Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to
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
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
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
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
Data Modelling specifically related to OLTP
SQL and PLSQL performance tuning
BI structures and standards
Education and Experience
3+ years of consistent experience in the listed core competency areas.
Working knowledge of :
Software development within SDLC
Data modelling and design of database structures
BSc Computer Science or equivalent 3 year qualification