16 Mar 2021

Software Specialist (Developer)- M-pesa at Vodacom

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Job Description


Posting Country:  Tanzania, United Republic of
Date Posted:  15-Mar-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Joining Vodacom is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Role purpose:

The Developer is responsible for creating prototypes, designing and building modules and solutions in an iterative agile cycles, develop, maintain, and optimize the business outcome.
This role is responsible for estimating user and technical stories, designing and developing code, writing and executing unit and integration tests, and supporting testing of deliverables against user and technical story acceptance tests.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership

•Estimate user and technical stories to help inform and prioritize backlog
•Design modules according to user stories, UX designs, and technical stories
•Develop solutions according to module designs and deploy using delivery pipeline
•Develop and execute unit and integration tests; support testing against user and technical story acceptance tests
•Suggest improvements to user stories and UX
•Manage technical debt as part of daily activities
•Conduct peer reviews and maintain coding standards
•Manage incidents as level two and level three support
•Manage problems as level two and level three support
•Estimate user and technical stories to help inform and prioritize backlog
•Design modules according to user stories, UX designs, and technical stories
•Develop solutions according to module designs and deploy using delivery pipeline
•Develop and execute unit and integration tests; support testing against user and technical story acceptance tests
•Suggest improvements to user stories and UX
•Manage technical debt as part of daily activities
•Conduct peer reviews and maintain coding standards
•Manage incidents as level two and level three support
•Manage problems as level two and level three support

Core competencies, knowledge and experience

•Agile software development skills
•Mobile app developer skills
•Unit, integration, smoke and static code analysis testing
•Architectural element testing e.g. APIs
•Expertise in multiple programming and markup languages, such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Java, Ruby, SQL, XML, JSON, YAML, C, Golan and Python.
•Databases skills i.e.  MariaDB, MySQL, MongoDB.
•Knowledge of Operating systems such as LINUX etc.
•Cloud-native architectures, including public cloud PaaS / IaaS, micro-services architectures, API
•Cross functional & Flexibility in projects
•Strong problem solving skills
•Strong communications skills
•Business acumen

Must have technical / professional qualifications: 

•Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field
•2 -3 years’ Agile software development experience and telecommunication industry
•Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) preferred
•Competency in UX principles and practices preferred

Skills

MicroServices and APIs
Dev Ops
Security
Architecture and Design
Software Engineering
Business Partnering
Cloud
Critical Thinking

Commitment from Vodacom

Vodacom is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences – we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodacom you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.

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Closing Date : 16th April, 2021.






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