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  • Posted: Aug 18, 2020
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    Imagine a world where people live healthier, more enhanced and protected lives… A world in which each organisation is a powerful influencer and responsible corporate citizen, committed to being a force for social good. As a leading innovator in healthcare, wellness, insurance, investments, financial and life planning, Discovery works ceaselessly to...
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    Java Developer (Senior) - Health Systems

     

    Key Purpose
    Work closely with a passionate development team to design, develop and maintain Java based solutions for a dynamic, multi-national company that sets the benchmark in its industry. The DHS Acquisition & Billing and Admin Dev team translates the customer requirements into executable code without errors; finding effective software solutions to technical issues. The role of the Java Developer (Senior) is to provide the most effective solutions and designs to ensure the application performs the functions as required by business releasing source code with zero defects. The role also extends to the coaching and development of other Developers during the code review process to understand and apply the DHS coding standards.

    Areas Of Responsibility May Include But Not Limited To
    The successful candidate will be required to perform but not limited to the following key outputs in respect of the Enterprise Architecture portfolio:

    • Implement the technical specification using the relevant development language
    • Produce source code by applying the DHS technical standards and referencing systems exposed
    • Develop, test, and maintain high quality application software
    • Analyse, maintain and enhance existing application and troubleshoot issues.
    • Assist with the production of technical specifications and designs
    • Promote new technologies and share knowledge within the team.
    • Recommend improvements to development processes, contribute to implementation plans, and assist in rollout
    • Perform code reviews.
    • Consulting with the BA and Architect teams on technical issues encountered
    • Document logic and comments inside code
    • Documentation of database structure, rule changes and updating configuration files
    • Conduct unit testing, review error logs as well as review and correct defects found
    • Participate in the process of reviewing code for consistent application of standards, logic and effective use of libraries as well as reusable aspects of the application
    • Coaching and team collaboration with other Developers to instill an understanding and application of the DHS coding standards
    • Perform defect root cause analysis by responding to the Incidents team, logging issues appropriately and conducting preliminary analysis
    • Integrate with internal legacy systems and 3rd party of the shelf systems and ensure the end to end solution is effective
    • Performance testing
    • Implement the security standards based on the DHS policies



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    Competencies

    The successful candidate must demonstrate the following competencies

    • Self-starter who takes ownership, is accountable, and is able to work with minimal supervision.
    • Passionate about technology and development.
    • Results oriented with the ability to work under pressure and juggle multiple concurrent projects with changing priorities and deadlines
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Able to deal with complexity and migrate between detailed and high level requirements.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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    Education And Experience

    • Exposure to both Agile and Waterfall methodologies
    • Minimum IT degree level education (BCom or BSc in information systems or computer science)
    • Matric with English and Mathematics
    • Minimum of 6+ years’ Java experience systems development experience.
    • Experience with XML/XSD/JAXB and Web Services
    • Experience in Spring, Hibernate, Spring Cloud, Spring boot, JPA, Jenkins, Maven
    • Strong experience in SOAP, REST, JSON and KAFKA
    • Strong documentation skills in technical and architecture specifications
    • Process knowledge of SDLC, Unit testing, database structure design, technical change control
    • Unit testing and mocking frameworks.
    • Experience with industry standard Application Servers (preferably WebLogic).
    • Knowledge of OO design principles and development patterns
    • Experience using formal modelling notation (UML, BPMN,
    • DMN, CMN, ArchiMate etc) and modelling tools (Enterprise Architect, Visual Paradigm etc.)
    • Experience in DevOps tooling like Atlassian Suite,
    • DevOps, automation, CI/CD, Bamboo, Bitbucket, Ansible.
    • Exposure to Agile methodology
    • Presentation layer development (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, Angular, NGXS, Nebular, Nrwl).
    • Beneficial experience working with containers (Docker, Kubernetes)
    • Beneficial experience in Angular 6+, JavaScript, Bootstrap
    • Beneficial experience in Security (SAML, OAuth2, JWT, encryption

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    Big Data Developer

    Key Purpose

    To join our Big Data team with the responsibility of developing frameworks for the automation of batch and streaming data ingest and the productionising Big Data applications based on the models developed by our Data Scientists.

    Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to

    • Assist in the development of solutions for the ingestion of data into the Big Data environment. This includes the transformation of data using XSLT and code based techniques
    • Assist in developing framework(s) for running solutions (on predefined schedule) in production. These solutions could be models, extracts of data, updates to OLTP DBs etc.
    • Be involved in each project to provide any project specific tailoring in order to ensure that at the end of the project the solution is ready to run in production.
    • Develop real time decision support systems within the Big Data environment which interface with other operational production system. These should primarily be real-time stream based.

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    Enhancing Skills

    • Focused knowledge of and interest in Big Data
    • In-depth Python knowledge
    • Scala knowledge – highly advantageous
    • Knowledge of the Hadoop ecosystem

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    Processes
    Personal Attributes and Skills

    • Agile and Waterfall methodologies

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    Technical Skills

    • Python experience (extensive)
    • Java (some)
    • Scala (some)
    • Pip, Maven + CI
    • ORM/Hibernate/JPA experience,
    • ELK Stack
    • Kafka, JMS, Tibco EMS experience
    • Oracle and PL/SQL knowledge
    • Presentation layer development (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Angular)
    • Experience using formal modelling languages (UML, ArchiMate etc) and modelling tools (Enterprise Architect, Visual Paradigm etc.)
    • Exposure to Agile principles and methodologies, including Continuous Integration and Test Driven Development
    • Technical Lead experience

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    Behavioural Skills

    • Self-starter who takes ownership, is accountable, and is able to work with minimal supervision.
    • Passionate about technology and development.
    • Results oriented with the ability to work under pressure and juggle multiple concurrent projects with changing priorities and deadlines
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Able to deal with complexity and migrate between detailed and high level requirements.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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    Education
    Education and Experience

    • Matric/Grade 12 and formal Java qualifications.
    • IT related Degree or Diploma (BSc/BTech or similar).

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    Experience

    • 3+ years of Python development experience
    • 1+ years Java/scala systems development experience.
    • Experience with XML/XSD and Web Services.
    • Unit testing and mocking frameworks.
    • Knowledge of OO design principles and development patterns.

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    Team Leader - Claims

    Key Purpose

    • To lead a team of claims consultants who are responsible to achieve set targets, process claims payments within a set turnaround time.


    Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to

    • Full line management function within scope of role
    • Reporting to MANCO on Ops dashboard and team stats
    • Escalated query handling form various stakeholders
    • Reporting to various stakeholders on team performance
    • Call quality audits on own teams
    • Call coaching
    • Goal setting per advisor
    • Monthly 1:1’s and performance discussions

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    Education And Experience

    • Matric
    • 2 years’ minimum short term insurance claims experience
    • 1 years’ minimum short term insurance team leader experience in a call centre environment
    • Degree (Advantageous)

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    Service Consultant (Talent Pool)

    Key Purpose

    • To service clients in a call centre with policy changes, policy advice, complaints, escalations and all ongoing support once a client’s policy has been activated.


    Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to

    • Maintain accurate details of queries (product knowledge, soft skills) and communicate to management.
    • Upsell to existing clients.
    • Outbound calls to clients to action servicing changes
    • Technical support to clients in respect of Vitalitydrive
    • Provide 1st call resolution.
    • Ongoing client support.
    • Accurate, timely administration.
    • Achievement of monthly product and soft skills knowledge targets.
    • Stakeholder engagement.
    • Dealing with Service providers
    • Teamwork, self-management and alignment with Discovery values.

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    Education And Experience

    • Matric (Essential).
    • FAIS Credits - full qualification (Essential).
    • RE 5 qualification (Essential).
    • Class of business certificate (Essential and/or advantageous)
    • Continuous Professional Development (CPD) certificate (Essential and/or advantageous)
    • 1 year call centre experience in the short term insurance industry (Essential).
    • 1 year client profile and needs analysis in the short term insurance industry (Essential).
    • 1 year sales experience (Advantageous)
    • Experience dealing with service providers (Advantageous)
    • Degree (Advantageous)

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    Key Purpose

    • Ensure the correct and accurate capture of invoices and quotes to the relevant Internal companies. Prepare monthly/weekly creditors reconciliations for supplier payments and perform month end Accounts payable reconciliations to the general ledgers.


    Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to

    • Capture orders and invoices for processing
    • Follow up on approvals and match supplier transactions
    • Manage creditors cycle as per the approved policies and procedures
    • Manage and assist with the accrual process
    • Prepare monthly\weekly creditors reconciliations for supplier payments
    • Ensure that suppliers are paid per the agreed terms and conditions
    • Prepare and review monthly uploads of supplier transactions
    • Liaise effectively with procurement, treasury, and management and ensure team work, encourage co-operation.
    • Manage and resolve supplier, internal other relevant queries
    • Assist with audit preparation and liaise with auditors
    • Perform month end Accounts payable reconciliations to the general ledger
    • Review and recommend improvements to existing processes
    • Perform any other related functions requested by management
    • Ensure compliance with the VAT Act
    • Develop an understanding in order to assist with the BEE requirements relating to procurement and related reporting
    • Assist finance Intern administrators
      NB : The role is not limited to the key outputs mentioned above

     

    Personal Attributes And Skills

    • Communication – communicates clearly and professionally.
    • Interpersonal skills – relates well to diverse people
    • Detail orientation – accurately captures or communicates information
    • Desire and potential to learn
    • Ability to conduct research
    • Self motivated
    • Basic computer skills
    • Priorities tasks as needed
    • Excellent time management
    • Communication and administrative skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Sense of urgency

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    Essential
    Education and Experience

    • Matric
    • Relevant tertiary qualification advantageous
    • 3-5 Years’ experience in Procurement, General Accounting and Accounts Payable within a large corporate environment

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    Java & Python Big Data Developer - Data Science BI

    Key Purpose

    • Implement and maintain Machine Learning models and solutions. Interpret requirements provided by business and produce effective Big Data solutions. Programming exposure for code transformations and integrating the big data solution with existing systems. Develop information solutions from a variety of sources for both structured and unstructured data. Technical ownership of Big Data and Machine Learning solutions for structured and unstructured data.


    Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to

    • Develop and implement machine learning models and solutions
    • Design and implement ETL methodologies and technologies and the integration with big data
    • Conduct root cause analysis on production issues
    • Technical leadership of entire information management process of both structured and unstructured data
    • Provide ongoing support and enhancement to ETL system
    • Integrate with statistical and actuarial analysts to build models
    • Producing relevant technical documentation and specifications
    • Estimate time and resource requirements for business requirement
    • Integration of big data solutions with existing reporting and analytical solutions
    • Assist statistical and actuarial analysts in developing distributed data science applications in Spark and H2O
    • Setup and Maintain Python, R and Scala environments for use within Spark.
    • Install and configure relevant packages
    • Build and support multi-tenant data science environments
    • Research the latest technologies and check the viability of integrating them into the big data and data science environments

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    Personal Attributes And Skills

    • Microsoft BI Stack – Intermediate
    • Python – Intermediate
    • Java – Intermediate
    • MS Excel – Advanced
    • Data Mining – Intermediate
    • Spark – Intermediate
    • H2O – Intermediate
    • Applying Expertise and Technology
    • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
    • Creating and Innovating
    • Analysing
    • Coping with Pressure and Setbacks
    • Relating and Networking
    • Adapting and Responding to Change
    • Learning and Researching

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    Education And Experience

    • A BSc Computer Science Degree or equivalent 3-year qualification
    • 3+ years source code Java development experience
    • 3+ years Python development experience
    • Coding experience using SCALA, R, Bash
    • Experience in Linux (RHCSA)
    • Experience in DBMS (Netezza, Oracle, Ms SQL Server, MySQL, Postgres)
    • Experience in Big Data Platforms (Cloudera CDH, Hortonworks)
    • Data Security and Protection Policies – Intermediate
    • Data Warehouse principles and practises – Intermediate
    • T-SQL / SSIS ETL development – Advanced

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