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  • Posted: Oct 14, 2020
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    Wealth Management Industry-leading business solutions built to address the needs of financial sector clients. EquiSoft has the leading investment planning tools,chief among them is the WealthElements suite of software. The elements include the Asset Allocation Analyst software, and best in class simple financial planning, insurance, and education calculators...
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    Technical Specialist


    The Technical Specialist, reports to Manager, Functional Development and works closely with our Cape Town team. We are looking to build a team of experienced developers with good knowledge in the fields of systems integration and software development. The candidates we are looking for are creative and problem-oriented, able to develop complex solutions and challenge their fellow architects and developers. If that's you, please send us your resume!


    • Support development by working directly with the team leader and architects
    • Support the integration aspects of implementing web services, services-oriented architecture solutions (SOA) or event-driven architecture solutions (EDA)
    • Develop integration between applications and microservices, Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) and legacy applications
    • Contribute to Data mapping and transformation tasks using XML technologies and tools
    • Develop integration modules and web services using Java programming language
    • Communicate with business users (business analysts and EMS) to refine business needs
    • Work jointly with and the client's SOA architects and system integrators
    • Participate in the analysis and design phases of the solution
    • Optimize the performance of applications and databases (execution plans, indexes, partitioning, etc.)
    • Produce and maintain technical documentation


    • Degree/ Diploma/ NQF 6 in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent combined to at least 5 years of hands-on experience
    • At least 5 years of experience in software design, application development and systems integration
    • Knowledge of cloud technologies is a major asset
    • Experience with enterprise architecture and SOA
    • Experience in Java programming and system development life cycle methodology.
    • Experience in information/data analysis and data modelling
    • Experience with XML technologies and standards (XLS, XPath, DTD, XSD, etc.).
    • Experience with Java Application Servers: WebLogic & Tomcat
    • Knowledge of the financial sector and insurance is an asset
    • Strong understanding of continuous integration
    • Solid experience in Java programming and web services development (REST, SOAP, Spring Boot, Swagger)
    • Strong understanding of relational databases and hands-on experience with MS SQL Server and Oracle Database
    • Strong knowledge of the SQL programming language
    • Strong sense of development standards and best practices such as automated testing and code reviews
    • English fluency


    • Experience with WebSphere
    • Knowledge of ACORD standard
    • French fluency is an asset.
    • ETL tools (Informatica, ODI, etc.)


    • Java, JDK 8, Spring
    • Web services: REST, SOAP, Swagger
    • Application servers: Oracle WebLogic, Tomcat, IBM, WebSphere
    • Middleware / ESB: Oracle ESB, Oracle BPM, WebSphere ESB
    • Databases: Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle DB, IBM DB2
    • Operating systems: Windows Server, Oracle / Red Hat Linux, Solaris
    • Microservices and containerization.: Docker, Docker Swarm and Kubernetes; Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
    • Cloud: MS Azure, Oracle Cloud, Amazon AWS
    • GIT, JIRA, Confluence & Slack


    • Competitive compensation package
    • Comprehensive employee package
    • Career Development
    • Flexible hours and collaborative work spaces
    • Possibility of international assignments

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    Interested and qualified? Go to EquiSoft on to apply

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