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Johannesburg: C# Developer

This person is responsibilities will cover the full application life cycle and will include evaluating business requirements, system analysis and design, writing of technical specifications, programming, testing, maintenance and technical support of our client’s applications. Mentoring of junior staff may be required.

Duties, responsibilities and Accountabilities (and time split).

  • Follow the appropriate application life cycle to ensure that delivery to the business is of a high standard.
  • Ensure that business requirements are transformed into technical requirements and design.
  • Ensure that development items are delivered within the required timelines using the appropriate technology.
  • Ensure standards and good coding practices are followed.
  • Implement a sound testing approach to ensure that business and technical requirements are met.
  • Ensure that technical support and queries are handled timeously.
  • Ensure that technical knowledge is shared within the team.
  • Ensure that knowledge of relevant technologies is built and enhanced in order to make informed decisions
  •  Education, skills & specialist knowledge required
  • Essential:
    • Software development related certification or Tertiary degree in the relevant field.
    • Matric.
    • + 5 Years development experience in a cross section of application environments including the following:
      • MS SQL
      • C#
    • Extensive system analysis and design expertise.
    • Ability to provide creative and innovative solutions while recognising where we can leverage off existing solutions.
    • Provide valued feedback on both business and technical specifications.
    • Ability to conceptualise the big picture while retaining a high level of attention to detail.
    • Have the ability to assess how a given technology can contribute to the overall functioning of a system.
    • Compile detailed technical specifications.
    • Provide accurate development estimates.
    • Program efficiently according to predefined standards.
    • Conduct thorough systems testing.
    • Excellent database design and programming skills.
    • Provide technical support and maintenance.
    • Create and maintain system documentation.
    • Ability to work under pressure and manage tasks accordingly.
    • Mentoring and guidance to junior staff.
    • Excellent communication skills.Personal attributes:
      • Organised
      • Analytical
      • Persistent
      • Methodical
      • Tenacious
      • Approachable
      • Innovative
      • Proactive
      • Highly self-motivated
      • Well spoken


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Johannesburg: Credit Quant Systems Analyst (Treasury / Banking)

The Systems Analyst will be responsible for facilitating delivery of IT solutions to the Credit Quant team.


This will include (but is not limited to):

  • Input data for Credit Quant models

    • Understanding input data requirements

    • Identifying the appropriate data sources and negotiating a solution

    • Facilitating design of process to retrieve data

    • Facilitating the development of data retrieval processes

    • Quality assurance/ testing

  • Integration of models with Credit Proposal management system

    • Work with Quant team and Credit Proposal management System Analyst to understand integration requirement

    • Facilitate the required development

    • Quality assurance/ testing

  • Historical data store

    • Understanding requirements to support modelling and reporting needs

    • Facilitating the design of appropriate solutions

    • Facilitating implementation of solution

    • Clarifying reporting requirements and facilitating development of reports

  • Troubleshooting data flow processes

  • Knowledge and experience


    • 3-4 years Systems Analysis and Design in Treasury or Capital Markets Credit Risk
    • Must have a proven track record of delivery
    • Should have had exposure to Object Oriented design and development


    Core Skill Requirements


    • Strong communicator at all levels – verbal, written
    • Strong Facilitation skills
    • Lateral thinker
    • Disciplined – Effective planner
    • Analytical
    • Should be able to pay attention to detail while maintaining big picture perspective
    • Ability to think conceptually at a big picture/ strategic level
    • Excellent Problem solving ability


    Candidate must have demonstrated the following personal qualities


    • An individual who proactively takes ownership of delivery
    • Ability to cope under pressure
    • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks and deadlines
    • Ambitious, delivery focused and deadline driven
    • Team Player who is able to work alone when required
    • Ability to work well with different personalities


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