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  • Posted: Aug 24, 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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    Intermediate PHP Developer

    What will you do?

    We're looking for a talented, passionate Intermediate PHP Developer to work on MiWay’s ever-growing technology-stack and applications. The ideal candidate will be responsible for planning and developing world-class solutions within a cross-functional team. We're looking for a developer to contribute towards sustainable, intuitive and functional solutions that meet business needs. The candidate will have an impact on the technical direction of our applications and shape the success of the customer experience.  

    Our department’s purpose is to deploy working software, that adds business value, daily. In order to achieve this, we require team members to be open and comfortable with active participation in reviewing code and standards, supporting production to maintain its stability and have a good problem-solving approach to understand and solve a wide range of issues. We are all professionals sharing the same purpose so we should not intend offence or take offence when communicating, especially when handling constructive criticism from one another. We hold each other accountable so we can support and grow each other.

    What will make you successful in this role?

    • 5+ years of working experience as a software developer

    • Last previous years of working experience should be as a PHP developer

    • At least 1-year working experience in implementing solution using PHP 7.3.x or higher

    • Working experience with JavaScript, VueJs, React, or Angular

    • Working experience with Symfony 3+ or other MVC orientated frameworks

    • Working experience using Git for code versioning and code reviews in tools like Bitbucket or GitHub

    • Good understanding of software development design patterns

    Deliverables include, but will not be limited to

    • Plan, design & develop solutions within a team 

    • Conduct or assist with code quality reviews of solutions 

    • Conduct or assist with troubleshooting and debugging of developed solutions in development and production environments

    • Attend and provide input in team and stakeholder meetings relating to technical and architecture requirements 

    • Conduct internal knowledge sharing sessions on developed solutions and best practises 

    • Contribute towards well documented, quality, tested and reusable code, ensuring development is followed through to completion that is in accordance with team standards and the solution specification

    Competencies Required

    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

    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. 

    Deadline to apply is 8 September 2021

    Our commitment to transformation

    • At MiWay we believe in cultivating a positive and dynamic working environment that gives you freedom and opportunity to succeed. MiWay is committed to transformation and embracing diversity. This is what drives us to achieve a multicultural workplace with employment equity as a key goal to create an inclusive workforce, reflective of the demographics of our society.

    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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