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Sandton: Junior ASP.NET developer

Candidate should be able to handle high load and process data quickly.

Focus on Microsoft.Net technology stack

Job Requirements

C# and ASP.MVC experience

Interest to learn ecommerce systems

Technologies used in the industry to handle scalable systems

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Gauteng; Java Developer (JEE, ESB)

Minimum Requirements

Maths, Computer Science, and Engineering degrees preferred: Honours or Masters beneficial.

Outstanding academic credentials essential

Exposure to leading trading platforms preferred: Calypso, Front Arena, Murex, Summit, Wall Street, Algorithmix, Adaptiv, Openlink etc.

Exposure to the following technical and architectural components: Python, Java, T-SQL, Microsoft SQL, Oracle, Sybase, Data Flow languages, ADFL, AEL, ASQL, ACM, XML, UML

•Strong analysis skills across functions (Business / Techinical)

•Ability to technically document proposed and current solutions

•Relevant financial services and/or specific industry experience

•Proven track record of delivering results in a high paced environment

•Excellent writing and presentation skills.

•Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative working style.

•Demonstrates strong relationships with top and mid management.

•A track record of consistently producing outstanding results under pressure.

•An understanding of financial instruments: Interest Rate, Equity, Foreign Exchange

•An understanding of IT and project methodologies

•Understanding of treasure processes(Front/Middle/Back) beneficial

•A sound grasp of financial analysis, modeling and valuation techniques beneficial

Job Specification

Our focus is on providing solutions to the complex derivatives markets by using suitable technologies, including leading vendor applications custom builds, business intelligence etc. We fulfill the space between Business and Technology, therefore the candidate without ample experience will have a steep learning curve, having to learn two distinct disciplines in a short space of time.

We are a dynamic, young and growing company. We have great clients and an even better team, so our focus is to grow our capacity and output over the next while. To do this, we are looking for talented and adaptable individuals that have experience in computer science, and that are comfortable with mathematics.

•Requirements gathering and solutions design

•Compilation of technical specifications

•Compilation of support documentation upon completion of a specific implementation

•Design and implement customizations and extensions to vendor or in-house systems

•Analytical ability to diagnosis, problem solve and suggest resolution of issues

•Architecting and implementing integrations between different systems

•Optimizations and enhancements of current systems

•Daily business application support when required

•Vendor system upgrades Analysis, problem finding, solution building, test procedures etc

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Roodepoort: C / UNIX / SQL Analyst Developer

Job related knowledge and skills:

•ITIL awareness
•Strong problem solving and analytical skills
•Sound structured programming and technical skills
•Good communication and interpersonal skills
•Good documentation skills
•Must be dependable
•Ability to use own initiative
•Strong determination and drive
•Team player
•Logical thinker
•Ability to learn quickly and to share knowledge
•Ability to liaise with users at all levels

Competencies required:

•Creating and Innovating
•Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
•Planning and Organising
• Presenting and Communicating

Job Purpose:

•Responsible for writing, testing and documenting of programs in ANSI C and Embedded SQL.

•Responsible for writing Technical Specifications for other developers and reviewing their code.

Job Objectives:

•Programming and System Analysis
•User liaison and business requirement analysis
•Requirements and specification documentation
•General application support and maintenance
•Provide support to other members of the team and user base
•Writing and testing programs as per requirements
•Application software development and maintenance in ANSI C and Embedded SQL
•Testing operation of coded work

Experience and Education:

•Grade 12 (Essential)
•Relevant technical or business qualification – diploma/degree (Desirable)
•Minimum 4 years ANSI C programming experience (Essential)
•Minimum 2 years SQL experience (Essential)
•Minimum 4 years system analysis and design experience
•Knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle
•Unix / Linux experience (Highly Desirable)
•C Programming Certification (Desirable)

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Gallo Manor: Senior Oracle Developer


– Oracle (and Aries) Snr. Developer

o Develop new front end modules/scripts/procedures for Order Management System (OMS) – Aries/

o Analysing and solving complex application issues, incidents or queries.

o Developing, testing and delivering fixes for application issues or incidents in a timely manner.

o Working with IT BAs (and business partners when required) to understand business requests then propose possible solutions and system related information.

o Task definition and documentation for proposed solutions/changes/fixes.

o Provide feedback in projects on how new implementations or changes will impact the local/regional/global

o Architectural input to meet business requirements, mapping business knowledge to technology capability

o Work closely with the IT BAs, fellow Developers and other IT teams to hand over system knowledge

This will include documenting solutions/implementations/etc for the IT knowledge base.

o Making sure all production interfaces are stable and able to be monitored effectively by the IT Ops team.

o Standby duties/tasks and support after hours (rotated throughout the Development Team)

o Occasional extended working hours required for critical incidents or project deliverables and urgent

o Adherence, plus correct & timely administration, of Incidents and Change Request processes

o Expectation management with stakeholders, consistently done in a timely and proactive manner

o Adhering to company Internal Controls and/or IT Governance standards. Including bi-annual testing thereof.

o Peer reviewing of source code developed as well as unit-testing done by/with fellow developers before

o Agreeing implementation dates/deadlines with BAs, other Developers, Business and IT Management.

o Monitoring of implemented solutions during post-implementation period.

o Ensuring adherence to companies SDLC/CDP together with the Project Management team.


– University degree advantageous , Preferably in

Information Technology

5+ years of IT Development experience

– Knowledge of Aries OMS and how it interfaces to the

Oracle DB advantageous.

– Special skill: Excellent Oracle PL/SQL abilities,

Concorde XAL experience also advantageous.

– Experience and intimate knowledge of standard Project/

SDLC/CDP methodology.

– Experience with AIX and LINUX operating systems.

Business Expertise

– Understanding of business processes and

dependencies in the system , Information gathering,

mostly with the BAs.

– Demonstrated success of supporting, and interacting

with Sr. Management.

– Extensive understanding of the Oracle Data Model and

structure, as well as how it interacts with Aries OMS

and Business Processes.

Intimate understanding of IT processes and governance.

– Experience in IT within the Fast Moving Consumer

Goods sector advantageous.

Problem Solving

Strong problem solving capabilities required.

– Ability to work as a team and individually on incidents,

changes and new projects.

Logical and creative thinking.


– Develop/Prepare options for IT solutions , provide pros/

cons arguments behind each option

– Developed solutions will impact SA market and possibly

regional/global interfaces.

Interpersonal Skills

Interaction with executives, fellow managers and IT +

business colleagues encouraged.

– Customer focused and result oriented.

– Regularly Interfaces with other developer colleagues,

BAs, Project Managers and users from the Business.

– Able to work well with colleagues and handle conflict


– Self motivated & results driven in the face of sizeable


– Must be unafraid to share new ideas and bring fresh

thinking to own/all IT teams.

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Boksburg: PHP Developer

My client in Boksburg is looking for a PHP Developer, MUST HAVE ASTERISK AND AJAX EXPERIENCE. Company is a VoIP and Broadband Infrastructure-as-a-Service Provider to WISPs, ISPs, IT, and PBX companies.

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Sandton: Cobol Developer

My client in Sandton is looking for Cobol Developers. Contract and permanent positions available. Salary will be mid to senior level. Banking Industry background a must.

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Midrand: Lotus Notes Developer

We are URGENTLY looking for the following skill
Skilled developer with experience in Lotus Notes development as well as integration of Lotus Notes with Windows/ Syspro/ SQL. He must have a proven track record of his development skills and be able to tell us about projects that he has worked on. Must be able to hit the ground running. 2 Month fixed contract

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Centurion, Pretoria : J2EE Developer (Contracting)

Responsible for Building reports, source code, Executable, release notes. Developer also performs application build readiness, designs, unit tests, assembly test, build- , review-, test of application, install and configure own work station. Ability to work independently with minimal assistance Software development/programming experience Strong problem solving skills: able to logically break down a problem into smaller manageable parts to solve Understanding of basic object-oriented concepts Knowledge of how to develop other aspects of the application Perform the detailed design of application and technical architecture components and classes. Develop scripts to create/load common test data. Configure, build, and test the application or technical architecture components and classes. Work with other developers, designers, and architects to make sure that the configuration and custom components meet application requirements and performance goals. Follow good security coding practices to ensure the application is free of most common coding vulnerabilities. Participate in code reviews. Perform code profiling by using appropriate tools to confirm coding compliance with application development standards. Check code coverage of unit and assembly tests and ensure it meets expectations. Document the code during development to ensure maintainability. Inform the technical architect and project manager of any issues that may affect any other areas of the project. Participate in transitions of the application or technical architecture components to the testers. Fix any defects and performance problems discovered during testing. Document the application to facilitate maintenance.

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