Senior Specialist Software Engineers
Vodafone Limited
Johannesburg,South Africa
3d ago

Vodacom is a Leading African Mobile communicationcompany providing wider range of communication services including mobile voice,messaging, data and converged services to over 60 million customers.

From our roots in South Africa, we have grownour mobile network business to include operations in Tanzania, DRC, Mozambiqueand Lesotho.

The mobile networks cover a total population of approximately 200million people.Through Vodacom BusinessAfrica (VBA) we also offer business managed services to enterprises in over 40countries across the continent.

Vodafoneis the majority shareholder of Vodacom and has a 65% share.

We’re at our best when we lead and over the past 20years, as the Company that pioneered mobile in South Africa, Vodacom hasachieved a remarkable list of firsts.

We’re immensely proud to be a leader in our field and are 100% committedto continue trailblazing.

  • We employ individuals who are as passionate aboutcustomers as we are. We are truly Customer Obsessed which means that we arepassionate about exceeding customer expectations;
  • work relentlessly to reallyunderstand the customer; look at decisions through the customer’s eyes and takepersonal accountability for the customer experience.

    We have the below vacancy available in ourOrganisation :

    The G Band Senior Specialist : SoftwareEngineer is based within the Digital job family

    Responsiblefor ensuring scalable digital platforms within the company and will be activelyinvolved in crafting and delivering software architectures that are fit forpurpose into the future.

    The role willhave in depth knowledge of mobile software architectures and frameworks as wellas web platform technology.The rolewill be directly responsible for compliance to these architectures throughmanual and automated controls and will take a very deep and active role inmanaging performance and stability of assets, agile delivery frameworksdeployed and devops methodologies

    Yourresponsibilities will include :

    High-level technicalstrategy and architecture for web and mobile

    Implementation opt ions forall assigned application initiatives in the organization

    Web and mobile governanceprocesses and structures

  • Scalable cross platform software design documentation and delivery of solutions
  • Framework design and software design

    Governance of the entiresoftware delivery lifecycle and ensuring that all solutions are designed forperformance, stability and customer experience

    Engage with Vodafoneperformance team for ensuring that set targets are manage d and met

    Core competencies,knowledge and experience :

    Very deep technicalknowledge of Java and web and mobile based ( IOS and Android) developmenttechnologies and suites required

    Knowledge of emergingtechnologies / industry trends along with the ability to leverage them in applicationdevelopment and support initiatives

    Capable of articulating thebusiness value of IT investments / projects and collaborating with partners andcross-functional groups during implementation

    Adeptness to engage as aconsultative face of IT to the Business and enable technology to addressbusiness challenges and improve operational efficiency

    Skill to integrate new technologieswith existing business initiatives and understanding the business processes andcustomer needs

    Good understanding ofgovernance framework (roles and responsibilities, escalation and communicationprocess, handoffs and control points)

    Ability to makerecommendations as they pertain to improvements in support / developmentinitiatives and facilitate implementation with partners, IT andcross-

    functional groups within the Business

    Ability to work withmulti-national teams, understand and respect cultural diversity and developmessages that help achieve objectives with diverse audiences

    The idealcandidate for this role will have :

  • Bachelors’ degree in a technical field essential
  • 10+ years of Strong technical knowledge of Java and web and mobile based(IOS and Android) development technologies and suites required and associatedframeworks

    The base location for this role is Vodacom Midrand

    The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan andTargets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an EqualOpportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with variousdisabilities to apply.

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