INTERPRET business requirements into well-designed technical solutions within a DevOps environment utilising your coding expertise as an Intermediate Application Developer is sought by a service provider of Quality Certification and Cold Chain Management. You will also implement, test & maintain and design code with required system documentation to meet the Development goals. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to adapt to a fast-moving DevOps and keep pace with latest thinking and new development technologies. You will require a 3-year Degree/National Diploma in ICT, 4+ years’ experience in a similar role and your tech tools should include SQL, C#, .Net Core, APIs, Microservices, SonarCloud, REST, JSON, SOAP, XML, UML, Visio & knowledgeable about governance frameworks such as COBIT, ITIL, TOGAF, OWASP. Please note this is a 3-year Fixed-Term Contract.


  • Assist industry vendors and clients during test efforts to drive success of the project.
  • Conduct Unit, Integration and Performance Testing.
  • Address all audit findings and ensure corrective action is being taken.
  • Identify and prioritize key risks based on urgency.
  • Interpret business requirement and translate into system design.
  • Securely develop, test and maintain well-designed and efficient applications as per the user stories and ensure the acceptance criteria are met.
  • Conduct secure code reviews, ensuring all technical debt is addressed timeously.
  • Ensure System Documentation is kept up to date during the sprint cycles (Azure DevOps Services).
  • Seek to continuously improve coding standards, architecture and testing processes.
  • Mentor Junior Developers.
  • Coordinate with other Managers and line functions to ensure highest level of software quality (Project Manager, Application Development Manager, Application Support, Test Manager, Senior Developers, etc.).
  • Ensure timely delivery of the different Development milestones as per sprint planning.
  • Plan, organise and control own work effort, including regular progress feedback to own and other relevant areas.
  • Provide information for and compilation of Application Development Dashboards.
  • Report on code quality.
  • Ensure to comply with the procedures and controls to manage Software Development.
  • Manage and maintain Wiki.
  • Cohesive relations with the Project team.


Qualifications –

  • 3-Year Degree/National Diploma in ICT.
  • Relevant Certifications in Software Development.

Experience/Skills –

  • 4+ Years’ Development experience.
  • Experience in a broad range of development technologies/products, standards, tools and methodologies.
  • Experience in application configuration, maintenance and support.
  • Advanced experience in MS SQL, C# and .Net Core.
  • Experience in REST, JSON, SOAP, XML, MVC, MVVM, UML and Visio, ReactJs/Blazer, jQuery, NodeJS.
  • Experience in APIs and Microservices.
  • Code scanning tools like SonarCloud.
  • Agile experience.
  • Experience in Azure DevOps Services.
  • Experience with Unit and Performance Testing.
  • Knowledge of the latest Application Development practices.
  • Ability to interpret business requirements and implement technical design.
  • Knowledge of Software Development governance frameworks and standards e.g., COBIT, ITIL, DevOps, TOGAF, OWASP, etc.

Desirable –

  • ITIL.
  • GraphQL.
  • Mobile Development experience (Android, Xamarin Forms).


  • Strong collaborative problem solving and analytical capability to manage numerous information sources and provide data analysis reports to management.
  • Strong client-focus with the ability to meet the demands of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate Application Development related concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders at various hierarchical levels.
  • Ability to build business partnerships that help drives the Application Development strategy.
  • Ability to work independently with demanding users in a high pressurized environment.
  • Strong capacity for operating in a flexible, dynamic environment where creative and ‘out of the box’ thinking is required.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Display an understanding of different functions within an organisation.
  • The ability to work in a team environment and independently.

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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Desired Skills:

  • Intermediate
  • Application
  • Developer

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