Systems Administrator (Application Server)

Systems Administrator (Application Server) – IRC168886

House of WesBank, , Fairland, Gauteng, South Africa in WB WebLogic Admin
Ends 16 May 2019

About us

WesBank, a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, is a leading Vehicle and Asset Finance bank and part of one of the largest financial services groups in Africa. WesBank has over 40 years experience in asset finance. We focus on providing secured instalment finance to retail, public sector and corporate markets, as well as related services such as insurance, fleet management and full maintenance rental. WesBank is the partner of choice for over 60 leading international brands in fields such as automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), insurance providers and oil companies. We are a global company with successful operations throughout Africa as well as the UK.


The Systems Administrator (Application Server) supports and administers the web logic and service orientated architecture middle ware on the Linux platform. The incumbent provides input into the business requirement document, facilitates the database and infrastructure requests and performs the implementation of the technical requirement release note. This role provides technical support to the QA and development teams. The underpinning success of this role is the ability to keep abreast of technological advancements and developments.

Experience and qualifications

Minimum Qualification – Grade 12 and Oracle Certification
Preferred Qualification – Unix/Linux Certification
Experience – Two to five years experience in a J2EE environment, understanding of SOA, five years Linux/Unix operating system experience

Additional requirements

All appointments will be made in line with WesBank’s EE Strategy Technical Experience: • 7-10 Years of work experience • 5+ Years’ Experience in Cloud Technologies • 3+ Years’ Experience in AWS Technology Stack • Experience in Micro services, WCS • Incident Management & CRQs on demand • Continuous Service improvement by process optimization and automation • Knowledge of AWS: o Elastic Cloud Compute (health check & AMI, Cloud watch) o Identity & Access Management o Security Group o Cloud watch (configuration& monitoring) o Auto scaling o Basic knowledge of Load Balancer, Elastic container service, Virtual private cloud • Primary Skills: AWS, WCP, WCS, Apache-Webserver, AWS Cloudwatch , Oracle 12C, Unix/Linux • Secondary Skills: Solr, Coherence, Spring boot Java, AWS Cloudwatch • Ability to lead and articulate end-to-end business processes and the key integration/ control points, work cross-functionally across different business processes • Detail oriented and experienced in documenting processes and SOPs • Engage with business to proactively provide advisory and guidance on risks and controls for new projects, programs, processes and initiatives


Ensures operational excellence through the delivery of work processes according to defined quality standards
Delivers customer service through adherence to quality service standards
Facilitates the database and infrastructure requests
Provides input into business requirements document
Resolves middle ware environment queries and ad hoc queries
Contributes to cost efficiencies
Implements technical release note (TRN)
Contributes to teamwork
Engages in activities for own development
Optimises work through the application of learning experiences

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