Absa Africa Back End Software Engineer Jobs in South Africa

Absa Africa Back End Software Engineer Jobs in South Africa

  • With over 100 years of rich history and strongly positioned as a local bank with regional and international expertise, a career with our family offers the opportunity to be part of this exciting growth journey, to reset our future and shape our destiny as a proudly African group.

    Job Summary

  • The CIB Corporate Technology team is looking for a Back End Software Engineer on a contract basis to apply critical thinking & problem solving skills to contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle & quickly produce well-organised, optimized, and documented source code to deliver high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications. Initial 12 month contract


  • Create efficient and logical solution designs for clients

  • Design and code superior technical solutions

  • Easily recognize system deficiencies and implement effective solutions

  • Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements

  • Communicate and enforce coding standards

  • Consistently deliver high-quality services to clients

  • Possess significant knowledge of client server and internet systems architectures

  • Understand the benefits of the various design methodologies and object oriented environments

  • Proactively seek opportunities to serve in leadership roles

  • Challenge others to develop as leaders while serving as a role model

  • Manage the process of innovative change

  • Conduct effective progress evaluations in a timely manner

  • Seek and participate in development opportunities above and beyond required training

  • Train other employees through both formal and informal training programs

  • Suggest areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible

    Education and experience required:

  • 5+ years of enterprise level experience in IT

  • Solid troubleshooting skills.

  • Enterprise experience in maintaining supporting MS SQL Server.

  • Solid skills in SQL (T-SQL / MS SQL Server).

  • Strong administration skills (OS: Windows Server, Web Hosting: IIS).

  • Experience in bash scripting (PowerShell).

  • Configuring builds and deployments on CI/CD tools (TeamCity/Jenkins).

  • Willingness to solve DevOps /Support /Maintenance problems VCS (Git).

  • Familiarity with general monitoring principles and tools (Grafana, New Relic, Splunk, ELK stack).

  • Agile Methodology.

  • Atlassian Stack (Jira, Confluence, BitBucket, Service Desk).

  • Containerization (Docker) plus orchestration (Kubernetes or OpenShift).

  • Good written and spoken English.

    Complementary skills:

  • Experience in .NET/C#

  • Experience in developing/supporting .NET Core and ASP.NET Core applications.

  • SOLID & OOP & Design Patterns (including DI, IoC, etc.)

  • Linux administration skills.

  • Message brokers and queues (Kafka or RabbitMQ).

  • WCF and REST web services.

  • Unit and Integration Testing.

  • Cloud experience.

  • Experience in Finance domain.

    How to Apply

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