Tuesday, 01 November 2016
Discovery has an opportunity for a junior developer to intern in Sandton. Job Title: Junior Developer Intern
Business Unit: Discovery
Department: Discovery People
Type of Position: Internship
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