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  • Posted: Sep 2, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Since our establishment in 1918, Sanlam has been a prominent part of the South African business landscape. We have always held a long-term view of how business adapts to the demands of the environment in which it operates. Today, in a dynamic world, we see an evolving set of social, economic, political and environmental imperatives that require our skilful ...
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    Analyst Developer

    What will you do?

    • Analysis of change requests received.

    • Provide recommendations and cost / man-day estimates for implementing changes.

    • Design prototypes for change requests.

    • Design Web Interfaces (graphic design) if applicable.

    • Maintain existing programmes according to change requests.

    • Produce appropriate software programs that satisfy the specifications.

    • Test own programs / artefacts to ensure correctness.

    • Test Interfaces to other systems.

    • Debugging of programs.

    • Provide test information to Testers.

    • Implement changes into the Production environment.

    • Document changes implemented and programs.

    • Updates of data model documentation.

    • Problem solving, root cause analysis and user assistance (functional).

    • Technical support / assistance to others on own programs / systems.

    • Provision of user guides / training material.

    • Provide hands-on training for own system.

    • Provide standby / support (if and when applicable).

    • Correct errors / bugs in production.

    What will make you successful in this role?



    • Relevant IT Qualifications (degree or diploma) 

    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience within application development 



    • Proven record of exceptional work performance

    • Experience with Agile methodologies will be a strong recommendation


    • Understanding of the SDLC Methodology 

    • Understanding of Microsoft C# in the context of the Microsoft.NET framework

    • Basic understanding of UML (Class, Activity, Entity Relation Diagrams, etc.)

    • Understanding of OO concepts, design principles and patterns

    • Good knowledge of the following technologies will be a strong recommendation:

    •    .NET C#, ASP.NET/CORE
    •    MVC, WCF/SOAP, LinQ
    •    HTML, CSS, XML
    •    JavaScript/ Ajax, JQuery, Json
    •    SOA
    •    SQL and /or Express
    •    Angular 2 and above

    • Understand XML, XSD, HTTP and SOAP protocols

    • Knowledge of Persistence frameworks (EF would be beneficial)

    • Basic understanding of Microsoft Patterns and Practices

    • Problem Analysis and Problem Solving Techniques

    • Impact Analysis Techniques

    • Documentation Frameworks, Tools and Standards

    • Coaching / Mentoring Techniques

    • Understanding of Domain Driven Design concepts

    • Understanding Planning ,Software design 

    • Software Quality and metric

    • High level understanding of Enterprise Test Methodology

    • SOLID Principles

    • Sound knowledge of the Financial Services industry will be a strong recommendation

    • Kentico CMS (would be beneficial)


    • Strong analytical & numerical ability

    • Problem solving skills

    • Conceptual thinker

    • Good communication, people interaction / interpersonal  skills

    • Action / results orientation

    • Quality Assurance orientation

    • Knowledge seeking / Continuous learning 

    • Building and Maintaining relationships

    • Adaptability

    • Strong team work orientation



    Core Competencies

    • Cultivates innovation - Contributing through others
    • Customer focus - Contributing through others
    • Drives results - Contributing through others
    • Collaborates - Contributing through others
    • Being resilient - Contributing through others

    Personal Attributes

    • Organisational savvy - Contributing through others
    • Manages complexity - Contributing through others
    • Plans and aligns - Contributing through others
    • Optimises work processes - Contributing through others

    Build a successful career with us

    We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future – your career, your personal development and of achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping  our employees to realise their worth. Through its four business clusters – Sanlam Life and Savings, Sanlam Investment Group, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Santam, as well as MiWay and the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.

    Turnaround time

    • The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers. 

    Closing date: 10 September 2021

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Sanlam on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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