Discovery: Junior Developer Intern

Posted on :

8 Nov, 2016

Category :

Internships in South Africa

Discovery has an opportunity for a junior developer to intern in Sandton. Job Title: Junior Developer Intern
Business Unit: Discovery
Department: Discovery People
Location: Sandton

Type of Position: Internship

Key Outputs

Implement the Technical Specification using the relevant development language.

Produce source code by applying the DHS technical standards, and referencing the systems’ exposed sub processes.

Update the reference documentation and update the scheduling tool with progress.

Consult with BA and Architect on technical issues encountered.

Document logic and comments inside code.

Document Database structure changes and rule changes.

Produce or update the configuration files.

Conduct unit testing, and fix any defects found. Review error logs and provide BA with updates on fixes found in testing.

Consult and assist the BA in reviewing defects found in testing.

During Test Standby duties, handle any defects as raised in the testing process.

Release the source code with zero defects.

Participate in the process of reviewing code for consistent application of standards, logic and effective use of libraries and reusable aspects of the application.

Ensuring alignment to business requirements, and building trust with clients by displaying managerial competence.

Understanding business requirements, business systems and process context, impact and risks.

Participating in client forums, MANCO, EXCO, planning/strategy sessions, reporting

Acting as Consultant to the internal client

Interfacing to other teams where required

Interfacing to external clients, vendors

Management of activities within the SDLC (process owner)

Participating and enabling the business Prioritisation process

Scheduling and prioritisation of tasks and resources

Coordinate: Build, Test, Deliver, Fix, Change Requests

Capacity management: delegation of tasks, review of execution, and providing feedback to team members

Resolution and prevention of issues

Ensures that the technical Application capacity exists for a particular set of systems (e.g. CRM) Understanding business’ future requirements

Preventing technical issues from arising by proactive management

Produce and enable a Capacity Plan for the Application

Ensuring adherence to Quality, Standards, SLA adherence, adherence to PM and SDLC standards

Making recommendations for the improvement of the SDLC, PM or ITIL processes

Personal Attributes and Skills

  • Business Writing, Basic
  • Software development within SDLC. Basic
  • Data Modelling Basic
  • Learning orientation. Basic
  • Structured and analytical problem solving. Prioritization, planning and organizing. Basic
  • Stress Management. Action orientation. Basic

Qualifications & Experience

  • Matric with English and Maths
  • 1-2 years’ experience as a Developer

Close Date: 18 November 2016



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