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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 UI Developer

    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

    Absa’s CTO Specialized Engineering team is looking for a Front end Software Engineer for the Amber team, a strategic program involved in Enterprise Wide Content Management and Archiving.

    We are looking for an enthusiastic developer eager to be determined as a Front end Developer.

    About The Amber project:

    The AMBER team is a strategic team within Absa whose primary focus is to provide Cloud Content Management and Archiving solutions for the organization using the AWS platform. The team resides between two geographical locations i.e., Prague (Czech Republic) Slovakia (Europe) and South Africa (Johannesburg / Cape Town). Absa’s overall Cost Saving strategy is the primary driver for the success of this team. The focus of the Cloud Storage and Archiving solutions helps various departments with huge cost savings by storing data at much lower costs, save further on Licensing, Maintenance, Upgrading and Resource costs.

    The team is very dynamic as each individual is highly skilled in his or her respective fields and this helps promote learning and knowledge sharing. The team members also hail from various countries in different continents, which adds to the dynamism. There are many opportunities to develop one’s self and grow your personal experience, providing each individual with the accountability to own their development.

    Do you want to get an experience of what is it about to process and maintain petabytes of data?

    You always wanted to jump to the Big Data world but don’t know where to start?

    It is a great opportunity to gain experience working with a huge amount of data, maybe just without extensive analytics. We collaborate with the Absa Big Data Engineering team.

    Do you have what it takes?

    Key critical skills required:

    • University degree (or in final years of study for part-time), preferably in a numerate subject (i.e. Computer Science, Math etc.).

    • 5 - 8 years software development experience

    • Hands-on software development skills

    • Good general computer science knowledge. E.g. OO programming, data structures, threading, design patterns and computational complexity.

    • Front end developer, experience in modern JS frameworks - Angular 4+

    • Experience with Component libraries - PrimeNG or Material

    • CSS/SCSS experience

    • REST with C# backend

    • Javascript

    • Develop new software components using modern tools and agile practices.

    • Survey and research new technologies and approaches in AWS cloud platform, Big Data processing.

    • Work with stakeholders and colleagues in other regions and collaborate on initiatives.

    Beneficial experience:

    • DevOps, CI/CD, AWS

    • React/Vue/Next

    • TeamCity, Terraform

    • UI/UX knowledge

    Competencies required:

    • Strong communication skills

    • High learning agility

    • Flexible and creative problem solver with a positive enthusiastic outlook

    • Ability to work in a fast pace environment

    • Independent self-starter that is curious and with the aptitude to solve, find solutions, learn and upskill

    • Self-managed, take full accountability for deliverables


    Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Physical, Mathematical, Computer and Life Sciences (Required)

    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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