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Key Purpose

Translates the CRS and PRS into executable code without errors. Finds effective software solutions to technical issues. Ensure that the application performs the functions as required by the business. Releases source code with zero defects.

Areas of responsibility may include but are not limited to

Source Code:

  • Implement the Technical Specification using the relevant development language.
  • Produce source code by applying the DHS technical standards, and referencing the systems' exposed sub-processes.
  • Update the reference documentation and update the scheduling tool with progress.
  • Consult with BA and Architect on technical issues encountered.
  • Document logic and comments inside code.
  • Document Database structure changes and rule changes.
  • Produce or update the configuration files.



Conduct Unit Testing:

  • Conduct unit testing, and fix any defects found.
  • Review error logs and provide BA with updates on fixes found in testing.
  • Consult and assist the BA in reviewing defects found in testing.
  • During Test Standby duties, handle any defects as raised in the testing process.
  • Release the source code with zero defects.

Client Relationship Management and Networking:

  • Ensuring alignment to business requirements, and building trust with clients by displaying managerial competence.
  • Understanding business requirements, business systems and process context, impact and risks.
  • Participating in client forums, MANCO, EXCO, planning/strategy sessions, reporting
  • Acting as Consultant to the internal client
  • Interfacing to other teams where required
  • Interfacing to external clients, vendors

Delivery and Support of Applications:

  • Management of activities within the SDLC (process owner)
  • Participating and enabling the business Prioritisation process
  • Scheduling and prioritisation of tasks and resources
  • Coordinate: Build, Test, Deliver, Fix, Change Requests
  • Capacity management: delegation of tasks, review of execution, and providing feedback to team members

Technical Capacity, Quality and Standards:

  • Ensures that the technical Application capacity exists for a particular set of systems (e.g. CRM)
  • Understanding business' future requirements
  • Preventing technical issues from arising by proactive management
  • Produce and enable a Capacity Plan for the Application
  • Ensuring adherence to Quality, Standards, SLA adherence, adherence to PM and SDLC standards
  • Making recommendations for the improvement of the SDLC, PM or ITIL processes

Personal Attributes and Skills


  • Drives Results
  • Values-Driven
  • Optimistic
  • Learns on the Fly
  • Resilient
  • Instils Trust
  • People Savvy
  • Drives Results
  • Problem Solver



Technical Skills:

  • SDLC. Unit Testing. Database structure design. Technical Change Control.
  • Java, SQL, Oracle, WebLogic, C, XML, Hibernate, Spring Framework
  • Business Writing,
  • Software development within SDLC.
  • Data Modelling
  • SOAP, XML, XSLT, Web Services experience
  • Broad Java/J2EE Pattern knowledge
  • JSP, html, Struts experience
  • Java Batch Scheduling (eg. Flux, Quartz) experience
  • Java EE 5 & 6 experience
  • EJB 3 & EJB 2 experience

Behavioural Skills:

  • Passionate about technology and development.
  • Results oriented with the ability to work under pressure and juggle multiple concurrent projects with changing priorities and deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Able to deal with complexity and migrate between detailed and high level requirements.
  • Self-starter who takes ownership, is accountable, and is able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Qualifications and Experience


  • Matric with English and Maths
  • BSc Computer Sciences/ Information Systems or equivalent IT tertiary qualification
  • Formal Java Qualification (Advantageous)


  • A minimum of 3 years Java systems development experience
  • Java EE knowledge and experience




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