Gulf African Bank – Senior Systems Development Analyst.

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Job Purpose

Employ analysis and design techniques to solve business problems using information technology. Serve as a change agent who identifies the organizational improvements needed, design system solutions to implement those changes, and train and motivate others to use the systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Business Analysts, Project Leads, ICT team and users at all levels.

  • Identify, assess and analyze user needs, opportunities and tools.

  • Project and vendor management to deliver projects, new systems and changes.

  • Write programming code and ensure and manage good quality code from 3 rd parties.

  • Integrate systems, test systems and deploy systems.

  • Provide technical expertise and best recommendations in system architectures, design, assessing new initiatives and enhance existing processes.

  • Technical lead on implementation of assigned projects.

  • Administer, secure, maintain, upgrade and proactively support designated systems.

  • Execute and report on daily health checks on critical applications/servers.

  • Report on uptime and other SLA parameters of designated systems, channels and services.

  • Ensure timely execution of periodic processes (such as EOD, EOY and Archiving).

  • Ensure periodical processes (such as EOD, EOY and Archiving) are executed on a timely basis.

  • Ensure Audit, Security, Risk and Compliance issue plans are addressed on schedule.

  • Ensure availability of timely and accurate documentation on system design, functional specifications, ICT test scripts, configuration, setup and operating procedures.

  • Lead the resolution of Second Level Issues on the Core Banking and Business Systems.


  • A degree in computer science or closely related field.

  • Minimum of 5 years of technology experience with hands-on technical roles in the field and relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

    Proven ability and experience in:

  • Systems programming, databases, web/mobile apps development, Integration, hardware/compute setup, client-server concepts and system/user support.

  • Developing and maintaining APIs.

  • Supporting Core Banking Systems at the second level.

  • Strong project management (preferably Agile) with effective results within an information technology unit.


  • Working both independently and in a team environment, in a high pressure on-call environment with changing priorities

  • Using data modelling and data visualization tools

  • Utilising code hosting and version control tools such as Github

Personal attributes

  • Self-Driven with a high level of professionalism and personal development.

  • Problem Solving Skills (Analytical, Technical Implementation & Critical thinking).

  • Dynamic, enthusiastic, results oriented with excellent communication and social skills.

  • Team player yet able to work without supervision and under pressure.

  • A consummate planner with attention for detail.

  • Have good communication skills, reporting skills and listening ability.

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