Monday , May 27 2024

Santam Careers – Lead Developer

Website Santam Insurance

Job Description:

The Core Insurance Platform team in Santam BITS (Business Information Technology Services) is looking for a Lead Developer, who will be based in Bellville. The incumbent will be responsible for development, testing, maintaining and supporting software that meets business requirements on the Policy Administration System.  The incumbent will also be responsible for lead developer functions to improve team processes.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide estimates on development efforts required for sprint planning
  • Build integration / web services
  • Adheres to defined software development lifecycles and best practice (including code standards, code reviews, source control, etc.)
  • Support and maintain developed applications and services
  • Considers non-functional requirements during software development (e.g. performance, load, response, etc.)
  • Configure and develop screens and applications that meet business requirements (UI’s, business logic, rules, process flow, etc.)
  • Create test data and unit tests to ensure developed software works according to business requirement, design and specification
  • Continuous improvement of the team processes, quality of deliverables and technical standards
  • Create XML payloads for integration between systems
  • Prepare and produce releases of software components

Job Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of the Atlassian Suite of products (e.g. Bamboo, JIRA, Confluence) would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of SOLID principles / Design Patterns and their use
  • Experience in SQL
  • Minimum of 5 years’ IT development experience across the systems development lifecycle
  • Knowledge of Agile methods, e.g. Kanban, SCRUM
  • Experience with Agile Methodology
  • Experience in integrating applications with 3rd party solutions using REST/JSON and SOAP/XML requests
  • Relevant Tertiary IT qualification and/or qualification through experience
  • Experience with all phases of the software development lifecycle
  • Knowledge of Groovy advantageous

Job Details:

Company: Santam Insurance

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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