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Job Summary

  • No. of Vacancy: N/A
  • Job Location: Centurion
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: N/A
  • Gender: Any
  • Age Limit: N/A
  • Experience: N/A
  • Career level: Mid-Senior level
  • Posted On: Jun 10, 2019
  • Application Deadline: Jul 10, 2019

Job Description/Responsibility

  • MMI Holdings Limited (MMI) is a South African based financial services group listed on the South African stock exchange, the JSE. The group operates in the market through multiple client-facing brands including insurance and investment brands Metropolitan and Momentum, South Africa’s number one cell captive insurer Guardrisk and wellness and rewards programme Multiply. MMI operates in 17 countries across the globe: 13 in the African continent, Hong Kong, Indonesia, United Kingdom, and India through a direct presence, strategic partnerships and joint ventures.
  • MMI’s purpose is to improve the lifetime Financial Wellness of people, their communities and their businesses. Financial Wellness is a continuous process of planning and management for individuals, households and businesses, with the aim of affording expenses and achieving goals over one’s lifetime. Our promise to our clients is to be their Financial Wellness partner over this life-long journey, using our expertise and solutions to help them develop and reach their goals.
  • Role Purpose

    This role will manage the team which is responsible for the design, development, maintenance and support of a Java based system for financial calculations.

    The work you need to deliver

    • Manage a small team
    • Design and develop components and applications in accordance with specified architectural design and technical specifications;
    • Obtain business requirements for a Java solution and provide an analysis for the requirements. This may involve researching appropriate solutions to the requirements and provide recommendations;
    • Meet all deliverables and objectives set out by the business within the agreed time;
    • Drive and support effective teamwork within the department;
    • Define scope, work tasks and duration of IT solution based on business requirements;
    • Conduct necessary testing (Stress, Integration and Unit);
    • Proper documentation and handover for quality assurance; and
    • Understanding the bigger picture, the established technical frameworks and methodologies in place as well as the business environment in a short time.

Experience Requirements

  • 5 years’ experience
  • Management experience will be an advantage
  • Object orientated analysis, design and pattern experience
  • Experienced in the following technologies:          
    • Java 1.6
    • SQL
    • JSF1.2 / Javascript
    • Java EE 5
  • Websphere portal and application server v7
  • Subversion / Jenkins
  • Financial background an advantage
  • Experience integrating with AS400/iSeries/RPG legacy systems an advantage

Education Requirements

  • N/A

Skills Requirements

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Systematic thinking
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Excellent time management
  • Detail orientated
  • A sense of responsibility / ownership
  • Keen to learn and adapt to changes
  • Team player


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About the Company

Company Name: MMI Holdings
Address: 268 West Avenue, Centurion, Gauteng, 0157, , SOUTH AFRICA

Company Profile: MMI was formed from the merger of Metropolitan and Momentum, sizable insurance-based financial services players in South Africa. With market capitalisation of R26.7bn and an embedded value of some R31.1bn, MMI was already the third largest life insurer in South Africa when it listed on the JSE Stock Exchange on 1 December 2010. The core businesses of MMI are long and short-term insurance, asset management, savings, investment, healthcare administration, health risk management, employee benefits, and rewards programmes. MMI conducts its business through operating brands Metropolitan, Momentum, Guardrisk, and Eris Properties.

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