GAUTENG

ENGINEERING LEAD - Johannesburg

Job description: Our client, a prominent financial institution, is looking for an Engineering Lead in Johannesburg, with Teller Mainframe Experience - Middle and Back-end.

The purpose of the role is to work with the Product Manager to group features based upon the architecture elements that support them, an influence on priorities; tests architecture elements with executable and testable design (abstract interfaces aka the contract); facilitates technical decisions; incorporates feedback and emergent patterns from the team back in to the overall design; produces alternate design concepts and detailed approach; ensures the design goals - performance, modularity, reliability, maintainability, reusability, internationalization and accessibility - are met; ensures technical cohesion and helps write the technical contract in interfaces and other abstract objects and data entities; leads design review and provides feedback. To own the End-to End Technical Solution being delivered by the squad. To lead the squad from a technical perspective to realise the End-to End Technical Solution. Ownership of the Technical Solution entails the following: 1. Architectural alignment where possible: 2. Progressing of capabilities roadmap: 3. Alignment with relevant CoEs: 4. End-to-End integration of solution: 5. Solving for the non-functional requirements

Qualifications:
• Essential: BSc (Information Systems), BComm (Information Systems).
• Professional Qualification Level 6
• Certifications: Certified IT Architect (ITAC), Togaf Certification"
• 4- 5 Years’ experience as Systems Designer (DL) and Analyst Programmer (DL)
• At the highest level, has held technical responsibility for the development, implementation and testing of at least one major application.
• Shows evidence of strong analytical ability and attention to detail.
• Appreciates the importance of commercial constraints.
• Has expert knowledge of all stages of systems development, from specification to implementation.
• Demonstrates a wide and detailed IS knowledge coupled with thorough knowledge of the workings of own organisation, its IS-plans and policies and some awareness of comparable organisations.
• Experience in modern API platform design.
• Experience in modern security practices.
• Experience partitioning large systems into subsystems and components that can be handled by a single engineer or team of engineers.
• Experience working in an Agile development environment.
• Good understanding of the organisation's business strategy, business practices, and competitive environment.
• Has a good mix of Technical Skills, Business Acumen, and a strong desire to support the customer.
• In-depth understanding of the specific domain and pertinent technologies
• Knowledge of Architecture methodologies (ToGAF, Gartner) in relation to software intensive systems.
• Knowledge of Information System Design.
• Knowledge of Solutions Architecture.
• Proven ability to roll out phased solutions.
• Understanding of computer server architectures, including peripheral interfaces and multi-processor designs.
• Understanding of Microservices and application of Integration patterns.
Position type: Contract - 6 months
Urgency: High
Salary: Market-Related, open for suggestion.
Demographic preference: none
Required by: Client of Converge
Date posted: 15-08-2019
Status: Vacant

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MICROSOFT FULL STACK DEVELOPER – Johannesburg

Job description: Our client, a prominent financial institution, is looking for a Microsoft full-stack developer that focuses on Azure-first development.

To develop high level end to end design and Macro design in the context of the high-level solution architecture to realise the business requirements. To perform consulting services to find suitable solutions to various business requirements within conceptual environment.

Essential Qualifications - NQF Level
• Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees
• Matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate

Preferred Qualification
BComm Information Technology
Minimum Experience Level
• Experience in eCommerce or marketing environments
• Specialist and well round expert as a Microsoft full-stack developer.

Advantageous experience:
• Exposure to Microsoft Azure
• Experience with Microsoft Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS) (Git, CI/CD, pipelines)

Skills
• Developing new functionality and maintaining existing codebase for multiple systems in HTML5, ASP.Net Core (C#), WebAPI, Azure SQL Server
• Integration into 3rd party API’s
• Maintain Azure infrastructure
• Angular 6 Development (Candidates with Angular 2 and above experience) an advantage
• HTML5
• Advanced CSS (Candidates should have experience in LASS/SASS)
• JSON API Integration
• C# (.Net Core Framework)
• Azure SQL Server

Position type: Contract - 6 months
Urgency: High
Salary: Market-Related, open
Demographic preference: none
Required by: Client of Converge
Date posted: 15-08-2019
Status: Vacant

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APPLICATION DESIGNER – Johannesburg (Gauteng)

Job description: Our client, a prominent financial institution, is looking for an Application Designer to translate macro design into detailed micro designs which will realise the business solution in their relevant areas of focus. Translate and communicate the required changes to the programmer community . Develop critical component parts.

• Essential Qualification - NQF Level
• Preferred Qualification - Bachelor of Science: Information Technology , Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees
• Advanced Certification in relevant technologies where available
• 7-10-year experience in programming of which at least 3 years design experience.
• Banking knowledge

Position type: Contract - 6 months
Urgency: High
Salary: Market-Related, open for suggestion
Demographic preference: none
Required by: Client of Converge
Date posted: 15-08-2019
Status: Vacant

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SOFTWARE DEVELOPER - Johannesburg

Job description: Our client, a prominent financial institution, is looking for a Software Developer with Maintenance Support Experience.

Requirements:
• NQF, National Diploma or Higher Education
• Minimum 4 years experience
• Exposure to Microsoft Azure
• Developing new functionality and maintaining existing code-base for multiple systems in HTML5, ASP.Net Core (C#), WebAPI, Azure SQL Server


Position type: Contract - 6 months
Urgency: High
Salary: Salary: Market-Related, open for suggestion.
Demographic preference: none
Required by: Client of Converge
Date posted: 15-08-2019
Status: Vacant

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WESTERN CAPE

ENGINEERING LEAD - Paarl

Job description: Our client, a prominent financial institution, is looking for an Engineering Lead in Paarl (Western Cape), with Web Angular Front-End Experience plus API Integration (.Net Integration Skills).

To work with the Product Manager to group features based upon the architecture elements that support them, an influence on priorities; tests architecture elements with executable and testable design (abstract interfaces aka the contract); facilitates technical decisions; incorporates feedback and emergent patterns from the team back in to the overall design; produces alternate design concepts and detailed approach; ensures the design goals - performance, modularity, reliability, maintainability, reusability, internationalization and accessibility - are met; ensures technical cohesion and helps write the technical contract in interfaces and other abstract objects and data entities; leads design review and provides feedback. To own the End-to End Technical Solution being delivered by the squad. To lead the squad from a technical perspective to realise the End-to End Technical Solution. Ownership of the Technical Solution entails the following: 1. Architectural alignment where possible: 2. Progressing of capabilities roadmap: 3. Alignment with relevant CoEs: 4. End-to-End integration of solution: 5. Solving for the non-functional requirements

Qualifications:
• Essential: BSc (Information Systems), BComm (Information Systems).
• Professional Qualification Level 6
• Certifications: Certified IT Architect (ITAC), Togaf Certification"
• 4- 5 Years’ experience as Systems Designer (DL) and Analyst Programmer (DL)
• At the highest level, has held technical responsibility for the development, implementation and testing of at least one major application.
• Shows evidence of strong analytical ability and attention to detail.
• Appreciates the importance of commercial constraints.
• Has expert knowledge of all stages of systems development, from specification to implementation.
• Demonstrates a wide and detailed IS knowledge coupled with thorough knowledge of the workings of own organisation, its IS plans and policies and some awareness of comparable organisations.
• Experience in modern API platform design.
• Experience in modern security practices.
• Experience partitioning large systems into subsystems and components that can be handled by a single engineer or team of engineers.
• Experience working in an Agile development environment.
• Good understanding of the organisation's business strategy, business practices, and competitive environment.
• Has a good mix of Technical Skills, Business Acumen, and a strong desire to support the customer.
• In-depth understanding of the specific domain and pertinent technologies
• Knowledge of Architecture methodologies (ToGAF, Gartner) in relation to software intensive systems.
• Knowledge of Information System Design.
• Knowledge of Solutions Architecture.
• Proven ability to roll out phased solutions.
• Understanding of computer server architectures, including peripheral interfaces and multi-processor designs.
• Understanding of Microservices and application of Integration patterns.
Position type: Contract - 6 months
Urgency: High
Salary: Market-Related, open for suggestion.
Demographic preference: none
Required by: Client of Converge
Date posted: 15-08-2019
Status: Vacant

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APPLICATION DESIGNER – Paarl (Western Cape)

Job description: Our client, a prominent financial institution, is looking for an Application Designer to translate macro design into detailed micro designs which will realise the business solution in their relevant areas of focus. Translate and communicate the required changes to the programmer community . Develop critical component parts.

• Essential Qualification - NQF Level
• Preferred Qualification - Bachelor of Science: Information Technology , Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees
• Advanced Certification in relevant technologies where available
• 7-10-year experience in programming of which at least 3 years design experience.
• Banking knowledge
Position type: Contract - 6 months
Urgency: High
Salary: Market-Related, open for suggestion.
Demographic preference: none
Required by: Client of Converge
Date posted: 15-08-2019
Status: Vacant

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DEVELOPMENT MANAGER – Paarl

Job description: Our client, a prominent financial institution, is looking for a Development Manager/Project Manager to identify and develop products and services in line with the company’s strategic objectives.
The successful candidate must have a development background and must have experience in running IT projects

Minimum requirements:
• Matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate
• Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees
• Relevant post grad qualification desirable
Position type: Contract - 6 months
Urgency: High
Salary: Market-Related, open for suggestion.
Demographic preference: none
Required by: Client of Converge
Date posted: 15-08-2019
Status: Vacant

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