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Job Opportunity at NBC Bank, Applications Developer Specialist

 


Applications Developer Specialist 

NBC is the oldest serving bank in Tanzania with over five decades of experience. We offer a range of retail, business, corporate and investment banking, wealth management products and services.

Job Summary

  • To participate in the study of banking operations and processes; design, build, test proposed solutions or modify/upgrade existing applications; to meet key strategic goals.
  • To actively participate in systems/projects scoping, design and pricing exercises as part of the development and business teams’ processes.
  • Work with Senior Manager Applications Development to ensure resource utilization targets are met in alignment with strategic objectives.
  • Develop new products quickly or modify existing ones with flexibility, hence improve time to market, and internal processes.

Job Description​

  • Study information needs, system flows, data usage, work processes, investigate problem areas and propose solutions.
  • Document and demonstrate solutions, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear pseudo codes.
  • Determine operational feasibility by evaluating impact analysis, problem definition, user requirements, proposed solutions and efforts required.
  • Develop and conduct testing plans & procedures based upon system requirements
  • Identify systems deficiencies and implement effective solutions
  • Communicating and enforcing coding standards; and recommending changes in policies, processes and procedures.
  • Develop and/or modify products with flexibility
  • Researching, evaluating, and recommending systems/equipment/technologies
  • Support existing and newly developed solutions with integrations via API’s based on requirements planning and delivering automated solutions to be used across multiple products and organizational units.
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Support and develop software engineers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities

Attributes

  • Knowledge on the trending banking software and technologies in the market.
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Aggressive Problem solving skills and follow through; Pragmatic and thorough
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies.
  • Experience with varieties of databases and object-relational Mapping (ORM) frameworks.
  • Must be a self-starter and have the ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Deep hands on experience with Web Applications and programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Objects Oriented Programming and API’s.
  • Business Processes Improvement and Management
  • Strong understanding of cross-browser compatibility, Web User Interface Design (UI), Security Principles, Object-Oriented Design, Web Services (REST/SOAP), Multimedia Content Development and API’s

Qualifications and Experience 

  • BSc. In Computer Science, Engineering or related field with informatics as core.
  • Experience in multiple development languages in medium to enterprise systems, e.g. PHP, C#, Java, etc.
  • Agile/Scrum and/or Oracle/Microsoft SQL MySQL, PostgreSQL certifications is an added advantage.
  • Proved experience with coding languages Java and PHP is a must; Python is an added advantage.
  • Experience with a variety of MVC frameworks/systems preferably Spring, Laravel, Django; Angular is an added advantage.
  • 5+ years’ experience in a software development industry.
  • Experience with integrations with Bank products/systems is an added advantage.
  • Business Processes Management certification is of an added advantage (e.g. Six Sigma, BPM…etc)

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree – Information Technology, Experience in a similar environment

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