About SA Home Loans

Address

2 Milkwood Crescent, Milkwood Park, La Lucia, 4051

Company Size

501-1000
Summary

What We Do

We’re risk-free, innovative mortgage specialists.
We’re South Africa’s only specialist mortgage provider. It’s all we do. We work with you to find the best solution to home financing needs.

SA Home Loans is a mortgage finance provider with no other interests to distract us from our dedicated purpose: to offer the best in every service associated with being a home loan provider. These services cover the full spectrum of home ownership and home financing – from origination and credit approval through to registration and ongoing loan servicing. The company was launched to South African home owners in February 1999 and is today a proven entrepreneurial success story, having originated well over 100 000 residential loans.

In this time, against formidable competitors, we have grown to become the country’s fifth largest home loans provider.

SA Home Loans has a range of diverse functions, as well as dynamic technologies and a unique service-driven culture which creates an environment that is stimulating and challenging, making us a sought-after employer of choice. With our head office in Durban and sales offices in major centres, we are well established and represented across the country.

What Makes Us Different

We're not a bank.
We’re flexible, approachable and service orientated. We’ve pioneered a new way of providing home loans by linking our clients directly to the money markets and passing the savings on to them.

Transparency and Care.
We are completely honest and transparent in all our dealings. There is no fine print, no hidden charges, and no unpleasant surprises.

Our purpose
Changing Lives by making it possible for more South Africans to own their own homes.

Our offering
We are passionate home finance specialists that offer competitive products and an amazing experience to make it easier for our clients to achieve their home ownership goals.

Why Work For Us

SA Home Loans competes with large banks in South Africa, but we’re not a bank. We rely on our systems for a competitive advantage, driving an unconventional, open-minded and cutting-edge Information Technology department.

Our culture is built on learning, diversity and adapting to change at pace. We are highly collaborative in an agile environment, with a focus on quality engineering and automation. We maintain a fast-paced and lean development process to deliver business value and Amazing Service to our clients.

Team members are given the space for self-development through structured learnings such as Pluralsight, mandated non-business-related personal projects, study assistance, short courses and skills programmes.

Exciting opportunities and challenges await as we deepen our shift to the cloud in reengineering our systems and teams to a combination of cloud-native systems, cutting edge technologies and powerful off-the-shelf SaaS offerings.

Our Culture

Caring and Inclusive
We are warm, welcoming and caring about the wellbeing of all people especially our clients and our staff.

We are respectful and inclusive of all people, all views and all contributions.
We show care towards the social needs of our communities and we contribute to their upliftment.

Uncompromising Integrity

We are always honest, and we do the right thing even when no one is watching.
We are always fair and transparent towards our customers, colleagues and other stakeholders.
We keep our word and we deliver on our commitments.

Innovative Professionals
We are home finance professionals, striving to become better at what we do through continuous learning.
We share our knowledge with others freely, we speak our minds with courage, we collaborate to create the best solutions.
We value independent thinking and curiosity to challenge the status quo and raise the bar of how we do business.

Pursuit of Excellence

We take ownership for getting things done, using relevant data to inform and improve our decisions and actions.
We respond quickly to changing client needs, always looking for better ways of serving our clients.
We expect high performance from every professional, we recognise and reward great results.

Our Hiring Process

We will have an initial online interview which is expected to last between 1 and 2 hours. Should the candidate be successful we then have second more technical review session that will last 2 and a half hours.

Perks
Competitive Remuneration
Performance based remuneration and bonus system
Medical Aid
Provident Fund
Monthly Incentives, Quarterly and Annual Awards
Long Service loyalty awards
Study Assistance, Short Courses and Skills Programmes and
Management Development Programmes
Tech Stack

Application and Data

Amazon S3
Amazon EC2
Amazon VPC
AngularJS
PostgreSQL
Javascript
Node.js
Python
PHP
RabbitMQ
jQuery
HTML5
C#
Bootstrap
nginx
ASP.NET
MS SQL
TypeScript
R
Kibana
Drupal
Amazon Web Services

DevOps

Ansible
GitHub
Grunt
Git
Docker
GitLab
Selenium
npm
Kubernetes
Octopus Deploy
Terraform
Packer
Prometheus
Bash
Consul
Cloudflare

Utilities

Elasticsearch
Google Analytics
Tableau
Power BI

Business Tools

JIRA
Microsoft Sharepoint
Salesforce
Microsoft Teams
Confluence
Zoom
Miro