Intermediate - Senior Oracle Developer

Remuneration:Market related 
Location:Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Company:Datafin Recruitment


A global innovative finance platform seeks a highly skilled Intermediate – senior Oracle developers to be involved with Application Development of ERP financial systems and sub systems, ensure quality development and implement built solutions. You should have a computer science/IT degree/BTech or diploma, four+ years’ experience in systems development and your skillset should include: Java, JavaScript, PL/SQL or similar, Oracle. Oracle forms and reports experience a must.
  • Create logical and innovative solutions for medium to very complex requirements.
  • Compile designs for program delivery which is aligned to documented user expectations.
  • Make programming changes, within technical level of competence, to deliver on project objectives.
  • Develop quality programs, minimising rework.
  • Review technical deliverables to ensure that what has been built meets user expectation.
  • Provide timeline estimates for delivery of project work.
  • May be required to assist in quality assurance, system & user acceptance testing.
  • May be required to implement systems inclusive of configuration, training, on site/remote support.
  • Adhere to governance processes for delivery within the systems development life cycle.


Qualifications –
  • BTech, IT/computer science degree/diploma.

Must-haves –
  • Oracle Forms and reports experience required.

Experience/skills -
  • Minimum of four to six years in systems development for a senior developer.
  • At least a year experience coding in Java and JavaScript.
  • Analytical Skills using Object Oriented Programming.
  • PL/SQL or similar query language.
  • Strong analytical skills and experience using the required technology stack.
  • Understanding of system functionality at the application level.
  • Excellent technical writing and presentation skills.
  • Must be able to travel (national and international).
  • Able to:
  • Plan work times required to deliver on project objectives.
  • Understand and interpret documented user requirements from business or functional requirements.
  • Understand and interpret technical system specifications
  • Develop and implement systems.
  • Produce technical specs for programs.
  • Conceptual system design and compile suitable design documents.
  • Complete object-oriented design.
  • Database design (logical and Physical models).
  • Audit quality of programs developed.
  • Provide viable solutions to ensuring that project deliverables remain on track as per agreed timeline.

Advantageous –
  • Oracle Certification.
  • ERP experience and financial systems understanding.
  • ADF training and/or ADF experience.

  • A self-starter who requires minimal supervision, and takes high ownership of work assigned.
  • Logical approach and excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Able to provide guidance and support to junior/intermediate or other developers to ensure that project deliverables are met in the required time and budget estimations.
  • Understanding of working as part of a multi-disciplinary project team.

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.


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Posted on 11 Aug 16:24

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