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Banking Application Officer Job in Kenya

Jamii Bora Bank

Job Title: 
Banking Application Officer
Reports To: Team Leader ICT
Core Value Behaviors
Teamwork: ”We work together to make Jamii Bora better”
Innovation: “We are driven by creativity, innovation and continuous improvement"
Professionalism: "We are qualified, skilled and committed to serve our customers"

Integrity: "How we do business is as important as the business we do so we do the right thing always"

Job Purpose: The role holder will be responsible for Core Banking System support, some selected applications and play a key role in various applications integration internally and also externally with corporate customers.
Key Responsibilities
  • Perform core banking database administration.
  • Support and ensure core banking system uptime. 
  • Perform implementation or upgrade of banking application within head office and branches.
  • Manage resolution of systems related problems to the core banking and clearing systems. 
  • Manage system implementation/upgrades of the core banking system and proper change management on systems. 
  • Ensure that core banking and clearing systems are protected and properly secured. 
  • To perform any other duty as assigned in line with the organization goals and objective.
Main Activities
  • Ensure effective and efficient systems development processes are in place and adopted.
  • Perform research on systems development tools, and report results and recommendations.
  • Manage and execute the systems development life cycles to produce safe and efficient systems with high quality.
  • Oversee systems implementation, and evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of systems, and report anomalies
  • Design and generate reports/returns according to user specification with the key objective of delivering reports that will assist in decision making and control.
  • Develop and maintain documentation/manuals on system configuration or setup.
  • Carry out technical user training as required to enable users interpret the reports.
  • Assist in preparing system definition/specification by the users highlighting technical requirements.
  • Carry-out analysis of the requirements and recommend solutions to address user requirements.
  • Design the core banking system according to user specification.
  • Carry out technical user training in respect to these systems so that the business can utilize them.
  • Roll-out piloted systems to the bank’s branches and users.
  • Provide test systems for UAT and ensure that functions/features are tested before being put on the live system.
  • Make changes to system configuration and parameters to accommodate business and technological requirements.
  • Secure systems by putting adequate controls and restrict access to programs by users in accordance to the requirements of the bank.
  • Interact with various corporate customers and develop appropriate solutions to integrate their systems to the bank (Business to Business.)
Qualification and Experience Requirements
  • University degree in Computer Science/IT 
  • At least 3 years working experience in supporting banking systems. (BR.NET added advantage)
  • Excellent knowledge of relational databases specifically MS-SQL
  • Ability to tolerate stress and achieve objectives despite difficulties
How to Apply

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