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Date Added: Sat 17/04/2021

Snr Software Engineer (SQL, Oracle) (CPT/JHB)

Cape Town, South Africa
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Job Type: Permanent

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Serve as the Technical Expert for solution delivery as your strong leadership & expertise as a Snr Software Engineer is sought by a dynamic Tech & Software Solutions Provider. You will be responsible for sound solution design, project execution, technical delivery and ensuring exceptional quality in service & solutions. You will require 5+ years' Financial Services experience, strong SQL & Oracle skills, software product configuration & support experience, system analysis & design, requirement's definition, running workshops, configuring solutions, client communication and system documentation and experience working in a project delivery space. Roles are on offer at both their Cape Town and Joburg divisions and travel with be expected between cities and to clients.


  • Technical Expert for solution delivery.
  • In depth knowledge of all aspects of a client's solution environment.
  • Key coordinator of technical solution delivery for the team.
  • Responsible for sound solution design and project execution according to company standards.
  • Ensure excellent quality in service and solutions.
  • Technical delivery - scoping, design, configuration, system testing, deployment, ongoing improvement.
  • Assist, coach and train staff.
  • Develop and improve company standards and best practices.
  • Use 'low-code' applications with SQL databases to build integrated and automated back-end processes with web-based UIs.
  • Develop new concepts, approaches and applying best-practice patterns.
  • Involved, aware and focussed on project initiatives, goals, commitments, expectations and deadlines. Execute projects in a dynamic, collaborative, and iterative fashion - providing ongoing tangible benefit.
  • Provide exceptional production support and ongoing improvement.


  • 5+ Years Financial Services experience.
  • Solid database experience - SQL, Oracle.
  • Software product configuration and support experience.
  • System analysis and design skills are necessary.
  • Experience working in a project delivery environment.
  • Requirement's definition, solution design, running workshops, configuring solutions, client communication and system documentation.
  • Production support of client implementations
  • Comfortable liaising with clients and senior management.

Desired -

  • B.Sc, B.Eng, B.Com or BA (Socio-Informatics), Degree with IT related subjects as majors.
  • From one of the following universities: UCT, Stellenbosch, Wits, Pretoria, North West (Potchefstroom campus), Free State, KZN, Nelson Mandela, Johannesburg
  • With above average results. Guideline is 60% average at university.
    • Matric results - A or B for Maths HG.
    • Excellent communication skills - interpersonal, written and public speaking.

Advantageous -

  • Experience leading technical project deliveries and managing delivery teams.
  • Server installation and deployment in corporate environments.
  • Project Management experience - lead, communication, reporting, work breakdown, estimates, tasking, tracking, budgets.
  • Experience in managing people and developing their skills - administration, mentoring & coaching.
  • Banking, Investment or Asset Management experience.
  • Experience with middleware, ETL or EAI tools.
  • Integration, process automation. data warehouse and system/data migration.


  • Comfortable using technology and be able to explain it to others.
  • Able to solve problems creatively and efficiently.
  • Quality focussed.
  • Ab
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