Equatorial Bank IT Manager Job in Kenya

IT Manager
Business Systems

  • Analyze user requirements, procedures and problems to automate processing or to improve existing Bank CORE Banking systems. This includes Swift, Clearing, Treasury, Credit, Finance & Card business
  • Ensure business uptime for all business systems and avail systems to the Bank for business continuity
  • Analyze user requirements, procedures and problems to automate processing for an improved CORE Banking system
  • Writes detailed description of user needs, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify programs
  • Coordinates upgrade of systems & correct errors to maintain systems after implementation
  • Prepares time and cost estimates for completing projects
  • Directs and coordinates work of others to develop, test, install and modify programs
  • Writes detailed description of user needs, program functions and steps required to develop or modify applications and Databases
  • Conducts studies pertaining to development of new information systems to meet current and projected needs
  • Plans and prepares technical reports, memoranda & instructional manuals as documentation of program developments
  • Studies existing information processing systems to evaluate effectiveness and develops new systems to improve production or workflow as required
  • Define product vision, strategy & roadmap and work closely with technical, sales, Vendors support teams to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met
  • Work with Vendors and business teams with respect to prioritizing problem/issue resolution and for continuously enhancing the product
  • Facilitate product training & perform product demos to customers where necessary
  • Perform solution testing & implementation
  • Develop a backup policy and ensure Backup Data Integrity on site & at remote location(DR)
  • Manage all CORE Bank systems Databases running on SQL & Oracle primary & secondary sites,
  • Manage all CORE Bank Operating Systems – HP-UX, Linux, LINUX, Sun Solaris, Windows primary & secondary sites including data replication
  • Develops and communicates standards for use, operations & security of Data & Operating systems/Servers
  • Develops processes and procedures related to all Business systems
  • Develop a DRP for all Business CORE systems
  • Communicates with other departments & vendors to report and resolve Business Systems  issues
  • Consults with department managers to develop system solutions consistent with organizational objectives
  • Researches and evaluates new technologies
  • Manage Support HP Enterprise environment
  • Manage all Bank Data centre Applications & including maintenance schedules working with service providers
  • Responsible for the Bank IT service Desk
  • Any other responsibility as may be assigned from time to time
Education & Experience
  • Bachelor of Science Degree – Information systems/Computer Science
  • Oracle DBA Administrator Professional Qualification
  • Java Certification
  • Oracle Application Development Qualification
  • Oracle Web Logic Certification
  • Oracle Business Intelligence certification
  • Linux /UNIX Professional Qualification
  • HPUX-Systems and Network Administrator Professional Qualification
  • Solaris Systems & Network Administration Professional Qualification
  • ITSM Professional Qualification
  • Worked in a banking environment for not less than 5 years supporting business systems, 3 years of which must be in a Management position
  • Hands on in Oracle Database Administration
  • Hands on in Unix, HP-UX, LINUX Administration
  • Hands on in  CORE Banking Systems and Database Administration
  • Experience in HP-Enterprise systems
  • Proven Experience in software development & project management
  • A broad understanding of best software development practice
If your career objectives match any of these exciting opportunities,
please send your application letter, detailed CV and the name of three
referees to: jobs@ecb.co.ke by 7th November 2012. 
Applications received after this date shall not be considered.

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