Datafin

Senior C#.Net Developer

IT – Software Development
Cape Town – Western Cape

ENVIRONMENT:
ENABLE and add value to the business by recommending appropriate technical solutions to business problems as the next Senior C#.Net Developer sought by a dynamic Financial Services Group to join its team. You will do this through analysis, design development and integration of technical solutions that are efficient, reliable and cost-effective application systems that meet the needs of the business. The ideal candidate will require a suitable IT Degree/Diploma or equivalent tertiary qualification, have 5+ years’ .Net (C#), T-SQL & Microsoft Communication Foundation (MCF) experience. You will also need expert knowledge of Systems Development processes (methodologies, SDLC, development and testing techniques) with exposure to System Architecture & Technical Design & experience working with complex teams/environment, i.e., Multi-tier solutions (in-house and external partners).
 
DUTIES:
  • Provide value to the business by providing appropriate input regarding ‘best use’ of technology.
  • Ensure delivery of application solutions meets the needs of the business, ensuring the agility and flexibility of solutions to cater for future business demands.
  • Effectively manage the design (technical specs), building, manageability and sustainability of ‘in-house’ applications (SDLC, change control, capacity and performance planning etc.).
  • Effectively manage the integration, manageability and sustainability of hosted or procured system applications.
  • Apply governance and compliance principles to protect the interest of e.g., management of risks, internal controls, security management, etc.
  • Ensure effective 3-month planning for own area of responsibility- ensuring the alignment to the business strategies and the 1- year IT plan.
  • Work with colleagues as a ‘technical thinking partner’/ peer mentor.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
Qualifications –
  • A relevant tertiary IT Degree/Diploma or equivalent.
 
Experience/Skills –
5+ Years’:
  • Microsoft Communication Foundation (MCF)
  • .Net (C#)
  • T-SQL (stored procedures etc.)
Other –
  • Expert knowledge of Systems Development processes (methodologies, SDLC, development and testing techniques).
  • Exposure to System Architecture & Technical Design
  • Experience in working with complex teams/environment, i.e., Multi-tier solutions (in-house and external partners)
 
Advantageous –
  • SSIS
  • SSRS
  • K2 Workflow
  • ASP.Net
  • MS SharePoint
  • Experience in using Agile Methodology
  • Working knowledge of the Financial Services industry with experience in a Retail sector
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • Coaching and learning facilitation skills.
  • Ability to inspire and ignite optimistic, positive energy.
  • Thinks and acts systematically and strategically.
  • Capacity to collaborate, integrate and facilitate teamwork.
  • Self-monitoring, personal management and self-discipline.
  • Learning agility and adaptability.
  • Tenacity.
  • Business Acumen.
  • Sense of personal accountability and internal locus of control.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.
  • Continuous Relationships Building.
  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively within area of accountability.
  • Solution-orientated.
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team across all IT disciplines.
  • Technical and functional knowledge.
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of the IT industry, especially in relation to application development.
  • Ability to research/problem solve technical problems through appropriate use of available resources. 
  • Can ensure optimal efficiency of the solution by proactively seeking opportunities to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the solution.