Functional Support Specialist - PBB IT

Job Description

ob PurposeTo maintain service and application stability, availability and reliability through the facilitation of the various Service Management processes and associated activities.Key Responsibilities/AccountabilitiesService stability availability and reliabilityContribute to service stability, availability and reliability by providing level two technical support coupled with business or domain knowledge in order to ensure continued service of the relevant service provided by IT.Service design definition and reportingParticipate in service design by providing insights and learnings from both a technical as well as a business knowledge perspective, influencing the information technology architecture roadmaps. Define and maintain runbooks and associated Configuration Management system details.Coordinate incident management processesCoordinate technical teams and drive the operational execution of the incident management process, determine the level of risk liaising with relevant technical teams, make recommendations and obtain permissions to make changes to processes or applications enabling the most effective response for the resolution of incidents raised.Major incidents managementPerform the assigned role during any major incident as defined by the major incident management framework, ensuring that all efforts related to major incident are communicated and that the technical teams and the business are aligned with respect to the incident at hand.Communicate and manage changesCommunicate and manage all relevant changes both internally within the function as well as externally to the relevant business area to ensure effective understanding as well as effective use of the service.Documentation and reporting Capture all relevant service related information using the SM Tool in order to enable reporting which is both accurate and reliable.Provide technical supportPerform minor application configuration changes as and when required to ensure service stability, availability and reliability.

Responsibilities + Skills


Excellent problem-solving and analytical abilitiesProven Java programming experience, preferably working on low latency, high throughput distributed systems.


Have an understanding of and experience with multithreadingExperience with design patternsMust have excellent interpersonal skills, be flexible, enthusiasticThe ability to work independently as well as a contributor within a team.

Job Summary

  • Published on: Monday, 21st December 2020
  • Designation: Functional Support Specialist - PBB IT
  • industry: Finance
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: 0
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Monday, 21st December 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: Standard Bank Group.
  • Address: 9th Floor 011 636 9111/2 SBZAZAJJ Standard Bank Centre 5 Simmonds Street Johannesburg 2001 P O Box 7725
  • Website:
  • Company Profile:
  • To provide design and build decision agents and Credit process requirements for all Personal and Business products across the risk lifecycle for a particular stream (i.e. origination, account management and collections - to be customised per jobholder). This includes the process design of the end-to-end solution and working closely with appropriate Architectures (e.g., IT, Credit, Business, Data, etc.) to formulate sustainable strategic solutions.

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