Programmer - Nedbank

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Job Purpose

To complete application or software design under guidance; creation testing and documentation of new and amended programme from supplier specifications in accordance with agreed standards and to conduct basic impact analysis.To fulfil the Role of a Developer having the skill set mentioned below. Duties will involve code development for innovative projects, support and maintenance of systems within the value stream and standby duties

Job Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships through communication with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure software delivered meet client needs by collaborating with business analysts and other stakeholders
  • Build relationships with individuals; team; managers and peers by collaborating with and supporting internal and external teams
  • Deliver and maintain key strategic initiatives by driving workflow through the team
  • Deliver quality solutions meeting business requirements by applying appropriate Project methodology and software engineering principles
  • Monitor and manage team efficiency by tracking individual performance against performance indicators
  • Ensure transformational target are met for own team through consideration of targets during the staff recruitment; retention and training process and utilising suppliers listed on the preferred supplier list
  • Contribute to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goals by participating in Nedbank Culture building initiatives
  • Participate in the development and implement action plans to address issues raised in culture surveys to improve results
  • Address issues raised in culture surveys by participating in the development and implementation of action plans



  • Create a client service culture through various required interventions
  • Support and encourage staff to participate and support corporate responsibility initiative
  • Achieve operational excellence by supporting the implementation of business optimisation improvement through team engagement
  • Encourage team to generate innovative ideas and share knowledge
  • Manage performance of staff by implementing performance agreements; ensuring a clear vision; agreeing on goals and objectives; providing regular feedback on performance; recognising and rewarding achievement and take appropriate corrective action where required
  • Mentor and coach staff on identified performance gaps by discussing these performance gaps and agree on appropriate action to be taken
  • Motivate staff to perform and contribute to the success of the business by creating environment of teamwork through engaging with staff and encouraging participation in decision making processes
  • Stay abreast in field of expertise and deliver on the expectations from stakeholders by building capability of self and staff through identifying current and future training and development needs
  • Contribute to team effectiveness by following the recruitment process when recruiting talent
  • Maintain a capable high performing team and ensure an environment for optimal performance is created by identifying talent pool through conducting career conversations; utilising the talent grid principles and developing talent retention programme
  • Ensure self and staff understand and embrace the Nedbank Vision and Values by leading by example and re-enforcing values during meetings
  • Manage the on boarding process of new employees by ensuring execution of preparations according to the on-boarding check-list
  • Manage team output through capacity planning; and work and resource allocation
  • Manage delivery against expectations through coaching or performance managing individuals/team
  • Improve team efficiency by reviewing delivery methodologies and control processes and improving on them where required
  • Provide optimal software release environment by adhering to relevant policies; procedures and standards
  • Make decisions by utilising network of references; conducting research on industry best practices and applying subject matter expertise

Key Responsibilities

  • Analysis of APIs and existing Java code
  • Test driven development using Spring Boot, Hibernate, JPA.
  • Writing hibernates mapping files and maintain database.
  • Designing Controller, Services, Utility and Dao specific classes
  • Identifying the bugs introduced and fixing those
  • Unit test using JUnit and Mockito
  • Integration testing
  • Follow dev-ops practices
  • After hours support for the applications post deployment

Essential Qualifications - NQF Level

  • Matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate

Preferred Qualification

  • Diploma: Information Technology , Matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate



Skills (Technologies, systems or software knowledge etc.):

  • Cor Java and Advanced java development skills

  • Spring, Spring MVC, Spring boot framework

  • Git

  • Dev-ops pipelines

  • Hibernate and JPA

  • REST API and SOAP services

  • Cloud services

  • Kubernetes

  • Docker

Type of Exposure

  • Supported Transformation, Change and continued Improvement
  • Delivered compliance risk management programmes and advice
  • Designed Workforce Planning Solutions
  • Established regulatory monitoring)
  • Managed Governance

Minimum Experience Level

  • 1-4 years programming experience

Technical / Professional Knowledge

  • Administrative procedures and systems
  • Data analysis
  • Microsoft Office
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge
  • Business writing skills
  • System Development Life cycle(SDLC)
  • IT Data structures
  • Single programming language
  • Joint application development
  • Testing principles and processes
  • Relevant development tools
  • Debugging
  • Performance monitoring and tuning
  • Systems application Design
  • Information Technology concepts





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