Software Development Manager (App Security & Fraud)

Date: 23 Apr 2024

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

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About the Job

Were you the best at Cluedo or maybe Cops and Robbers?  

Do you have an axe to grind against criminal masterminds who are trying to exploit vulnerable civilians?   

Are you a TV crime drama nut who has fantasies about outsmarting perps and getting paid to do it?  Are you a technical dev team leader in the order of Joan of Arc or William Wallace?   


Well, if you’re still reading this then you might just be who we’re looking for to lead the App Security and Fraud team in our quest to be the supreme intergalactic defenders against app fraud, and we’d love to hear from you! 

Purpose Statement

  • To provide strategic technical direction and manage multiple technical teams responsible for the technical delivery of the full product lifecycle; all product features and support and maintenance related tasks in respect of the product
  • Oversee the ongoing drive to increase efficiency, optimisation, innovation and people development in these environments.



  • At least 5 years’ experience in software development management
  • Experience of:
    • leading and working in an agile development environment
    • crafting roadmaps
    • managing a budget
    • using technical skills to support and guide a technical team
    • to establish priorities and successfully manage deliverables
    • utilizing communication and relationship management skills to engage with stakeholders
    • using leadership to influence in other areas.

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Commerce or Information Technology - Computer Science

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • Honours Degree in Commerce or Information Technology - Computer Science



  • Functional knowledge particular to the product (e.g. Credit or App)
  • People management and development practices and principles
  • Stakeholder management
  • Budgeting and accounting principles
  • Business analysis and design
  • Project Management principles and methodologies 


  • Experience in fraud prevention
  • Banking industry
  • Central Collections environment 
  • Capitec Bank Systems Environment
  • Capitec Bank Business Model
  • Agile development principles
  • Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC)


  • Communications Skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Influencing Skills
  • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
  • Negotiation 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.