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  • Posted: Nov 26, 2020
    Deadline: Dec 31, 2020
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    Telesure Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (TIH) is the holding company of some of South Africas leading and innovative financial institutions. These financial institutions are licensed to provide financial products and/or services ranging from short-term, long-term and health insurance as well as a comparison and investment platforms. Our origins go back to ...
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    Senior .Net Developer


    • The Senior Developer contributes to the organisational goals through managed ownership and development and/or design of solutions architecture frameworks/roadmaps, enhances operational productivity through guidance/training, owning the governance and standards, making sure Operational delivery streams deliver responsive and cost effective solutions that enables business’s needs.


    • Responsible for complete solutions design, analysis and facilitate implementation roadmaps in conjunction with relevant internal stakeholders in order to ensure seamless delivery
    • On a continuous basis conduct a risk / impact analysis on current or proposed technologies and capabilities to mitigate risk and ensure stability and continuity
    • To proactively work alongside TTS Internal and / or Business stakeholders in order to identify technology solutions and capabilities which meet and improve operational and business requirements
    • To ensure efficient documentation and governance of architecture landscape
    • To ensure effective handover and understanding of designs and frameworks to project delivery and production support operations on an on-going basis
    • To proactively research and identify relevant technology and system design patterns to optimally address enterprise requirements and ensure continuous improvement
    • Provide specialised support and guidance to relevant internal stakeholders on system(s) and / or processes during change design and planning and acts as a subject matter experts that supports operational team
    • Drives short & long term architecture strategy and roadmaps for the overall IT project portfolio for key segments and solution domains (short term insurance, life insurance and insurance related products)
    • Participates in proof of concepts to assist in defining technology direction and enabling business and IT strategy
    • Communicates and validates program architecture with infrastructure team, software development team, project management team, and IT management team to ensure effective participation in the project management lifecycle
    • Establish successful working relationships with all relevant internal and external stakeholders
    • Close collaboration with IT Senior management
    • Deliver the Telesure Service Way through personal effort and through others
    • Deliver on Treating Customers Fairly principles in alignment with regulatory requirements
    • Own and drive the process of impact assessments for all and any change requests and or new projects
    • Work closely with the head of IT Security to ensure alignment of Infrastructure, applications, capabilities and IT Security
    • To support the operational teams with the planning of new Infrastructure initiatives on an on-going basis which will include IT Infrastructure architectural planning, design and rollout
    • To work alongside the TTS Project Management team to assist with the build and the deployment of Infrastructure according to the design on an on-going basis
    • To proactively work alongside the TTS Monitoring team and identify whether the deployed Infrastructure operates and meets with the original design parameters once implemented and address any possibly capacity constraints thereafter on an on-going basis
    • To mitigate Infrastructure risks (single points of failure, capacity constraints, security, etc.) and maintain the improvement list within Telesure’s current and newly implemented Infrastructure and propose solutions on an on-going basis
    • To work alongside the TTS Software development team so as to proactively identify hardware and network requirements for Telesure Business initiatives on an on-going basis
    • To provide support to the Enterprise Project Office by identifying infrastructure or process related improvements to ensure that new solutions are proposed and is effectively implemented as well as assist with the development and definition of business cases on an ad-hoc basis

    Essential Competency Requirements
    Applying Expertise and Technology:

    • Applying specialist and detailed technical expertise
    • Uses technology to achieve work objectives
    • Develops job knowledge and expertise (theoretical and practical) through continual professional development
    • Demonstrates an understanding of different Telesure departments and functions.

    Learning And Researching

    • Rapidly learns new tasks and commits information to memory quickly
    • Demonstrates an immediate understanding of newly presented information
    • Gathers comprehensive information to support decision making
    • Encourages an organisational learning approach (learns from successes and failures and seeks feedback)

    Deciding And Initiating Action

    • Takes responsibility for actions, projects and / or people
    • Initiates and generates activity and introduces changes into work processes
    • Makes quick, clear decisions which may include tough choices or considered risks
    • Applies sound judgement
    • Comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions, using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions.

    Writing And Reporting

    • Writes convincingly
    • Writes clearly, succinctly and correctly
    • Avoids the unnecessary use of jargon or complicated language
    • Writes in a well-structured and logical way
    • Structures information to meet the needs and understanding of the intended audience

    Analysing: Information Processing / Analysing / Problem Solving:

    • Analyses numerical data and all other sources of information, to break them into component parts, patterns and relationships
    • Probes for further information or greater understanding of a problem
    • Makes rational judgements from the available information and analysis
    • Demonstrates an understanding of how one issue may be a part of a much larger system

    Formulating Strategies And Concepts

    • Works strategically to realise Telesure’s goals
    • Sets and develops strategies
    • Identifies, develops positive and compelling visions of Telesure’s future potential
    • Effectively communicating and operationalising Telesure’s vision Takes account of a wide range of issues across, and related to, the organisation

    Creating And Innovating - Innovative / Entrepreneurial Thinking

    • Identifies business opportunities for Telesure
    • Produces new ideas, approaches or insights
    • Creates innovative products or designs
    • Produces a range of solutions to problems

    Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations - Customer Orientation / Telesure Service Way:

    • Focussing on customer needs and satisfaction as per the Telesure Service Way.
    • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations - Results Focus / Driving for Results:
    • Sets high standards for quality and quantity
    • Monitors and maintains quality and productivity
    • Consistently achieves project goals
    • Works in a systematic, methodical and orderly way

    Level Of Education

    • Recognized degree / diploma / certification (SAQA Accredited)
    • Grade 12 (Standard 10) with University Entrance (NQF4) (SAQA Accredited)


    • Certification in a IT industry standard framework like TOGAF, ITIL
    • Project management certification (PMBOK / Prince2)


    • 5+ years’ experience in a production IT environment managing enterprise IT infrastructure, hardware, hosting service and network areas.
    • 2 years exposure to application development principles and support
    • 2 years exposure to ITIL disciplines
    • 2 year exposure to IT security disciplines
    • Ability to write architectural design documents or review design documents provided by others.
    • Knowledge and understanding of industry trends and new technologies and ability to apply trends to architectural needs.

    Technical Skills

    • Angular,
    • .Net
    • SQL
    • JavaScript
    • CSS
    • Azure
    • and Angular (advantageous)

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