Standard Bank1,274 reviews-Standard Bank1,274 reviewsRead what people are saying about working here.Johannesburg, GautengInformation Technology: systems development, business analysis, architecture, project management, data warehousing, infrastructure, maintenance and production
To manage and oversee the Bank’s operational and tactical development initiatives which include the execution and, implementation of application delivery programmes and projects against the Bank’s standards, policies and procedures and governance guidelines and Service Level Agreements.The Senior Developer provides technical solutions to the needs of stakeholders by interpreting business requirements, defining technical tasks, engineers’ quality software, performing end to end testing, as well as supporting and troubleshooting technical questions, software and database issues.
Adheres to Agile methodologies and follows Agile principles through work outputs and behaviours:
Strives to reach mature levels on the Continuum model by building own and team competence to work in a continuous delivery environment: Champion team learning and adopt suitable methodologies and practices
Collaborates with colleagues from different disciplines in a cross-functional team to deliver against iteration targets
Works in partnership with Business representatives (e.g. Product Owner, Product Manager) ensuring alignment and value to the customer.
Is able manage their work effectively as an individual and team member including the reprioritisation of backlogs and reacts flexibly to changing demands through:
Managing their work using available resources and methodologies ensuring full team engagement- Estimating the size and complexity of the work within the team and managing this appropriately
Determining the technical design in their area of concern, within the architectural guidelines
Driving team commitments to the work in every iteration or Program Increment
Is responsible for value and builds to continuously improve the quality of deliverables
Continuously finding ways to improve own and the teams delivery and value to the customerScope, Plan, Design and Review end to end solutions:Advises the development staff on the evaluation and impact analysis of major design options
Engages with Information Technology support teams and business stakeholders to scope plan and design end to end solutions.Define and Develop application complex code:Produce outline system specifications using solution designs, functional specifications or technical specifications as input, including input into scope, constraints (such as performance or resources), hardware, network and software environments and depending on the complexity of the project or change, might need to get the different resources from the different Bus
Produces specifications for systems functions, information flows, data loads, implementation strategy, phasing of development, requirements not met and alternatives considered.
Translate logical designs into component designs taking into account the solution design, performance requirements and existing systems.
Perform risk analysis and produce development plans in order to consider the impact of design decisions.
Build, code and review user and system interfaces including menus, screen dialogues, inputs, reports, validation and error correction, processing rules, access, security, audit controls, recovery routines and contingencyprocedures.
Works with data analysis colleagues to produce or update system or object data models and correlate these with corporate models.
Works with database design or database administration teams to translate object and data models into appropriate database schemas within design constraints.
Assists less experienced colleagues with complex coding problems.
Conduct quality assurance and approve developed code linked to supplied specifications for production deployment.
Provide guidance and assistance to colleagues on any aspect of program component design, creation, testing and documentationConduct Testing across various IT platforms:Prepares test cases for unit testing purposes. Review test cases as produced by other developers for unit testing purposes as required.
Conducts unit testing and fix detected errors. Testing can be done on own work as well as on that of other colleagues in the team.
Develops technical support documentation within agreed standards.
Documents all work done as per standards, methods and tools used in the bank for application development. Review work done by developers to assure all work has been done as per standards, methods and tools used in the bank for application development
Construct, interpret and execute end to end system and program tests to verify correct operation of completed systems.
Ensure adherence to release methodology and technical change management procedures for allchanges.
Adhere to own or manage team's project timelines for new developments and agreed service level timelines for repairing defects.Drives Continuous improvement:Coaches the more junior developers on technical aspects of application development, controls, and documentation standards as well as on engaging effectively.
Performs quality assurance on the work completed by junior developers. Quality assurance can cover code developed as well as supporting documents and test plans.
Actively looks for opportunities to shorten development times, improve skills of the team and improve cost efficiency of application development activities.
Ensures that all component designs take into account all specified requirements and constraints.
Provides level 3 support and production standby post go live.Preferred Qualification and Experience
BSc Comp Science, B.Com Informatics degree or advanced degree.5-7 years experience: Broad experience in translating business and functional requirements into technical specifications and developing the programming code to create the solutions.5-7 years experience:
5-7 years’ experience