Lead Technical Developer

A leading banking client is looking for a Lead Technical Developer to join their team. In this role, you will be the custodian of technical thought leadership within the Group Technology (GT) environment. Your primary responsibilities will include offering expertise, guidance, and advice on integrating solutions across various technologies and supporting processes. This position ensures GT delivers sustainable, high-quality solutions aligned with the Bank’s overall strategy while fostering the growth of technical expertise within the organization.

Key Responsibilities
  • Develop a competitive edge by consulting and advising on systems, processes, frameworks, and products aligned with the company’s strategy.
  • Ensure design delivery through consultation, stakeholder identification, and collaboration.
  • Hold GT accountable for all technical deliverables.
  • Guide and support executive management in technology discussions to facilitate informed decision-making.
  • Upskill stakeholders on technical designs and mentor all technical roles.
  • Secure buy-in from sponsors and executives by presenting at executive meetings.
  • Direct, facilitate, participate, and contribute to technical forums.
  • Ensure the test strategy covers the full end-to-end technology stack, including non-functional requirements, through consultation and collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Advocate for best practice software development methodologies and identify bottlenecks in the application development process.
  • Identify potential conflicts across deliverables and technologies, recommending suitable solutions.
  • Mitigate risks by identifying and raising concerns on deliverables and strategies and proposing solutions.
  • Contribute to the journey of proving and productionalizing emerging technologies.
  • Participate in high-impact problem resolution, offering expert guidance and solutions on technical issues.
  • Shape the enterprise architecture roadmap by consulting, identifying, and collaborating with stakeholders, ensuring a smooth transition to future operations.
  • Conduct independent research on technology best practices.
  • Provide coaching, mentoring, and upskilling within the area of expertise.
  • Support the achievement of business strategy, objectives, and values.

Minimum Requirements
  • +12 years’ experience in any of the following languages: Java, C#, Golang, Python, TypeScript, JavaScript, Angular, and SQL.
  • Skilled in platform development using Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Proficiency in cloud computing environments, particularly Azure or AWS.
  • Expertise in low-level programming, with a strong ability to resolve memory and performance issues.
  • Solid understanding of operating system principles and basic IT security.
  • Extensive experience with database technologies such as Postgres, MongoDB, Redis, DB2, MS SQL, and Oracle.

Job Type:
  • Full-time

Workplace type:
  • Hybrid

  • Johannesburg, South Africa

Experience Level:
  • Mid-Senior level

Please email your CV to: teboho.matinketja@paracon.co.za

Business Analyst

Our client is an international startup consultancy building bespoke software to create digital transformation solutions for a wide variety of corporate clients. They create rapid user orientated solutions that deliver immediate benefits to it clients.

Our client is on a search for a Business Analyst who will ensure that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities;  crafting and implementing service practices that meet customers’ and own organisational needs.

Details of Role:
Key Responsibilities
  • Gathering, identifying, and documenting business requirements.
  • responsible for supporting the design and technical development of new customised solutions built using the organisation Platform.
  • Draft Statements of Work for SLA customers.
  • Report to multiple stakeholders throughout a project lifecycle.
  • Business Process Modelling.
  • Test, Implement and deploy solutions to business issues.
  • Performing complex tasks or working on complex projects.
Essential Competencies
  • Client oriented
  • Excellent documenting and diagramming skills
  • Result driven
  • Negotiation skills
  • Analytical thinking & problem-solving
  • Ownership driven
  • Innovated
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelors Degree in Information Technology
  • Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA) or Advanced Diploma in Business analysis (AdBA)
  • Wire framing experience essential
Job Type:
  • Full-time
Workplace type:
  • Remote
  • South Africa
Experience Level:
  • Mid-Senior level

Have what it takes? Email your CV to Vuyiseka.kewuti@paracon.co.za

Business Intelligence Developer

Our client is looking for a BI Developer with Data Warehouse developer experience at an intermediate level with 5 years’ experience.

Key Responsibilities
  •  Design the data model and transform data to be used for meaningful analytics
  • Support and maintain the reporting environments and data platforms
  • Ensure integrity of data across multiple applications
  • Assist in ensuring alignment of BI technologies with strategic objectives
  • Ensure compliance with PPECB policies and procedures
  • Assist in the development of junior colleagues
  • SQL (coder)
  • SSIS
  • Data warehousing developer
  • Team lead experience in project
Minimum Requirement
  • National Diploma in a IT related field computer related or numerical qualification i.e. Information Systems, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics etc .
  • Completed STAR Schema methodology course
  • Certifications in Microsoft stack of tools.
  • Completed Develops course
Job Type:
  • Permanent
Workplace type:
  • Hybrid
  • Cape Town, South Africa
Experience Level:
  • Mid-Senior level

Please email Amanda Mjali at amanda.mjali@paracon.co.za