Service Level Agreements) on an on-going basis and take corrective action as required on all solutions deployed.
  • Manage the operational teams to ensure they deliver reliable services.

Accountability: Manage resources Time Split: 20%

Outputs to deliver this accountability:

  • Adhere to sound financial and governance controls to support sound resource management and financial control within the unit.
  • Ensure adherence to all required compliance requirements, financial policies and supply chain policies within the bank.

Education

Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Physical, Mathematical, Computer and Life Sciences (Required)





Method of Application

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Closing Date : 5th December, 2022




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