Hubert Weston & Associates
Sandton, GP, South Africa
Senior Unix Developer
R70,000.00 per month
South African Citizens Only
Senior Unix Developer - R70 000 - Eastern Suburbs
An exhilarating opportunity for a UNIX Developer exist within a leading aviation company. Suitable candidates needs a hands-on involvement in the design, scoping, development, deliver, support and operations of the complete airline reservation and DCS systems.
Skills, qualifications and experience requirements: BSc/BCom in Computer Science/Information technology will be advantageous 3 years or more with Unix/Linux development environment (Make, ant etc.) Experience with payment processing solutions (Credit cards, cash payment solutions, etc.) Experience in UNIX programming Experience with version control tools like CVS and GIT Have worked in an commercial software development environment Priority management Proficient in XLST, SOAP/XML,SQL, in C+ +/C Operating systems: UNIX, LINUX, DOS UNIX scripting Technical understanding of Departure control system and airline reservations system DBA knowledge, structure and design Working knowledge of VPN & WAN infrastructure Ability to take the lead and see issues and problems through until resolution Proficiency in the English language Ability to take ownership of legacy software for enhancements, refactoring and trouble shooting Database programming skills Key Performance areas: Strategic
Support the Development OPS in programming and development of new IT systems solutions. Maintain a cost-conscious focus throughout in order to support the business strategy when making decisions or finding solutions. Support the Development OPS by remaining abreast of all related global competitor movements and trends in order to keep Mango the most innovative airline. Conduct research and build technical knowledge on any new developments in both the IT field and the airline industry. Customer Focus
Support and effectively interact with internal stakeholders (e.g. Project Lead) in order to support the overall project/enhancement implementation and requirements. Provide assistance to key IT resources in order to empower them for self-sufficient trouble shooting and problem resolution. Operational
Work closely with the Development OPS in order to gain better understanding, knowledge from this role and act as a 2ndin charge to the Development OPS. Maintain ownership of technical systems. Maintain own technical knowledge and skills by remaining abreast of technology and latest developments related to programming by using cutting edge technology to support the business. Must take ownership of any complex coding within the IT system solutions by actively driving and completing this. Design, scope and complete detailed technical specifications to support the various projects and enhancements. Adhere to the set project timeframes and milestones for all development requirements. Provide continuous (weekly & monthly) feedback on the status of all developments. Get directly involved in trouble shooting, in accordance to the severity of the problem, to provide support and resolution timeously and effectively. Support the Development OPS in monitoring current architectural infrastructure to ensure this supports high volumes and high performance. Maintain accurate cross-functional systems knowledge to ensure the various platforms/systems integrate seamlessly. Complete release notes and manage the release process with 3rd party providers in accordance to Mango’s change management process. Facilitate the change management for business processes that change as a result of project deliverables. Adheres to all related change management procedures and policies, ensuring a well-planned roll-out and in accordance to audit requirements. Be on stand-by for after-hours support to the business to efficiently and timeously resolve any issues reported by the business. Conduct and accurately report on all annual/quarterly Disaster Recovery tests and implement and manage any corrective steps arising from this. Understand network design for accurate trouble shooting and give input into any enhancements or developments related to the network. Maintain and uphold ethical standards and the Mango Culture in order to protect the business and its customers and guests. Be responsible for designing and writing middleware services and IBM Informix RDBMS stored procedures within the Tuxedo framework. Responsible for writing XML documents and XSLT style sheets for creating and formatting messages using various XML editors.
Database Developer, Other IT & Telecoms, Programming, Software Developer, Software Engineer