Senior Postilion Support Engineer

Cape Town
Posted 2 weeks ago

Are you an IT Professional with experience supporting EFT Systems, looking for an opportunity to utilize your experience, in a challenging and technical payment solutions environment?

The senior support engineer’s role will be to provide sound technical knowledge and support across all customers. You will also be required to play a technical role and provide production support and submission of technical documentation.

Key Competencies:

  • Have excellent problem-solving skills in order to identify any issues or problems and assess the severity of the problem, determine an appropriate approach to solving problems, develop plans for implementing solutions etc.
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills
  • Have a high level of client service orientation
  • Be self-driven and have high energy levels
  • Be organized and assertive
  • Be a logical thinker
  • Be able to work independently with a high level of responsibility

Key Performance Areas:

  • Support the production environment, upgrade, security, disaster recovery, hotcards, bins etc.
  • Setup and configure the Production environment (new sites, bins routing, etc)
  • Ensure that communication channels are established with all clients at a technical level
  • Ensure that feedback is given to both management and clients
  • Investigating production related queries as raised by business or external parties
  • Ensure that adequate testing has taken place before implementing new systems or changes to existing systems
  • Setup and configure Disaster Recovery (DR)
  • Ensure that periodic tests are executed at the DR site
  • Ensure that failover procedures are documented and kept up to date
  • Ensure that all technical documentation is current and freely available
  • Ensure that all processes are documented
  • Test any new system releases / upgrades from Development or Service Providers
  • Ensure that a testing schedule and procedure is available
  • System Maintenance (Production and Test)
  • Database management and maintenance


  • Strong written and spoken communication skills
  • Analytical and logical problem-solving skills
  • Provide support to the customer via excellent written and spoken skills
  • Provide process enhancements and recommendations
  • Automate monthly system reports for customers and management
  • Responsible for recurring system changes in customer environments
  • Provide a solid technical foundation to/across all of our customer environments
  • Proactively manage the customer environments
  • Ensure that all incidents are logged and effectively managed, resolved and escalated if necessary
  • Identify trends across the customer base and feedback observations and assessments
  • Revision of technical documentation and specifications as part of the troubleshooting process and contributing to the Knowledgebase

Detailed investigation and analysis of incidents which might include, but is not limited to:

  • Analysis using tools like SQL Profiler, Network sniffers and Windows Performance Monitor
  • The ability to write and edit scripts or simple programs
  • SQL and TSQL scripting to query and update database contents
  • Linux and Windows OS skills advantageous
  • Simulation of software faults and customer environments

Deadline for applications is 15/02/2019

For more information, call Jackie Jacks on 072 487 3387 or send your CV to

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