Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Innervation Internship Opportunity 2018

Successful applicant will be enrolled in relevant Internship programmes and will have to comply with all rules regulations for Internship programmes.

What we do:

Innervation is a PAN African Payments Service Provider enabling relevant products, value added services, and reconciliation, leveraging a strong omnichannel platform capability with strong integration skills.

Our Vision:

To be the preferred provider and enabler of innovative payment, customer engagement and value added services to retail, financial services providers and mobile network operators in Africa, primarily by utilising our own enablement IP for transaction acquisition and omnichannel integration, that adds value to our customers and their consumers alike.

Our Focus:

We are focused on the following Payment and Value Added Services across all channels:
o Payments
o Card transaction switching (integrated / standalone (MPOS and terminal)
o Alternative payments
o Compliance based payment solutions
Customer Engagement: Gift Card & Loyalty, e-Receipting, Shopper Marketing & Insights Airtime
o Recon and Settlement
o Card and Account Management

What we believe in:
  • Teamwork
  • Integrity
  • Learning
  • Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Fun
Job Description

Innervation’s Operations Team is responsible for designing, building, maintaining and operating the infrastructure that supports Innervation’s PAN African payment systems.

If you buy from many retailers across the African continent you likely use our platform. As the Engineer in Payment Systems Operations, you will be an innovator, finding new ways to do things better, faster, & more efficiently.

Our Systems Engineers are experts in their field, do what needs to be done, and make the customer the focus of everything they do.

You have the ability to create and implement solutions that build on our world-class systems to make them better. Your work directly impacts how Innervation does business and keeping our promises to our customers.

Positions in Innervation’s Operations Team offer the opportunity to work with all aspects of modern IT technology, from being able to choose server hardware platforms, through design and configuration of the network, OS automation and virtualisation and even software development.

It is a challenge to work with such a wide scope of topics but it is also a great opportunity for engineers who are looking to push themselves and prove that they can achieve great things. You will own systems processing millions of Rands, Dollars and other currencies every day!

Traits and Duties

Innervation’s Systems Engineers are expected to have a strong sense of ownership, be extremely reliable and have an excellent level of systems and technical knowledge backed up by hands-on experience.

  • Duties will include, but not be limited to
  • Planning and coordinating installation of Payments network and server infrastructure
  • Integrating and connecting new partners (banks, payment processors, and financial institutions) around the world
  • Analysing and improving availability, efficiency, capacity, scalability, security and performance of Payments systems
  • Representing Systems Operations while working with internal teams and external partners
  • Driving your own projects, from design through planning to execution. 
  • Also work with external Technical Project Managers on cross-team initiatives.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving problems with production systems as part of the team’s on call rotation
  • Monitoring of production applications, including proposing and implementing automated methods to monitor production applications
  • Documenting production systems
  • Developing and maintaining operations tools
  • Mentoring and being a role model for junior engineers
Job Requirements
  • Matric
  • Windows operating systems
  • Linux
  • IT Tertiary qualification
  • Basic Networking Knowledge
Key Traits
  • The candidate should be accountable for their own actions
  • The ability to detect problems, recognise important information and link various data to trace potential causes and look for relevant details
  • The ability and willingness to find out what the customer wants and needs, and to act accordingly, taking the organisation's cost and benefits into account
  • The ability to take direct action in order to attain objectives/targets
  • The ability to determine goals and priorities and to assess the actions, time and resources needed
  • The ability to measure and estimate any potential risk to achieve those goals.

Suitably qualified applicants are requested to submit a detailed CV by email to
humancapital@innervation.co.za. Kindly note that only short listed candidates, who meet the position requirements, will be invited to participate in an interview.

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