Develop / integrate / interface with the various components that comprise our product suite to generate better blasting solutions.
This includes blasting control equipment and detonators.
Design and develop software solutions such as planning and simulation tools for efficient and safe rock blasting.
Solicit business requirements from customers and develop system technical specifications.
Develop tests (according to best practise) throughout the product development lifecycle.
Keep abreast of global technological developments in the mining and software engineering space in order to provide direction for software development projects.
Support business strategy by aligning Software development activities with clientsâ€™s long-term objectives, customer needs, detonator technology development.
During development, assist in the installation and commissioning of software systems at client sites interfacing with and ensuring the satisfaction of clients in this process
Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills Requirements
A Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent.
5 yearsâ€™ programming experience in a professional capacity.
Software development experience using C++.
Any combination of the following will be an advantage :
Experience using UX principles to develop user interfaces. (highly advantageous)
Software development experience using Golang, QT and QML. (highly advantageous)
Mobile application development at commercial level, Android / IOS. (highly advantageous)
Experience working with or developing CI / CD pipelines.
Experience using software design principles / methodologies e.g. SOLID, TDD, BDD, OO etc.
Project management methodologies e.g. AGILE, SCRUM, Kanban etc.
Experience using testing tools e.g. Selenium, Squish, Postman, 3D graphics rendering with OpenGL. (Linux and Windows).