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Date Added: Thu 02/02/2023

Stratus Developer

Observatory, South Africa
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: 60000.0000 - 80000.0000 / monthly


ACHIEVE the development priorities in accordance with project deadlines and agreed timelines as the next Stratus Developer sought by a leading HealthTech company to join its team. You will also be responsible for Quality Management which will include reviewing, giving input and approving functional and design documents/specifications. The successful incumbent must have Matric/Grade 12 with a formal Programming or IT related qualification, have 5 years' experience in the Software Development, experience with Cobol Development, POS systems on Stratus platform and be skilled in C/C++ (utilities and comms), HTML, DHTML, SQL, VOS, V Series & TAPS Programming.


IT Sub-Project Manager -

Perform the role of IT Sub-project Manager for allocated projects that affect the Stratus Front-end System Development, including but not limited to:

  • Project delivery within the SDLC and PLC documented procedures.
  • Task dependency and management within agreed timelines.
  • Input into design issues (with Systems Analysts or Senior Developers).
  • Problem solving.
  • Quality Management e.g., reviewing, giving input into and approving functional and design documents/ specifications.
  • Project meeting preparation and participation.
  • Escalation and conflict management.

Continuous Improvement -

  • Monitor trends (e.g., incidents, AQDev tickets) and identify and implement continuous improvement activities to address negative trends.
  • In consultation fellow Stratus Developers, identify applications that require improvement to address performance issues.
  • Compile and submit Requests for prioritisation.

Administration / Documentation -

  • Ensure that all relevant procedures are documented and trained, including the “operationalisation” procedures where operators and SQA require training prior to implementation.
  • Ensure that all relevant procedures are adhered to within the department e.g., HR timesheets, Attendance Registers, Performance Review Sheets etc.
  • Review, give input and sign (where appropriate) all documents forwarded by external departments within an agreed timeframe.

Request and Incident Management -

  • Respond to all incidents within 24 hours of receipt, providing impact assessment and estimate time for resolution.
  • Where appropriate arrange brainstorming meetings etc.
  • Ensure appropriate communication is with the requestor to avoid any unnecessary delays in delivery or inaccurate delivery to specifications.

Client Support -

  • From time to time, attend and contribute to client meetings at which technical issues are being discussed to address the client's business problem.

Inter / Intradepartmental Support -

  • Review all version release/ development release requests and forms to ensure it is complete prior to handover to the implementation manager requesting the formal release.
  • Ensure that the code is complete; all necessary checks are in place to ensure that the release is complete and that user impact has been identified and addressed etc.
  • Ensure the delivery of a holistic solution that addresses the customer needs.
  • Conduct and schedule the necessary brainstorming sessions proactively, rather than waiting for the user/ Project Office to drive the process.


Qualifications -

  • Matric / Grade 12.
  • Relevant Degree or Diploma will be an advantage.
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