SQL Server Developer - Insure Systems
Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA
4d ago
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Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to

Design :

  • Translate business requirements into technical designs adhering to Discovery Insure processes, standards and guidelines, taking cognisance of performance, security and scalability requirements.
  • Deliver within agreed timeframes.

  • Liaise with relevant parties where clarification of business requirements or resolution to technical issues is needed
  • Research and find effective solutions to technical issues that arise
  • Estimate development timelines based on business requirements
  • Development :

  • Construct robust, maintainable, scalable, optimally performing system code in line with technical specifications, following prescribed process, standards and procedures.
  • Deliver within agreed timeframes

  • Conduct unit testing and fix any defects found
  • Testing :

  • Verify build stability and quality with development team before releasing to test team, aiming to release with zero defects
  • Assist the Business analyst in ensuring the test pack includes relevant scenarios and test data.
  • Consult and assist in reviewing risk / impact of defects found in testing, and assist with fixing where necessary
  • Support / Troubleshooting :

  • Assist system users with technical support issues and handle according to defined procedures
  • Ability to effectively analyse root cause of system errors (data errors, performance and stability issues)
  • Mentoring / Team development :

  • Actively coach other developers to understand and apply the Insure coding and architectural standards correctly, as well as any technologies in use
  • Perform code review to ensure logical correctness, maintainability, scalability, performance, compliance with architectural standards and frameworks
  • Assist in identifying training needs of team members
  • Personal development :

  • Keep abreast of current technological trends and how these might be applied in the Discovery environment
  • Constant improvement of knowledge of the various applications, their functionalities and data models
  • General :

  • Ability to communicate clearly, constructively and effectively. Easily able to follow and participate in technical, business process, and other discussions
  • Able to build business relationships with other members of team and the business areas we support.
  • Personal Attributes and Skills

    Technical Competencies

  • Data Modelling specifically related to OLTP
  • Dynamic SQL
  • SQL and PLSQL performance tuning
  • Report writing
  • BI structures and standards
  • Cube design
  • Education and Experience

    Essential :

  • 3+ years of consistent experience in the listed core competency areas.
  • Working knowledge of :

  • Software development within SDLC
  • Unit Testing
  • Data modelling and design of database structures
  • Advantageous :

  • BSc Computer Science or equivalent 3 year qualification
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