Senior Developer

Categories Software Developer
Salary Market Related
Location Western Cape
Job Information

Job Spec:

Our client in Cape Town requires a Senior Developer for a permanent role. The successful candidate will translate business specification into technical specification and to execute the development.


  • A relevant Information Technology Degree or Diploma


The purpose of the role is to translate business specification into technical specification and to execute the development:

  • Interaction with business process owners to develop technical specification. Communication skills are essential

Assist business process owner to compile functional specifications

Translate functional specification into technical specification

  • Develop and document solution in the appropriate toolset
  • Perform application testing
  • Handover solutions to application support team
  • Perform technical support on solutions
  • Setting & Enforce standard for development toolset framework, SSIS, SSRS
  • Development source control/version control

Manage and maintain the source control in Microsoft Team Foundation

Demand Management

  • Manage projects and user expectation
  • Ownership and management of allocated projects

Helpdesk Support

  • Managing helpdesk and projects within the framework provided within IT department

Set & Enforce Development Toolset Standards

  • .net development
  • SSRS development

Support application support team in all development projects.

  • Support on all IT projects, with effective planning of own resource time, to reach project deadlines

Version Control

  • Set and enforce version control standards for .net development

Align applications to adhere to development standards.

  • Setup a schedule to align application that do not conform to standards

Adhere to change control standards

Technical System Documentation

After-Hour Technical Support


  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience
  • Front end, middle tier, and database
  • C#.NET development
  • .NET Entity Framework will be required
  • SQL database required
  • ASS/400 DB2 database will be beneficial
  • Development methodologies will be beneficial
  • Project management will be beneficial
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge and ability to create SQL queries


Attributes & Behaviours:

  •  Should have sound communication skills and be able to convey information to end users (both verbally and in writing)
  • Good interpersonal skills, participating effectively as a member of our team
  • Be able to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Ability to solve problems, working without supervision, meeting expectations
  • Dependable, accountable, flexible, focused
  • Work well under pressure
  • Take ownership of problems and co-ordinate to resolution
  • Willing and able to travel within Sub Saharan Africa
  • Able to perform after-hours technical support

If you have not heard from us after 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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