Software Developer (Ref: KHSDJ)

Position in the Information Technology sector in Rosebank, JHB - Gauteng
Posted On Friday 19 February 2021
Job Description:

My client is a leading fintech company and they have an exciting opportunity available for a Software Developer to join their team in Rosebank, Johannesburg.


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Main job function

The Software Developer reports directly to the Software Development Team Lead.

The ideal candidate for this role is someone who enjoys writing working code, that has been tested for correctness, in the time allocated, following accepted best practices, in a way that can be easily maintained and enhanced, in collaboration with their team, and continuously improves their knowledge and skills throughout their career.


Duties and Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

      To analyse specific requirements and translate it into workable solutions

      Obtain project specifications from the Team Lead and ensure understanding of specific project requirements

      Divide the work into smaller components to ensure the focus is on a specific area (in line with Scrum practice)

      To write code that is readable, maintainable and reusable

      Participate in team code reviews.

      To ensure that the code complies with original requirements through unit testing and demonstrations

      Tests own code and writes test when applicable

      Identifies problems and rectifies the mistakes/problems

      Run demos for the Team Lead as a further evaluation tool

      To manage own professional and self-development



Grade 12 or equivalent (Essential)


Experience / Minimum Criteria

      3 – 6 years+ experience as a Software Developer (some PHP experience preferred)

      Knowledge of Object Orientated Languages such as PHP (preferred), C#, Java

      Firm Understanding of Object Oriented Design / Programming

      Fluency with Data and Databases

      Knowledge of and experience with Software Development Methodologies such as Scrum

      Knowledge of and experience with modern git workflows (Pull Requests, CI, Code Reviews)

      Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work with others at all levels



A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.


Please contact Kay Henderson