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Snr Manager IT Development

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Date Added 7 Dec 2018
Expiry Date 4 Jan 2019
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Gauteng (Pta)

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Role details:
Responsible to manage software development teams responsible for digital front-end, middleware and backend applications development. Apply knowledge of software architecture to manage software development tasks associated with developing, debugging or designing software applications, operating systems and databases according to provided design specifications. Ensure that the development teams are functioning optimally and adhere to the development principles and practices. Be responsible to manage, shape and motivate a number of Agile delivery teams.
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FUNCTIONAL KNOWLEDGE: Software development cycles and quality assurance processes; QA, software testing automation and Dev Ops; Software engineering fundamentals;
Applications architecture as well as the general software development landscape

FUNCTIONAL SKILLS: Technologies: Java SE, EE; JavaScript; HTML5/CSS; Node.js; Angular; PHP; MYSQL; JQuery; Drupal; Microservices; GIT; MariaDB; Ubuntu/ RedHat/
OEL/ Linux; Containers (Docker, OpenShift, Kubernetes)

ATTITUDE/LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES: Business Leadership; Market Leadership; Personal Leadership; People Leadership; Thought Leadership; Values aligned with Telkom Values (CHART)
Job Responsibilities
Required Certification Industry or development platforms certifications advantageous
Qualifications 3 year Bachelors Degree or equivalent qualification (IT, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering) required (NQF level 6)
Experience 2 years experience software development teams management/ team lead with demonstrable skills of project delivery and 5 years solid software development experience. Telecommunications experience advantageous. TM Forum API and Process understanding advantageous. Technical/ Systems design experience would be an advantage.
Special Requirements Experience managing software development teams.
Experience and understanding of technical considerations for cross product projects.
A record of successful delivery of software applications as an individual, team leader and Software Development Manager.
Manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
Strong understanding of software development cycles and quality assurance processes.
Strong understanding of QA, software testing automation and DevOps.
The ability to build applications within an enterprise environment.
Solid understanding of software engineering fundamentals.
An understanding of applications architecture as well as the general software development landscape.
Experience collaborating with product managers, designers, and other team leaders in cross-functional groups.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to customers, executives and non-technical leaders.
Demonstrated leadership and people management skills.
Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development.
Flexibility to learn new languages and software.
Ability to explore alternative processes, methods and tackle each situation on its own merit.
Good time management, delivery of tasks on time is imperative.
Must work well under pressure, working on simultaneous tasks at once.
Research, analysis, design and implementation skills advantageous.
Ability to communicate effectively with team members.
Accountability of overall product and of existing team.
Problem Solver displaying critical thinking skills.
A self-starter # able to act on own initiative and demonstrate drive and determination.
Highly motivated and a fast learner who can adapt to change.