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Oracle PL/SQL Developer

Business Unit:  Discovery Central Services
Function:  Development (Oracle/Delphi/Magic/etc)
Date:  11-May-2022

Oracle PL/SQL developer - GIS: CAS


About Group Information Services – CAS

Our division is responsible for designing, building, and supporting central applications that are used both inside Discovery, as well as externally by our brokers and financial advisors.

Key Purpose

We are seeking a developer responsible for building and supporting applications. Your primary responsibility will be to develop the various layers of our applications, and to coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. A commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product is essential.

Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to
• Develop and Maintain systems according to specifications
• Design and document modules assigned; design review and assistance to be provided by systems analyst and architects
• Participation in workshops to determine overall functional design
• Generate Reports from data
• Develop in a structured environment using version control
• Support existing systems by investigating, identifying, and rectifying problems
• Investigation & correction of data problems as per data fix policy

• Perform testing, debugging and quality assurance on programmed code
• Ensure that unit testing is conducted successfully accordingly to the functional specification document, user requirements and test pack
• Code according to the specific coding standards agreed to from time to time
• Logging of time spent on tasks according to time keeping policy
• Recognise unique demands of IT of non-conventional working hours (long hours and the need to complete projects within give timeframes)
• Meeting deadlines as agreed
• Regular status reports, as agreed
• Attend all technical, user and team training and meetings
• Ability to communicate clearly and to guard all business relationships in a professional way


Personal Attributes and Skills

• Oracle PL/SQL
• SQL and RDBMS (Oracle)


Personal Attributes:
• Self-starter who takes ownership and accountability and can work with minimal supervision – Most Important!
• Passionate about technology and development
• Results oriented with the ability to work under pressure and cope with multiple concurrent projects with changing priorities and deadlines
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to deal with complexity and migrate between detailed and high-level requirements
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Education and Experience
• 3+ years’ experience in oracle pl/sql development.
• 3-year university degree in computer science or business informatics, or similar qualification, is highly preferable


The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.

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