Senior Software Developer      

Senior Software Developer      

Job Title: Senior Software Developer      
Location: Gauteng
Salary: 960000.00
Reference: JN -042017-8142
Job Published: April 07, 2017 07:22

Job Description

Senior Software Developer                                                


  • Translate use cases and technical specification into functional applications.
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code.
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications.
  • Identify inefficiencies and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
  • Help maintain code quality, coding standards and integrity.
  • Accept coaching and mentoring from managers, senior developers/architects.
  • Deliver necessary documentation where required
  • Unit testing of own development
  • Communication with project management team and updating timekeeping and project tracking/management systems as per company requirements.
  • Peer review of fellow team member’s code.
  • May have to work on-site at our customers’ premises


  • A relevant tertiary qualification (Degree / Diploma / Certificate) with majors in at least one of the following: Computer Science, Information Systems or similar


Specific Skills (Technical):

  • Minimum 7 years software development experience.
  • Working with Microsoft SQL server, 2008 and later.
  • Experience with relational databases
  • Proficient in C#, with a good knowledge of its ecosystems
  • Familiarity with the .NET frameworks, 3.5 and higher. The more recent the better.
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Skill for writing reusable C# libraries
  • Familiar with various design and architectural patterns
  • Experience with popular web application frameworks and libraries, beneficial.
  • Familiarity with Windows Presentation Framework, MVC, WCF and entity framework.
  • Working experience with Visual Studio 2010 and later.
  • Knack for writing clean, readable C# code
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Basic understanding of Common Language Runtime (CLR), its limitations, weaknesses, and workarounds
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as TFS and Git.
  • Familiarity with software integration methods and frameworks.
  • Xamarin or similar mobile application development beneficial

The successful applicant must:

  • Have a focused career history in pure software development
  • Must be self-motivated, energetic and willing to put in extra effort when required
  • Must be willing to put in a lot of initial effort into understanding a complex existing system, do enhancements on that system, as well as implement new functionality, with ongoing technical support (Bug resolving, etc)
  • Must be able to work close together within a team and have the associated personality and attitude
  • Be attentive to detail
  • Have own transport

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