Senior Systems Developer

Senior Systems Developer

Job Title: Senior Systems Developer
Location: Western Cape
Salary: 540000.00
Reference: JN -072017-9017
Job Published: October 11, 2017 11:54

Job Description

Job description

Passionate / Optimistic / Informed / Uncomplicated

Main Purpose

To enable and add value to the business by recommending appropriate technical solutions to business problems, through analysis, design development and integration of technical solutions that are efficient, reliable and cost effective application systems that meet the needs of the business.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Provide value to the business by providing appropriate input regarding ‘best use’ of technology

  • Ensure delivery of application solutions meets the needs of the business, ensuring the agility and flexibility of solutions to cater for future business demands

  • Effectively manage the design (technical specs), building, manageability and sustainability of ‘in-house’ applications (SDLC, change control, capacity and performance planning etc.)

  • Effectively manage the integration, manageability and sustainability of hosted or procured system applications

  • Apply governance and compliance principles to protect the interest of the business e.g. management of risks, internal controls, security management, etc.

  • Ensure effective 3-month planning for own area of responsibility- ensuring the alignment to the business strategies and the 1- year IT plan

  • Work with colleagues as a ‘technical thinking partner’/ peer mentor


Key Competencies:

  • Business Acumen

  • Coaching and learning facilitation skills

  • Ability to inspire and ignite optimistic, positive energy

  • Ability to think and act systematically and strategically

  • Capacity to collaborate, integrate and facilitate teamwork

  • Self-monitoring, personal management and self-discipline

  • Learning agility and adaptability

  • Sense of personal accountability and internal locus of control

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and within a team

  • Continuous Relationships Building

  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively within area of accountability

  • Solution-orientated

  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team across all IT disciplines

  • Ability to research/problem solve technical problems through appropriate use of available resources

  • Ability to ensure optimal efficiency of the solution by proactively seeking opportunities to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the solution


Minimum Requirements:

  • A relevant tertiary IT degree/diploma or equivalent

  • 5+ years’ experience with Microsoft Communication Foundation (MCF)

  • 5+ years’ experience with .NET (C#)

  • 5+ years’ experience with TSQL (stored procedures etc.)

  • Experience with SSIS - advantageous

  • Experience with K2 Workflow - advantageous

  • Experience in the following languages: - advantageous

  • Experience in SSRS - advantageous

  • Experience with MS SharePoint - advantageous

  • Experience in using Agile Methodology - beneficial

  • Exposure to System Architecture & Technical Design

  • Experience in working with complex teams/environment, i.e. Multi-tier solutions (in-house and external partners)

  • Expert knowledge of systems development processes (methodologies, SDLC, development and testing techniques)

  • Expert knowledge and understanding of the IT industry, especially in relation to application development

  • Working knowledge of the financial services industry with experience in a retail sector - advantageous

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