Analyst Developer (Belville) X2

Location: Belville, CPT, South Africa
Date Posted: 09-03-2018
Our Client is a South African based financial services group listed on the South African stock exchange, the JSE. The group operates in the market through multiple client-facing brands including insurance and investment brands Metropolitan and Momentum, South Africa’s number one cell captive insurer Guardrisk and wellness & rewards programme Multiply. Our Client operates in 14 countries, 12 in the African continent, United Kingdom, and India through a direct presence, strategic partnerships and joint ventures.

Introduction The above-mentioned position is currently available 
 The position is a 1 year contract. 

What you're going to do
Rapidly assimilating system technicalities and functionality, so as to make an effective contribution to maintenance and development;
 Analysing environment/user problems to assist with keeping the environment stable;
 Studying the technical or program specifications to gain an in-depth understanding of the applications;
 Designing the program logic to meet the functional requirements as specified and deciding on the best coding techniques to ensure optimum program performance;
 Creating computer programs to make the computer perform the operations detailed in the specifications, whilst adhering to existing programming standards;
 Creating program documentation;
 Integrating the developed programs with other programs to form deliverable functions
 Testing and debugging each program thoroughly in accordance with a test plan for the system.
 Arranging for integrated testing of programs;
 Actively assisting with the development of effective team cultures;
 Analysis of system problems and minor system changes
 Other tasks as directed from time to time.

 A relevant B-degree/diploma in Information Technology or National Diploma in IT or Data Metrics
 Minimum of eight years relevant IT experience;
  Expertise in one or more of the relevant programming languages (Java, C#, .Net, C, C++, Delphi).
 Preference will be given to candidates who have strong Java and C# experience.
  Expertise in some or all of the environments we work in, viz Window, Microsoft's.Net Framework, Weblogic, JDK, UDB, ASP.NET, XML, XSD, SOA, SQL Server
 Proven track record in rapidly assimilating systems knowledge, and becoming productive in a new environment quickly.
 Must have knowledge of technical architecture and design patterns.
  Background in life insurance new business would be a recommendation
 Ability to work in a team environment
 Be able to work accurately under pressure
  Strong problem-solving capability
 Self motivated with initiative and ability to work without supervision
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