Software Engineer (API Integration)
Standard Bank
Rosebank
6h ago

Job Details

Standard Bank is a firm believer in technical innovation, to help us guarantee exceptional client service and leading edge financial solutions.

Our growing global success reflects our commitment to the latest solutions, the best people, and a uniquely flexible and vibrant working culture.

To help us drive our success into the future, we are looking for an experienced Software Engineer to join our team. Standard Bank is a leading African banking group focused on emerging markets globally.

It has been a mainstay of South Africa's financial system for 150 years, and now spans 16 countries across the African continent.

Job Purpose

To manage and oversee the Bank’s operational and tactical development initiatives which include the execution and, implementation of application delivery programmes and projects against the Bank’s standards, policies and procedures and governance guidelines and Service Level Agreements.

To provide technical solutions to the needs of stakeholders by interpreting business requirements, defining technical tasks, engineers’ quality software, performing end to end testing, as well as supporting and troubleshooting technical questions, software and database issues.

Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities

Adhere to Agile methodologies and follows Agile principles through work outputs and behaviours

  • Strive to reach mature levels on the Continuum model by building own and team competence to work in a continuous delivery environment : Champion team learning and adopt suitable methodologies and practices.
  • Collaborate with colleagues from different disciplines in a cross-functional team to deliver against iteration targets.
  • Work in partnership with Business representatives (e.g. Product Owner, Product Manager) ensuring alignment and value to the customer.
  • Manage work effectively as an individual and team member including the reprioritisation of backlogs and reacts flexibly to changing demands through.
  • Manage work using available resources and methodologies ensuring full team engagement.
  • Estimate the size and complexity of the work within the team and managing this appropriately.
  • Determine the technical design in their area of concern, within the architectural guidelines.
  • Drive team commitments to the work in every iteration or Program Increment.
  • Be responsible for value and builds to continuously improve the quality of deliverables.
  • Find ways to improve own and the team’s delivery and value to the customer on a continuous basis.
  • Scope, Plan, Design and Review end to end solutions

  • Advise the development staff on the evaluation and impact analysis of major design options.
  • Engage with Information Technology support teams and business stakeholders to scope plan and design end to end solutions.
  • Define and Develop application complex code

  • Produce outline system specifications using solution designs, functional specifications or technical specifications as input, including input into scope, constraints (such as performance or resources), hardware, network and software environments and depending on the complexity of the project or change, might need to get the different resources from the different BU’s.
  • Produce specifications for systems functions, information flows, data loads, implementation strategy, phasing of development, requirements not met and alternatives considered.
  • Translate logical designs into component designs taking into account the solution design, performance requirements and existing systems.
  • Perform risk analysis and produce development plans in order to consider the impact of design decisions.
  • Build, code and review user and system interfaces including menus, screen dialogues, inputs, reports, validation and error correction, processing rules, access, security, audit controls, recovery routines and contingency procedures.
  • Work with data analysis colleagues to produce or update system or object data models and correlate these with corporate models.
  • Work with database design or database administration teams to translate object and data models into appropriate database schemas within design constraints.
  • Assist less experienced colleagues with complex coding problems.
  • Conduct quality assurance and approve developed code linked to supplied specifications for production deployment.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to colleagues on any aspect of program component design, creation, testing and documentation.
  • Conduct Testing across various IT platforms

  • Prepare test cases for unit testing purposes and review test cases as produced by other developers for unit testing purposes as required.
  • Conduct unit testing and fix detected errors. Testing can be done on own work as well as on that of other colleagues in the team.
  • Develop technical support documentation within agreed standards.
  • Document all work done as per standards, methods and tools used in the bank for application development.
  • Review work done by developers to assure all work has been done as per standards, methods and tools used in the bank for application development
  • Minimum Qualification and Experience

    Knowledge and understanding of API Gateway, multi-protocol gateways

  • IBM API Connect,
  • Php with Drupal
  • MuleSoft (advantageous)
  • Bachelor’s degree in a field requiring strong analytical and quantitative skills such as Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Information Systems or similar
  • 5-7 Years experience in Application Support - Experience Description : Broad experience in translating business and functional requirements into technical specifications and developing the programming code to create the solutions.
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