We are seeking a skilled and dedicated Analyst Developer to join our team, specializing in the development and maintenance of TAX (SAR) and Credit Transfers (KOS) applications. The Analyst Developer will play a crucial role in designing, implementing, and supporting software solutions for these applications to ensure their efficient operation and compliance with regulatory requirements.

What you’ll do:

  • Build features and applications that exceed the business specifications and requirements.
  • Analyze existing software applications and align them with BAU Support and other functional requirements from business users. (e.g. legislative requirements)
  • Write and test effective interfaces to other applications and services.
  • Troubleshoot, debug, and upgrade software and assist in defect resolution and testing of applications.
  • Create technical documentation and provide technical direction, ensuring software development tasks align with operational goals.
  • Standby responsibilities, as and when required.

Your Expertise:

  • 5-8 years’ experience in Mainframe Software Development.
  • Prior exposure to applications in Financial Services will be strongly recommended.
  • Proven record of exceptional work performance.
  • In-depth understanding and knowledge of IBM Assembler (mainly) and Cobol on the mainframe.
  • In-depth understanding and knowledge of Cobol on the mainframe.
  • In-depth understanding and knowledge of the mainframe development environment. (ROSCOE, TSO, Dumpmaster, IBM debug, etc.)
  • Basic understanding of TP monitors (e.g. IMS and CICS) and Data Management Systems (e.g. QSAM, DB2) will be strongly recommended.
  • Strong technical skills. (MQ, SQL, JCL and VSAM)
  • Sound understanding of the Software Development process and methodology in the IT Organisation.
  • A good understanding of financial products, especially long-term insurance products.
  • Understanding the different flows/roles within SARS. (Directives, Annuities, IRP5, Interest Certificates, etc).
  • Understanding Payment Flows and Accounting.

Other information applicable to the opportunity:

  • Contract Position
  • Location: Cape Town

Desired Skills:

  • Adaptability
  • Authenticity
  • Partnership
  • Ingenuity
  • Mastery

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