Senior Software Developer Level 1

Role Purpose:

Our client is looking for a Senior Software Developer to join their dynamic team, in the gaming space. If you have a detailed understanding of the SDLC and consider yourself extremely passionate about making games, then we are your team!

Required skills and Experience:

  • Relevant qualification
  • Relevant technical skill
  • Appropriate problem solving skills
  • Effectively prioritize
  • Effective time management.
  • Work under pressure.
  • Software analysis and design skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Technical coaching skills
  • Able to successfully collaborate
  • Technical leadership
  • Understand and stay abreast of software development methodologies and best practices
  • Understanding of code design patterns
  • Ability to understand complex code.
  • Track record of effective troubleshooting.
  • Experience in Programming (Such as Javascript, Java, #C)
  • Experience in Typescript and Angular (Advantageous)

Responsibilities:

Developed and maintained software 

  • Acquire and maintain in-depth knowledge of your product and understand it’s internal and external dependencies
  • Analyses requirements and creates an appropriate software design, in conjunction with other Developers, according to best practice and organizational initiatives and objectives.
  • Assist and guide team members with their requirement analysis and design.
  • Collaborating with senior colleagues in creating and maintaining the team’s SDLC.
  • Communicates status and escalates on risks and issues appropriately and timeously.
  • Comprehensively creates and maintains documentation of the software and system design and implementation, according to documentation standards.
  • Creates appropriate task estimates and reviews them with the team. Supports the team in task estimation reviews.
  • Develop, maintain, adhere to and oversee application of development and documentation standards, and team processes
  • Develops and releases software as per the team standards and processes to meet the defined specifications or requirements within the agreed time.
  • Ensures that the development or maintenance performed does not compromise the quality or functionality of the software.
  • Provides technical leadership in understanding the project complexity, scope and risk for your product.

Growth of people 

  • Agrees technical coaching strategy with team leadership and play an active role in the coaching.
  • Takes advantage of opportunities to provide technical help with the view to upskill other team members.

Knowledge sharing

  • Proactively shares knowledge about the operational environment.
  • Proactively shares knowledge within the team and with key stakeholders.
  • Readily shares knowledge when tasked or approached.

Safeguarding Architecture 

  • Ensures the team’s products use appropriate technologies and stay abreast of new technologies which could be leveraged to improve the product offering.
  • Good understanding of the product lifecycle, including on production environments and operational overheads.
  • Seeks to understand the business drivers for the team’s products and ensures that the architectural vision and design solution align with these business drivers.
  • Works with other senior developers and architects to create and maintain the architectural vision for the team’s products.

Software Quality 

  • Actively drives the improvement of the team’s quality standards and processes.
  • Actively review and fix all defects found as per the defined quality standards.
  • Facilitates team code reviews with the view to improve the quality of the team’s software and upskilling of other team members.
  • Help others improve the quality of their work.
  • Make sure your software does what it supposed to do as per the defined specification.
  • Takes full ownership of quality by working with the QA team to ensure the test plans are of a high quality and cover the full scope of development.
  • Test all changes you made and ensure that existing functionality works as expected.
  • Test your software as per the team’s software quality charter.

Support and maintenance

  • Provide effective and timely feedback on support issues.
  • Provides support for product related issues in production with appropriate urgency
  • Provides support to dependant teams.

Competencies

  • Adaptably Resilient
  • Collaborative Relationships
  • Communicate and Influences Effectively
  • Decision-Making Quality
  • Develops Talent
  • Drives Results
  • Resourceful and Improving
  • Strategic Mindset
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