Application Development Specialist

at Zanaco PLC
Location Lusaka, Zambia
Date Posted 19 November 2021
Category Banking & Finance
Job Type FULL TIME

Description

Zanaco Plc is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the following job aimed at contributing to the Bank’s strategic vision, in the Information Technology Division under the Projects & Technology Transformation Department at Head Office: –

APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST (X1)

JOB PURPOSE

The function is responsible for designing, coding, enhancing and testing software applications to meet business requirements as well as the bank's digital growth. He/she will be required to apply their functional knowledge and technical expertise in the implementation of configuration changes and maintenance of Zanaco software applications.

 

Under the supervision of the Enterprise System Architect Head, the following are among the Job Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and implementation of analyses that will identify requirements related to people, processes and technology.
  • Design and develop applications based on technical/functional design documents. Includes hands-on involvement in designing, coding and testing of program modules.
  • Development of technical design documents (specifications) based on Business Requirements Documents.
  • Maintenance, repair and performance tuning of applications.
  • Plan, Manage and Deploy Bank Application Fixes.
  • Facilitate root cause analysis of Bank Application issues.
  • Manage own work product, schedules and deliverables.
  • Assigned and accountable for specific areas of responsibility/deliverables.
  • Ability to identify, assess and provide resolution of complex issues and problems.

· Any other responsibilities or tasks as may be assigned by management.

 

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL CONTACT

  • External: Regulators, External Auditors
  • Internal: All internal Business Units

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology / Software Engineering.

· Grade 12 Credit or above mandatory in Mathematics and English and any other three subjects

  • At least four (4) years of experience in Software Engineering
  • Application development experience utilizing web-based applications such as J2EE, JDK, Struts, Spring, Hibernate, as well as Mobile Application Frameworks an added advantage
  • Experience with the following technologies, platforms and languages: XML, Web services, CSS, JavaScript
  • Agile project management experience is an added advantage
  • Content Management System experience an added advantage

 

JOB CORE COMPETENCIES

· Communication and presentation skills.

· Analytical skills

· Research skills

· Decision Making and Problem Solving

· Drive for results

· Customer service orientation

· Attention to detail

· Teamwork

· Planning skills

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

All applications must have an application/cover letter and detailed curriculum vitae indicating the position being applied for in the subject line and should be sent by email to vacancies@zanaco.co.zm no later than Wednesday, 24th November 2021.

Kindly note that you MUST attach copies of Grade 12 and Tertiary qualifications along with the application cover letter and curriculum vitae. Applications sent without these attachments WILL NOT be considered.

ONLY SHORTLISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE COMMUNICATED TO.

Zanaco provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons and prohibits discrimination in employment (women are encouraged to apply).

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