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Software Developer

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

An exciting opportunity exists for a Software Developer to join the Software Development Department. This position is based in Centurion.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Design clean and simple solutions
• Improve and optimize the performance of existing systems
• Provide guidance in troubleshooting root-cause errors
• Mentor and guide team to achieve their goals;
• Take part in the design of the database and software;
• Stay up-to-date with technology trends, investigate solutions and make appropriate recommendations;
• Write software according to business requirements specifications, processes and standards;
• Perform unit testing and hand over completed software for further testing, within agreed timeframes;
• Responsible for all aspects of the application development project life cycle;
• Develop and maintain modern software application architecture roadmap that supports an evolving enterprise innovation platform;
• Define and Maintain Application / Data / Security Architecture Principles and Policies;
• Update system documentation;
• Maintain software;
• Support information security initiatives

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification

Minimum Requirements:
• Matric;
• Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related experience. Preferably, in addition to the above:
• Additional qualifications in IT-related fields, including programming and database design.
• MCSD (Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer).
• Knowledge or exposure to MS DevOps.

Work Experience

Minimum Requirements:
• At least 3 years in-depth programming experience with C# .NET;
• Good knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server;
• In-depth knowledge of XML and web services

Preferably, in addition to the above:
• Exposure to web-based financial transaction processing systems;
• Exposure to the financial services industry, specifically short-term insurance;
• Integration of a transaction processing system with third-party systems such as other transaction processing systems, premium calculation modules.

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

Minimum Requirements:
• Strong understanding of the various phases of a software development life cycle;
• Good appreciation of software design principles, practices and patterns;
• Structured approach to software development;
• Experience with in-depth testing;
• Ability to “see the bigger picture”, i.e. appreciate the business context in which the software will be deployed;
• Working in an Agile team/environment and related workflows/ toolsets, including but not limited to DevOps
Preferably, in addition to the above:
• To stay abreast of new technologies
• Innovative and out-the-box thinker

ATTRIBUTES

Attributes required for the position include but are not limited to:
• Strong programming aptitude;
• Strong software design skills
• A keen interest in the latest trends in software development;
• Committed to delivering high-quality work;
• Taking ownership of work delivered;
• Ability to understand business issues related to the financial services industry to deliver a solution accordingly;
• Strong communication skills, both oral and written
• Good deductive and inductive reasoning
• Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
• Good interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types and deal with conflict in an effective way
• Ability to work individually and with teams
• Ability to adapt to a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.
• Experience executing within a defined delivery methodology required. Methodology development experience will be an advantage;
• Positive attitude;
• Commitment to meeting deadlines.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Applicants must have the following:
• Clear ITC
• Clear criminal record
• Excellent previous employment references.

Qualified applicants are invited to apply by sending a CV to blessings.chanda@brolink.co.za by the 28th of February 2022.

Please note that this appointment will be made according to the company’s Employment Equity targets and strategy.

Do you want to apply for this position?

Send your CV to HumanResources@brolink.co.za and start your subject line with: Software Developer

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