Specialist: M-Pesa Configuration Engineer

Specialist: M-Pesa Configuration Engineer

Specialist: M-Pesa Configuration Engineer
Posting Country: Mozambique
Date Posted: 01-Apr-2020
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent

Joining Vodacom is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Role purpose

The key responsibility of a Configuration Engineer within M-Pesa Technology and Operations domain is to build product flows and logic based on technical solution designs.Working as a Configuration Engineer, you will be supporting the delivery of technical solutions that meet the M-Pesa business requirements, whilst ensuring compliance with the Global reference and Vodafone Group’s best standards.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership & Key performance indicators

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

  • Work in close cooperation with Solution Architects to build the service logic based on high and low level technical designs;
  • Technical risk/issue ownership and management/resolution during solution delivery;
  • Collaborate with SCRUM master/Project Manager and members of Agile squad to ensure timely and accurate delivery of requirements;
  • To ensure that deliverables developed meet the business requirements and quality standards;

Key performance indicators :

Does the delivered solution meet the Company’s quality standards?
Were the assigned tasks delivered on time?
Does the delivered solution meet business and technical requirements?

Core competencies, knowledge and experience & Must have technical / professional qualifications

Core competencies, knowledge and experience:

  • Financial services experience;
  • A desire to make a difference and a proven willingness for continuous learning ;
  • Fluent in English and Portuguese (essential)
  • A problem solving mind-set utilising technology;
  • Technical knowledge in: Unix based Oss (Admin level), Database Operations and Administration (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL), Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Unix based systems, JSON and SOAP APIs, Cryptographic algorithms, IP Networks
  • Experience working with agile methodologies, methods and frameworks. i.e. Scrum or Kanban (essential);

Must have technical / professional qualifications:

  • Degree in IT or related field (essential);
  • Certified Ethical Hacker certification or CompTIA Security+ (desirable);
  • A Java/JavaScript/PHP or Python certification (desirable);
  • Skills
  • MicroServices and APIs
  • Implementation and Integration
  • Agile
  • Security
  • Architecture and Design
  • Cloud
  • Design Thinking
  • Software Engineering

Commitment from Vodacom

Vodacom is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodacom you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.