SENIOR APPLICATIONS DEVELOPER

Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R733 257 - R863 748 per annum (Level 11), (all-inclusive package)
  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry Business, finance and economy
  • Reference REF NO: SAPPDEV/2021/09-2P
  • Centre Pretoria Head Office
  • Enquiries
    Ms Felicia Mahlaba Tel No: (012) 319 1455
  • Where to submit application
  • Notes
    NOTE: It is mandatory to email your application with the relevant supporting documentation to [email protected] quoting the reference number in the subject heading of the email. The certification of all supporting documents will be expected of the shortlisted candidates only during the challenges experienced with the COVID-19 pandemic. Note: Two (2) permanent positions for Senior Application Developers are currently available at GPAA: Head Office. One will be appointed for Business Intelligence focus and the other for Business Applications Development focus. The purpose of the role/s is to create user information solutions by developing, implementing and maintaining ICT application systems, components and interfaces Disclaimer during COVID 19 lockdown stages: Take note of the new requirements regarding a new Z83 effective 1 January 2021 as per the DPSA regulations. (Information contained in the footer). Interviews will/may be conducted via a virtual medium which will be discussed with each shortlisted applicant. The applicant should have the necessary data and equipment for this purpose. Correspondence will only be conducted with the short-listed candidates. Application.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: A National Diploma/ Bachelor/s Degree in Information Technology or BSC (Computer Science); B Com (Information Systems) or similar professional qualification (at least 360 credits) with six (6) years proven appropriate experience in Application Services or ICT hardware and software or ICT field, with at least three (3) years management experience. A Post graduate degree in Business Analysis; Programming; System Analysis; Object Oriented Design (OOD), Software Debugging qualifications will serve as an advantage. Relevant experience in Management of Application Development Life Cycle will serve as an advantage. For the position with Business Intelligence (BI) Application Development Focus: Expertise on Oracle Business Intelligence Suite (OBIEE, ODI, Administration etc.), SQL, PL/SQL, Data Warehousing, Oracle Database, DEVOPS, SDLC. Expertise and understanding of the Oracle technology stacks and interoperability with Legacy systems; Understanding of Oracle; Linux OS; Java; J2EE, and change management software. For the position with General Applications Development Focus: Expertise on Java; J2EE, Idea Intellij Ultimate and Jetbrains essential tools, Oracle Database, DevOps, SDLC and change management software. Expertise on different Java based and Orientated development studios and platforms. Understanding of Mobile solutions development using Oracle Mobile hub and other mobile application development platforms as Flutter, Android Studio and etc. The following will be applicable to both roles: Knowledge of Business Applications support services in an outsourced environment including escalations and rootcause analysis and Software Architecture; Knowledge of laws, precedents and government regulations around Government Finance (PFMA), SITA Act, Electronic Communications Act, etc. Knowledge of Business Applications fit on business continuity requirements with a specific focus on security and disaster recovery. Knowledge of Prince or PMBOK project management methodology. High level of Communication skills both written and verbal, Teamwork, General verbal communication, Project management skills, Strategic decision making skills; Leadership skills; Collaboration skills; Delegation skills; Initiative; Emotional Intelligence; Integrity; Ability to see the big picture; Customer service orientation; Structured approach; Demonstrable commitment. DUTIES: The successful candidate will be responsible for the following functions and include, but are not limited to: Manage the provision of Application Management services to the organization: Ensure task activities are managed daily with estimates and deadlines; Plan delivery commitment such that deliverable does not unnecessarily move between releases; Ensure no delays accrue due to misunderstanding of requirements; Ensure quality control over output of the team by ensuring policies and procedures are followed; Provide technical assistance, guidance and advise to the team; Ensure the team are regularly informed about management decisions or change in the work environment; Drive Application Development, Support, Maintenance and Adaptation Strategies and Policies; Recommend best practice configurations (application & database); Ensure Architectural standards are adhered to; Manage potential Application Management risks; Identify production problems (network, application, database, connectivity, performance problems) with proposed solutions with follow up of execution of approach; Check that all Applications Management Audit Report queries are addressed to eliminate or mitigate the associated risks and raise risks with management early. Implement Application Development, Support, Maintenance and Adaptation of new Applications: Meet or exceed internal and external (customer) expectations based on delivery; Implement development objectives by analysing user requirements; envisioning system features and functionality; Design and develop user interfaces to internet/intranet applications by

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