Position Purpose:

Design, develop, maintain and support a variety of Enterprise Java based systems for the business area.

 

Experience & Qualifications:

  • IT, Engineering degree or National diploma
  • Java certification (Preferred)
  • 6 – 8 years’ experience in designing and developing applications using Enterprise Java experience
  • Knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Exposure to Object Oriented analysis and common design patterns
  • Java and JEE design and development experience
  • Experience in Insurance / Financial industry (Advantageous)
  • Experience in implementing complex business solutions on a technically difficult enterprise environment
  • Exposure to Web, HTML, JSF, Servlets, Angular and Javascript / Typescript
  • Exposure to EJB, REST, SOAP, JPA, Gradle, Linux an advantage
  • Exposure to Websphere application server, or Lightweight application servers an advantage
  • Experience integrating with AS400 / iSeries / RPG legacy systems an advantage

 

Responsibilities:

  • Design components and applications in accordance with specified architectural design.
  • Write code or parameters to provide software components according to technical specifications
  • Escalate live errors and service problems to the relevant stakeholders to limit downtime and resolve the problems immediately.
  • Obtain business requirements for an IT solution and provide analysis for the requirements.
  • Research an appropriate solution to the business requirements and provide recommendations.
  • Meet all deliverables and objectives set out by the business within the agreed time.
  • Mentor junior java developers to facilitate learning and growth and support the talent pipeline.
  • Develop, enhance and maintain applications for the internal and external client base on specifications received.
  • Define scope, work tasks and duration of IT solution based on business requirements.
  • Design and write test cases for developer testing and document the system specifications.
  • Use the appropriate programming language for development, programming and writing code whilst creating documents for these processes.
  • Conduct necessary testing (Stress, Integration and Unit) to ensure viability and usability of solutions.
  • Create the release by building the application, documenting it and setting up the configuration.
  • Ensure solution is handed over for quality assurance and any changes are actioned.
  • Provide authoritative, expertise and advice to clients and stakeholders
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients and internal and external stakeholders
  • Deliver on service level agreements made with clients and internal and external stakeholders in order to ensure that client expectations are managed
  • Develop and maintain productive and collaborative working relationships with peers and stakeholders
  • Positively influence and participate in change initiatives
  • Identify solutions to enhance cost effectiveness and increase operational efficiency
  • Manage financial and other company resources under your control with due respect
  • Provide input into the risk identification processes and communicate recommendations in the appropriate forum.

 

Competencies:

  • Business Acumen
  • Customer / Stakeholder Commitment
  • Drive for Results
  • Leads Change and Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Impact and Influence
  • Self-Awareness and Insight
  • Diversity and Inclusiveness
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