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Software Engineer (Mendix)

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ENVIRONMENT:

A highly skilled Software Engineer is sought by a Specialist IT Service Provider in Durbanville to build, test and analyse software programs and applications using a rapid application development platform called Mendix. You will also be expected to research, design, document, and modify software specifications throughout the production life cycle. The ideal candidate must have at least 4+ years’ experience in web application development using any RAD platform like Mendix, Outsystems, Zoho Creator, Kissflow, etc. (highly preferred), however if experience was related to tradition web development tools (e.g. ASP.NET) then candidate must be willing to get Certified in and implement on the Mendix platform.

 

DUTIES:

Define, design, develop, integrate, test, deploy, maintain, troubleshoot, and enhance software applications using a RAD platform called Mendix (www.mendix.com).

Where necessary, build extensions/widgets for the Mendix platform using HTML, SASS, Typescript, ReactJS, NodeJS & Java.

Produce clean, well-documented, efficient, and standards-compliant applications with an eye towards performance optimization.

Embrace emerging standards while promoting best practices.

Improve quality through application of TDD practices.

Maintain a high awareness of industry issues and trends, particularly in regard to accessibility, usability, and emerging technologies; keep team members informed as appropriate, with a view to incorporating these in future projects.

Write technical software requirements as needed.

Evaluate application structure and quality and provide input for performance evaluations.

Understand client short- and long-term goals and recommend solutions.

Comfortable trouble shooting critical production issues.

Integrate designs, flows and processes.

Industrialize solutions with DevOps.

Pay attention to software development process practiced by the team and help improve it, so we deliver products on time with quality following an agile approach.

Foster a culture of continuous improvement by learning, applying and educating team on software best practices.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

All Mendix training and certification will be provided by the company to ensure that candidates stay up to date with the latest development relating to the Mendix platform.

4+ Years’ experience in web application development. Experience using any RAD platform like Mendix, Outsystems, Zoho Creator, Kissflow, etc. is highly preferred, however if experience was related to tradition web development tools (e.g. ASP.NET) then candidate must be willing to get certified in and implement on the Mendix platform.

Solid experience with HTML, SASS, Typescript, ReactJS, NodeJS.

Solid experience in API development and enterprise level integration practices.

Front-end development skills using frameworks like Bootstrap, ReactJS, etc. beneficial as the Mendix platform uses these underlying technologies.

Experience in test driven development to build highly scalable enterprise applications.

Experience in relational database management systems like Microsoft SQL Server/PostgreSQL, including data modeling and creating relational databases using SQL.

Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle including continuous integration & delivery using DevOps tools.

Experience working in Agile teams.

Experience using cloud technologies like Amazon Web Services (AWS) beneficial.

 

ATTRIBUTES:

Good communication skills.

Ability to work with an international team with international customers in different time zones.

Detailed, accurate, responsive, and inquisitive personality.

Demonstrable ability to learn new concepts quickly.

 

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

 

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