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Software Developer - Delphi

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Company:Datafin Recruitment


Our client a fast-growing, technology inspired software company based in Somerset West requires a software developer (Delphi) to join their expanding team. The successful candidate will be responsible for producing user documentation and manuals, post-development system training, product maintenance, upgrades and enhancements. Should have an IT Degree or Diploma, Delphi and/or C++, C#,or .Net and SQL Server experience.

  • Software development:
    • Effectively translate business and technical software requirements into a commercialised product deliverable to satisfy client requirements.
    • Ensure proper managing of the entire software development lifecycle to ensure on time, on cost, on quality delivery.
    • Follow company coding standards and rules.
    • Using effective and efficient coding methods.
    • Providing QA with working solutions and test guidelines and instructions.
    • Participate in all scrum processes and make meaningful contributions.
    • Communicate timeously with developer’s/Scrum master on any impediments found.
  • Reporting and administration:
    • Furnish the support team with relevant information for the compilation of service estimates when applicable.
    • Keep record of all Jira documentation, i.e. faxes, emails, IM conversions, service estimates, etc.
    • Provide user manuals/documentation when relevant.
    • Accurately update development stream management tool, merge code correctly and maintain version control.
    • Log and management of time on Jira items.

Qualifications and skills:
  • IT Qualification (degree/diploma) a distinct advantage.
  • Delphi 7 +, and/or C++/C# and/or .NET and Web development.
  • SQL Server 2005 / 2008.
  • Knowledge of UML and OO design methodologies.
  • Financial System or mobile development experience advantage.
  • Client and server development experience.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Tenacity to pursue finding solutions to complex problems.
  • Ability and willingness to learn from and share skills with colleagues.
  • Team-working skills.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently under deadlines.
  • Ability to complete work within estimated time constraints.
  • Time management skills to handle multiple task assignments and prioritize work appropriately.
  • The drive and natural tendency to keep your technology skills up to date.
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum methodology advantageous.
  • Ability to develop code and supporting unit tests. (Coverage assessment, mocking).
  • Must be detailed oriented.
  • Must be aware of software design patterns.
  • Knowledge of the Test-Driven Development.
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.


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Posted on 07 May 12:05

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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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