1 Mar 2021

Full-Time Murex Engineer by Rand Merchant Bank

Rand Merchant Bank – Posted by JobdirectaSouthAfrica Staff Gauteng

Job Description

To perform the role of a Murex Engineer across the Markets, Banking and Treasury Business Units.


  • Assist in sizing, setting up, monitoring and maintaining the infrastructure (hardware and software on which the Murex platform is run)
  • Ensure quality and stability of the MX.3 platform
  • Design and implement tools needed for the operations and management of MX.3 (monitoring, automation, etc.)
  • Work in continuous integration model using tools like Jenkins, Ansible and GIT
  • Design, build, deliver, review, test and help support the interface and reports
  • Design and execute test plans based on the product acceptance criteria and stakeholder needs
  • Build an efficient and effective test suite by automating test scenarios following the testing standards
  • Analyze results of manual and automated tests by performing root cause analysis of encountered behaviors, following up on identified issues (regressions, bugs, impacts…) with corresponding peers (developers, business analysts) till resolutions, and fixing/adapting tests when relevant
  • Develop technical, testing, and agile methodologies expertise through on the job, continuous learning
  • Be an advocate of automation, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery

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  • Demonstrates pride in the organisation’s brand, services and products by consistently delivering on the brands promise
  • Plan and manage own workflow, anticipating obstacles, juggling priorities and following through on objectives within agreed time-frames and according to quality standards
  • Stay relevant and up to date with legislations and new development
  • Maintain a positive attitude and respond openly to feedback
  • Handle stress in ways that do not negatively impact others
  • Take ownership of personal career development, leveraging formal and informal opportunities
  • Act in an ethical, transparent and morally defensible manner
  • Adapt communication styles to meet the needs of different audiences.


  • Continually share, debate and communicate learning’s
  • Explore possibilities for different solutions
  • Flag and debate issues constructively
  • Contribute to a friendly, co-operative climate in working with others to achieve collective goals
  • Be sensitive to others’ feelings, needs, values, views and attitudes and be courteous and diplomatic when dealing with difficulties and problems others may be experiencing (EQ)

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline is required, or equivalent work experience
  • Superior organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Keen interest in financial markets. Working knowledge of financial products a plus
  • Unix (Solaris, Linux), shell scripting basics, network (e.g. TCP)
  • Eager to work with new technologies and models (Agile, DevOps, automation tools)
  • Following skills are a plus to have: Citrix, AWS, Jenkins, Oracle
  • Knowledge in programming: namely Java, groovy and python
  • Knowledge of SQL (select, join, union, group by, etc) and of XML and related technologies (XSLT)
  • Experience with test automation frameworks, building and maintaining test plans a plus
  • Experience in Murex and/or MX TEST advantageous


  • Analysis and attention to detail
  • Conceptual/Big picture thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Influencing & impact (incl negotiation)
  • Knowledge sharing
  • Process and technological competence
  • Drive for results
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Learning agility
  •  Ability to work under pressure in a continuously evolving & challenging environment

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