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Specialist: IT Systems Developer

Date: 02-Aug-2022

Location: Johannesburg GAU ZA, GT, ZA

Company: Liberty Group Limited

At Liberty, we employ more than 6 000 people across 7 businesses in 18 African countries. Every day, our employees grow their knowledge by working with diverse groups of people who specialise in a wide range of skills across insurance, asset management, investment and health products. We continually seek to engage, develop, recognise and reward the people who make our business great.


We are looking for dynamic young talented individuals that are eager to learn and grow in a Cloud environment.  As a Specialist: IT Systems Developer, you will be required to provide advice and support in area of specialisation and enable the design, creation, development, documentation & testing of programs.

Key responsibilities

  • Apply relevant research methodologies, tools and techniques to effectively and purposefully gather information.
  • Understand the interdependence and integration of different systems and related processes to apply practically in an area of work.
  • Provide specialist advice and support in area of accountability to ensure that identified solutions and recommendations are appropriate and effective.
  • Gather specification and related information in order to inform the architectural design of IT systems.
  • Provide constructive and timeous feedback on work progress and problems encountered to relevant stakeholders.
  • Research and examine current systems and consult users to obtain information to inform possible improvements.
  • Write software and develop documentation and related operating manuals to increase the utility value of systems.

Additional Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver technical design solutions according to agreed standards that address business requirements within an agreed timeframe.
  • Accountable for the execution of specialised work including the improvement of quality, standards and outputs within defined work routines and operating procedures.
  • Proactively solves problems, determines root-cause and applies solutions in line with guidelines and providing the necessary information to solve problems related to area of specialisation.
  • Plan for own task execution and advises on improvements related to area of specialisation.

Minimum Experience

  • 1 - 2 years experience in a similar environment.
  • Exposure to Microsoft Azure and AWS will be advantageous.
  • Software development experience in tools like C#, Python, SQL.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Relevant Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas [NQF Level 07] in Information Technology and Computer Sciences.

Liberty Group Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and the group's Transformation Strategy, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards the achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the organisation.


Vaccination Policy & Hybrid Working Model 

We are evolving the way we work and will be launching a Hybrid working model, in line with this Liberty has implemented a Mandatory vaccination policy which is applicable to all employees, this is to further strengthen our commitment to the safety of all employees. Right of refusal to be vaccinated against COVID-19, either on constitutional and/or medical grounds, is taken into consideration and will be dealt with through an objection process. More information about our Hybrid working model and Mandatory vaccination policy will be discussed during the recruitment process for this position. 

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