Development Manager

Company Ovations Technologies
Reference # PSA031/19
Published 01/07/2019
Contract Type Contract
6 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Fourways, Gauteng, South Africa
Using the right combination of people, process and technology remains the Ovations approach to the fast changing information technology and business landscape. We have helped many of South Africa’s largest organisations to achieve sustainable business improvement through this unique approach. Our model is based on building long term relationships with our clients, as well as with partners who are not just along for the ride, but shape the journey using technologies that create real experiences. Ovations consultants are capable of working both in advisory and execution roles, from strategy through to delivery as well as supporting these solutions post implementation.

Ovations provides comprehensive business improvement solutions to customers, ranging from consulting offerings in the areas of Business Process Management, Enterprise Content Management, Case Management, Architecture and System Integration. The company prides itself on its ability to build and configure innovative and custom-developed IT solutions, as well as work with packaged products. Through its know-how on how to run and support these environments, apply proven methodologies, strong project and change management principles as well as training, Ovations ensures increased business adoption and project success for its clients.
Job Functions Information Technology
Industries Banking / Finance & Investment,Financial Services
A client is looking for a development manager who will be responsible for directing and managing the design, build and go-live phases of the SDLC. To take responsibility for the implementation of systems/technical solutions across multiple diverse products lines and technology platforms, providing direction, leadership, guidance and management to all developers whilst meeting scope, time, quality and budget project goals.

Duties & Responsibilities
•Application Portfolio Accountabilities
•Project Delivery
•Operations / Support / DevOps
•Team Management
•Standards / Processes / Procedures / documentation / improvements

Minimum Requirements (education, skills and specialist knowledge)
•Related degree
•Demonstrated track record for solution delivery implementing enterprise grade bespoke transaction processing systems from inception.
•Min 10 years’ experience in full stack development in either Oracle development technologies
•Experience in multiple project methodologies (Agile, Waterfall etc)
•Previous leadership role within the applications development area of a financial services organisation.
•Min 7 years’ experience in people management and technical leadership
•Experience with COTS solutions, systems integration, BI, BPM, Analytics and web technologies and application security.

Personal/Professional attributes and other requirements
•Technically credible to lead a team of world class software developers and able to deliver robust software.
•The ability to achieve results in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment is critical.
•A passion for people management and mentorship; hiring and developing great people
•Able to balance technical leadership with sound business judgment
•Proven results-oriented person with a delivery focus
•Ability to work well with people and be both highly motivated and motivating
•High attention to detail with precise and effective stakeholder communication
•Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
•Ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, trade-offs and opportunistic new ideas with technical employees
•Ability to think strategically and execute methodically and tactically.
•History of teamwork and willingness to roll up sleeves to get the job done.
Job Closing Date 19/07/2019
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