Posted on :
7 Dec, 2022
7 Dec, 2022
If you’re looking for a company that offers great culture, leadership, learning opportunities, challenges, rewards and recognition, then look no further than Old Mutual.
Who are We?
Old Mutual is a premium African financial services organisation that offers a broad spectrum of financial solutions to retail and corporate customers across key market segments in 17 countries. The lines of business include Life and Savings, Property and Casualty, Asset Management and Banking and Lending.
Old Mutual Finance was established in 2008 to provide unsecured lending products and services to the SA market. The business started with a staff compliment of 34 and has since grown to over 3000 staff with more than 300 branches nationally. Within our branches we offer insurance, transactional banking and lending products as well as servicing.
Why Join Old Mutual?
Enabling our people to be their exceptional best is at the core of what we do. We are rooted in our purpose of Championing Mutually Positive Futures Every Day and believe that a great customer experience is anchored in a great employee experience.
We will provide you with a holistic experience to realise and unleash your potential.
What we Offer:
In partnership with you, we promise to challenge and help you grow in your career through a personalised development plan. We strive to create and expose our people to diverse learning opportunities through formal and informal learning. Most importantly you work in diverse teams made up of enthusiastic people who strive for excellence.
Old Mutual Finance is currently seeking to hire an Analyst Programmer. This is a nationally based role that forms part of the Old Mutual Finance Information Technology Team. The objective of this role is to define, develop, test, analyze, and maintain new software applications in support of the achievement of business requirements. This includes coding, testing and analyzing software programs.
Job Title: IT Analyst Programmer
Conduct full System Design by facilitating sessions that will include evaluations of alternative solutions.
Draft implementation plans, write programmes according to business specifications and conduct unit testing.
Work closely with Business Analysts to ensure sufficient clarification of specifications.
Review the work of Junior Programmer and provide required coaching and mentoring to ensure quality of delivery as well as provide support, assistance and guidance to Senior Programmers.
Investigate, analyse and resolve production issues escalated to Third-Line Development Team Support.
Contribute to Old Mutual Finance body of knowledge (Documentation, Wikis, How-To Guides).
Identify inefficiencies and work towards continuous improvement of existing systems and/or processes.
Participate actively in Scrum delivery ceremonies (Stand-ups, Planning, Design Retrospectives and Reviews).
A Matric or Grade 12 equivalent, relevant Tertiary Qualification, and a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role.
You will also need to have experience in working with the following technologies in an Agile environment:
CI/CD (e.g. Jenkins)
Source Control – Git
Web servers (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty/Netty)
Webservices (Soap and Rest)
Experience in the following will be advantageous
Apache Ant, Apache Tomcat, Docker (Software), Git, Git Source Control, Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML), Java, Jenkins (Software), Jetty, jQuery, Kubernetes, Maven, Netty (Software), New Software, Object Oriented Database, Pattern Development, RESTful Web Services, SOAP Web Services, Spring Boot, Structured Query Language (SQL), Unified Modeling Language (UML), XML Programming, XML Schema, XSL, XSL FO
High School (Grade 12) (Required)
Package & Remuneration:
Old Mutual Limited is pro-vaccination and encourages its workforce to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
All prospective employees are required to disclose their vaccination status as part of the recruitment process.
Please refer to the Old Mutual’s Covid-19 vaccination policy for further detail. Kindly note that Old Mutual reserves the right to reinstate the requirement to vaccinate at any point if it is of the view that it is imperative to do so.