SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

SITALynnwood Ridge, Gauteng
To design, develop / procure, package, release and maintain/enhance software solutions in accordance with ICT

standards and the enterprise architecture for Government. This includes the management of projects,

development of enterprise solution, the integration thereof with the other applicable Enterprises, and coordination

of systems / process / product development across a number of disciplines to achieve objectives..

Key Responsibility Area
Direct solution development and implementing strategies and roadmaps to ensure a comprehensive and integrated

function. Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of governance mechanisms and monitor
the adherence thereto so as to deliver quality products in a controlled environment. Manage resource (i.e.
budget/finance, asset/equipment and staff) within the unit in order to ensure the efficient operation and that all
the resources are utilised optimally. Participate in the development and implementation of Architectural
mechanisms for ITC to improve interoperability of government systems. Programmes/projects manage
development/procurement and maintenance projects so as to meet service delivery commitments. Design,

develop/procure, package, release and maintain innovative IT solutions so as to meet service delivery
commitments in a way that complies with architectural standards and established methodologies and practices.

ensure that resources are kept abreast of the latest industry developments and ensure that appropriate
technologies are used for knowledge management so as to ensure that innovation and improved productivity.

Qualifications and Experience

Minimum: 3 years National Diploma/ Degree in ICT related field (Computer Science, Information Systems, and
Technology and Engineering) and/ or equivalent. Experience: 6-7 years experience in the ICT field, including

solution development with leadership, general management, and operational responsibility in a large
corporate/public sector organisation. The experience must include 3-5 in solution analysis, and development for
the development, implementation and maintenance / enhancements of systems within the corporate/public sector,
Including: Leadership abilities; successfully developed and implemented applications; Demonstrated project
management competency and the execution of multiple projects, including managing resources across multiple
projects; and Developed efficient and effective IT solutions to diverse and complex business problems.

Technical Competencies Description
Knowledge of: Corporate Governance; ICT Governance and Compliance; Development Methodologies;

Programming Languages; Development, Implementation and Integration Methodologies, including testing,
Packaging and Release; IT Quality Management; Business Process Management; Project Management; IT Security

and ICT Standards; Legislative environment and IT Legislation; Application Maintenance and Support; and Hosting
and Converged Communication; Execution of Architecture methods and practices. Expertise on: Object orientation;

Agile and Waterfall Methodologies; Model Driven Architectures; Distributed Architectures/Service orientated
Architectures; Software Development on Web/Contact Centre/Server/Mainframe; Software and solution
development and Database Design; Planning and Organising; Financial management; Fraud Awareness; developer
of Large Systems. Behavioral Competencies: Initiative and Innovation; Business Acumen; Stakeholder

management; Customer Relationship Management; Customer Service; People Management; negotiations;
Communication. Skills: Skills: Application Development, System Analysis, Design of enterprise-scale applications,

Experience in technologies including EGL,Websphere Framework Components (RAD, HTML/XHTML, JavaScript,
Struts, Servlet, JSP, EJB, WSDL), JCL,COBOL, MQ Series, PL/SQL, ORACLE / DB2.

Other Special Requirements
N/A

How to apply

Kindly send your application to zanele.recruitment@sita.co.za

Closing Date: 20 February 2015

Disclaimer

SITA is Employment Equity employer and this position will be filled based on Employment Equity Plan. Correspondence will be
limited to short listed candidates only.

  • If you do not hear from us within two months of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered, please clearly indicate the reference number of the

position you are applying for.

  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority

(SAQA).

  • Only candidate who meet the requirements should apply.
  • SITA reserves a right not to make an appointment.
  • Appointment is subject to getting a positive security clearance, the signing of a balance score card contract, verification

of the applicants documents (Qualifications), and reference checking.

  • Recruitment Agencies are welcome to submit CV’s on behalf of their candidates.

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