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Mid-Level Software Engineer (CPT & JHB)

IT – Software Development
Cape Town – Western Cape ~ Johannesburg – Gauteng

ENVIRONMENT:
EXECUTE projects, implement and configure software while interfacing with clients to understand and meet their software needs as the next Mid-Level Software Engineer sought by a dynamic Tech & Software Solutions Provider. You will design, configure, test and support technical solution implementations for clients and assist and coach junior staff. The ideal candidate must have 2-5 years’ suitable work experience including having worked in a project delivery environment, solid SQL & Oracle skills, experience with software product configuration and support and a good understanding and experience of the Software Development process. You must preferably have a BSc/BEng/BCom/BA Degree in an IT related course with a 60% average and A or B pass for Matric Maths HG. Travel may be expected between Cape Town and Joburg offices.
 
DUTIES:
  • Implement and configure software to the business design and client’s specific requirements.
  • Use ‘low-code’ applications with SQL databases to build integrated and automated back-end processes with web-based UIs.
  • Execute projects in a dynamic, collaborative, and iterative fashion – providing ongoing tangible benefit.
  • Provide superior customer service to internal and external clients.
  • Develop new concepts, approaches and applying best-practice patterns.
  • Solution design, build, test, support and improve.
  • Configure and test solutions with colleagues.
  • Involved with Unit and End-to-end Testing of solutions.
  • Deploy solutions to server environments – Dev, QA, Production.
  • Provide exceptional production support and ongoing improvement.
  • Develop technical designs and documentation.
  • Participate in update, design, requirements and feedback sessions.
  • Design, configure, test and support technical solution implementations for clients.
  • Involved, aware and focussed on project initiatives, goals, commitments, expectations and deadlines.
  • Assist and coach junior staff.
  • Apply company standards and best practices.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • 2 – 5 Years’ relevant experience.
  • Solid database experience – SQL, Oracle.
  • Software product configuration and support experience.
  • Good understanding and experience of the Software Development process.
  • Experience working in a project delivery environment.
 
Desirable –
  • B.Sc, B.Eng, B.Com or BA (Socio-Informatics), Degree with IT related subjects as majors. From one of the following universities: UCT, Stellenbosch, Wits, Pretoria, North-West (Potchefstroom campus), Free State, KZN, Nelson Mandela, Johannesburg. With above average results. Guideline is 60% average at university.
  • Matric results – A or B for Maths HG.
  • Financial Services – Banking, Investment or Asset Management experience.
  • Experience with middleware, ETL or EAI tools.
  • Integration, process automation and system/data migration.
  • Requirements definition, design, running workshops, configuring solutions, client communication and system documentation.
  • Excellent communication skills – interpersonal, written and public speaking.
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • Comfortable using technology and be able to explain it to others.
  • Solves problems creatively and efficiently
  • Quality focussed.
  • Able to manage time well and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Can manage job pressure well.
  • Detail focussed as we work with sensitive data and critical business systems.
  • Pedantically accurate.
  • Ability to communicate very well with different people – interpersonal, written and public speaking.