IT Developer

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Date: 11-Jan-2022

Location: Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa

Company: Sanlam Group

Who are we?

Sanlam Specialised Finance (SanFin) is responsible for creation of shared value for Sanlam, its shareholders, policy holders, and societies with in which it operates by managing financial risk, developing financial products, and balance sheet optimisation, pursuing investments and financing opportunities in assets, sectors, markets, organisations, and geographies that enable maximum return within acceptable risk parameters.

What will you do?

Working mainly within Legacy / Procedural and ERP Application Environment designs, codes, tests, debugs and corrects programs in development in OO environments.  May also provide support and maintenance of computer systems.  Produces complex program specifications and implements system enhancements.  Works within a strict framework of programming standards and may give input into programming standards and applies Main Frame, Desktop and Embedded Technologies. Delivering results with IT development language and types such as Java and C++.

What will make you successful in this role?

  • Develop and maintain innovative solutions to meet business and integration requirements.
  • Provide technical support to the business relating to in house developed applications and integration processes.
  • Participate in every aspect of the system development life cycle.
  • Assist in the design of applications and processes.
  • Develop and maintain integration between required systems.
  • Ability to write quality technical specifications.
  • Develop innovative solutions using SanFin approved coding languages and operating systems
  • Understand and implement SanFin software development life cycle
  • Maintain coding standards
  • Maintain existing applications/processes
  • Provide support to production applications/processes

Qualification and Experience

Degree or Diploma with 6 to 8 years related experience.

Knowledge and Skills

IT Data Analysis
Project Oversight
Reporting and Administration
Quality, Compliance and Accreditation
Business Requirements Definition

Personal Attributes

Organisational savvy - Contributing through others
Manages complexity - Contributing through others
Plans and aligns - Contributing through others
Optimises work processes - Contributing through others

Build a successful career with us

We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future – your career, your personal development and of achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping  our employees to realise their worth. Through its four business clusters – Sanlam Life and Savings, Sanlam Investment Group, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Santam, as well as MiWay and the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.

Core Competencies

Cultivates innovation - Contributing through others
Customer focus - Contributing through others
Drives results - Contributing through others
Collaborates - Contributing through others
Being resilient - Contributing through others

Turnaround time

The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers. 

Our commitment to transformation

The Sanlam Group is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensuring a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa. The Group's Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the selection process.