ABSA Career – Specialist Platform Engineer

Website Absa Group Limited

Job Description:

Apply platform engineering expertise, critical thinking, design thinking and problem solving skills in an agile team environment to produce well-organised, optimised and documented source code that successfully delivers platform features & components of the service & solves complex technical problems with high quality solutions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Positively contribute to, define & implement the development/engineering lifecycle (end to end) and lead lifecycle improvements over successive releases.
  • Ensure consistent, usable, forward-looking, maintainable test infrastructure
  • Identify patterns that reveal errors and unanticipated problems, and influence telemetry analytics design decisions
  • Document feature set and constituent design information to produce solution design blueprints and validation collateral
  • Proactively identify development practices that work well & leverage & improve these for future solution design and deployment
  • Leverage platform (service design & code) & engineering technical expertise to proactively identify risks and prevent defects
  • Apply object orientated design in development & draw from a large base of design patterns
  • Identify & Apply metrics to drive the quality and stability of code
  • Based on engineering & platform expertise and a sound knowledge of the business & customer requirements
  • Develop business & customer aligned, lasting & innovative platform feature sets
    consistently provide key ideas for the enhancement & optimization of the platform
  • Take accountability for deeply understanding & building expertise on the platform, the platform contribution to the broader platform strategy & business and customer requirements & all available technologies
  • Leverage platform engineering expertise & a working knowledge of specific platforms and their constituent parts to positively contribute to platform feature and service designs
  • Produce simple, extensible, and maintainable features with very few defects. Continually works to find and fix defects.
  • Uphold our technical principles of: self-service, scalability, re-usability, resilience & stability in all development practices and deliver feature sets that sustainably deliver on these principles

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Information Technology

Job Details:

Company: Absa Group Limited

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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