South Africa

Senior RPG Developer (CPT/JHB/KZN)

Company Telesure Investment Holdings
Reference # JA8522-12/05/2021
Published 10/09/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
The Senior RPG Developer contributes to the organisational goals through managed ownership and development and/or design of solutions architecture frameworks/roadmaps, enhances operational productivity through guidance/training, owning the governance and standards, making sure Operational delivery streams deliver responsive and cost effective solutions that enables business’s needs.

Responsible for complete solutions design, analysis and facilitate implementation roadmaps in conjunction with relevant internal stakeholders in order to ensure seamless delivery
On a continuous basis conduct a risk / impact analysis on current or proposed technologies and capabilities to mitigate risk and ensure stability and continuity
To proactively work alongside TTS Internal and / or Business stakeholders in order to identify technology solutions and capabilities which meet and improve operational and business requirements
To ensure efficient documentation and governance of architecture landscape
To ensure effective handover and understanding of designs and frameworks to project delivery and production support operations on an on-going basis
To proactively research and identify relevant technology and system design patterns to optimally address enterprise requirements and ensure continuous improvement
Provide specialised support and guidance to relevant internal stakeholders on system(s) and / or processes during change design and planning and acts as a subject matter experts that supports operational team
Drives short & long term architecture strategy and roadmaps for the overall IT project portfolio for key segments and solution domains (short term insurance, life insurance and insurance related products)
Participates in proof of concepts to assist in defining technology direction and enabling business and IT strategy
Communicates and validates program architecture with infrastructure team, software development team, project management team, and IT management team to ensure effective participation in the project management lifecycle
Establish successful working relationships with all relevant internal and external stakeholders
Close collaboration with IT Senior management
Deliver the Telesure Service Way through personal effort and through others
Deliver on Treating Customers Fairly principles in alignment with regulatory requirements
Own and drive the process of impact assessments for all and any change requests and or new projects
Work closely with the head of IT Security to ensure alignment of Infrastructure, applications, capabilities and IT Security
To support the operational teams with the planning of new Infrastructure initiatives on an on-going basis which will include IT Infrastructure architectural planning, design and rollout
To work alongside the TTS Project Management team to assist with the build and the deployment of Infrastructure according to the design on an on-going basis
To proactively work alongside the TTS Monitoring team and identify whether the deployed Infrastructure operates and meets with the original design parameters once implemented and address any possibly capacity constraints thereafter on an on-going basis
Job Functions Information Technology
Industries Insurance

Essential Competency Requirements

Applying Expertise and Technology:
Applying specialist and detailed technical expertise
Uses technology to achieve work objectives
Develops job knowledge and expertise (theoretical and practical) through continual professional development
Demonstrates an understanding of different Telesure departments and functions.


•Recognized degree / diploma / certification
•Grade 12 (Standard 10) with University Entrance (NQF4)

•Certification in a IT industry standard framework like TOGAF, ITIL
•Project management certification (PMBOK / Prince2)


•5+ years’ experience in a production IT environment managing enterprise IT infrastructure, hardware, hosting service and network areas.
•2 years exposure to application development principles and support
•2 years exposure to ITIL disciplines
•2 year exposure to IT security disciplines
•Ability to write architectural design documents or review design documents provided by others.
•Knowledge and understanding of industry trends and new technologies and ability to apply trends to architectural needs.

•If the above mentioned was within the Financial Services Industry

Knowledge of:
•ITIL disciplines (incident, change, capacity, demand, business continuity management etc)
•Understanding and knowledge of the alignment of IT and Business processes, goals and objectives
•Strong ability to communicate well in English orally and in writing.
•Ability to operate in a fast-paced, evolving environment and appropriately prioritize tasks, and keep abreast of the latest technology

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.

Applicants who have not received any correspondence from us within two weeks from the closing date can consider themselves unsuccessful.
Job Closing Date 31/12/2021
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