POSITION: Software Developer

REPORTS TO: Development Executive

BASED IN: Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

We are looking for an enthusiastic Software Developer to join Interactive Solutions, our Software & Development company. This individual will be responsible for design, building code and implementation as specified within the project plan and accordance with defined business needs. We are looking for an excellent communicator with superior technical skills and the drive to want to make a difference.

  • Design and develop complex UI that focuses on user experience and interaction
  • Improve existing UI that is outdated by introducing new technology that will modernize the user experience
  • Research new technologies/frameworks that will help us offer modern and leading products
  • Help the existing team to scale up the current applications
  • Help the existing team to research and develop elegant solutions that will help us expand our product offerings
  • Assist Back End developers to provide a seamless integration between Back End and Front End

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • BSc (Computer Science or Information Systems)/ BCom (Information Systems)/A National Diploma in IT/and or equivalent qualification
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Developer (MCSD) would be an advantage.
  • A minimum of 4 years development experience
  • Must have 2-3 years’ experience using C#
  • Must have 2-3 years’ experience using ASP.NET (MVC)
  • Must have 2-3 years’ experience using Angular
  • Must have 2-3 years’ experience using AzureDevOps
  • Must have 2-3 years’ experience using Microsoft SQL Server
  • Must have 2-3 years’ experience using TTD (Test Driven Development)
  • Must have 2-3 years’ experience using SOLID Principles
  • Must have 2-3 years’ experience using. WebAPI. netCore Framework
  • Azure, Xamarin, SQLite, Windows Store App & Windows Phone development would be an advantage

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

  • Is a self-starter who requires minimal supervision, and takes high
    ownership of work assigned
  •  Must be able to provide guidance and support to junior developers to ensure that project deliverables are met in the required quality standards, time.
  •  Takes a logical, analytical approach to problem solving and pays close attention to detail
  •  Ability to work under pressure
  •  Ability to work from test scripts as well as the ability to complete independent, non-script-based testing
  •  Good communications skills (verbal and written)
  •  Experience using different development methodologies by the organization
  •  Takes ownership of assigned tasks, maintains good rapport within the team, provides strong contribution and feedback to/ from the team lead
  •  Contributes towards improving development/ support process. Focus on evaluating and analyzing flaws/ discrepancies in system, and ability to implement efficient, high-quality solutions
  • Work well with others as part of a team

TECHNICAL UNDERSTANDING

  • Create and amend programs in accordance with the design, agreed development standards and tools to achieve a well-engineered solution
  •  Maintain documentation and project files with respect to progress, problems, needed changes, etc., and provide regular reports on such to the Team / Project leader and/or Systems
  •  Review technical deliverables and manage quality in order to ensure that what has been built meets user expectation
  • Provide daily technical, functional and operation support for the existing software applications
  • Technical analysis & design
  • Ability to understand and interpret requirements and technical specifications
  •  Ability to produce technical specifications of small-medium complexity programs
  •  Ability to produce database designs
  • Ability to provide technical estimates to work

Think you have what it takes? Email your CV to suraya.aron@blake.co.za

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