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Oracle Developer

Business Unit:  Discovery Insure
Function:  Insurance (Short Term)
Date:  23-Jun-2022

Oracle developer - Insure Systems


About Insure Systems
Discovery Insure Systems is a young dynamic team. We are constantly evolving and running with multiple projects simultaneously. We pride ourselves in the quality of work that we deliver and the ease and speed at which we can do it. Our aim to set the benchmark for efficiency in everything we set out to do.


Key Purpose
Design and implement robust, scalable and optimally performing systems using Oracle related technologies, according to provided specifications, standards and procedures, while ensuring compliance with the architectural standards and guidelines laid out by Discovery.


Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to
 Translate business requirements into technical designs adhering to Discovery Insure processes, standards and guidelines, taking cognisance of performance, security and scalability requirements. Deliver within agreed timeframes.

 Liaise with relevant parties where clarification of business requirements or resolution to
technical issues is needed
 Research and find effective solutions to technical issues that arise
 Estimate development timelines based on business requirements
 Construct robust, maintainable, scalable, optimally performing system code in line with
technical specifications, following prescribed process, standards and procedures. Deliver within
agreed timeframes
 Conduct unit testing and fix any defects found
 Verify build stability and quality with development team before releasing to test team, aiming to
release with zero defects
 Assist the Business analyst in ensuring the test pack includes relevant scenarios and test data.
 Consult and assist in reviewing risk / impact of defects found in testing, and assist with fixing
where necessary
Support / Troubleshooting:
 Assist system users with technical support issues and handle according to defined procedures
 Ability to effectively analyse root cause of system errors (data errors, performance and stability
Mentoring / Team development:
 Actively coach other developers to understand and apply the Insure coding and architectural
standards correctly, as well as any technologies in use
 Perform code review to ensure logical correctness, maintainability, scalability, performance,
compliance with architectural standards and frameworks
Personal development:
 Keep abreast of current technological trends and how these might be applied in the Discovery
 Constant improvement of knowledge of the various applications, their functionalities and data
 Ability to communicate clearly, constructively and effectively. Easily able to follow and
participate in technical, business process, and other discussions
 Able to build business relationships with other members of team and the business areas we


Personal Attributes and Skills
Technical Competencies

 Data Modelling specifically related to OLTP
 Dynamic SQL
 SQL and PLSQL performance tuning
 Report writing
 BI/Warehouse/ETL
 Java SE


Education and Experience
 3+ years of consistent experience in the listed core competency areas.
Working knowledge of:
 Software development within SDLC
 Unit Testing
 Data modelling and design of database structures
 BSc Computer Science or equivalent 3 year qualification
 Oracle Certified Professional - Advanced PLSQL developer

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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