Senior Software Developer | SA Home Loans
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Senior Software Developer

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KwaZulu-Natal

|   Posted 2 months 3 weeks ago

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Job Category: Information Technology

Key Purpose

The candidate will work within our Software Development Scrum teams developing, maintaining, and supporting our existing enterprise applications and frameworks as well as within our strategic development initiatives which include the execution and implementation of Salesforce delivery projects against our standards, policies and procedures and governance guidelines.   The Senior Developer provides technical solutions to the needs of our stakeholders by interpreting business requirements, defining technical tasks, building quality software, performing end to end testing, as well as supporting and troubleshooting technical questions and our software issues. 

Key Responsibilities:

Develop and maintain in-house solutions

  • Develop and maintain in-house solutions
  • Write code within the prescribed SAHL technologies and environments, and to comply with coding best practices
  • Comply with SAHL's IT selected technologies and development environments, development, and management methodologies
  • Learn and develop within SA Home Loans architecture
  • Investigate and report on technologies as and when needed
  • Implement systems enhancements to meet business need
  • Implement solutions from specifications 
  • Correct system bugs/errors on existing systems
  • Provide accurate estimates and effort for code changes
  • Adhere to project plans
  • Strive to meet task deadlines as per project plans
  • Adhere to project management task prioritizations and allocations                                
  • Exercise technical consistency within the IT environment
  • Liaise with business as and when required
  • Demonstrate culture of individual leadership and development and exhibit progressive attitude to technology and career
  • Adheres to Agile methodologies and follows Agile principles through work outputs and behaviours
  • Champions team learning
  • Collaborates with colleagues from different disciplines in a cross-functional team to deliver solutions
  • Works in partnership with Business representatives (e.g. Product Owner, Business Owner) ensuring alignment and value to the customer
  • Participate in internal developer forums, discussion groups, and specification and design sessions
  • Perform technical investigations as and when needed.  
  • Assist IT development team members with technical learning and development within the SA Home Loans architecture


Technical Knowledge: Expansion and Growth

  • Participate in internal developer forums, discussion groups, and specification and design sessions
  • Perform technical investigations as and when needed.  
  • Investigate and report on new technologies and solutions as and when needed.  Assist IT development team members with technical learning and development within the SA Home Loans architecture


Aligned to values and self development

  • Align personal values to the company's culture and values. 
  • Take responsibility for your personal development and career pathing. 
  • Subscribe to the company's code of ethics  
  • Manage your behaviours to enhance the reputation and brand of your department and the company at all times
  • Comply with all legislation governing the organization
  • Support and encourage the Amazing service culture


Alignment to business driver/strategy

  • To ensure that all systems are technologically up to date and that SA Home Loans has the best IT solutions for the business need.

                                                                                                                                 

Minimum Requirements

Education:

  • A BSc Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, a BCom Business Information Systems (BIS) Degree, or a very high quality Technikon Diploma
  • Salesforce Certifications an advantage

Experience

  • 7+ years’ experience using .Net Software Development using C#, ASP.net. 
  • Thorough knowledge of and experience in MS SQL

Competencies

Technical Competencies:

  • Experience in web application interface development using ajax, Jscript, ASP.Net MVC. Must have full stack development experience
  • Test Driven Development (TDD)/BDD experience is a bonus
  • Experience in SalesForce.com project implementation
  • Architecture, Cloud Engineering, and Integration experience a must
  • Experience with Angular 
  • Thorough knowledge of and experience in MS SQL
  • Web development experience using JavaScript, ideally with React, NodeJS or any other framework like Salesforce Lightning 
  • Proficiency in HTML and JavaScript/AJAX
  • Strong knowledge of relational databases and SQL 
  • Good knowledge of SOLID principles and design patterns
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical issues in laymen’s terms to customers 
  • Self-Motivated problem solver who loves getting their hands dirty debugging issues
  • Knowledge of CRM and ERP systems 

Generic Competencies:

  • Attention to detail 
  • Adequate communications skills 
  • Tolerance to change 
  • Accountability and ownership 
  • Self motivated 
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual 
  • Comply with project management protocol 
  • Enthusiastic interest in IT technology - live and breathe technology 
  • Sense of humour
  • Resilience 
  • Tenacity     
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good time management and Stress resilience.
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