Old Mutual Vacancies Durban – Technical Lead API Development

Website Old Mutual

Job Description:

The My Old Mutual team is a dynamic division within Old Mutual Limited, which seeks to drive digital engagement with customers by being at the forefront of digital development and innovation. Old Mutual’s longstanding history and unquestionable success in the financial industry, provide a solid foundation for expansion of its digital platform. The Digital & Data team applies customer-focused design thinking, agile and lean development methodologies, and continuous delivery practices.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Apply engineering principles for design, development, maintenance, testing and evaluation of software
  • Develop and improve the tools to enable software development
  • Facilitate code design and code reviews
  • Provide sizing and scoping for development work required
  • Apply knowledge relating to the Architecture of relevant systems
  • Follow Agile methodologies (SCRUM / Kanban)
  • Design and implement test strategy and/or test plans.
  • Management of development tasks
  • Operate as a subject matter expert across program initiatives
  • Ensure that software development tasks are well coordinated
  • Create and test software prototypes
  • Develop technical specifications and software application architecture and designs
  • Work in a DEVOPS culture
  • Responsible for the software development life cycle, taking the lead on software development projects

Job Requirements:

  • Multi-functional team collaboration
  • Continuous Improvement Management
  • Customer focus
  • Action Oriented
  • Knowledge of coding design patterns
  • Data-driven and attention to detail and big picture
  • Familiarity with Test-Driven Development Build cloud based functional APIs at an enterprise level

Qualification & Experience:

  • Performance testing (Locust/Jmeter/Gatling etc.)
  • Matric, with a degree in Computer Science/ Engineering/ Mathematics or related
  • Contract testing (e.g., Pact, Postman, Neman)
  • AWS (preferred) or another cloud provider such as AZURE or Google Cloud Platform
  • 3+ years of experience in leading application development
  • IaC: Terraform/Cloudformation
  • Confluence, Jira
  • Microsoft Teams, Slack
  • CI/CD – Jenkins, AWS Code Commit
  • 5+ years of experience in API development
  • Containerisation: Kubernetes, Docker
  • .Netcore/ Kotlin/Java

Job Details:

Company: Old Mutual

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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