Rmb Ocep Platform Lead

Rmb Ocep Platform Lead






Rmb Ocep Platform Lead

Details of the offer

About us, purpose, experience and qualificationsabout us

RMB is a market leader in Corporate and Investment Banking. Our biggest asset is our people. They come from many different backgrounds, bringing unique perspectives to finding solutions and solving challenges for our clients. At RMB our thinking digs deeper and sees further. It’s an approach we call Solutionist Thinking. With a can-do mindset that is considered and innovative, curious and resilient we unlock unique opportunities for our clients, society and our future. We seek people who create a culture of sharing and who champion honourable behaviour. Our people are smart, hard-working, self-motivated and have a passion for their work and the success of RMB. We offer a non-hierarchical, entrepreneurial environment where our people think and act like owners. We empower people, hold them accountable and reward exceptional performance. • All appointments will be made in line with FirstRand Group’s Employment Equity plan. • The Bank actively supports the recruitment and advancement of people with disabilities. We encourage that candidates voluntarily declare their disability and consult the Bank should they require reasonable accommodation

The RMB OCEP platform lead will be responsible for delivery of the RMB Corporate & Institutional roadmap for the banking and markets cluster. The team consists of developers and business analysts that implement and provide support for the OCEP platform. The role will be delivery and management focused. Overview of the Position: The role will have a dual reporting line to the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the markets cluster and the CIO of the banking cluster both within the RMB C& I pillar.
experience and qualifications

A graduate qualification in an Engineering, and/or Computer Science degree or related mathematical degree

10+ years’ experience in banking in a variety of technical roles preferably within a CIB environment

Strong understanding of multiple asset classes and banking products and how they are executed

Good understanding of integration, API, micro services, UX/CX, orchestrations and project management.

Good understanding of Agile work methods

Strong technical background, API knowledge beneficial

Strong stakeholder management skills and networking Technical Analysis and Design:

Have a good understanding of an enterprise services architecture with a strong bias towards API usage

Knowledge of presentation layer frameworks, java, SQL. XML, wildfly, Eclipse framework

Knowledge of Docker and Kubernetes advantageous

Optimization and enhancement platform execution General Requirements:

Keep abreast of changes within the enterprise services architecture to ensure that all relevant changes are planned for and adopted.

Adapt and/or recommend solutions that cater for these changes

Proven track record in delivery of projects and in managing teams

Ability to supervise implementations

Good team work and motivation skills

Strong interpersonal skills to drive strong stakeholder engagement

Ability to be hands on technically where needed Behavioural Skills:

Have the ability to lead a cross functional team

Influence people and resolve conflicts

Building and maintain relationships

Have a collaborative mindset

Adopt a broad, long-term perspective

Have a strategic mindset when designing solutions that enable standardization and efficiency

Contribute to the success of the team; co-operate with other employees to improve personal and team performance

Mentor and guide team members Competencies:

Strong analytical thinking and problem solving

Solid understanding of applications, domains, toolsets and processes in area of expertise

Ability to make decisions and initiate action

Ability to effectively plan and organize

Ability to present and communicate (verbal and written)

Ability to work independently as well as produce results as part of a group

Demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse user group

Completer / Finisher

Commitment to operational and service excellence

Keep abreast of changes and trends in systems and relevant technologies

additional requirements

There are no additional requirements associated with this vacancy.

Team Leadership and management.

Delivery of business value through an agreed platform roadmap.

Stakeholder relationship management & partnership.

Technical analysis and design of solutions to delivery on the defined roadmap.

Overall responsibility for software lifecycles / dev & deployment processes covering both vendor and in-house systems.

Overall responsibility for effectiveness of teams and the processes that they adopt.

Ensuring the sustainability of the platform through the establishment of proper support & technical monitoring.

Collaboration with business managers to ensure clear business prioritisation of work.

Coordination of work across both teams to ensure smooth handoffs and coordinated delivery.

Vendor and Administrator relationship management.

Self and team time management.

Alignment of development roadmaps of different cluster specific teams. Management and Leadership:

Responsible for resource management and the allocation of work based on priorities for the platform as a whole including run and change work.

Performance management and career development of team members where appropriate.

Ensure that the requirement for technology improvements to existing platforms and toolsets are prioritized e.g. Upgrades and Maintenance tasks.

Liaise and maintain healthy working relationships with the various RMB Divisions /Departments e.g. GM Market Risk, PM’s, Administrators, Infrastructure, FNB, architecture function across various areas of the enterprise etc.

Develop a partnership with the various business owners thereby ensuring alignment of expectations, delivery and value creation.

Facilitate and own the prioritisation process as it relates to the platform roadmap.



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