Digital Wallet Analyst-1 job at Absa Bank Limited


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Absa Bank Limited

Digital Wallet Analyst-1 job at Absa Bank Limited

Absa Bank Limited (Absa) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited. Absa offers personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance.


Digital Wallet Analyst-1

Job Summary

To manage the implementation, maintenance, and enhancement of all Digital Wallet Applications to enable the use of appropriate platform technology, as an integral and reliable component of business process within country. Drive convergence of technologies, ensure delivery of technology projects associated with Applications and liaise and negotiate with internal customers and technology vendors.

Job Description

Accountability:  Service (Applications) Availability

The prime responsibility is for maintaining the availability and reliability of applications to ensure that IT can effectively meet service targets in accordance with planned business objectives for the service.

Key Activities

  1. Deliver IT Digital analysis services as per agreed performance contract
  2. Understand and apply existing best practice frameworks to assist in the implementation of identified subject matter processes and standards.
  3. Identify and recommend new innovative ways of achieving quality results
  4. Provide a range of application availability reporting to ensure that agreed levels of availability, reliability and maintainability are measured and monitored on an ongoing basis
  5. Successfully facilitate delivery of changes to reports needed by the business and ensure that reports and their dependencies are made available for the business.
  6. Provide holistic support of application availability to Business Users
  7. Take actions to achieve reductions in frequency and duration of incidents that impact application availability
  8. Ensure shortfalls in application availability are recognized and appropriate corrective actions are identified and progressed
  9. Take action on agreed appropriate actions with Line Management to maintain or improve application availability levels
  10. Initiate and coordinate actions required to maintain or improve availability of applications
  11. Act as a coordination point for changes to applications when needed
  12. Maintain an awareness of technology advancements and best practices that support application availability

Accountability:  Test Management

Responsibility is to ensure that proper testing occurs for all Application changes released into the production environments as assigned to you by Line Management

Key Activities

  1. Work closely with Release Analysts
  2. Review releases and assign appropriate release testing tasks
  3. Compile and review the Testing Deliverables
  4. Conduct installation procedure tests
  5. Participate in functional, performance, and integration testing results
  6. Coordinate user acceptance testing
  7. Coordinate back out testing
  8. Conduct supporting documentation review
  9. Compile test results
  10. Conduct release test review
  11. Coordinate post release testing
  12. Validate and communicate results of testing activities
  13. Accountability:  Business Liaison

Single point of contact for one or more business units to represent IT Digital Wallet services.

Key Activities

  1. Identify service needs for the Business Units represented to IT
  2. Escalate Business unit service issues to the Service Manager
  3. Communicate service status on service issues to the Business Unit
  4. Assist in SLA negotiation efforts with Business Unit(s)
  5. Report on quality of services rendered to Business Unit(s)
  6. Accountability: Risk Management
  7. Build relationship with country Technology Risk and Compliance team and provide support wherever required.
  8. Contribute and deliver to the improvement of the risk profile by delivering improved governance, risk management, controls and compliance requirements.
  9. Devise and implement an effective plan to deliver a satisfactory risk and audit profile for Operations & IT and achieve audit and assurance targets.
  10. Accountability: People Management
  11. Responsible for driving own Performance Development, collating relevant documentation, preparing for and arranging reviews.
  12. By utilizing skills matrix, identify training and development requirements, formulating own plan to be agreed with team leader. Responsible for ensuring own plan is completed within agreed timescales.
  13. Undertake all necessary training in order to perform the role to the required standards, including gaining accreditation where appropriate.

Education and Experience Required

  1. Undergraduate or higher in Computer Science or any other Technology related field.
  2. 3 years IT experience minimum
  3. Experience in mobile financial services from either Telco or Financial Institution companies.
  4. Subject Matter Expert Qualifications

ITIL v3 Certification

Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in IT exposure
Knowledge & Skills: (Maximum of 6)

Translate Bus Requirements to Tech Solutions (Solid)

  1. Negotiation Skills (Solid)
  2. Strategic Thinking (Solid)
  3. ITIL – Governance Framework (Solid)
  4. Communication Skills (Written and Verbal) (Solid)
  5. Subject matter expertise (Solid)
  6. Understand the IT service delivery within a corporate environment (Advanced)
  7. Conceptual thinking skills (Solid)
  8. Ability to analyse, make decision and initiate act (Solid)

Competencies:  (Maximum of 8 competencies)

  1. Agile ways of working (Meets all the requirements)
  2. Business Analysis (Meets all the requirements)
  3. Commercial mindset – (Meets all the requirements)
  4. Creative and innovative thinking (Meets all the requirements)
  5. Openness to change (Meets some of the requirements and would need further development)


Further Education and Training Certificate (FETC): Physical, Mathematical, Computer and Life Sciences (Required)

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