Senior Software Developer
|Client||Digital Outsource Services|
|Location||Century City, Western Cape, South Africa|
The Senior Software Developer will form a vital part of a team of C# Developers who are responsible for creating cutting-edge software that supports critical business processes. The Senior Software Developer will be familiar with advanced programming techniques and design patterns and, in accordance with the Technical Lead, will provide guidance to the other developers. This candidate will report to the Software Development Team Lead.
|Job Functions||Software Development|
Duties will include, but not limited to:
•Develop cutting-edge software using the latest development tools and frameworks.
•Unit-test all software artifacts.
•Maintain current systems (web/other) and develop new systems (web/other) using the latest technologies.
•Collaborate with Product Owners and Test Analysts in developing, testing and deploying systems components.
•Research and develop new technologies.
•Provide second/third line support to IT for software deployed into company eco system.
•Analyse and resolve complex and high impact production issues where required.
•Monitor systems performance and ensure all SLA’s are met.
•Assist technical writers with technical documentation and user manuals related.
Support to Team
•Transfer of business and technical knowledge to the greater team.
•Technical guidance and mentoring of developers.
Support to Technical Lead and Software Development Manager
•Assist in enforcing Agile and Scrum methodology in the teams.
•Assist in code reviews.
•Assist in coordinating Pair Programming.
•Assist in implementation of best practices, coding standards and relevant methodologies.
•Proven experience in internet technology and web development.
•Proven experience in coding with an understanding of system architectures and knowledge of SOA.
•Solid knowledge of OO, development methodologies and applying patterns.
•Ability to work alongside Architects to integrate and propose viable solutions to business.
•Databases: MS SQL Server.
•5 years’+ hands-on development experience.
•Computer Science related degree, diploma or similar qualification.
•Experience in working with agile teams and successfully delivering agile based software projects.
•Be prepared to work in a 24/7 environment.
•Understanding of the following:
•Message Queues (RabbitMQ)
•Out of Memory Caching (Couchbase)
•Real time evaluations (SignalR/XSockets)
•Source control concepts (Merging, Branching, Publishing)
•Strong mentoring and coaching skills.
•Excellent communication skills which includes verbal and written with both technical and non-technical
•A team player with good interpersonal skills.
•Able to listen attentively and process information quickly.
•Able to ask clarifying questions and provide accurate information.
•Adaptable individual who is able to handle stress in calm, mature way.
•Flexibility in a rapidly changing environment.
•Ability to multi-task.
•Critical thinking and problem solving ability.
•Solutions and results oriented.
•Sense of ownership, urgency and drive.
•Concern for order, quality and accuracy.
•Passion for technology, innovation and continuous learning.
This position requires trust and honesty it has access to customers financial details - therefore a credit and criminal record check will be conducted.
The qualifications identified herein are an inherent job requirement, therefore a qualification verification check will be done.
By applying for this role, and supplying the necessary details, you hereby grant us permission to apply for these checks. This will be done in a confidential manner, and solely for the purposes of verification.
Should you not hear from us in two weeks, please deem your application as unsuccessful.
|Job Closing Date||31/05/2017|