ARB Apex Bank is seeking applications from suitably qualified applicants for the positions of Applications Officer.
To enhance operations of the ARB Apex Bank and Rural and Community Banks (RCBs) by designing, developing and implementing business software solutions and providing support to end-users.
Provide maintenance and support of business application systems of the Bank to ensure timely rollout for use by RCBs.
Train RCBs on business systems to ensure users can effectively run the systems.
Liaise with consultants to roll out projects assigned to ensure they are completed on time and meet the Bank's
Perform Close-of-Day activities to ensure the banking software is ready for use the next day and generate reports for submission to Applications
Resolve incidents logged in the Helpdesk System and escalate unresolved issues to vendors to ensure they are addressed
Provide support to users of software and applications used by ARB Apex Bank and RCBs
Apply patches and upgrade all business applications to correct errors and enhance the smooth use of the systems.
Connect new RCB Agencies to the Date Centre infrastructure in toms of setup, configuration end implementation of business applications
To perform any other tasks which may be assigned by the Supervisor
Qualification Required & Experience
A degree in Computer Science / Information Technology or a related field from a recognised University
At least six (6) years post-qualification experience in a similar environment
Relevant Professional Qualifications will be an added advantage
Knowledge and Skills Required
Working knowledge of IT Tools and Databases MS SQL, HTMLS, C#, Oracle, Java
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Technologies
Excellent working knowledge of the core banking software preferably Temenos T24, with at least 4 years' experience
Working knowledge of SWIFT / GIS and Cheque Cleating systems
Working knowledge of Enterprise Redhat Linux
Excellent networking skills
Good communication skills both written and verbal
Strong analytical mind
Excellent problem-solving skills
Good facilitation skills
Ability to work to strict timelines
Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite.
Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.