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Manager - Payment Applications Job

Date:  14-Mar-2023
Business Unit:  Information Systems & Technology
Job ID:  1248

Job Purpose

Application design, development, implementation, technical documentation, testing, user support (including technical troubleshooting), maintenance and vendor support of Banking Payment systems such as DDS,FTS,WPS,ICCS etc…,  and other non-banking applications and interfaces so as to ensure that the IT service is delivered effectively and efficiently in compliance with policies, procedures, standards and guidelines and business needs and business processes are automated and integrated optimally.

Key Accountabilities

Application design, development, implementation, technical documentation, testing, user support (including technical troubleshooting) of Banking Payment systems such as DDS,FTS,WPS,ICCS etc…

Manage vendors for support and enhancement of 10 or more applications as per SLA or agreement.


Support Application Development to resolve any application issues.

Assist HOIST and Executive-Application in strategic/tactical issues.

Other Accountabilities

Other Accountabilities

Job Context

The Role holder reports to Sr Manager- Core Banking, Payment and Risk systems and co-ordinates with various departments regarding project prioritization, initiation, budgeting, implementation (requirement analysis, testing etc), support and enhancement for successful delivery and ongoing performance improvements.


Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Masters in Computer Applications

Experience and Skills

Professional Qualifications (Desired)
• Formal Training/Certification in SDLC.
• Certification/Formal Training (Foundation/Basic Level) in payment systems like DDS,FTS,WPS,ICCS etc…
• Formal Training/Certification in Middleware,
• MS SQL/Oracle/DB2 certification
• CEH, CISSP/CompTIA-Security+
• PMP/Prince 2

Work Experience
• 7 to 10 years of experience with a reputable Bank or Banking Software vendor. Banking industry experience is not essential, but will be an advantage.
• Experience working on Banking Application Development Projects.
• Hands on experience/working knowledge in at least 3 SDLC methodologies including waterfall and agile.
• Hands on/working knowledge of application and web servers.
• Hands on/working knowledge of unit/module/integration testing
• Hands on experience in Vendor Management
• Hands on/working knowledge of .Net, Java programming languages.
• Hands on/working knowledge of encryption controls.
• Sound understanding of API management
• Hands on/working knowledge in IT Architecture Design

• Well versed in Application CIS Controls
• Hands on/working knowledge in Customer Channel/Core Banking/ESB development/upgrade/migration.
• Basic skills on Unix (Shell Scripting)/ Windows (batch Roles, security management) is expected.
• Exposure to reporting tools like Crystal reports
• Exposure to programming and basic administration in RDBMS (Oracle and SQL Server)
• Exposure to parameters in web server like IIS, Websphere
• Exposure to unit/module/integration testing
• Exposure to documentation skills
• Familiarity with Messaging Middle Ware like IBM MQ, SOA (web services), File based integration Familiarity with Banking Applications development, especially payment systems such as DDS,FTS,WPS,ICCS.
• Experience working on banking payment systems projects.

Behavioural Competencies

Change and Innovation - Proficient
Communication - Proficient
Evaluating and Solving Challenges - Proficient
Results Orientation - Proficient
Working and collaborating with others - Proficient

Technical Competencies

Database Administration-IST-Advanced
Application Development and Integration- IST- Advanced
Enterprise Infrastructure Management and Disaster Recovery- IST- Proficient
Server Administration Windows UNIX-IST-Proficient
Network Administration-IST-Proficient
IT Architecture and Security Control-IST- Advanced
Cloud Computing-IST-Proficient
Digitization and Automation-IST-Proficient
End User Computing-IST-Proficient
IT Service Management-IST-Advanced
Program/Project Management-IST-Advanced
Business Analysis-IST-Proficient

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