ooba career & job opportunity

technology lead

This Technology Lead position, based in Cape Town (South Africa), offers you the chance to join an innovative financial services brand that pioneered home loans in South Africa.

Now, we’re evolving our business to align with current tech’ trends in order to maintain our pioneering place in the market and ensure that we keep delivering the best service experience to our clients and customers.

That’s why we’re looking for smart people to join our Software Development team.

Who We Are & What We Do?

At ooba (www.ooba.co.za), we’re proudly contributing to the growth of our country and the economy by transforming the South African home ownership market.

We empower people by ‘opening doors’ to a secure financial asset for them and their families.

Basically, we give South Africans the right to believe in the dream of home ownership. At ooba, we believe in empowering our people and our business partners and a key part of this is done by the introduction of innovative technology enablers.

Why A Technology Lead Career At ooba?

At ooba, we are the leading provider of home loans in South Africa, in a market that we pioneered.

Now, we’re looking for people who want to be part of helping us pioneer the next generation in this market, including through the digitizing the B2C interaction and transactions in the home loans and insurance market.

If you want to be part of building a platform (and related tech’) from its core, by building something that’s BIG and doing so in an incremental way, then this is your opportunity!

We need you to be capable and willing to develop and build from an existing tech’ base, as well as be able to build something BIG (and technically sophisticated).

As a Technology Lead in our Software Development team, you’ll be working closely with our architecture and testing teams, while a significant amount of your time will be spent in solution design and fulfilling the role of a solution architect from a technology perspective. You’ll be the custodian of the business’ application reference architecture, which requires an understanding of the role this plays in providing a framework to manage the development work of multiple parties (including third parties as well as other employees) while ensuring the sustainability of our technology.

So, if you’re the sort of person who enjoys being part of a team of experts and is driven by the idea of making a difference through your contribution, as well as being able to balance the competing demands of a high-performance workplace….then this might be the right career move for you to ‘open the door’ to today!

What We’re Looking For In Technology Lead Applicants?

Ideally, you’ll have a formal computer science qualification and 5+ years of exp’ in a micro-service architecture development role, as well as familiarity in: Spring Boot, Java, Spring Boot, REST & JSON, JUnit, Tomcat, Version Control (pref’ GIT), and IDE (such as Eclipse or STS).

Exp’ with Oracle Database, PLSQL, Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle Weblogic Application Server is preferable but not essential, as is HTML, CSS and JQuery.

Also, you’ll have exp’ of solution design methodology and in developing and maintaining an application reference architecture, as well as exp’ in leading a multi-discipline team.

Interested? Then APPLY today by sending your CV to: human.resources@ooba.co.za