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SENIOR DEVELOPER | JOB DESCRIPTION
Tshimologong Precinct exists to fulfil our “Africa Rising” destiny by producing world class developers, entrepreneurs and innovators of digital technology and content. We are an innovation ecosystem based in Braamfontein that propels entrepreneurship and grows the skills pipeline for the digital economy through collaborative partnerships. It is all about cutting-edge skills, start-ups and laying the foundations for Africa’s role in driving the 4th Industrial Revolution.
We are looking for a talented and ambitious professional developer who is an extrovert, patient, kind and most of all shares our passion for mentoring, coaching and nurturing skills in others to lead the Microsoft AppFactory internship programme within the Tshimologong Software Development Unit (SDU). Each programme is 9-months long and you will be mentoring graduates with growing their skills so that they can successfully secure employment. During each programme, you will be responsible for managing projects from start to finish and thus be exposed to all aspects of the software development lifecycle. We wish to instil our values so that they can become a world class software developers geared for the 4IR.
You will rub shoulders with international experts, leading companies and some of the most innovative thinkers in South Africa. You will play a pivotal role in turning Tshimologong into the “Silicon Valley” of Africa. We can guarantee you a personal development opportunity of a life-time.
The job title is Senior Software Developer within the Software Development Unit. The Employee will report to the Software Development Manager. The role of the senior developer is to learn, teach, mentor and manage the interns on a variety of projects over each 9-month programme starting with C# ASP.NET Webforms and completing with to C# MVC with introduction to Xamarin. Microsoft SQL database will be used. As the projects tackled are for learning purposes, you are not expected to fully debug, maintain and support the solution – you will NOT be called after hours to deal with a crisis. The interns will be subject to high intensity and fast-paced learning over the 9-months and will cover the equivalent of up to 4 years in the industry.
The role of senior developer specifically entails, but is not limited to the following tasks:
With regards to mentorship the following will be expected:
The senior developer must have the following characteristics
The following skills are essential
The required qualifications are:-
The experience required is 6+ years in software development and 4+ years working with Microsoft ASP.NET MVC 5.0 with Entity Framework.