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  • Posted: Nov 19, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Santam Limited is the largest short-term insurer in South Africa, with a market share in excess of 22%, providing short-term insurance products through broker networks and direct sales channels. The company was established in 1918 and offers personal, commercial, and corporate insurance solutions. Santam is a subsidiary of Sanlam Limited and has been listed ...
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    Developer

    What will you do?

    • The Core Insurance Platform team in Santam BITS (Business Information Technology Services) is looking for a Developer, who will be based in Bellville.

    JOB DESCRIPTION
    The incumbent will be responsible for development, testing, maintaining and supporting software that meets business requirements on the Policy Administration System. 

     

    PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES

    •  Adheres to defined software development lifecycles and best practice (including code standards, code reviews, source control, etc.)
    •  Configure and develop screens and applications that meet business requirements (UI’s, business logic, rules, process flow, etc.)
    •  Build integration / web services
    •  Create XML payloads for integration between systems
    •  Create test data and unit tests to ensure developed software works according to business requirement, design and specification
    •  Considers non-functional requirements during software development (eg. performance, load, response, etc.)
    •  Prepare and produce releases of software components
    •  Support and maintain developed applications and services

     

    Generic Functions

    •  Contributes and collaborates with team members across the SDLC from business analysis, design, development and testing in Agile / self-managed team environment
    •  Identification of potential risks / issues and give input into risk plan
    •  Provide support to other members of the Development Team and members of the Project Management team as required

     

    Quality Assurance

    •  Unit and functional testing of developed software to ensure it meets quality standards
    •  Participate in code reviews and technical issue resolution meetings
    •  Relevant Tertiary IT qualification and/or qualification through experience
    •  Minimum of 3 years’ IT development experience across the systems development lifecycle

     Solid experience in :

    •  Java 8, J2EE
    •  XML
    •  Object oriented development
    •  Web application development
    •  Web services
    •  Experience or at least familiarity with SQL

    What will make you successful in this role?
     

    QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

    •  Relevant Tertiary IT qualification and/or qualification through experience
    •  Minimum of 3 years’ IT development experience across the systems development lifecycle
    •  Solid experience in :
    •  Java 8, J2EE
    •  XML
    •  Object oriented development
    •  Web application development
    •  Web services
    •  Experience or at least familiarity with SQL

     

    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

    •  Knowledge of SOLID principles / Design Patterns and their use
    •  Working knowledge of the Atlassian Suite of products (e.g. Bamboo, JIRA, Confluence) would be advantageous
    •  Knowledge of Agile methods, e.g. Kanban, SCRUM
    •  Knowledge of Groovy advantageous
    •  Knowledge of the short term insurance industry is advantageous
    •  Working effectively as a team member sharing responsibility, providing support and maintaining communication
    •  Identifying, resolving or escalating risks, issues, dependencies, etc.
    •  Must be able to work in a highly pressurised and dynamic environment
    •  Investigation and analysis of information
    •  Able to accept accountability for actions and decisions

    Qualification and Experience

    • Degree or Diploma with 3 to 5 years related experience
    • Knowledge and Skills
    • IT Data Analysis
    • Project Oversight
    • Reporting and Administration
    • Quality, Compliance and Accreditation
    • Business Requirements Definition
    • Technologies

    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.

    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

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Santam Insurance on careers.sanlamcloud.co.za to apply

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

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