Senior Developer - (Mimix)
Telesure Investment Holdings
Fourways, Gauteng, South Africa
1d ago

Company Telesure Investment Holdings Reference # SD#-01 / 10 / 21 Published 20 / 10 / 2021 Contract Type Permanent Salary Market Related Location Fourways, Gauteng, South Africa Introduction 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.

Job Functions Information Technology Industries Insurance,IT - Information Technology Specification 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

Requirements Desirable Competency Requirements :

Adapting & Responding to Change :

Adapts to changing circumstances

Tolerates ambiguity (uncertainty / complexity)

Accepts new ideas and change initiatives

Adapts interpersonal style to suit different people and / or situations

Shows an interest in new experiences

Adhering to Principles and Values - Cultural Interpersonal Effectiveness :

Relates well to people in a diverse environment

Promotes and defends equal opportunities

Builds diverse teams

Encourages organisational and individual responsibility towards the community and the environment

Adhering to Principles and Values - Upholds ethics and values; Demonstrates integrity

Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives :

Accepts and tackles demanding goals with enthusiasm

Works hard and puts in longer hours when it is necessary

Seeks progression to roles of increased responsibility and influence

Identifies own development needs and makes use of developmental or training opportunities

Knowledge and Experience Requirements :

Level of Education : Essential :

Essential :

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

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

    Essential :

  • 10+ 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 Experience :

  • Mimix - Essential
  • IBM MQ - Essential
  • Aldon CMS- Essential
  • Desirable :

  • If the above mentioned was within the Financial Services Industry
  • Knowledge of :

  • ITIL disciplines (incident, change, capacity, demand, business continuity management etc)
  • Understanding and knowledge of the alignment of IT and Business processes, goals and objectives
  • Strong ability to communicate well in English orally and in writing.
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced, evolving environment and appropriately prioritize tasks, and keep abreast of the latest technology
  • Skills :

  • Negotiation and conflict management
  • Communication skills (business and technological)
  • Logical reasoning
  • Decision making
  • Adaptable / flexible
  • Analytical
  • Project Management skills
  • Solution orientated
  • Attention to detail
  • Deadline driven
  • Creative and conceptualising
  • Innovative
  • Takes ownership and accountability for work results
  • Time management
  • Service orientated
  • Professionalism
  • Team player
  • Business acumen
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Job Closing Date 31 / 10 / 2021 Share on

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