Senior Specialist Software Engineers

Johannesburg, Gauteng
  1. Full Time
  2. Digital
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Posting date:05 Jun, 2018

Vodacom is a Leading African Mobile communication company providing wider range of communication services including mobile voice, messaging, data and converged services to over 60 million customers.  From our roots in South Africa, we have grown our mobile network business to include operations in Tanzania, DRC, Mozambique and Lesotho. The mobile networks cover a total population of approximately 200 million people.  Through Vodacom Business Africa (VBA) we also offer business managed services to enterprises in over 40 countries across the continent.  Vodafone is the majority shareholder of Vodacom and has a 65% share.


We’re at our best when we lead and over the past 20 years, as the Company that pioneered mobile in South Africa, Vodacom has achieved a remarkable list of firsts.  We’re immensely proud to be a leader in our field and are 100% committed to continue trailblazing. 

We employ individuals who are as passionate about customers as we are. We are truly Customer Obsessed which means that we are passionate about exceeding customer expectations; work relentlessly to really understand the customer; look at decisions through the customer’s eyes and take personal accountability for the customer experience.


We have the below vacancy available in our Organisation:

The G Band Senior Specialist: Software Engineer is based within the Digital job family


Responsible for ensuring scalable digital platforms within the company and will be actively involved in crafting and delivering software architectures that are fit for purpose into the future.  The role will have in depth knowledge of mobile software architectures and frameworks as well as web platform technology.  The role will be directly responsible for compliance to these architectures through manual and automated controls and will take a very deep and active role in managing performance and stability of assets, agile delivery frameworks deployed and devops methodologies

Your responsibilities will include:


  • High-level technical strategy and architecture for web and mobile

  • Implementation opt ions for all assigned application initiatives in the organization

  • Web and mobile governance processes and structures

  • Scalable cross platform software design documentation and delivery of solutions
  • Framework design and software design

  • Governance of the entire software delivery lifecycle and ensuring that all solutions are designed for performance, stability and customer experience

  • Engage with Vodafone performance team for ensuring that set targets are manage d and met


    Core competencies, knowledge and experience:

  • Very deep technical knowledge of Java and web and mobile based ( IOS and Android) development technologies and suites required

  • Knowledge of emerging technologies/industry trends along with the ability to leverage them in application development and support initiatives

  • Capable of articulating the business value of IT investments/projects and collaborating with partners and cross-functional groups during implementation

  • Adeptness to engage as a consultative face of IT to the Business and enable technology to address business challenges and improve operational efficiency

  • Skill to integrate new technologies with existing business initiatives and understanding the business processes and customer needs

  • Good understanding of governance framework (roles and responsibilities, escalation and communication process, handoffs and control points)

  • Ability to make recommendations as they pertain to improvements in support/development initiatives and facilitate implementation with partners, IT and cross-functional groups within the Business

  • Ability to work with multi-national teams, understand and respect cultural diversity and develop messages that help achieve objectives with diverse audiences


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