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Senior Specialist: Software Engineer New Job at Vodacom South Africa | June, 2019

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Jobs in South Africa | Senior Specialist: Software Engineer New Job at Vodacom South Africa | June, 2019
Senior Specialist: Software Engineer
Cape Town, Western Cape
Job type Full Time
Sector: Digital
Posting date:19 Jun, 2019

Vodacom is a Leading African Mobile communication company providing wider range of communication services including mobile voice, messaging, data and converged services to over 73.6 million customers. From our roots in South Africa, we have grown our mobile network business to include operations in Tanzania, DRC, Mozambique and Lesotho. The mobile networks cover a total population of approximately 200 million people. Through Vodacom Business Africa (VBA) we also offer business managed services to enterprises in over 40 countries across the continent. Vodafone is the majority shareholder of Vodacom and has a 65% share.

We’re at our best when we lead and over the past 20 years, as the Company that pioneered mobile in South Africa, Vodacom has achieved a remarkable list of firsts. We’re immensely proud to be a leader in our field and are 100% committed to continue trailblazing.

We employ individuals who are as passionate about customers as we are. We are truly Customer Obsessed which means that we are passionate about exceeding customer expectations; work relentlessly to really understand the customer; look at decisions through the customer’s eyes and take personal accountability for the customer experience.

We have the below vacancy available in our Organisation:

The G Band Senior Specialist: Software Engineer position is based within the Technology Business Unit.
The role of the Senior Specialist: Software Engineer is to be directly responsible for ensuring that scalable Billing Assurance and Reporting solutions are designed; implemented; automated and maintained across the related billing and reporting solutions within the Technology environment of this telecommunications company.

Your responsibilities will include:
The incumbent will be actively involved in crafting and delivering solutions that are fit for purpose into the future, creating prototypes, designing and building modules and solutions in an iterative agile cycles, develop, maintain, and optimize the business outcome.
Develop and execute unit and integration tests; support testing against user and technical story acceptance tests
Suggest and mobilise improvements to user stories
Manage technical debt as part of daily activities
Conduct peer reviews and maintain quality standards
Manage incidents as level two and level three support (Availability required after hours and weekends, based on business need.

Highly cross-functional and able to swap and perform adjacent roles at short notice
Flexibility to deal with changing projects and priorities in a short space of time
Strong problem solving skills and ability to learn new methods and processes
Strong relationship building, persuasion, and collaboration skills that drives internal-and cross-team constructive feedback and support
Strong communications skills, with the ability to distil difficult technical concepts into simple and actionable modules
Strong time-management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple balls, and comfortable working under pressure

Willingness to track, assess, and incorporate practice and technology developments into day-to-day working
Build strong understanding of the business capability / user journey, wider organizational goals, and desired product business outcomes
Understanding of both the current Telecommunications and digital services market and emerging business and technology trends
Agile and lean programming and development of software.
Backlog item estimation

Unit, integration, smoke and static code analysis testing Automation of processes
Code and process reviewing
Software incident and problem management
Continuous integration and continuous delivery methodologies and tools(JIRA and Confluence)
DevOps culture, processes, and tools.
Conduct proof of Concepts when required

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

· Matric / Grade 12 essential
  • Minimum 3-year degree / Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science / Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field essential
  • 5+ years of work experience in development/programming and /or systems analysis applying agile frameworks.
  • At least 3 years' experience in controls management and design in a systems application environment for reporting purposes & transactional processing. Experience working with agile methodologies, such as Scrum, Kanban.
  • Experience working with programme languages such as Oracle SQL (Advance) and PL/SQL essential.
  • Strong knowledge of software architecture principles.
  • Professional experience and knowledge of the Telecommunications industry preferred
The base location for this role is The Towers, Cape Town.

The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.
Vodacom is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates and values diversity & inclusion and is committed to support LGBT+ people at work.
If you do not hear from us within 30 days please deem your application to be unsuccessful.

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