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Lead – Enterprise Integration Specialist – BSTD needed at South African Reserve Bank

Job title : Lead – Enterprise Integration Specialist – BSTD

Job Location : Gauteng, Pretoria

Deadline : April 08, 2024

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Brief description

The main purpose of this position is to lead the delivery of integration innovation, technological advancements, design and optimisation of the enterprise application program interface (API) solutions across the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) Group.

Detailed description

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following key performance areas:

  • Define integration development and design standards and processes to ensure uniformity in the delivery of integration artefacts.
  • Design future integration frameworks and develop integration capabilities to ensure the delivery of technological roadmaps by the Enterprise Integration Centre of Excellence (CoE).
  • Drive the implementation of integration frameworks and capabilities.
  • Ensure that integration planning and practices are aligned with strategic business goals and the Business Solutions and Technology Department’s (BSTD) overall strategic vision.
  • Collaborate with application subject matter experts (SMEs) and architects in the development of the CoE’s approach and methodologies.
  • Keep abreast of technological advancements in integration through research, make recommendations and ensure the implementation thereof where appropriate.
  • Lead the proof of concept (PoC) process and execution of the implementation of associated technologies.
  • Provide on-the-job training, mentoring and coaching in respect of innovative ways of working to the CoE.
  • Establish and manage internal and external stakeholder relationships to ensure a common understanding of integration technology implementation.
  • Report on the delivery and performance of integration initiatives and possible future drivers.
  • Keep abreast of information and communications technology (ICT) trends and provide advice on best practice and automation techniques.
  • Fulfil the line management function pertaining to the development and performance of the delivery team.


Job requirements

To be considered for this position, candidates must be in possession of:

  • a Bachelor’s degree (NQF 7) in Information Technology, Engineering or an equivalent qualification; 
  • 8?10 years’ experience in analysis, integration design, integration development and/or administration of integration technologies such as ACE, MQ, DataPower, API Connect, Aspera, IBM Transformation Extender and Oracle Fusion (SOA);
  • extensive experience in technical architecture, design, analysis, re-engineering and the development of integration flows (including error and audit) between a variety of applications;
  • proficiency in Red Hat Linux and Unix AIX 7.2, SOAPUI and Postman;
  • proficiency in the following runtime tools: Atlassian Bitbucket, Atlassian Bamboo, Jira and Confluence; 
  • skills in Integration Protocol such as RESTful API, Webservice, MQ and File (MQMFT, FTPS);
  • proficiency in the following data types: Transformation (JSON/SWAGGER, XML/XSD/WSDL/XSLT, CSV/Excel, Fixed Length, Binary) and No Transformation (Binary); and
  • experience in Java-related technologies (e.g. Struts, JSF, JSP, EJB3, Ajax, etc.).   

Additional requirements include:

  • industry, organisational and business awareness;
  • knowledge and skill in:
  • continued learning and/or professional development;
  • analysis and problem-solving;
  • judgement and decision-making;
  • team management;
  • building and maintaining relationships;
  • developing and growing others;
  • resilience;
  • planning and organising;
  • quality assurance;
  • stakeholder management; and
  • continuous improvement.

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