Java Developer

Posted on May 13th, 2021 | 57 days left to apply | 72 views

Bring your possibility to life! Define your career with usWith over 100 years of rich history and strongly positioned as a local bank with regional and international expertise, a career with our family offers the opportunity to be part of this exciting growth journey, to reset our future and shape our destiny as a proudly African group.Job SummaryApply critical thinking & problem solving skills to contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle & quickly produce well-organised, optimized, and documented source code to deliver high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications.Job Description

  • Apply critical thinking, design thinking and problem solving skills in an agile team environment to solve complex technical problems (Front End, Back End and Integration) with high quality solutions
  • Contribute to and in some cases lead all phases of the development lifecycle including e.g. design process
  • Determine operational feasibility of solutions by evaluating analysis, problem definition, business requirements, solution development and proposed solutions
  • Develop high quality software / application design and architectures in a behaviour driven & domain driven / cross domain environment
  • Quickly produce well-organised, optimised, and documented source code to deliver technical solutions
  • Ensure designs & solutions support the technical organisation principles of self-service, repeatability, testability, scalability & resilience
  • Apply general design patterns and paradigms to deliver technical solutions
  • Create & Maintain Sophisticated CI / CD Pipelines (authoring & supporting CI/CD pipelines in Jenkins / Azure DevOps or similar tools and deploy to multi-site environments – supporting and managing your applications all the way to production)
  • Use & configure modern observability techniques to provide a deeper understanding of the application. To do this, leverage e.g. aggregated logging via ELK stack, metrics via Prometheus / Grafana / NewRelic and distributed tracing like Zipkin/Jaeger etc.
  • Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting frameworks e.g. Docker, Ansible, Kubernetes
  • Debug existing source code and polish feature sets.
  • Work with guilds and other technical SME’s to improve and evolve technical products and services
  • Apply unit testing frameworks and perform integration, validation and verification testing (apply knowledge of stubbing tools e.g. wiremock, hoverfly etc.)
  • Apply version control and related concepts and techniques
  • Align all application development & development process to Group Architecture, Security & Infrastructure guidelines
  • Work with project & program teams (when required) to plan & manage the development life-cycle e.g. releases, risk management, testing, integration etc.
  • Conduct reviews, performance monitoring & ongoing optimisation and maintenance on applications
  • Stay ahead of the curve on emerging technologies and development practices e.g. scripting languages, containerization, etc.
  • Contribute to the design & evolution of Group Architecture, Infrastructure & associated technical standards for the organisation

People

  • Coach & mentor other engineers.
  • Conduct peer reviews, testing, problem solving within and across the broader team.
  • Provide technical subject matter expertise and support in the attraction and recruitment of Product Engineers for the organisation.
  • Participate as a subject matter expert in the development & development planning of the broader Absa team.
  • Support the people change teams in the design of adoption processes (Customer, Employee & 3rd Party Adoption).

Risk & Governance

  • Identify technical risks and mitigate these (pre, during & post deployment)
  • Update / Design all application documentation aligned to the organization technical standards and risk / governance frameworks
  • Create business cases & solution specifications for various governance processes (e.g. CTO approvals)
  • Participate in incident management & DR activity – applying critical thinking, problem solving & technical expertise to get to the bottom of major incidents
  • Deliver on time & on budget (always)

Must have

  • Relevant Degree
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working as a Java Developer
  • Angular experience
  • Springboot experience
  • Could computing experience

EducationBachelor's Degree: Information Technology

Absa Group Limited (Absa) has forged a new way of getting things done, driven by bravery and passion, with the readiness to realise the possibilities on our continent and beyond. We’re a truly African brand, inspired by the people we serve in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. We also have representative offices in Namibia and Nigeria, as well as insurance operations in Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia.
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