Why this role is critical to us · The 12 Month Software Developer Contractor will be responsible to research, analyze and evaluate requirements for existing or new software applications and designs, develops, tests and maintains software solutions.
Constructing and implementing software platforms at Application and enterprise sub-system level and understands system functionality at enterprise sub-system level.
Object-orientated as well as functional programming mindset and will generally be proficient in two or more programming languages.
Understands and interprets complex technical system specifications. Participates in JAD sessions. Designs, codes, and tests and debugs programs according to program specifications.
Produces technical and user documentation. May have responsibility for supervision and mentoring of trainee and more junior Programmers.
Has responsibility for quality code walk-through. Understands working as part of a project team. What youll need to bring to the party · Initiative and Responsibility · Systematic Approach · Methodical and systematic approach;
plans ahead, defines clear priorities and allocate resources effectively · Analysis and Judgment · Experience working in Java (most recently Java 8).
Proficient in source control tools · Proficient in task management tools such as Jira · Experience with containerisation (Docker) · Experience with Linux (SSH, monitoring logs, etc) · Experience in ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana advantageous · Monitoring services, Grafana, Zabbix advantageous What youll be doing · Responsible for the delivery of solution, by way of code that addresses the stated requirement and adheres to structural and performance standards.
Responsible for the support of deployed applications, as they manifest in the Production environment. · Responsible for effective task management within the auspices of defined objectives and according to management reporting line.
Responsible for effective communication within the auspices of defined objectives and according to management reporting line.
Responsible for the adherence to, and maintenance of, SDLC policy and process. · Modular responsibility for the identification and generation of recommendation where personal development is indicated or desired.
Modular responsibility for the identification and generation of recommendation where rationalization or enhancement will provide benefit to the local unit.
Modular responsibility to the technical development of junior programming resources. What is required · Degree or Diploma in Software Development or Computer Science · 5+ Years Software Development / Programming Experience · Experience in SDLC · Experience in Jira and Confluence or other ticketing system · Experience in Data Base Design · Experience in the Financial Sector would be advantageous