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  • Posted: May 20, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Imagine a world where people live healthier, more enhanced and protected lives… A world in which each organisation is a powerful influencer and responsible corporate citizen, committed to being a force for social good. As a leading innovator in healthcare, wellness, insurance, investments, financial and life planning, Discovery works ceaselessly to...
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    Oracle Developer

    To develop and implement appropriate and efficient Discovery Life Systems according to defined specifications, standards and procedures, using various tools and languages, specifically but not limited to Oracle PL/SQL, and within the architectural standards and guidelines as established within Discovery to obtain optimal systems performance.

    Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to

    • Develop and Maintain systems according to specifications
    • Design and document modules assigned, with design review and assistance to be provided by systems analyst and architects
    • Participate in workshops to determine overall functional design
    • Generate Reports from data
    • Develop in a structured environment using version control
    • Support existing systems by investigating, identifying and rectifying problems
    • Perform test, debug and quality assurance on programmed code
    • Ensure that unit testing is conducted successfully accordingly to the functional specification document, user requirements and test pack
    • Use the specific coding standards agreed on
    • Log time spent on tasks according to time keeping policy
    • Recognise unique demands of IT of non-conventional working hours (standby & additional hours where required)
    • Meet deadlines as agreed
    • Provide regular status reports
    • Attend all technical, user and team meetings
    • Communicate clearly and guard all business and systems relationships in a professional way

    Personal Attributes And Skills

    • Able to work under pressure
    • A team player that can work alone when required
    • Able to multitask
    • Largely work without supervision
    • Able to work in conditions of change; flexible and open to learn new languages and architecture
    • Recognise unique demands of IT of non-conventional working hours (e.g. standby & additional hours where required)
    • Attitude of “owning” a problem or task

    Education And Experience

    • Tertiary education, preferably B.Comm (IS) or B.Sc (Computer Science) would be an advantage
    • Applicable Oracle courses would be advantageous
    • Must have a minimum of 6+ years Systems Development experience
    • Must have a minimum of 6+ years Product (Oracle PL/SQL) specific experience
    • Must have XML experience (generate XML through PL/SQL procs)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Discovery Limited on careers.discovery.co.za to apply

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

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