Junior Developer (GoogleScript)

Junior Developer (GoogleScript)

Job Title: Junior Developer (GoogleScript)
Location: Western Cape
Salary: 240000.00
Reference: JN -082017-9240
Job Published: September 12, 2017 10:02

Job Description

Job Summary and Purpose of Role 
YOU are looking for an inspiring opportunity. You are interested in gaining knowledge and developing in the Information Systems area in an international environment, within diverse, cross cultural teams. You are an enthusiastic, action oriented and highly committed individual with an excellent problem solving attitude and a team player.

The role will be primarily focused toward development and support of Google (incl. mobile) based business applications and tools. Contribute to the design, planning and delivery of these solutions, including, but not exclusively, data and business requirement gathering, management of project priority lists and plans.  This role will involve the knowledge transfer to the individual businesses and development of tools, with full support of the local South Africa Google Services and UK teams. The position also requires the production and presentation of monthly reports on project status and developments.  

This role will specifically work with business and IT teams, to identify opportunities, develop specification and deliver cost effective solutions, including support documentation and training material. This may include carrying out 1-1 and group training sessions yourself.

The position may require travel, but full use of virtual technology such as Google Hangouts and other collaboration tools is expected to be the default to deliver low cost deployment.

Coaching and Mentorship will be provided.

Key Responsibilities and Duties
Colleague Engagement
Deployment of Google (or other) based suite of tools and philosophy to improve and to engage through two way communication including all levels of the organisation.
Productivity and Effectiveness
The transfer of the knowledge will drive productivity and effectiveness for, frontline colleagues and management, administration and back office functions.
Assist businesses to prioritise projects, maximise ROI and speed of delivery.
Report on a regular basis formally on progress
Maintain on-going project plans for review at any time

Key Performance Indicators 
Project delivery:  
●    Deliver time to project plan 
●    Quality of documentation and training material 
●    Quality of tools and applications in line with business requirements
●    Continuous Improvement and to drive the adoption of Google and other suite of products

Person Specification 
Work Experience and Skills
Essential    Desirable
2 years+ coding experience - Javascript, HTML5 & CSS3     Knowledge and understanding of Google Apps Script, Google API’s, Google Cloud Platform, Google App Engine
Knowledge of various frameworks - jQuery, Angular    Graphic Design experience
Basic database design and admin - SQL    Google Apps Administration
Strong Communication Skills    Scrum Agile framework
Project delivery experience     
Good Presentation Skills    
High-Level Google Apps User      
Documentation - Procedures, Work Instructions and User Guides    
Advanced Microsoft Office\Google Apps, specifically Excel\Google Sheets functions and charts    
Ability to work unsupervised    

Academic Qualifications/Trade Qualifications
Essential    Desirable
Educated to Degree Level in Software Development\Information Systems\Technology    Project Management
    Agile/Scrum Certification
    Microsoft Certification 

Personal Qualities and Behavioural Traits 
Essential    Desirable
Attention to Detail    Tenacious
Problem Solver    Engaging
Positive attitude    Pro-active
Self motivated    Displays sense of humour
Strong self-management skills    Deadline driven
Quick and adaptable learner, grasp new ideas, concepts and material High-Level multimedia user    

Personal Circumstances 
Essential    Desirable
Professional appearance    
Ability to work flexibly    


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