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31 Mar 2022

Full-Time Team Lead Application Developer

Sheila Gauteng

Job Description




We’re an innovative technology company with strong ties to the financial industry. Innovating bank interoperability since 1972, supporting the growth of the South African Economy and individuals across the continent, is what we excel at. Continuously striving for financial inclusion and providing everyone with access to the digital economy.


Access to financial Inclusion ensures individual growth and economic growth – securing the growth of the African nation. We have served this noble purpose for five decades across the African Continent and our growth spurs us on to do more, give more and include more.

We are firm believers in our people and the Adaptability Quotient (AQ) inherent in each of us that makes us strive to thrive. BankservAfrica has a high AQ and it is this quality that has driven our business to continuously innovate and evolve, building capability and capacity to include more, enabling there to access to the country’s financial landscape.

We provide skills, development opportunities and leadership support to our people so that they can hone their skills to do more and give more in support of each other, our clients, and our communities in a supportive, yet performance driven, environment.


The payments landscape is being modernised globally and, therefore, ours is an exciting industry to be part of. New technologies are the main thrust driving this change. Technology enables the possibilities and people’s ingenuity creates opportunities.

As an enabler, our future are orchestrated around assembling a central payments environment that actively seeks and acquires strategic partners to enable service extensions. The core of our Financial Services Platform is a fully interoperable, cloud-ready composite platform delivering real-time value transfer and settlement, enhanced by a range of valueadded services.

The platform will leverage technological advancements aimed at:

Managing complex volumes
Faster deployment and faster change
Personalised user experiences, with standardised platform experiences being the norm

Doing more will be realised through our creation of platform extension partners who will benefit from our standardised API capability which they in turn can offer to their clients, giving more. We aim to include new Market Actors through our value chain extension which will allow ‘pass-through’ connection in those cases where an existing actor passes services through a new actor enabling them to give more to the ecosystem without compromising the security or the role of the heavily regulated financial institutions.


The Team Lead Application Developer will be responsible for directing and leading a team utilizing agile methodologies, the latest automation tools, Infrastructure as Code (IAC) and APIs to configure and maintain private and public cloud solutions for but not limited to AWS. You will be engaged in architecting, designing, implementing, testing and deploying API’s and automation providing infrastructure provisioning, configuration, change management and monitoring.

Key stakeholders include but are not limited to:

Financial institutions
Payment processors
Product Managers
Enterprise Project Management Office
BSVA Service Centre
External and internal technical teams

Qualification/Knowledge (Including most relevant field of study)

Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science
Prior experience managing or leading a team.
AWS certification preferential.
Knowledge in Kubernetes or EKS, Docker, Microservices.
AWS S3, Lambda, Fargate, VPC or Cloudwatch preferential.
Knowledge in Java, .Net Frameworks, Golang, XML and Json.

Experience (Including relevant sector specific experience)

Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Specialist Application Developer.
Proven ability to apply process management principles and techniques to a wide range of complex tasks
Minimum of 2 – 3 years people management experience

All positions will be filled in accordance with our Employment Equity plan. We also encourage people with disabilities to apply

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