South Africa

Senior Software Developer

Company Transaction Junction
Reference # B056
Published 15/07/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
We are the foremost bank-independent Payment Services Provider (PSP) in Southern Africa and process volumes in excess of 2 billion transactions per annum. We play a vital role in the payment ecosystem, consistently delivering quality solutions to our customers. We service multiple industries including major retailers, financial institutions and companies looking to extend their payment services requirements securely and on time. Our aim is to remove the complexities of doing business while providing real value. We have an impeccable track record and are able to deliver innovative solutions that are tailor-made to suit diverse business needs, while at the same time ensuring that the regulatory requirements are taken care of.
Job Functions Information Technology
Industries Financial Services
Responsible for the programming and development of Blue Label Group’s applications and supporting software. Provides advisory support through refining designs, practices, tools and processes to ensure the delivery of quality products to internal and external customers.

Development Life-cycle
Development of secure, concurrent, event driven highly scalable transaction processing applications
Conduct development using Java as the primary development language
Conduct database development
Promote and enhance team efficiencies through the use of established tools, supporting applications and prototypes
Automate tasks through the use of appropriate tools and scripting
Perform development in accordance with specifications and Blue Label Group development standards
Develop unit tests to ensure that requirements are met, and code coverage is adequate
Create, document and implement component test scripts and test strategies
Maintain technical documentation using defined technical documentation templates and prescribed policies and procedures
Ensure that the requisite technical supporting documentation, in line with the established Blue Label Group development standards and internal policies is created and adhered to
Collaborate with internal teams and vendors to identify, troubleshoot, investigate and resolve issues and improve product features, documenting any changes and resolutions as may be required
Perform maintenance programming and address technical debt
Participate in a peer review process where all work delivered must be validated according to the documented requirements and in line with the Blue Label Group development standards
Ensure software is developed according to the Blue Label Group development standards and underlying technologies.
Review and refine high-level business requirements and transform these requirements into Functional Specifications
Breakdown, prioritize and execute tasks to achieve product deliverables per sprint
Provide estimates for initial high-level requirements and more detailed estimates for upcoming tasks for input into Sprint planning
Recommend changes to improve established application processes and procedures

Work collaboratively
Build a culture of respect and understanding across the organisation
Recognize outcomes which resulted from effective collaboration between teams
Build co-operation and overcome barriers to information sharing, communication and collaboration across the organisation
Facilitate opportunities to engage and collaborate with external stakeholders to develop joint solutions

Team support
Role model behavior and motivate team members in line with the core values
Provide support and guidance on career path planning, on-the-job training, coaching and mentoring to associate software developers and other team members

Set an example through personal quality and productivity standards and ways of working with others.
Demonstrate consistent application of internal procedures. Plan and prioritise, demonstrating abilities to manage competing demands.
Demonstrate abilities to anticipate and manage change. Demonstrate flexibility in balancing achievement of own objectives with abilities to understand and respond to organisational and team needs.


Ensures Accountability
Manages Complexity
Tech Savvy
Plans and Aligns
Decision Quality
Customer Focus
Instills Trust
Cultivates Innovation
Situational Adaptability


Bachelor of Science majoring in Computer Science or equivalent prior learning


Minimum of 7 years’ progressive experience as a Software Developer
Expert-level Coding Skills
Functional Testing experience, including ability to create, maintain and execute both manual and automated tests
DevOps capabilities
Job Closing Date 29/07/2021
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