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Senior Specialist Software Developer

Gauteng , R55000 - R55000 Per Month
Sector: IT / Computers / Software
Posted: Tuesday, 19 April 2022

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An IT Services company is looking for a Senior Specialist Software Developer to be responsible for ensuring scalable digital platforms within the company and will be actively involved in crafting and delivering software architectures that are fit for purpose into the future.


The role will have in depth knowledge of mobile software architectures and frameworks as well as web platform technology. The role will be directly responsible for compliance to these architectures through manual and automated controls and will take a very deep and active role in managing performance and stability of assets, agile delivery frameworks deployed and devops methodologies




  • High-level technical strategy and architecture for web and mobile
  • Implementation options for all assigned application initiatives in the organization
  • Web and mobile governance processes and structures
  • Integrity, stability, performance and scalability of the web an mobile environments
    • Work collaboratively with consulting partners and IT teams to ensure high quality of software delivery
    • Engage with technology partners, cross-functional IT groups and the Business to maximize effectiveness and efficiency of development in support activities
    • Work closely with the Business and IT teams to understand business strategy and contribute to achievement of business goals
    • Provide oversight to investigation, analysis and management of technology risks, issues, and dependencies in all programs/projects
    • Provide oversight and standards for technical documentation of applications.
    • Conduct periodic reviews with partners on SLA's, performance metrics and issues, escalations, change requests and improvement plans.
    • Automate controls and metrics to ensure that the defined architecture is adhered to
    • Collaborate with partners to overcome issues impacting service delivery and execute operational improvement initiatives.
    • Encourage best practice and knowledge sharing with partners and cross-functional groups
    • Manage the overall technical design and delivery of solutions
    • Participate in detailed level technical solution definition and design during the implementation phase with the goal of providing reliable, stable and operationally sound applications that meet the Business requirements
  • Conduct POCs and pilots and actively scan the asset base


Qualifications & Experience:


  • Matric
  • 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 associated frameworks



Core competencies, knowledge and experience


  • Very deep technical knowledge of Java and web and mobile based (IOS and Android) development technologies and suites required
  • Knowledge of emerging technologies/industry trends along with the ability to leverage them in application development and support initiatives
  • Capable of articulating the business value of IT investments/projects and collaborating with partners and cross-functional groups during implementation
  • Adeptness to engage as a consultative face of IT to the Business and enable technology to address business challenges and improve operational efficiency
  • Skill to integrate new technologies with existing business initiatives and understanding the business processes and customer needs
  • Good understanding of governance framework (roles and responsibilities, escalation and communication process, handoffs and control points)
  • Ability to make recommendations as they pertain to improvements in support/development initiatives and facilitate implementation with partners, IT and cross-functional groups within the Business
  • Ability to work with multi-national teams, understand and respect cultural diversity and develop messages that help achieve objectives with diverse audiences