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Software Development Team Lead - PHP/.Net

Remuneration:negotiable Market related 
Location:Cape Town
Company:Datafin Recruitment

One of the continent’s largest money transfer companies seeks the expertise of a Software Development Team Lead to work on an enterprise PHP codebase. The successful candidate is comfortable leading a team while being able to translate complex requirements into maintainable code. You must have five+ years’ experience as a PHP and/or .Net Developer and two+ years leading a team. You also require Agile, architecture, testing and Linux experience with a solid understanding of amongst others: caching, revision control, message queues and issue tracking.

  • Contribute to architectural discussions with architects and lead developers.
  • Line manage a team of developers and testers.
  • Provide technical guidance to software developers.
  • Oversee code reviews to ensure code quality.
  • Facilitate KPI reviews of team members.
  • Mentor and coach team members in one-on-ones.
  • Conduct interviews, assess CVs and technical tests.
  • Effectively communicate with third parties and when dealing with technical support queries.
  • Five+ Years’ experience as a PHP and/or .NET developer.
  • Two+ Years’ experience leading a team.
  • Experience in applying Agile methodologies in teams.
  • Insight in applying design patterns to complex problems as needed.
  • Experience in architecting, developing, testing, deploying systems.
  • Solid understanding of integration and web services.
  • Proficient on the Linux command line.
  • You should have experience in or have a good understanding of caching, revision control, message queues, issue tracking, monitoring, database transactions, testing.
  • A natural mentor-leader who knows how to elevate developers’ skills.
  • Interest in improving development processes that result in faster development and higher code quality.
  • Able to communicate well, verbally and in writing, with the development team and key stakeholders.
  • A team-player attitude, ready to help out colleagues and provide constructive feedback.
While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. Only SA citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence. Please email a Word copy of your CV to and mention the reference numbers of the jobs. We have a list of jobs on Datafin IT Recruitment - Cape Town Jobs.

Posted on 12 Jan 10:36

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DataFin was established in 1999. We pride ourselves on the fact that we have established relationships with industry leaders and a vast majority of our business is repeat business.

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