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Old Mutual Jobs in Mthatha – Technical Lead

Website Old Mutual

Job Description:

The Web Technical Lead is responsible for leading the development of high-quality designs and solutions. This role requires participation in technical designs and the development and maintenance of software and other digital applications or services. The incumbent will be expected to create prototypes, develop user-centered software, and advise on technical specifications. This role requires fundamentals in engineering practices, an analytical and data-driven approach to problem solving, while following DevOps, SRE and Cloud Based practices.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide sizing and scoping for development work required
  • Operational support for product issues raised to the development team
  • Build and test software prototypes
  • Facilitate and conduct code design and code reviews
  • Client engagement to drive new products/ features and to ensure operational excellence
  • Apply engineering principles for design, development, maintenance, testing and evaluation of software
  • Partner with scrum master and product owner to ensure optimized project delivery
  • Apply knowledge relating to the architecture of relevant systems
  • Develop technical specifications and software application architecture and designs
  • Develop, implement and improve the tools to enable software development
  • Identify issues that will enhance system quality, development and standard operating procedures
  • Balance trade-offs between design and implementation
  • Ensure systems are scalable, responsive, robust and secure through monitoring and responding to application performance, stability and availability
  • Work closely with multi-skilled and cross-functional teams e.g., architects, developers, UX designers, business analysts
  • Provide guidance and support to software engineers as part of performance management activities
  • Coach and mentor software engineers
  • Ensure that software development tasks are well coordinated
  • Build Front-end and/or back-end solutions on the web digital channel/platform
  • Build cloud based functional web applications at an enterprise level
  • Responsible for taking the lead on software development initiatives throughout the software development life cycle

Job Requirements:

  • Collaboration tools e.g., Confluence, Jira, Microsoft Teams, Slack
  • Testing Frameworks: TDD
  • Containerisation technologies e.g., Kubernetes, Docker
  • HTML / CSS/SCSS/Sass / Javascript / Typescript
  • Asp.Net Core framework
  • Architecture and Design: Event Driven Architecture / API First / Domain driven design
  • IaC technologies e.g., Terraform/Cloudformation
  • NodeJS
  • Angular / Vue.js / REACT / Angular type scripting
  • CI/CD technologies eg. Jenkins, Git, App Center / Bitrise /Azure DevOps
  • AWS (preferred) or another cloud provider such as AZURE or Google Cloud Platform
  • Kotlin
  • .Net Core

Qualification & Experience:

  • Ability to explain and articulate complex topics to various levels stakeholders
  • 3+ years of experience in leading application development
  • Familiarity with architecture styles such as Microservice and Serverless architectures
  • 5+ years of experience in web application development
  • Matric, with a degree in Computer Science/ Engineering/ Mathematics or related
  • Knowledge of coding design patterns and experience working with information architecture and design interfaces

Job Details:

Company: Old Mutual

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Pinelands, Cape Town, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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