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Software Developer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa. Cape Town
SalaryR35k- R25k
Job TypePermanent
EducationBSc Comp Science Degree
Experience+5 years

Job Description

The Software Developer will develop web based business and client applications and will be involved with the transitioning of legacy software systems. The role operates within a self-organising team environment and requires commitment to and understanding of the Agile (Scrum) development philosophy.

Minimum Requirements

• BSc Comp Sci or equivalent work experience

• Minimum 5 years object oriented software development experience

• Must be a passionate teacher and learner

Job Specification

The ideal candidate will have a passion for:

• Technology to serve operational and client requirements

• Programming, open source technologies and IT in general

• Optimal systems and simple procedures

• Agile development (Scrum) and a self-organising team environment

• The challenge of transitioning legacy software systems towards the state-of-the-art in software development

• Sharing ideas and innovation

A high level of proficiency in the following:

• Web development (Ruby, Python or PHP - cross skilling may be required)

• Database design and performance tuning

• Software development within the Linux/Unix environment

• Agile development practices (TDD, refactoring, continuous integration, pair programming)

• Object oriented development

• Linux systems administration skill will be an advantage


• Continually drive process and technical improvements within the development team

• In collaboration with the Product Owner, understand the needs of the customer in order to deliver innovative, robust solutions

• Enthusiastically contribute to the output and approach of an agile software development team

• Participate in all aspects of the software development process

• Maintain and incrementally transition legacy systems

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: or fax to: 086 600 7977. You can also contact Cheyenne or Sam on 011 807 8064. Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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