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Developer: Back End (COBOL)

Date: 13-Jan-2022

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

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Purpose Statement

  • Responsible for task design and task & project development of Capitec Bank Back-End applications according to specifications




  • At least 3 years’ proven experience in Cobol development within an on-line and / or batch environment
  • Proven BANCS experience and / or successful completion of internal BANCS 1 training
  • Experience in the following development languages:
    • Minimum
      • Cobol 
      • SQL 
      • JCL (Job Control Language) or equivalent
    • Ideal 
      • Unix
      • Java

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • A relevant qualification in Information Technology



Knowledge of:
1. IT systems development processes

  • Application development
  • Standards and governance
  • Testing practices
  • Banking systems environment


Knowledge of:

  • System architecture (technical design and implementation processes)

Solid understanding of:

  • Banking business model
  • Best practices for Quality Assurance (QA)


  • Communications Skills
  • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
  • Influencing Skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Commercial Thinking Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Planning, organising and coordination skills

Conditions of Employment

  • Clear criminal and credit record

Capitec is committed to diversity and, where feasible, all appointments will support the achievement of our employment equity goals.