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  • Posted: Sep 9, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Alexander Forbes is a leading provider of financial, risk and insurance and multi-manager investment solutions internationally. The primary operations are based in South Africa and the United Kingdom. A significant network of subsidiaries and partners ensures we provide an outstanding level of service to our customers internationally. Alexander Forbes’...
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    Senior Developer

    Alexander Forbes is looking for Senior Developer that will be required to utilise various development languages to build and maintain robust applications. You will also be responsible for ensuring that the code is efficient, follows best practices and standards and that it is well documented.

    Minimum Requirements...

    • BA degree in computer science or related field


    • 6 Years + Development experience
    • Experience using agile methodologies
    • Experience in Cloud Computing
    • Experience in team-based software development

    Job Specification...
    Key performance areas

    Accountability: Team Work

    • Provide technical expertise for project and team during design and code reviews, ensuring best technical practices are applied.
    • Follow Agile Development practises
    • Assist development team in compliance with policies and procedures

    Accountability: Software Solution Design

    • Apply Software Engineering Practices
    • Participate in Release and Iteration Planning meetings with engineers and users.
    • Assist during design of the software solution
    • Assist in physical and logical database design and be able to interpret design diagrams and documents.
    • Understand software engineering techniques such as the use of UML (Unified Modelling Language), Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF), etc.
    • Be aware of software standards applicable in the organisation. This can include standards for quality, security and compliance (SAS 70)

    Accountability: Software Solution Development

    • Be able to successfully interpret design documentation and build the software solution according to the specified requirement.
    • Develop and test technical solutions using the development tools applicable to the team he/she functions in.
    • Apply software engineering best practices gained through formal education, policies and work experience, during development of software solutions.
    • Solution Reviews
    • Provide constructive feedback for improvements after solution reviews.
    • Install and test latest Service packs and patches that apply to the environment
    • Attend to maintenance calls from business via System Administrator, within SLA, and with minimum returns and/or bugs

    Accountability: General

    • Communicate with team members or relevant stakeholders regarding technical design and implementation of the solution.
    • Be able to use team collaboration tools such as document libraries, source control and email.
    • Attend meetings to understand customer requirements, make design decisions and report on progress
    • Assist with installation of hardware environments; provide guidance regarding hardware requirements to host the software solution.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Alexander Forbes on to apply
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