My client is a leading fintech company and they have an exciting opportunity available for a Software Developer to join their team in Observatory, Cape Town.
Main job function The Software Developer reports directly to the Software Development Team Lead. The ideal candidate for this role is someone who enjoys writing working code, that has been tested for correctness, in the time allocated, following accepted best practices, in a way that can be easily maintained and enhanced, in collaboration with their team, and continuously improves their knowledge and skills throughout their career.
Duties and Responsibilities (include but are not limited to) :
To analyse specific requirements and translate it into workable solutions
Obtain project specifications from the Team Lead and ensure understanding of specific project requirements
Divide the work into smaller components to ensure the focus is on a specific area (in line with Scrum practice)
To write code that is readable, maintainable and reusable
Participate in team code reviews.
To ensure that the code complies with original requirements through unit testing and demonstrations
Tests own code and writes test when applicable
Identifies problems and rectifies the mistakes / problems
Run demos for the Team Lead as a further evaluation tool
To manage own professional and self-development QUALIFICATIONS : Grade 12 or equivalent (Essential) EXPERIENCE :
3 6 years+ experience as a Software Developer (some PHP experience preferred)
Knowledge of Object Orientated Languages such as PHP (preferred), C#, Java
Firm Understanding of Object Oriented Design / Programming
Fluency with Data and Databases
Knowledge of and experience with Software Development Methodologies such as Scrum
Knowledge of and experience with modern git workflows (Pull Requests, CI, Code Reviews)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work with others at all levels