Senior Software Developer - Sandton

Job Title: Senior Software Developer

Location: Sandton?

Salary: R650 000.00 per annum

A Leading company in the Telecoms industry is looking for a Senior Software Developer responsible for the software development and maintenance for high transaction rate applications. The Software developer is able to independently develop code, test and debug new software and to make significant enhancements to existing software using Java or other programming languages; to develop secure scalable and fault tolerant solutions across a distributed architecture.

Minimum requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree (with computer science realated subject as a major)
• 3-5 years relevant experience


• A technical job, which is concerned with software. Focus is on detail.
• This is a senior position usually requiring knowledge and experience in the following areas: logic and flow diagrams; testing and debugging; or an applications programming language. Technical documentation and System design.
• Conceive, design, and test logical structures for problem solving.
• Analysis of relevant standards.
• Understand and/or Write project requirements
• Produce and review baseline documentation that collectively defines the solution.
• Review requirements, specifications related to the proposed solution.
• Provide input and Follow the software development plan
• Develop, test, and maintain software programs
• Develop applications according to the specifications
• Code detailed designs from design specifications, according to best practices and software coding standard.
• Perform the testing and debugging.
• Ongoing support throughout lifecycle of the product (or until the support responsibility has been re-allocated), to all departments and customers as and when required.
• Build, test and implement the software solution, including any amount of coding that may be necessary. A small project may require end to end detail involvement.
• Be thoroughly familiar with company standards and procedures.
• Maintain all development documentation under configuration and source control as per company standards (incl. Source, documentation, assembly drawings, etc.)
• Ensure completion of deliverables by prescribed milestones, with proactive feedback.
• Ensure the documentation is completed according to the best practices guidelines and the content is adequate and appropriate
• Participate in project definition and project planning giving detailed input in Statements of Work to the project manager as and when requested.
• Operations and rollout support
• General administration as and when required


• Appropriate technical domain
• Be familiar with Systems Concepts and Standards.
• Software Engineering
• Systems Design
• Development
• Technical Documentation
• Leadership
• Communication
• Project Management
• Be familiar with company policies and procedures relating to software development.
• Develop and understanding of the complete testing life cycle, including developing test cases and test plans.

Specific competencies:

• Software exposure:
o Java
o C#; .Net- Preferable
• Relational Databases and SQL
• XML, HTML, REST, JSON, web-services, and ISO8583,
• Spring - Preferable
• Design Patterns
• Architecture Patterns

Disclaimer: Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Therefore, if you have not received any correspondence within two weeks of your application, you have been unsuccessful.

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