Software Developer

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Software Developer

  • Post Date:August 24, 2021
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry ICT
Job Description

Business Unit: Technology Services
Geographical Area: Zimbabwe
Department: Technology Services
Vacancy Manager: Digital Transformation & Innovations Manager

Purpose of the job

Developing software applications (in-house) in line with the Digital Transformation

Main Focus Areas

Software Applications Development

  • Delivering across the entire software life cycle –concept, design, build, deploy, test, release, and support.
  • Developing high quality Java application software.
  • Writing clean and healthy structured, well documented Software Systems applications’ code
  • To build future-proof reusable core code libraries, which can be shared, in-order to drive further efficiencies throughout the team
  • To deliver Enterprise applications code which is well tested and consistently error free
  • Gathering requirements around functionality and translate those requirements into elegant functional Enterprise application solutions
  • Contributing in all phases of the development lifecycle.
  • Supporting continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review.
  • Working along other systems developers to create and maintain a robust framework to support the software systems
  • Building robust APIs and integrate to Third Party Systems
  • Optimizing performance for the enterprise applications.
  • Keeping up to date on the latest industry trends in enterprise applications.
  • Building prototypes at tech scoping stage of projects
  • Explaining technologies and solutions to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Building reusable libraries and code artefacts.

Communication and Problem Solving

  • To contribute regularly to discussions regarding internal process and system improvements to ensure maximum efficiency across the Bank. Including suggesting technical solutions to problems.
  • To make sure written reports and are written and adhere to brand/template and client communication is at an excellent and professional level.
  • To use Software Development expertise when writing and reviewing mobile apps code.
  • To assist in critical support issues where Software Development Expertise is required to ascertain the issue quickly and to find the more appropriate resolution.

Compliance and Regulatory

  • Ensuring all documentation for all systems are available
  • Ensuring Systems and Applications comply with regulatory bodies such as RBZ, PCI, ZimSwitch

Qualifications and Work Experience

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems of Informatics Integration Certification
  • At least an Enterprise Framework Certification e.g., Spring, J2EE is required
  • 1 year application development experience

Technical Prerequisites:

  • Systems integration/application rationalization/standardization
  • Strong OO design and programming skills in Java (J2EE/Spring)
  • Source Coding Version Control Systems GIT/Stash

Job Related Knowledge

  • Knowledge in building and integration tools including Jenkins, auto deployment tools Strong knowledge of Agile/Scrum methodology
  • In-depth knowledge of GraphQL REST and SOAP web services.

Interested applicants who meet the job requirements should e-mail their CVs to [email protected] with the Heading: “Software Developer” attaching scanned certified copies of academic certificates and national ID.


Closing date: 26 August 2021 @ 1630 hrs