Team Leadership and Project Management

I have led a small software development team at First National Bank Namibia for four years, as well as team lead at Standard Bank of Namibia for over two years. Currently I am performing a Project Management function with my current employer

Desktop Support

Windows 95, XP, NT, 7 Microsoft Office Networking-LAN


I have some experience in ERP systems (SAP R/3 Project Management and Material Management modules) and CRM (SageCRM)

Core Banking Systems

I have experience in Core Banking Systems, specifically Finacle (Core, E-Banking, Mobile Banking, Alerts Server), and Phoenix.

Systems Administration

I have experience in systems Administration on various systems, including but not limited to Windows Servers (2003/2008) Linux (SuSE), Solaris (7/8 and 9) and IBM AIX Web servers such as Apache, Tomcat and Microsoft IIS Virtualisation technologies (specifically VMWARE ESX4.0)  

Programming and Software Development

I have experience in various programming languages, particularly Microsoft Visual Basic (from VB6 to .Net 2003), PHP, HTML/CSS, and Javascript, and suites such as Adobe Dreamweaver and Microsoft Visual Studio, as well as experience with Content Management Systems (Joomla, Docman) . Currently I am performing a Software Engineering role with specific attention on Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence, as well as Intranet and Portal development (Sharepoint)

SQL and Database Administration (MS, Oracle PL/SQL, Sybase)

I have extensive experience in various SQL-based languages, from Microsoft T-SQL, Oracle PL/SQL, Sybase and MySQL, as well as database administration in Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008

Payments and Channels

Extensive experience with ACI Payments Postilion. Postilion Payments Suite consists  of Realtime (Switch), Office (Reports and Extracts), Postcard (Cards Management) and Portal (Web UI). I have worked with the Postilion product as a solution at both Standard Bank Namibia, and Bank Windhoek. I've been involved in the localisation, development, project management, launch and post-implementation support of Card/EFT environments for Standard Bank and Bank Windhoek, as well as the Namibia localisation conversion from Namswitch to Namclear. As complementary to Postilion, i have experience with realtime mirroring (Doubletake) and monitoring (Prognosis)

Work experience

Work experience
Sep 2013 - Present

IT Systems Engineer

Swakop Uranium

Systems Analysis and Design of Non-ERP IT Systems & Projects.

Project Management of Access Control and Time & Attendance Systems.

Software Engineering and Support - SAP MII , Sharepoint

End User Support.

May 2011 - Sep 2013

Manager Channels Applications Support

Standard Bank Namibia

Electronic Channels IT Management (Switching - ATM & POS, Cards, and Finacle Internet/Mobile Banking)

Applications Specialist and Support - (ACI/S1 Postilion)

Interfaces to Core Banking (Connect24)

Systems Administration (VMWare ESX4.0, Windows Server technologies)

Oracle PL/SQL and Microsoft SQL Server data analysis

Team Leader and Supervisor

Project Management

Exposure to Infosys Finacle, ACI/S1 Postilion, Oracle PL/SQL, IBM AIX, Windows Server

Oct 2006 - Apr 2011

Senior Developer

First National Bank Namibia

Intranet & Web Applications Development (MS Visual Studio, PHP/MySQL).

Team Lead.

Business Process Automation. 

Sep 2005 - Sep 2006

Field Service Engineer


Support and implementation of SUN/Solaris solutions

Web applications development (PHP/MySQL)

Dec 2004 - Aug 2005

Systems Administrator

Transworld Cargo

Administration of mail, fileshare, workgroup environment (SUSE Linux, Windows)

Network administration

Desktop support

Aug 2003 - Nov 2004


Bank Windhoek

Software and Interfaces Development (MS Visual Studio)

Phoenix Core Banking System Support

Microsoft and Sybase Data Analysis

May 2002 - Jul 2003

Systems Analyst

Telecom Namibia

SAP R/3 Project Module 

Jan 2001 - Apr 2002

Card Switch Operator

Bank Windhoek

Operation and Administration of Card Switch (ACI/S1 Postilion)

Junior Programmer

Jan 2000 - Jan 2001

Web Designer

Africa Online

Web design and development (Adobe Dreamweaver)

Graphic design


Jun 1996 - Dec 1999

Helpdesk Operator


Desktop Support





2006 - Present

Foundation, Premier and Data Center Specialty Products

SUN Microsystems
2007 - Present

Project Management

ITO Focus
2008 - Present

Junior Management Programme

2008 - Present

Sage CRM Certification

2003 - Present

Postilion TermApp

2012 - Present

Foundation Leadership Programme

Standard Bank GLC
2012 - Present

DoubleTake Availability

2002 - 2002

SAP20 R/3 Overview



I have an interest in personal fitness and enjoy running and weightlifting. I find that setting personal goals and trying to reach and then better them gives me a sense of purpose.