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Job title: Senior Software Developer
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 5 to 8 years
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 09 June 2020
Job reference no: 2023901615

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implementation of software solutions focusing on the student learning experience, meets stakeholder requirements and support ‘on demand’ student access
  • In collaboration with business analysts, determine and identify high-level functional and technical architecture requirements
  • Design architectures, including the software, hardware and communications, to support the total business requirements, as well as to provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces
  • Provide technical quality review and the evaluation of existing and new software solutions
  • Managing service level agreements with software service providers
  • Develop high-level system design diagrams for program design, coding, testing, debugging and documentation.
  • Develop and implement moderate to complex web applications on one or more platforms.
  • Responsible for the successful integration of software applications and data, specifically on the Microsoft Dynamics and Azure platforms.
  • Conduct research on new and advanced software technologies relevant to business architecture

Solution Design and Implementation:

Design and implementation of software solutions that focus on the student learning experience, meets stakeholder requirements, client specifications and UX/UI requirements by:

  • Providing quality assurance review and the evaluation of existing and new front end, service layer and Windows services
  • Developing high-level system design diagrams for program design, coding, testing, debugging and documentation
  • Developing and implementing moderate to complex web/desktop applications on one or more platforms that are inter-operable (i.e. Integration of software applications or solutions into and from existing architecture). A key responsibility will be the successful integration of the Microsoft Dynamics and Azure platforms with existing platforms.
  • Developing working knowledge of object-oriented design and development skills
  • Managing source control with version control solutions such as TFS & GIT

Internal Department Support:

  • Diagnose & provide efficient solutions for critical system issues

Team Management

Business Growth and Development:

  • Research and development of new products and service relevant to improving operations and business efficiencies.
  • Research advanced software technologies, including ‘cloud-based’ solutions, aligned with organisational goals that drives ‘on demand’ student interaction and learning.

Key Interfaces / Customers:

  • Internal – Operations, Internal Service Providers, Development Team, Data Analysts and other internal Stakeholders
  • External –Business Partners, Service Providers, Customers and other external Stakeholders

Essential Work Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years work experience as an analyst programmer
  • Track record of leading a team in a MIS environment
  • Proven ability to communicate at all levels in the business, both written and verbal, and providing management reports
  • Previous experience in leading MIS change initiatives and projects
  • Previous experience in leading successful change initiatives and projects
  • Managing executive and external stakeholder relationships

Technical Experience and Skills Required:

  • Extensive knowledge of C# using Visual Studio IDE for Webforms, MVC and Entity Framework solutions - experience wit CRM systems essential
  • Design, develop and implement unit and scenario testing for existing code base and for new functionality under development
  • Knowledge with Scrum/Agile development methodologies
  • Good understanding of web services protocols such as REST, SOAP and API design for extensibility and portability
  • Ability to use version control software such as GIT and SVN
  • Working knowledge on Microsoft Dynamics, Azure and Sharepoint platforms and the integration into existing infrastructure
  • Microsoft certification in relevant platforms
  • Application and integration of PowerApps into user experience
  • Demonstrable competencies in Microsoft Office365 Productivity Tools
  • Proficiency in data analytics and reporting using PowerBI
  • Working knowledge of IIS
  • Experience writing SQL queries for SQL Server or another Relational Database is required
  • Knowledge of computer equipment and ability to develop complex software to satisfy design objectives.
  • Experienced with all ancillary technologies necessary for Internet applications: HTTP, TCP/IP, POP/SMTP, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL and MSSQL)
  • Experience debugging distributed systems with high data loads
  • Deep understanding of distributed data model

Technical Knowledge:

  • Proficiency in Software Design and Programming
  • Front- and Backend Development
  • Detailed documentation of Application Processes
  • Leading MIS change management processes and projects
  • Project management methodology application and execution
  • Leading a team and communicating with stakeholders
  • Analysing Business User needs, applying analytical and critical thinking methods in developing solutions
  • Conduct troubleshooting and implement problem solving
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications (including MS Dynamics, Azure and Sharepoint)
  • Data analytics and reporting using PowerBI
  • Applying governance, risk and compliance management in the ICT discipline

Education:

  • BSc/B-degree in Computer Science or a related degree
  • A relevant computer science qualification equivalent to a NQF level 6, with relevant experience

 

 

 

 

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