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Software Engineer at Old Mutual

  • Entry Level
  • Full Time
  • Onsite
  • Lagos

Old Mutual

Job Description 

Job Title: Software Engineer

The role of Software Engineer – Senior Web Developer is responsible for the development of high-quality web solutions. This role requires participation in the development and maintenance activities of software and other digital applications or services. The incumbent will be expected to develop user-centered software and contribute to developing technical specifications. This role requires fundamentals in engineering practices, an analytical and data-driven approach to problem solving, while following DevOps, SRE and Cloud Based practices.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Follow Agile methodologies (SCRUM / Kanban)
  • Work in a DevOps culture
  • Work closely with multi-skilled and cross-functional teams e.g., architects, developers, UX designers, business
  • Participates in team design, scoping and prioritization discussions
  • Document & Design solutions at an Application Level with guidance from seniors
  • Participates in team design, scoping and prioritization discussions
  • Contributes to and develop technical specifications and software application architecture and designs
  • Build cloud based functional web applications at an enterprise level
  • Build Front-end and/or back-end solutions on the web digital channel/platform
  • Implement complex Business Features and solutions autonomously
  • Contribute to the technical roadmap and vision of the Digital & Data team
  • Understand, communicate and/or translate complex procedures
  • Writes secure, stable, testable, maintainable code with minimal defects.
  • Assumes responsibility for the state of the code you both inherit and produce.
  • Responsible for getting designs and code reviewed,
  • Writes unit tests and tests code thoroughly
  • Classifies, stores, and handles data in accordance with Old Mutual policies
  • Clearly documents software to ensure that future generations of developers understand the intention behind the features and components built.
  • Knowledgeable of and implements coding design patterns
  • Review and refactor code according to coding standards
  • Refactor complex code to improve maintainability
  • Provide after-hours support of applications (you build it, you run it)
  • Understands the maintenance characteristics, runtime properties, and dependencies of the team’s software, including hardware platform, operating system and build dependencies.
  • In the event of a problem, troubleshoots, researches the root cause of problems, and thoroughly resolve defects.
  • Drive monitoring and alerting for solutions
  • Continuously develop skills
  • Seek to learn the business context and technologies behind teams’ software.
  • Work effectively with customers and/or internal partners to understand business impacts and identify any opportunities/problems arising from technical decisions
  • Understand and contribute to the technical roadmap and vision of the Digital & Data team
  • Seek to learn the business context and technologies behind the team’s software.
  • Work effectively with customers and/or internal partners to understand business impacts and identify any opportunities/problems arising from technical decisions
  • Research and share programming/technology-related advances to team(s)
  • Build and test software prototypes
  • Provide higher-level technical and programming support to fellow-developers/engineers
  • Mentor and coach developers
  • Research and recommend programming-related advances to team(s)
  • Create and test software prototypes

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS

  • First degree with relevant tertiary qualification
  • 4+ years of experience in web application development
  • Knowledge of, and experience in web frameworks and technologies such as:
    • .Net Core
    • NodeJS
    • Kotlin
    • Asp.Net Core framework
    • Angular / Vue.JS / REACT
    • HTML / CSS/ SCSS/ Sass / Javascript / Typescript
    • Relational and Document-based Databases e.g., Amazon RDS, DynamoDB, Mongo, Postgres etc.
    • Containerisation technologies e.g., Kubernetes, Docker
    • CI/CD Tools e.g., Jenkins, AWS Code Commit
    • AWS (preferred) or another cloud provider such as Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform
    • IaC technologies e.g., Terraform/Cloudformation
    • Data Visualization tools e.g.  Data Dog, Grafana or similar toolchain
    • Test-Driven Development is one of our key practices.
    • Performance testing tools e.g., Locust/Jmeter/Gatling etc.
    • Static Analysis / Code standards (Linting)
    • Contract testing (e.g., Postman, Neman)
    • Collaboration tools e.g., Confluence, Jira, Microsoft Teams, Slack
  • Familiarity with architecture styles such as Microservice and Serverless architectures
  • Critical thinking, root cause identification skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Good communications skills and a team player
  • Comfortable with pair programming
  • Possess commercial and business awareness

COMPETENCIES

  • Customer focus
  • Multi-functional team collaboration
  • Data-driven and attention to detail and big picture
  • Action Oriented
  • Continuous Improvement Management
  • Automation
  • Problem Finding and Solving
  • Conflict management and resolution
  • High EQ

Skills

Education

Bachelors Degree (B), Diploma (Dip)

Closing Date

18 September 2023

 

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Software Engineer at Old Mutual
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