Tuesday , January 18 2022

Discovery Career – Java Developer (Senior) – Insure Systems

  • Full Time
  • Sandton

Website Discovery Limited

Job Description:

Design and implement robust, scalable and optimally performing systems using Java related technologies, according to provided specifications, standards and procedures, while ensuring compliance with the architectural standards and guidelines laid out by Discovery.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design:
    • Translate business requirements into technical designs adhering to Discovery Insure processes, standards and guidelines, taking cognisance of performance, security and scalability requirements. Deliver within agreed timeframes.
    • Liaise with relevant parties where clarification of business requirements or resolution to technical issues is needed
    • Research and find effective solutions to technical issues that arise
    • Estimate development timelines based on business requirements
  • Development:
    • Construct robust, maintainable, scalable, optimally performing system code in line with technical specifications, following prescribed process, standards and procedures. Deliver within agreed timeframes
    • Conduct unit testing and fix any defects found
  • Testing:
    • Verify build stability and quality with development team before releasing to test team, aiming to release with zero defects
    • Assist the Business analyst in ensuring the test pack includes relevant scenarios and test data.
    • Consult and assist in reviewing risk / impact of defects found in testing, and assist with fixing where necessary
  • Support / Troubleshooting:
    • Assist system users with technical support issues and handle according to defined procedures
    • Ability to effectively analyse root cause of system errors (data errors, performance and stability issues)
  • Mentoring / Team development:
    • Actively coach other developers to understand and apply the Insure coding and architectural standards correctly, as well as any technologies in use
    • Perform code review to ensure logical correctness, maintainability, scalability, performance, compliance with architectural standards and frameworks
    • Assist in identifying training needs of team members
  • Personal development:
    • Keep abreast of current technological trends and how these might be applied in the Discovery environment
    • Constant improvement of knowledge of the various applications, their functionalities and data models

Job Requirements:

  • Action orientated go-getter, hungry to learn and add real value
  • Structured and analytical problem solver: Obsessive about finding solutions to problems: action oriented problem solver.
  • Able to plan, organise and prioritize own work
  • Able to multitask
  • Able to work independently
  • Team player: reliable, works actively with others towards common goal, communicates constructively, shares information, knowledge and experience, treats others in a respectful and supportive manner
  • 6+ years’ experience in Java development with exposure to core competencies listed
  • REST Web services
  • JSON
  • Business Process Management Tools
  • Apache Camel
  • Apache Webserver Configuration
  • JBOSS Configuration
  • CSS
  • GIT
  • Integrated Build Tools
  • HTML 5

Job Details:

Company: Discovery Limited

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sandton

Application Deadline: N/A

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