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  • Posted: Nov 4, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Absa Group Limited (Absa) has forged a new way of getting things done, driven by bravery and passion, with the readiness to realise the possibilities on our continent and beyond.
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    Specialist .Net Product Engineer

    Job Summary

    Apply critical thinking & problem solving skills to contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle & quickly produce well-organised, optimized, and documented source code to deliver high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications.

    Job Description

    Africa Technology CIB provides technology support to the organisation's corporate and investment banking sectors.  Activities are grouped into three areas, namely Markets, Corporate and Investment Banking. The Prime Services IT team is responsible for development, enhancement and maintenance of all Post Trade vendor and bespoke application suites that fall within the Markets business area.

    Prime Service IT is at the point where it needs to expand on its resourcing due to a number of systems it currently support. Hiring would thus give Prime Service IT team the ability to contribute meaningfully within CIB and moreover and more value to Prime Service business.

    As a .Net Developer / Product Engineer will you be required to:

    • Translate, design, build bespoke applications given a set of requirements

    • Assist business during QA testing, resolving bugs and issues as their being discovered

    • Collaborate with IT/Business for any technical assistance required

    • Diagnose production issues and provide assistance to production support staff (2nd level support)

    • Participate in agile methodologies and practices as agreed within the team

    • Complete any technical documentation impacting the work done

    • Determine the most effective and efficient software design to meet the specifications

    • Ensure work done adheres to quality guidelines and standards for all activities (e.g. naming conventions, code comments) as agreed in the team

    • Assist (Project Coordinator / Team) with performing the required estimations inline to the work identified

    • Participate in software release and post-release activities

    • Ensures that all the produced artifacts are versioned correctly

    • Identify issues within the current bespoke products and suggest improvements

    • Help maintain code quality, organization and automation

    • Provide technical guidance as needed by the team

    • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior developers


    Education and Experience Required

    • Tertiary qualification would be highly advantageous

    • Min 5 years’ experience using .NET technology stack such as (Web API, MVC, .NET4.5, .NET Core, WCF, Unity) Comment fyi only: this line to be posted for AVP – remove the below

    • Must have a good grasp of design principles (Solid, GOF Patterns and etc)

    • Familiarity with various design and architectural patterns

    • Familiarity with standard SDLC process and Agile/Scrum Methodology

    • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests

    • Familiarity with versioning control tools {{such as Git, TFS and etc}}

    • Must be able to design, develop, troubleshoot, and debug systems and their various integration points

    • Good knowledge in writing SQL scripts, stored procedures and database design

    • Familiarity with Microsoft SQL Server 2008/12/14

    • Knowledge of Azure DevOps is a plus

    • Knowledge of SSIS development a plus

    • Exposure to Non-Microsoft DB technologies a plus (PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, Hadoop, etc.)

    Knowledge & Skills:

    • Results orientation

    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills

    • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

    • Analyzing (Proficient in)

    • Presenting & Communicating Information (Familiar with)

    • Learning & Research (Familiar with)

    • Creating & innovating (Familiar with)

    • Deciding & Initiating action (Familiar with)

    • Working with people (Proficient in)


    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 Group Limited (Absa) on to apply

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

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