Senior Software Engineer

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Senior Software Engineer

Benefits: Negotiable
Location: Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Reference: #21583
Company: Datafin Recruitment

Serve as the technical expert for solution delivery as your coding expertise as a Senior Software Engineer is sought by a dynamic tech and software solutions provider. Your role will also entail developing technical designs and documentation, taking charge of technical delivery - scoping, design, configuration, system testing, deployment, ongoing improvement and ensuring exceptional quality of services & solutions. You must have 5+ years' experience in Financial Services, solid SQL & Oracle skills, software product configuration and support experience, system analysis and design and requirements definition, solution design, running workshops, configuring solutions, client communication and system documentation. You must preferably have a BSc/BEng/BCom/BA Degree in an IT related course with a 60% average and A or B pass for Matric Maths HG. Travel may be expected between Cape Town and Joburg offices.
Duties:
  • Implement and configure software to the business design and client's specific requirements.
  • Use 'low-code' applications with SQL databases to build integrated and automated back-end processes with web-based UIs.
  • Execute projects in a dynamic, collaborative, and iterative fashion - providing ongoing tangible benefit.
  • Provide superior customer service to internal and external clients.
  • Develop new concepts, approaches and applying best-practice patterns.
  • Solution design, build, test, support and improve.
  • Configure and test solutions with colleagues.
  • Involved with Unit and end-to-end testing of solutions.
  • Deploy solutions to server environments - Dev, QA, Production.
  • Provide exceptional production support and ongoing improvement.
  • Develop technical designs and documentation.
  • Participate in update, design, requirements and feedback sessions.
  • Technical Expert for solution delivery.
  • In depth knowledge of all aspects of a client's solution environment
  • Key coordinator of technical solution delivery for the team
  • Responsible for sound solution design and project execution according to company standards.
  • Ensuring excellent quality in service and solutions.
  • Technical delivery - scoping, design, configuration, system testing, deployment, ongoing improvement.
  • Assist, coach and train staff.
  • Develop and improve company standards and best practices.

Requirements:
  • Five+ years financial services experience. (banking, investment or asset management experience an advantage)
  • Solid database experience - SQL, Oracle.
  • Software product configuration and support experience.
  • System analysis and design skills are necessary.
  • Experience working in a project delivery environment.
  • Requirements definition, solution design, running workshops, configuring solutions, client communication and system documentation.
  • Production support of client implementations.
  • Comfortable liaising with clients and senior management.

Desirable -
  • B.Sc, B.Eng, B.Com or BA (Socio-Informatics), Degree with IT related subjects as majors. From one of the following universities: UCT, Stellenbosch, Wits, Pretoria, North-West (Potchefstroom campus), Free State, KZN, Nelson Mandela, Johannesburg. With above average results. Guideline is 60% average at university.
  • Matric results - A or B for Maths HG.
  • Experience leading technical project deliveries and managing delivery teams.
  • Server installation and deployment in corporate environments.
  • Project management experience - lead, communication, reporting, work breakdown, estimates, tasking, tracking, budgets.
  • Experience in managing people and developing their skills - administration, mentoring and coaching.
  • Experience with middleware, ETL or EAI tools.
  • Integration, process automation. data warehouse and system/data migration.

Attributes:
  • Comfortable using technology and be able to explain it to others.
  • Solves problems creatively and efficiently
  • Quality focussed.
  • Able to manage time well and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Can manage job pressure well.
  • Detail focussed as we work with sensitive data and critical business systems.
  • Pedantically accurate.

Posted on 16 Nov 15:10, Closing date 16 Dec

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Chantelle Lawrence
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087 351 0743


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