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  • Posted: Aug 16, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Nedbank Group Limited is a bank holding company that operates as one of the four largest banking groups in South Africa. The company's shares have been listed on the JSE Limited since 1969. The group offers a wide range of wholesale and retail banking services through four main business clusters, namely Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking, Nedbank Retai...
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    Analyst Programmer/Designer II

    Job Purpose

    To translate macro design into detailed micro designs which will realise the business solution in their relevant areas of focus. Translate and communicate the required changes to the programmer community. Develop critical component parts.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Analyse, advise and where necessary create technical design relevant to their domain and/or advise across product area.

    • Provide advice across business units on technological integration opportunities.•Implement learning's from post-mortem meetings.

    • Deliver work products according to the agreed time lines and within agreed budget.

    • Liaise with impacted teams through meetings.

    • Consult with other domain players.

    • Escalate non-compliance to relevant stakeholders.

    • Provide consulting on specific technologies to Architecture.

    • Establish and maintain relationships with peers in other domains.

    • Recommend and publish technical solutions.

    • Interpret the business requirements in order to create technical specifications within own product area with an in-depth understanding of impacts across other Product areas (within project environment).

    • Ensure technological integration across applications.

    • Delivered systems, products and/or projects which contributed to improved client service.

    • See to successful signoff of the test pack on the applicable platforms.

    • Review required document(s).

    • Analyse level of impact and risk on project and stakeholders .

    • Deliver impact analysis artefact including effort estimation and time lines.

    • Assign level of impact and risk.

    • Review analysis of less complex projects.

    • Consider industry trends in technical design areas.

    • Deliver optimal solutions within the capability of the technology across multiple domains.

    • Participate in building of the current technology landscape.

    • Consult on problem solving when requested.

    • Provide guidance on the feasibility of proposed technical solutions and suggest alternatives.

    • Facilitate technical design sessions and approve component specifications across product domain areas.

    • Participate in analyst forums.

    • Attend design forums and participate in proof of concepts.

    • Advise management on the technical readiness, risk and impact of the proposed implementation to production at all levels of complexity

    • Support the achievement of the  business strategy, objectives and values by reviewing Nedbank and Business Unit Plan and ensure delivered systems, process, services and solutions are aligned.

    • Identify training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from management.

    • Ensure all personal development plan activities are completed within specified timeframe.

    • Share knowledge and industry trends with team and stakeholders during formal and informal interaction.

    • Obtain buy-in for developing new and/or enhanced processes (e.g. operational processes) that will improve the functioning of stakeholders' businesses by highlighting benefits in support of the implementation of recommendations.

    • Contribute to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goals by participate in Nedbank Culture building initiatives (e.g.. Staff Surveys etc.).

    • Participate and support corporate social responsibility initiatives for the achievement of business strategy (e.g.. Green Strategy).

    • Seek opportunities to improve business processes and systems by identifying and recommending effective ways to operate and adding value to Nedbank. 

    Key Responsibilities

    • Consultation on projects and quick wins

    • Mentoring junior team members

    • High Level Design and Detailed Design

    • Software Development

    • Full accountability of deliverables end-to-end – managing all stakeholders and impacts.

    • Set and enforce coding and design standards.

    • Code Quality reviews

    • Quality Assurance support and reviews

    • Feedback on progress to Scrum Master / project manager

    • Timesheet capture

    • Self-management of capacity and deliverables in alignment with Sprint planning / chosen methodology

    • Continuously monitor the product environment and enhance/streamline where appropriate.

    • Stand-by, Support and Maintenance of existing systems

    Essential Qualifications - NQF Level

    • Matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate

    Preferred Certifications

    • Extensive high-level design experience

    • Detail Design and mentoring to developers

    • Consultation experience – projects, business (all stakeholders)

    • Exposure to agile delivery, Scrum, Kanban and / or SAFe

    • Cloud development (Azure or AWS) an advantage

    • SOA / API

    • SOAP and Rest

    • Devops toolsets for software releases

    • JWT / Java Web Tokens

    • SSL’s

    • Swaggers / service development

    • Pricing and Billing experience

    • Banking experience

    Minimum Experience Level

    • 5+ year experience in programming of which at least 3 years design experience.

    Technical Knowledge

    • Core Java & Java EE (Medium to Advanced)

    • Spring/Spring Boot

    • Webservices AS(WAS) and SOAP & REST

    • Kafka

    • Mongo DB(preferable)

    • WebSphere

    • ORM-Hibernate

    • DB2 & Medium to Advanced SQL skills

    • JMS, MQ Queues & Topics (Preferably IBM MQ)

    • Maven

    • XML,XSD,JSON etc.

    • Acquaintance with Cloud & Containerization( Nice to have)

    Behavioural Competencies

    • Decision Making

    • Influencing

    • Innovation

    • Building partnerships

    • Compelling Communication

    • Driving for Results

    • Quality Orientation

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nedbank on to apply

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

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