Senior Software Engineer
Squire Solutions Recruitment Pty Ltd
Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
2d ago
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Senior Software Engineer - Implementation x 2 JHB / X 1 Cape Town Our software engineers are solution implementation specialists, responsible for interfacing with clients, understanding their needs and configuring software solutions to meet them.

You will be involved in delivering projects to clients from information gathering, working with a team in designing solutions, solution configuration, system testing, user training, continuous improvement and support.

It is a technical and practical role and will require you to; Implement and configure our software to our design and clients specific requirements.

  • Use our 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 Typical daily Tasks performed by a software engineer Solution design, build, test, support and improve Configure and test solutions with colleagues Involved with unit and end-to-end testing of solutions Involved in deploying 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 You should be;
  • Comfortable using technology and be able to explain it to others Able to solve problems creatively and efficiently Quality focussed Able to manage time well and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

    Able to manage job pressure well Detail focussed as we work with sensitive data and critical business systems Pedantically accurate Able to communicate very well with different people - interpersonal, written and public speaking Our work is satisfying and challenging.

    And we are stimulated and get excited when we : Work closely with clients and see our solutions being used successfully Achieve our project goals together with our team Develop our technical skills and business knowledge Contribute, participate and provide input to developing better internal approaches, methodologies and tools Identify and explore new business development opportunities We will train, help, assist and develop you to best perform your work and develop professionally.

    You will be trained and mentored with : New employee induction to the company Implementation specialist training program Introduction into a project delivery team Ongoing mentorship and coaching with your Senior manager Support and helping hand from your team, larger analyst group, managers and directors Ongoing development and training program utilising internal and specialist courses Regular and formal reviews with the aim of skills development and professional growth Open and collaborative culture, where everyone is encouraged to contribute You will be expected to make judgement calls, show responsibility and act professionally.

    Characteristics and attitudes that we value are; Professionalism Being courteous & respectful Integrity Willingness to engage with people - learn from colleagues and clients Enthusiasm, commitment, determination General interest in applying technology to improve business and especially the financial services environment Hands-on, organised and very hardworking Strong sense of responsibility and motivation Desire to learn and gain knowledge Location and working hours Cape Town Our office in Cape Town is based in the CBD in Bree Street Our software engineers mostly work at client premises in the Cape Town area.

    Travel may be expected between local clients.

    Or occasionally to our Jhb office or clients.

    You are required to have your own transport (valid drivers license) and be willing to travel.

    Johannesburg Our office in Johannesburg is based in the Rosebank Mall next to the Rosebank Gautrain station Our software engineers mostly work at client premises in the Johannesburg area.

    Travel may be expected between local clients.

    Or occasionally to our Cpt office or clients.

    You are required to have your own transport (valid drivers license) and be willing to travel.

    We and our clients work typical business hours - work days between 8am and 5pm.

    There may be occasional need to work evenings and weekends due to project deadlines or unexpected problems.

    Desired Skills B.Sc, Computer Science Degree, B.Eng, Electronic Engineering, 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, University of Johannesburg Excellent University results essential.

    Min 65%+ Matric results - A or B for Maths HG Excellent communication skills - interpersonal, written and public speaking Benefits Monthly Salary is cost to company, allowing you to manage your own financial planning Company funded Group Life and Disability cover 15 days annual leave Leave days increase by 1 day per completed year of service from completion of year 3, up to a maximum of 20 days Financial assistance towards post graduate studies Discretionary bonus Senior software engineer 5+ years financial services experience Solid database experience - SQL, Oracle Software product configuration and support experience System analysis and design skills are necessary Experience working in a project delivery environment

    Requirements

    definition, solution design, running workshops, configuring solutions, client communication and system documentation Experience leading technical project deliveries and managing delivery teams an advantage Production support of client implementations Server installation and deployment in corporate environments an advantage Comfortable liaising with clients and senior management Project management experience - lead, communication, reporting, work breakdown, estimates, tasking, tracking, budgets an advantage Experience in managing people and developing their skills - administration, mentoring & coaching an advantage Financial services - banking, investment or asset management experience an advantage Experience with middleware, ETL or EAI tools an advantage Integration, process automation.

    data warehouse and system / data migration an advantage Senior software engineer Technical Expert for solution delivery In depth knowledge of all aspects of a clients solution environment Key coordinator of technical solution delivery for the team Responsible for sound solution design and project execution according to standards Ensuring excellent quality in service and solutions Technical delivery - scoping, design, configuration, system testing, deployment, ongoing improvement Assist, coach and train staff Develop and improve standards and best practices Senior software engineer Salary R45K - R60K pm cost to company

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