Jobs Career Advice Signup

Send this job to a friend


Did you notice an error or suspect this job is scam? Tell us.

  • Posted: Feb 6, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 19, 2023
  • SBM, a growing international financial institution in Africa, provides a wide range of corporate and commercial banking solutions to its clients. Kenya will operate as a gateway to Africa for SBM. SBM Bank (Kenya) Limited shall focus its activities on products and services for corporates and SMEs.
    Read more about this company


    Application Engineer - IT Team

    Job Purpose:

    The Application Engineer is responsible for the design, development, implementation, maintenance, and support of banking applications.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Deliver across the entire application life cycle (concept, design, build, deploy, test, release, and support)
    • Provide technical and functional support to teams within the organisation, and to external clients when required
    • Assist with systems integrations
    • Maintain and update technical documents and procedures
    • Develop reports for teams across the business
    • Gather requirements around functionality and translate those requirements into elegant functional solutions
    • Monitor and optimize application performance
    • Explain technologies and solutions to technical and non-technical stakeholders
    • Ensure application projects are built and documented in accordance with regulations and regulatory guidelines, including information security,
    • privacy and other internal policies
    • Recommend and challenge choices around the best application approaches to meet business needs
    • Assist in application solution evaluation
    • Assist in issue/defects resolution for related applications/systems
    • Perform any other related duties as may be required

    Capabilities & Skills:

    • Expert in the Banking technology ecosystem, including development frameworks, and tools
    • Specialist knowledge of banking applications and software (functional, technical, architecture, DB) in any of the following areas:
      • Finacle Core Banking Solution
      • SWIFT
      • AML Solutions
      • Document Management Systems
      • Oracle HRMS
      • Middleware Solution
      • Any other Enterprise Systems
    • Excellent practical programming skills (Java, PL/SQL, SQL, .Net)
    • Understanding of the underlying technology platforms (preferably UNIX, Windows, and Oracle)
    • Sound techno-functional understanding of ALM, AML and Risk Management
    • Knowledge of relevant and recent technology areas in the BFSI space
    • Awareness/Knowledge of relevant regulatory frameworks as applicable to the BFSI sector
    • Knowledge of business continuity/disaster recovery planning processes and procedures

    Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

    • University degree in Computer Science or related field
    • Certification in Cloud, ITIL, and DevOps is an advantage
    • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in IT in the BFSI domain
    • Experience in IT Application Security is an advantage
    • Fluent in English and French (both verbal and written)
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent Analytical and Problem-Solving skills
    • Dedicated team player
    • Strongly motivated and available to work outside normal hours
    • Excellent organizational, planning, and time management skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to SBM Bank on to apply

    Build your CV for free. Download in different templates.

  • Send your application

    View All Vacancies at SBM Bank Back To Home

Subscribe to Job Alert


Join our happy subscribers

Send your application through

GmailGmail YahoomailYahoomail