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Software Developer at Mukuru

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Software DeveloperJob TypeFull TimeQualificationBachelorsExperience3 – 6 yearsLocationWestern CapeCityCape TownJob FieldICT / Computer
The Role

Mukuru is currently on the lookout for Software Developers to join our teams in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The Software Developer reports directly to the Software Development Team Lead.

The ideal candidate for this role is someone who enjoys writing working code, that has been tested for correctness, in the time allocated, following accepted best practices, in a way that can be easily maintained and enhanced, in collaboration with their team, and continuously improves their knowledge and skills throughout their career. Internal Liaison takes place with internal teams, line manager and internal departments. External liaison is limited.

Duties and Responsibilities (include but is not limited to):

To analyse specific requirements and translate it into workable solutions
Obtain project specifications from the Team Lead and ensure understanding of specific project requirements
Divide the work into smaller components to ensure the focus is on a specific area (in line with Scrum practice)
To write code that is readable, maintainable and reusable
Participate in team code reviews.
To ensure that the code complies with original requirements through unit testing and demonstrations
Tests own code and writes test when applicable
Identifies problems and rectifies the mistakes/problems
Run demos for the Team Lead as a further evaluation tool
To manage own professional and self-development
Key Requirements:

Grade 12 or equivalent (Essential)
3 – 6 years+ experience as a Software Developer (some PHP experience preferred)
Knowledge of Object Orientated Languages such as PHP (preferred), C#, Java
Firm Understanding of Object-Oriented Design / Programming
Fluency with Data and Databases
Knowledge of and experience with Software Development Methodologies such as Scrum
Knowledge of and experience with modern git workflows (Pull Requests, CI, Code Reviews)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work with others at all levels
Additional Skills:

Multitasking skills
Computer skills
Time management skills
Organisational & administrative skills
Attention to detail
Analytical skills
Working within a structured delivery environment and in accordance with best practices & standards
Ability to work remote as and when needed, with own reliable internet connection

Method of ApplicationInterested and qualified? Go to Mukuru on to apply

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