Junior Developer

Company Telesure Investment Holdings
Reference # JD/07/05/22
Published 07/05/2022
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Gauteng Area, Gauteng, South Africa
Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs with guidance. Under supervision, analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Assist with design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. Observe the analysis and design within an application area, working with guidance or coordinating development as part of a team.
Job Functions : Administration,Information Technology
Industries : Accounting & Auditing,Insurance,IT – Information Technology
Application Software Development
Develop existing applications and contribute to development of new applications by analyzing and identifying areas for modification and improvement. Develop new routine applications to meet customer requirements.
Improvement / Innovation
Identify shortcomings in existing processes, systems and procedures, and use established change management programs to address them.
Applications Software Maintenance
Monitor and identify software defects and suggest corrections for approval by more senior colleagues to maintain fully functioning applications software.
Testing IT Performance
With guidance, perform routine website/applications software tests and respond to user emails to monitor, diagnose, and correct performance issues.
Information Security
Support implementation of required security measures such as firewalls or message encryption, monitoring performance to notify security experts of any problems.
Personal Capability Building
Develop own capabilities by participating in assessment and development planning activities as well as formal and informal training and coaching. Develop and maintain an understanding of relevant technology, external regulation, and industry best practices through ongoing education, attending conferences, and reading specialist media.
Operational Compliance
Develop working knowledge of the organization’s policies and procedures and of regulatory codes and codes of conduct relevant to own work, adhering to mandatory procedures to ensure own work is undertaken to the required standards.
Application Software Roadmap
Assist and support the facilitation of application software development and execute the development work as prioritized by more senior colleagues which is in line with business requirements.
Customer Service
Carry out a range of customer service activities, including handling customer cases and enquiries that are more complex or outside the norm.
General Education
Grade 12/ SAQA Accredited Equivalent (Essential);
A recognized software development certification/degree/diploma (Essential)
General Experience
1 or more years experience using relevant programming languages or technologies (Advantageous);
*SAQA Accredited Equivalent* – It is the onus of the applicant to provide TIH and its subsidiaries with certified evidence that their qualification(s) meet the equivalent NQF level required for this role at time of application.
Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA)** competency requirements: FAIS recognized qualifications / Regulatory Examinations / Class of Business Certification and / or CPD according to your DOFA (where applicable) – As a registered Financial Service Provider, we are mandated to ensure that all our representatives are always and remain fit and proper at all times. By applying for this role, you consent to having your relevant qualification and or accreditation or confirm that you are working towards meeting the competency requirements. You further consent to the relevant information being verified.
Employment Equity
The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply. TIH is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates and values diversity & inclusion.
Should you not hear from our team in 30 days, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.
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About TIH
Telesure Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (TIH), is the holding company of some of South Africa’s leading financial service providers. Our portfolio includes short-term insurers, a long-term insurer, health insurance as well as an insurance and personal finance comparison platform. We’re pioneers with a hunger for best, bringing customer-focused innovation and service excellence to the financial services industry. We’re an undivided team of diverse thinkers and doers who believe in leading through technology and pushing past their limits.
What we offer
TIH offers an exceptional benefits programme, and competitive compensation packages. You have options for Life Cover, Disability Benefits, Provident Fund, Medical Aid, and more. Office benefits include free undercover parking, free Wi-Fi, ATMs, an onsite gym, subsidised meals, convenience store, coffee shop, free seasonal fruits – every day, and an Active Access walking programme
Job Closing Date 16/May/2022
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