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Postilion SDK Architect

Date: 20-Apr-2021

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

Purpose Statement

• Responsible for a producing a comprehensive technical Postilion SDK specification and artefacts
• Assist the BA to ensure that the functional design offers a technical viable solution and address the business requirements
• Design test plans and provide guidelines to facilitate performance and stress testing.


• Min:

At least 4 – 6 years’ relevant experience in:

  •  Postilion SDK
  •  JAVA SDK
  •  Switching Systems (i.e. Postilion, Base 24, ON2), AND
  •  Payment systems (Visanet; Banknet), including POS (i.e. Easy Pay) and ATM (i.e. Saswitch), AND
  •  Back Office systems (Extracts, Recons, Clearing and Settlement; Dispute Handling; Compliance and Risk; GL Integration), AND
  •  Security (MAC, DES/TDES/DUKPT, Private public pair, security key hierarchy, HSM)
  • Proven experience in systems architecture / design


• Ideal:
o A relevant post-graduate degree in IT
o Valued requirements include:

  •  ATM App
  •  Term App ISO
  •  Real Time Framework
  •  Merchant Settlement
  •  Post Card
  •  SSIS (SQL Server Integration Services)
  •  Crystal Reports
  •  Bancs Node
  •  Postilion Office

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology - Computer Science or Information Systems

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology - Computer Science


• Min:
Detailed knowledge and understanding of:

  • Postilion SDK
  • Card transaction based switching, routing, clearing and settlement
  • Databases and Query language (i.e. SQL)
  • EMV
  • IT Systems Development
  • System Architectural design principles & application
  • System analysis and design
  • Standards and governance


• Ideal:
Understanding of:

  • Best practices for Quality Assurance (QA)
  • TCP / IP network principles


  • Communications Skills


  • Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives
  • Working with People
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations

Additional Information

  • Clear criminal and credit record
  • Willingness to work or be available overtime and / or weekends frequently

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