Software Developer | IT Recruitment


  • The company is looking for a dynamic experienced software developer to join Retail IT Client Communications development team. As this is a hands-on role, you will also be involved in adding and maintaining features to our world-class software and be involved in all facets of the software development process.
  • The Client Communication Team builds and maintains a communications capability that enables targeted and relevant communications to be sent to our retail clients.
  • You will liaise with Senior IT Members and make sure that the technical vision of the company is translated and preserved.
  • As an experienced developer you will ensure the design of clear and simple solutions and that elegant robust code is written as well as provide guidance in troubleshooting and root cause analysis.
  • You will be responsible for several home-grown systems that are predominantly written in C# and T-SQL.


  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Science or related discipline


  • Liaise with senior IT members in Cape Town and build software and processes accordingly
  • Design clean and simple solutions
  • Ensure that elegant robust code is written
  • Improve and optimize the performance of existing systems
  • Provide guidance in troubleshooting root-cause errors
  • Ensure that unit, integration and acceptance tests for all components are written
  • Ensure that build automation scripts are written
  • Assist with analysis where required


  • At least 5 years’ worth of professional development experience
  • Strong software design skills
  • Strong understanding of software development process.
  • Proficiency in programming languages (T-SQL, C#)
  • Experience in system integration, distributed computing and building enterprise-wide systems
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes and testing
  • Needs to be a critical thinker with good troubleshooting capabilities, including knowing when to log for future investigations.
  • Needs to have good clear communication skills

Nice to have:

  • Development using Scala
  • Development for reports in FO / Crystal / SSRS
  • Development of monitoring and alerting in Grafana / Redgate / Dynatrace
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