Technical SME, Risk IT

Job Description

Job Details Standard Bank is a firm believer in technical innovation, to help us guarantee exceptional client service and leading edge financial solutions. Our growing global success reflects our commitment to the latest solutions, the best people, and a uniquely flexible and vibrant working culture. To help us drive our success into the future, we are looking for an experienced Technical SME to join our Risk IT team at our Johannesburg offices. Standard Bank is a leading African banking group focused on emerging markets globally. It has been a mainstay of South Africa's financial system for 150 years, and now spans 16 countries across the African continent.Job PurposeTo be the Subject Matter Expert in the technical domain by providing solutions and advice to the Engineering Lead across technology stacks. To provide technical solutions to meet the needs of stakeholders by interpreting requirements, defining technical tasks, engineering quality software, performing full testing, as well as supporting and troubleshooting application software and database issues.Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities• Manage the definition, documentation and development of application code to ensure solutions meets documented requirements• Provide operational maintenance and production support including consultation, facilitation and implementation of Technical domain functionality to ensure departmental system relevance, availability and continuity• Building relationships with stakeholders to understand key stakeholder requirements to ensure management of key stakeholder satisfaction• Remain and maintain awareness of relevant technical domain to ensure align with evolving industry trends and best practices• Provide technical expertise in the relevant IT domain to ensure operational effectiveness of delivered solutions• Mentor, educate and coach team members to enable cross-skilling and continuity within the development team

Responsibilities + Skills

Design softwareIT KnowledgeDebuggingIT SupportIT DevelopmentUse of libraries and frameworks


Honours degree in Information Systems or Computer Science, or equivalent Masters' Degree in Information Systems or Computer Science Preferred.


10+ years Application Development and Support experience Experience in working in a variety of technical areas within IT.

Job Summary

  • Published on: Monday, 17th August 2020
  • Designation: Technical SME, Risk IT
  • industry: Finance
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: 0
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Monday, 17th August 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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