Access Bank Plc Job Recruitment (9 Positions)

Access Bank Plc is a financial institution with presence in 9 countries in Africa and the United Kingdom and in all major cities in Nigeria. Also referred to as the Africa’s Bank of Best Practice, Access Bank operates on a platform of strong ethics, governance and professionalism.

We are recruiting qualified candidates to fill the following positions below:

1) Job Title: Software Engineer
Location: Nigeria

Job Roles:

  • Develop and maintain the back end of the product.
  • Gather user requirements, write code using an agile methodology, and continuously update the back-end code of the product.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, the development team and Scrum Master to develop, design, build and launch the product

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with end-users to identify issues and captures business requirements
  • Integrates user-facing elements developed by front-end developer with service side logic
  • Translates business requirements into system design specifications
  • Performs appropriate development and testing activities
  • Optimizes the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Deploys regular releases in an agile approach
  • Creates appropriate documentation as defined by the agile development methodology
  • Works closely with business stakeholders and end users to develop an understanding of how the applications are used by the user teams being supported
  • Designs and implements data storage solutions
  • Maintains competency in the technologies related to responsibilities.
  • Works on complex systems analysis and programming assignments with minimal supervision; expected to independently determine solutions

Job Requirements:

Education:
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related quantitative discipline

Experience:
Minimum of 4 years of back-end development experience

Certification(s):
IT certifications and other professional qualifications will be an added advantage

Skills/Competence:

  • Knowledge of Scrum/Agile or Kanban software development processes
  • Proficient in back-end and front-end development
  • Understanding of front-end technologies and platforms. Understanding in at least one of the following is required: JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Knowledge of platforms and tools, such as ASP.NET MVC 5, C#, sequel serve database, Visual Studio, and Microsoft Azure
  • Knowledge of source code control tools
  • Experience with big data technologies, such as Hadoop, Hive, and Pig, Cloudera, or large data warehousing initiatives
  • Experience with systems deployed on Unix/Linux/Solaris environments
  • Experience in developing applications in Windows based application
  • Able to build a sense of trust and rapport that enables the team to fulfil requests within the desired SLA.
  • Provide overall team guidance and fix all escalations
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, collaborative environment

2) Job Title: Enterprise Architect
Location: Nigeria

Job Roles:

To coordinate the deployment of network solutions (core network and branches) design and implement industry standard network architecture for the Bank

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Provide an appropriate design for the Banks Communication and Networking infrastructure to enable optimal use of the IT Network /Security infrastructure and applications within agreed service standards
  • Support introduction of new applications, including a smooth transition when systems change or are upgraded
  • Plan and Design of new network connectivity projects such as new branches or new additions to the network
  • Liaise with vendors that provide Metropolitan Area Networks (MAN), Wide Area Networks (WAN), Interconnectivity Devices and Accessories, Voice and Network Security Solutions on applicable Design within the Diamond Bank Network.
  • Handle the implementation of Network and communication projects
  • Handle Network and Communications input in the execution of assigned projects. Ensure that Process Control Function checklists are dully followed.
  • Coordinate communication strategies with end-users regarding network issues, scheduled maintenances, network upgrades.
  • Prepare and present reliable trend analyses to help determine focus areas and develop proactive approaches to faults management

Job Requirements:

Education:
First degree in Computing Science, Engineering, Operational sciences or (any other discipline with strong Information Systems component and/or relevant IT Service Management certification). 

Experience:
Minimum of 3- years IT Operations experience in a technology environment

Certification(s):
Cisco, ITIL and other professional qualification will be an added advantage

Skills/Competence:

  • Good knowledge and understanding of banking operations Good and Strong Working Knowledge of Cisco Router, Operating Systems
  • Experienced in Network Design Principles.
  • Strong Network Troubleshooting Skills.
  • Relationship Management
  • Vendor Management
  • Issues Management
  • Vendor Management
  • Benefit / Value Assessment
  • Technology Innovation

3) Job Title: Database Administrator
Location: Nigeria

Job Roles:

  • To ensure that all critical databases are available and performing optimally at all times
  • To maintain the integrity of the database and protect it from unauthorized access
  • To ensure that the Bank is able to work from an alternative location in the event of a disaster at the production site by either activating the DR site or restoring from backups

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Carryout Database monitoring and basic maintenance task.
  • Monitor and maintain database maintenance plans for backups, index rebuild/defragment, and database statistics
  • Carryout Database monitoring and maintenance tasks
  • Carryout database backup and restore operations
  • Support EOD operations by Monitoring performance of database systems resources and query throughput.
  • Monitor and maintain database maintenance plans for backups, index rebuild/defragment, and database statistics
  • Installation of oracle database and client software on the banks servers and client PCs and creation of databases to support the bank’s business
  • Work with external consultants installing third-party software that will integrate with core banking database
  • Release new or updated stored programs to production database after having been tested and certifies ok and backed by a duly signed change process form.
  • Perform Database Capacity Management by generating database growth report for Management and Planning for future storage requirements for the databases.
  • Work with external consultants installing third-party software that will integrate with core banking database.
  • Work with other IT units on database related projects.
  • Remediate database nonconformities detect by internal and external auditors as well as regulators

Job Requirements:

Education:
A good first degree in science and engineering with moderate proficiency in database management. Relevant Master’s degree will be an advantage

Experience:
Minimum of 2 years IT experience with good database background.

Certification(s):
IT certifications and other professional qualifications will be an added advantage

Skills/Competence:

  • Good Proficiency Oracle Database
  • Good Proficiency in Microsoft SQL Server database
  • Ability to use Oracle data dictionary
  • Ability to take back up of database and database objects and restore when required.
  • Ability to review and interpret log files, AWR and other diagnostic reports to resolve performance challenges
  • Basic Proficiency in UNIX/Linus and other relevant operating systems
  • Basic networking skills
  • Good security knowledge
  • Ability to research, resolve and document unknown problems.
  • Payment and cash management
  • Regulatory knowledge and background in Payments

4) Job Title: Application Support Analyst
Location: Nigeria

Job Roles:

  • Responsible for the primary support and maintenance of the Bank’s applications
  • Covers all problems, user requests and changes relating to the operation of the applications.
  • Delivers availability and performance in line with the service levels agreed to support the business services

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Support the Bank’s applications
  • Coordinate End of Day / Start of day on CBA (where applicable) and ensure that the applications are readily available before 7:45am and real time online (for online applications)
  • Coordinate system changes
  • Systems performance monitoring
  • Provide user support for Flexcube escalated problems
  • Follow-up on escalated problems, effective and efficient management of User Support to the Bank’s IT resources (Operating systems with associated applications and business applications systems)
  • Perform preventative maintenance; specify design changes; amend program specifications; update user/operations documentation.
  • Coordinate backup restoration test

Job Requirements:

Education:
Good technology related university degree preferably in Computer Science/Engineering or Numeric Science, Certifications with IT Service Management certification will be an added advantage.

Experience:
Minimum of 2 -3 years cognate IT experience/Graduate from Access Bank School of banking excellence will be an advantage.

Certification(s):
IT certifications and other professional qualifications will be an added advantage

Skills/Competence:

  • Ability to learn and dedication to service delivery.
  • Proficient in office automation tools (e.g. Microsoft Office, etc.)
  • Proficient in SQL

5) Job Title: Enterprise Platforms Administrator
Location: Nigeria

Job Roles:

  • Efficient support of enterprise platforms and OS (Solaris, HP-UX, Windows, Exchange, AIX & Redhat).
  • Enterprise Backup administration
  • Test platforms availability and support
  • Hardware and Software change implementations on the enterprise platforms

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • System administrator tasks for all IBM/AIX/Exchange servers
  • Install and configure system components and software on IBM/AIX platform
  • Management of patch deployment and update of patches – IBM/AIX systems
  • Performing Storage Administration functions and administration of the
  • Logical volume manager on IBM/AIX
  • Operating System tuning for the IBM/AIX platform for optimal performance
  • Carrying out Change-Work Order Implementations in IBM/AIX platform
  • Backup and restore of critical applications across all operating systems
  • UNIX, LINUX and Windows via Micro focus data protector software (Back Application)
  • Ensuring availability of IBM/AIX live and test environments
  • Restore of critical data as when needed via the Micro focus data protector software (Back Application)
  • Configure new application on the Micro Focus data protector (Backup application software.
  • Patch and update regularly the Backup Applications

Job Requirements:

Education:
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, related numerate science or engineering discipline

Experience:
2 Years demonstrated in a technical role with Windows/Unix Administration experience and project management skills

Certification(s):
IT certifications and other professional qualifications will be an added advantage

Skills/Competence:

  • Knowledge of Enterprise level Platforms and OS (Solaris, HP-UX, Windows, Exchange, AIX Redhat, Servers & backup technologies)
  • Knowledge of Oracle, SQL databases
  • Good incident management skills
  • Possess analytical and problem-solving skills of package implementation, support and maintenance

6) Job Title: Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst
Location: Nigeria

Job Roles:

  • Responsible for turning data into information, information into insight and insight into business decisions.
  • Responsible for presenting information through reports and visualization and executing queries upon request for data

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Translate business needs and requirements to technical specifications
  • Design, build and deploy BI solutions (i.e. Reporting Tools)
  • Create tools to store and model data i.e. Data Cubes (OLAP) and Marts.
  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems and ETL processes
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Develop and execute database queries, packages, procedures and conduct analysis
  • Create Visualizations and reports for requested projects
  • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities and improve existing BI systems

Job Requirements:

Education:
Bachelor’s and/or advanced degree with a concentration in Data Analytics; Finance; Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or Statistics/Mathematics.

Experience:
Minimum 5 years working experience as a data analyst or business data analyst, preferably in the financial services industry

Certification(s):
IT certifications and other professional qualifications will be an added advantage

Skills/Competence:

  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining, segmentation and data modelling techniques
  • Strong knowledge of experience of SQL queries, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), SQL Server Integrated Services (SSIS), Power BI
  • Familiarity with BI technologies (e.g. Microsoft Power BI, Oracle BI)
  • In depth understanding of database management systems, online analytical processing (OLAP) and ETL framework
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyse, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Background in Data Warehouse Design
  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings

7) Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Nigeria

Job Roles:

  • Assist with the delivery of assigned IT projects and programs, within specified criteria of time, scope, cost and quality.
  • Handle project support functions
  • Track the progress of the projects and develop reports on progress, milestones and budget
  • Interface with System Integrators to deliver work

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the delivery of assigned project work packages, escalating issues that are beyond set tolerances to the Team Lead, IT Projects and programs for resolution
  • Document project business cases in conjunction with Project Owners
  • Help with the development of quality assurance test plans and participate in testing.
  • Participate in all IT Planning and policy development efforts
  • Facilitate the resolution of any issues encountered.
  • Assist with quality management for solutions deployment and day-to-day operations
  • Help with the production of periodic project reports
  • Coordinate end users training before delivery of solutions
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head, Program Delivery and Program Manager

Job Requirements:

Education:
Bachelor’s degree in technical field.

Experience:

  • 2 – 8 years formal project management experience in outsourced environment
  • Prior experience in project management
  • Experience with iterative development project delivery
  • Competency in project management tools
  • Knowledge of Company business processes and systems

Certification(s):Project management certificationOther relevant professional qualificationsSkills/Competence:

  • Ability to use initiatives.
  • Good knowledge of Project Planning and Management skills
  • Good understanding of the financial services industry and the need for periodically embarking on IT enabled business change projects
  • Adequate knowledge of package implementation of integrated systems
  • Working knowledge of contract management, budget and cost management
  • Knowledge of software development life cycle (SDLC)

8) Job Title: Business Analyst
Location: Nigeria

Job Roles:

  • Conduct Business Analysis for new product releases and new projects.
  • Involved in Coordination and assessment of requests from stakeholders.
  • Requirement Analysis, Documentation and Scope validation

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Understand the business problems / needs from business executives, product managers, operations managers and business users.
  • Analyses and documents detailed business requirements including data and non-functional requirements.
  • Document functional requirements utilizing various techniques including user stories, use cases, data flow diagrams, swim lanes diagrams, workflow diagrams, screen mock-ups, etc.
  • Obtain sign-off against the business requirements.
  • Communicate business requirements to development and quality assurance staff.
  • Ensures traceability between business and functional requirements.
  • Validate system design against requirements.
  • Review and validates test cases produced by the quality assurance staff.
  • Understand technology solutions to business problems and communicate the solutions back to the business.
  • Conduct gap analysis and downstream impact exercises for system changes.
  • Services as a first point of contact for development staff to understand requirements specifically during the implementation / coding phase

Job Requirements:

Education:
Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a Business-related discipline, IT or a related discipline

Experience:
Minimum of 2 – 8 years of solution, assessment, validation and stakeholder management.

Certification(s):
ITIL, Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP), PMP, Scrum Certification

Skills/Competence:

  • Ability to make use of tools & techniques inrequirement analysis or elicitation
  • Customer relationship management skill
  • Problem-solving/analytical skill
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution skill
  • Business analysis skills
  • System analysis skills
  • Project management skill
  • Creative and innovative thinking skills
  • Process Improvement skills
  • Adequate knowledge of information and knowledge management

9) Job Title: Network Engineer
Location: Nigeria

Job Roles:

To coordinate the deployment of network solutions (core network and branches) design and implement industry standard network architecture for the Bank

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Provide an appropriate design for the Banks Communication and Networking infrastructure to enable optimal use of the IT Network /Security infrastructure and applications within agreed service standards
  • Support introduction of new applications, including a smooth transition when systems change or are upgraded
  • Plan and Design of new network connectivity projects such as new branches or new additions to the network
  • Liaise with vendors that provide Metropolitan Area Networks (MAN), Wide Area Networks (WAN), Interconnectivity Devices and Accessories, Voice and Network Security Solutions on applicable Design within the Diamond Bank Network.
  • Handle the implementation of Network and communication projects
  • Handle Network and Communications input in the execution of assigned projects. Ensure that Process Control Function checklists are dully followed.
  • Coordinate communication strategies with end-users regarding network issues, scheduled maintenances, network upgrades.
  • Prepare and present reliable trend analyses to help determine focus areas and develop proactive approaches to faults management

Job Requirements:

Education:
First degree in Computing Science, Engineering, Operational sciences or (any other discipline with strong Information Systems component and/or relevant IT Service Management certification). 

Experience:
Minimum of 3- years IT Operations experience in a technology environment

Certification(s):
Cisco, ITIL and other professional qualification will be an added advantage

Skills/Competence:

  • Good knowledge and understanding of banking operations Good and Strong Working Knowledge of Cisco Router, Operating Systems
  • Experienced in Network Design Principles.
  • Strong Network Troubleshooting Skills.
  • Relationship Management
  • Vendor Management
  • Issues Management
  • Vendor Management
  • Benefit / Value Assessment
  • Technology Innovation

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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