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Senior Developer

Company Telesure Investment Holdings (TIH)
Reference # SD#12/01/21
Published 12/01/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Dainfern, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions.
Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team. May supervise computer programmers.
Job Functions Data Analysis,Data Management,Finance,Software Development,Software Testing,Systems Analyst
Industries ICT - Information & Communications Technology,Insurance,Software Development
Specification
Application Software Development
Develop the most complex existing and new applications by analyzing and identifying areas for modification and improvement. Develop new applications to meet customer requirements.

Improvement / Innovation
Identify shortcomings in existing business practices, then suggest and implement improvements while developing and delivering projects or a work stream within the organization's change management program. Involves working with guidance from senior colleagues.

Applications Software Maintenance
Monitor, identify, and correct more complex software defects to maintain fully functioning applications software.

Testing IT Performance
Perform website/applications software tests and respond to call log process to monitor, diagnose, and correct performance issues.

Information Security
Implement and provide input on the design of required security measures such as data leaks, message encryption, monitoring performance to notify security experts of any problems.

Personal Capability Building
Develop own capabilities by participating in assessment and development planning activities as well as formal and informal training and coaching; gain or maintain external professional accreditation where relevant to improve performance and fulfill personal potential. Maintain an in-depth understanding of technology, external regulation, and industry best practices through ongoing education, attending conferences, and reading specialist media. Continue to learn new languages/technologies.

Organizational Capability Building
Provide coaching to team members to develop their skills.

Operational Compliance
Identify, within the team, instances of non-compliance with the organization's policies and procedures and/or relevant regulatory codes and codes of conduct, reporting these and escalating issues as appropriate.

Application Software Roadmap
Contribute to and maintain road map to facilitate application software development and ensure the development work is prioritized in line with business requirements.

Customer Service
Provide a quality service to customers while identifying opportunities to secure new business or support retention. Responsibilities may include processing cases, dealing with complex queries and investigating and resolving customer problems.
Requirements
General Education
A recognized software development certification/degree/diploma (Essential)

General Experience
4 or more years experience using relevant programming languages or technologies (Essential)
Previous experience in a financial services environment (Advantageous)

*SAQA Accredited Equivalent -It is the onus of the applicant to provide TIH and its subsidiaries with certified evidence that their qualification(s) meet the equivalent NQF level required for this role at time of application.

#Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) competency requirements: FAIS recognized qualifications / Regulatory Examinations / Class of Business Certification and / or CPD according to your DOFA (where applicable) -As a registered Financial Service Provider, we are mandated to ensure that all our representatives are and remain fit and proper at all times. By applying for this role, you consent to having your relevant qualification and or accreditation or confirm that you are working towards meeting the competency requirements. You further consent to the relevant information being verified.

Employment Equity
The Company's approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply. TIH is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates and values diversity & inclusion.
Job Closing Date 31/01/2021
   
   
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