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  • Posted: Sep 2, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Absa Bank Limited (Absa) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited. Absa offers personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance. Barclays Africa Group Limited is 62.3% owned by Barclays Bank PLC and is listed on the JSE Limited. The Group is one of A...
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    Product Engineer

    Job Summary

    Support high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade application design & development in agile teams by producing, testing, documenting & reviewing source code.
    Job Description



    • Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle
    • Interpret analysis, problem definition & business requirements to identify solution requirements (e.g. features)
    • Produce well-organised and documented source code for  technical solutions
    • Apply technical organisation principles of self-service, repeatability, testability, scalability & resilience in code development
    • Apply general design patterns and paradigms to deliver technical solutions
    • Debug existing source code and polish feature sets.
    • Work with integrated teams and other developers to improve and evolve technical products and services
    • Study & apply Group Architecture & Infrastructure guidelines to all development work
    • Support reviews, performance monitoring & ongoing optimization and maintenance on applications
    • Stay ahead of the curve on emerging technologies and development practices and continuously evolve existing knowledge & skill in preparation for exposure to Automation, Integration, Messaging, CI/CD etc.
    • Update, create and appropriately store application documentation & technical specifications

    Risk & Governance

    Participate in incident management & DR activity – applying critical thinking, problem solving & technical expertise to get to the bottom of major incidents
    Education and experience required

    • 0-2 years + experience - AWS, Azure & Google Cloud Platform
    • Relevant B-Degree in Computer Science preferred but not essential if minimum requirements of experience & practical application in the following is evident:
    • Core Language Features
    • Basic Server Infrastructure Understanding
    • Design Patterns
    • Excellent understanding of specific coding / scripting languages e.g. Java, C#
    • Solid understanding of Object Oriented Design and ability to properly apply general design patterns and paradigms
    • Some understanding of frameworks and libraries like JavaScript, jQuery, TypeScript, HTML, CSS
    • Some experience / understanding with appropriate unit testing framework(s)
    • Affinity for debugging and problem-solving.
    • Familiar with scripting languages like Bash and/or Python


    • Bachelor's Degree: Information Technology

    Absa Bank Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the Bank.

    Absa Bank Limited reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Absa on to apply

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

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