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Skills

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
ERP and CRM
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

Sep 2013Present

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 2011Sep 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 2006Apr 2011

Senior Developer

First National Bank Namibia

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

Team Lead.

Business Process Automation. 

Sep 2005Sep 2006

Field Service Engineer

Gijima

Support and implementation of SUN/Solaris solutions

Web applications development (PHP/MySQL)

Dec 2004Aug 2005

Systems Administrator

Transworld Cargo

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

Network administration

Desktop support

Aug 2003Nov 2004

Programmer/Analyst

Bank Windhoek

Software and Interfaces Development (MS Visual Studio)

Phoenix Core Banking System Support

Microsoft and Sybase Data Analysis

Jan 2001Apr 2002

Card Switch Operator

Bank Windhoek

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

Junior Programmer

Jan 2000Jan 2001

Web Designer

Africa Online

Web design and development (Adobe Dreamweaver)

Graphic design

HTML/Javascript

Jun 1996Dec 1999

Helpdesk Operator

Namwater

Desktop Support

Intern

Education

References

Cecilia Pretorius

Senior Communications Officer, Nampower Tel: 081 142 0300

Manja Van Der Walt

Director: Sales & Support, Virtual Card Services Namibia

Herman Kruger

Head of e-Banking Department ,FNB Namibia

Ryan Geyser

Senior Product Development Manager and Card Expert, Bank Windhoek. email: [email protected]

Victor Ashikoto

IT Executive, Namport (previously Manager IT Integration at Standard Bank, and Manager IT at Nampower). Cell : 081 127 4393

Ulrich Pickering

Former Manager IT : Channels, Standard Bank Cell : +41 76 683 82 62

Certifications

2006Present

Foundation, Premier and Data Center Specialty Products

SUN Microsystems
2007Present

Project Management

ITO Focus
2008Present

Junior Management Programme

SCCTS/PDI
2008Present

Sage CRM Certification

Sage
2003Present

Postilion TermApp

S1
2012Present

Foundation Leadership Programme

Standard Bank GLC
2012Present

DoubleTake Availability

DoubleTake
20022002

SAP20 R/3 Overview

SAP

Education and Training Portfolio

Interest

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.