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Senior Systems Developer - C#

Remuneration:Market related 
Location:Cape Town, Pinelands
Type: Permanent
Company:Datafin Recruitment


A dynamic financial services provider invites a senior systems developer (C#) to bring your expertise to recommend appropriate, reliable and cost-effective tech solutions to business problems through analysis and design development, thus becoming a valued asset to the business. You must have a relevant IT qualification, more than five years' experience working with .NET (C#), Microsoft Communication Foundation (MCF) and TSQL. Beneficial skills include: SSIS, K2 Workflow,, SSRS, MS SharePoint, Agile.

  • Provide value to the business by providing appropriate input regarding ‘best use’ of technology. Ensure delivery of application solutions meets the needs of the business, ensuring the agility and flexibility of solutions to cater for future business demands.
  • Effectively manage the design (technical specs), building, manageability and sustainability of ‘in-house’ applications (SDLC, change control, capacity and performance planning, etc.).
  • Effectively manage the integration, manageability and sustainability of hosted or procured system applications.
  • Apply governance and compliance principles to protect the interest of RCS, e.g. management of risks, internal controls, security management, etc.
  • Ensure effective three-month planning for own area of responsibility- ensuring the alignment to the business strategies and the one- year IT plan.
  • Work with colleagues as a ‘technical thinking partner’/peer mentor.
  • A relevant tertiary IT degree/diploma or equivalent.
  • Exposure to system architecture and technical design.
  • Experience in working with complex teams/environment, i.e. multi-tier solutions (in-house and external partners).

Expert knowledge of:
  • Systems development processes (methodologies, SDLC, development and testing techniques).
  • Understanding the IT industry, especially in relation to application development.

Five+ years' experience:
  • Microsoft Communication Foundation (MCF)
  • .NET (C#)
  • TSQL (stored procedures etc.)
  • SSIS
  • K2 Workflow
  • SSRS
  • MS SharePoint
  • Agile Methodology
  • Working knowledge of the financial services industry with experience in a retail sector.
  • Business Acumen
  • Coaching and learning facilitation skills.
  • Able to inspire and ignite optimistic, positive energy.
  • Able to think and act systematically and strategically.
  • Capacity to collaborate, integrate and facilitate teamwork.
  • Self-monitoring, personal management and self-discipline.
  • Learning agility and adaptability.
  • Sense of personal accountability and internal locus of control.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to work independently and within a team.
  • Continuous Relationships Building.
  • Able to think creatively and innovatively within area of accountability.
  • Solution-orientated.
  • Able to work in a cross-functional team across all IT disciplines.
  • Able to research/problem solve technical problems through the appropriate use of available resources.
  • Able to ensure optimal efficiency of the solution by proactively seeking opportunities to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the solution.

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 Jul 16:53

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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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