Datafin

Junior Application Developer (3-Year Contract)

IT – Software Development
Cape Town – Western Cape

ENVIRONMENT:
CODE, implement, test, maintain and document solutions within a DevOps environment as the next Junior Application Developer sought by a service provider of Quality Certification and Cold Chain Management. Some of your tasks will be to conduct Unit Testing & Integration Testing, address audit findings and ensure corrective action is taken while participating in secure code reviews and managing and maintaining Wiki. The ideal candidate requires a 3-year National Degree/Diploma in ICT, have 2+ years’ Development experience, be able to interpret business requirements and technical design and your tech tools should include SQL, C#, .Net Core, ReactJS/Blazor, jQuery, Node.js, COBIT, ITIL, DevOps, TOGAF & OWASP. Please note this is a 3-year Fixed-Term Contract.
 
DUTIES:
  • Conduct Unit Testing & Integration Testing.
  • Address all assigned audit findings and ensure corrective action is being taken.
  • Securely develop, test and maintain well-designed and efficient applications as per the user stories and ensure the acceptance criteria are met.
  • Participate in secure code reviews, and timeously address technical debt as assigned.
  • Ensure System Documentation is kept up to date during the sprint cycles (Azure DevOps Services).
  • Coordinate with line functions to ensure highest level of software quality (Senior Developers, Project Manager, Application Development Manager, Application Support, Test Manager, etc.).
  • Responsible for delivery within given ICT operational plans.
  • Provide information for and compilation of Application Development Dashboards.
  • Conduct development.
  • Ensure to comply with the procedures and controls to manage Software Development.
  • Manage and maintain Wiki.
  • Cohesive relations with the Project team.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
Qualifications –
  • 3-Year National Degree/Diploma in ICT.
 
Experience/Skills –
  • 2+ Years’ Development experience.
  • Experience in at least some of the Development technologies/products, standards, tools and methodologies.
  • MS SQL, C# and .Net Core.
  • REST, JSON, SOAP, XML.
  • ReactJS/Blazer, jQuery, Node.js.
  • Agile experience.
  • Experience with Unit Testing.
  • Ability to interpret business requirements and implement technical design.
  • Knowledge of the latest Application Development practices.
  • Knowledge of Software Development governance frameworks and standards e.g., COBIT, ITIL, DevOps, TOGAF, OWASP, etc.
  • Working knowledge of APIs, Microservices, networks, PC/Mac OS and mobile devices.
Desirable –
  • Relevant Certifications in Software Development.
  • ITIL.
  • GraphQL.
  • Mobile Development experience (Android, Xamarin Forms).
  • Experience in Azure DevOps Services.
  • Microservices.
  • Experience in MVC, MVVM, UML and Visio.
  • Code scanning tools like SonarCloud.
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • Strong verbal and communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-moving DevOps and keep pace with latest thinking and new development technologies.
  • Strong collaborative problem solving and analytical capability to manage numerous information sources.
  • Strong client-focus with the ability to meet the demands of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong capacity for operating in a flexible, dynamic environment where creative and ‘out of the box’ thinking is required.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Display an understanding of different functions within an organisation.
  • The ability to work in a team environment and independently.
  • Ensure professional and value adding service delivery and build and maintain sound customer relations.