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Purpose of the Role:

We are looking for a senior software engineer to design and implement new systems and features, as well as modify and maintain existing systems for adaptation to business and/or technology changes. The senior software engineer engages directly with IT management, development teams, executive, technical delivery teams, and vendors to ensure the successful design, development, and delivery of technology-based solutions.

To be successful as a senior software engineer, you should be able to drive the software change and release management processes, assisting with the overall maturity of the software development lifecycle. Ultimately, a top-notch senior software engineer will ensure that software deliverables comply with quality standards and are completed on time.

Key Responsibilities:
• Serve as a technical lead contributing to and directing the efforts of development teams, including internal and external team members.
• Contribute to the ongoing evolution of... the existing content supply portfolio of applications and services.
• Design, develop, modify, implement, and support software components anywhere in the software stack.
• Determine root cause for the most complex software issues and develop practical, efficient, and permanent technical solutions.
• Remain current on new technologies and available vendor packages; evaluate and make recommendations, as necessary.
• Assist in task planning, estimation, scheduling, and staffing.
• Mentor Software Engineers to allow for skill/knowledge development through advice, coaching, and training opportunities.
• Determine process improvements, best practices, and develop new processes.
• Work in close partnership with cross-functional teams and management.


Qualifications & Experience:
• Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field.
• Minimum 6 years of programming experience.
• Broad experience designing, programming, and implementing large information systems.
• Strong SQL knowledge including typical DBA tasks such as performance tuning and troubleshooting.
• Expert level knowledge of C#, Angular, React, .Net, MS Dev Ops
• Agile practitioner.

Key Competencies:
• Advanced Technical Skills: Mastery in multiple programming languages, system design, architecture, and DevOps practices to build scalable and maintainable systems.
• Problem-Solving and Analytical Skills: Expertise in algorithms, data structures, debugging, and troubleshooting to optimize performance and solve complex issues.
• Leadership and Mentoring: Ability to lead and manage development teams, and mentor junior developers to foster a culture of continuous improvement.
• Communication Skills: Proficiency in conveying complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders and collaborating effectively with cross-functional teams.
• Adaptability and Continuous Learning: Staying updated with industry trends and technologies, and adapting quickly to new tools and methodologies to meet evolving project needs.

• Additional functions and or duties may be required in addition to those listed above
Gqeberha South Africa


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