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Software Developer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Gauteng
SalaryR50K - R40K
Job TypePermanent
EducationBSc / Diploma / Sun Certified
Experience2 - 3 yrs
ReferenceJ
Emailit.jobs(at)staffingprojects.co.za
Fax0867502867

Job Description

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

• Test-drives awesome code, working closely with other Agile team members.

• Gets things done. Takes ownership of tasks when others do not. Helps drive the completion of all kinds of work tasks.

• Helps break down, estimate, and provide just-in-time design for small increments of work.

• Builds a strong team using their collaboration skills.

• Promotes improvements in version control, continuous integration, project build, and project automation.

• Pair programs with different people in many situations.

• Performs root cause analysis, technology evaluation, and design spikes.

• Provides direction and shares knowledge with team members in areas of expertise

• Continuously learns, and is unafraid to learn new practices, processes, technologies, and languages.

• Continuously acts to enhance knowledge of new technologies, business processes, and project management skills, staying abreast of trends, latest industry developments and knowledge sharing among colleagues

• Provides development and support for portions of one or more applications which may span multiple product or platform development teams

• Commits to completing well-defined work, and delivers on those commitments.

• Participates in weekly iteration demos for product managers

• Reports status of assigned software development and/or maintenance tasks

• Consistently follows software development methodology

Skills/Knowledge/Experience:

Required

• Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent combination of education and recent, relevant work experience

• Minimum 5 years software development experience including 3 years of combined Java and/or JavaScript programming experience

• Experience and desire to work in an Agile development environment

• Strong familiarity with a object-oriented and enterprise design patterns

• Thorough understanding of and experience in object oriented design and programming

• Working knowledge of Java or JavaScript, and consumption of services

• Familiarity with wide portfolio of software development applications, environments and languages

• Experience using source code control systems, such as Git, Subversion, or CVS

• Knowledge of XML parsing, and DOM traversal.

• Strong verbal and written English communication skills required

• Creative problem solving skills and ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions

• Must have strong teamwork orientation and the ability to foster collaboration within and across teams

• Must be sensitive to cultural differences in interactions and in the way work is done

• Needs good work ethic and strong sense of ownership of end result

• May require up to 10% travel, including international travel

Preferred

• Advanced degree preferred

• Experience with Agile development methodologies, including XP methods such as Test Driven Development and pair programming

• Experience with JavaScript frameworks, such as Backbone.js, JavaScript MVC, jQuery, etc.

• Experience with Advanced JavaScript (including prototype-based inheritance, event delegation, closures, AJAX, JSON)

• Experience with a variety of Database Systems, such as LDAP, Oracle, Sybase, MongoDB, NoSQL

• Knowledge of search engine development, particularly with Lucene as a component

• Understanding of Web Standards, Accessibility, and command of Semantic markup (XHTML, HTML5)

• Passion for working in the academic, professional or library markets, and experience with technologies within those markets such as LMS, eReaders, OPAC, OpenURL, Z39.50, and SRU/SRW

• Experience developing for mobile devices

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to it.jobs@staffingprojects.co.za. You can also contact Nadia on 021 555 0432.

NOTE: When replying to the advert, also include the reference number in the subject line.

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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