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Dev Ops Lead



Johannesburg, ZA

Date:  19-Jul-2021

Closing Date:

30 July 2021

Job Purpose

To manage the deliverables and development of software and/or maintenance; taking end-to-end enterprise ownership to address client requirements in line with Nedbank Business and Information Technology strategy.

Job Responsibilities

• Deliver and continuously improve solutions and services to client expectations by managing the achievement of quality and turnaround standards for processes, products, systems or services and reducing deviation – with due application of Agile principles.
• Realise commercial value-add in client businesses through the application of professional knowledge and skill.
• Ensure operational costs are within budget by actively monitoring team budgets and operational spend.
• Ensure professional solutions that demonstrate a balance of best of breed and return on investment for the client are delivered to client within agreed parameters and timelines.
• Enable collaborative delivery by establishing a productive working relationships with employees, managers, peers, clients and vendors.
• Ensure team work though the review of tasks and corrective action implemented when required.
• Meet all agreed risk and compliance requirements and mitigate non-compliance to standards, policies and regulatory requirements.
• Ensure the implementation of strategy by translating activities across business unit.
• Translate business requirements accurately into project schedules and ensure alignment to requirements.
• Ensure satisfactory post implementation review.
• Actively institutionalise the organisation’s systems development standards, methods and procedures.
• Monitor and report on the progress of systems development.
• Take action to deal with exceptions, problems and unforeseen events in a timely manner.
• Work on ways to automate and improve development and release processes.
• Ensure that systems development projects are carried out in accordance with the agreed standards, methods and procedures by monitoring quality assurance systems, processes and measures.
• Ensure that adequate capacity is available to support the agreed programme of systems development and that they are optimally utilised and accounted for.
• Working with software developers and software engineers to ensure that development follows established processes and works as intended.
• Collaboration with other technology divisions within the bank to instil co-ordinated delivery.
• Strategic management of technology partnerships and spend.

Essential Qualification

BSc Computer Science/IT/Maths/Engineering/Statistics

Preferred Qualification

Post graduate degree (preferably Masters) in Computer Science/IT/Mathematics/Engineering/Statistics

Type of Exposure

  • Achieved Client and Relationship Results
  • Achieved Management and Process Results
  • Built a high performance culture
  • Designed Workforce Planning Solutions
  • Developed and Implemented Communications Strategy
  • Improved processes and culture

Minimum Experience Level

  • 3 - 4 years in managing cross-functional teams
  • 7-10 years within Capital Markets project delivery
  • Experience in Capital Markets systems i.e. Murex, Front Arena, Wallstreet, Algos etc            
  • Experience in Enterprise Agile delivery methods and tooling
  • Experience in any of the following in programming languages i.e. Java, Python, C# or C++

Technical / Professional Knowledge

  • Budgeting
  • Business administration and management
  • Change management
  • Client service management
  • Diversity management
  • Employee training/development
  • Financial Accounting Principles
  • Governance, Risk and Controls
  • Operations planning
  • Principles of project management
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge
  • Service level agreements
  • Staff resource planning
  • Strategic planning
  • Business writing skills
  • Management information and reporting principles, tools and mechanisms
  • System Development Life cycle(SDLC)
  • ITIL
  • IT Architecture
  • General Communication Skills
  • Joint application development
  • Organisational structure
  • IT Assets management processes

Behavioural Competencies

  • Aligning Performance for Success
  • Earning Trust
  • Customer Focus
  • Guiding Team Success
  • Building Talent
  • Driving for Results
  • Planning and Organizing


Please contact the Nedbank Recruiting Team at +27 860 555 566


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