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Senior Software and Web Developer - East London / Johannesburg / Pretoria

Location: East London
though suitably qualified Johannesburg/Pretoria based candidates may apply

REPORTS TO: Regional MIS Advisor

ABOUT FUTURES GROUP:

Futures Group Global is an international organization headquartered in Washington, DC, that provides management, marketing, research, and strategic planning for large multi-national companies, governments and universities. Founded in 1971, Futures Group Global specializes in public health and social issues, working with more than 60 developing countries. We help build local capacity and solve critical development issues such as family planning, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections, safe motherhood, poverty alleviation, education, and the environment. For more information please see: http://www.futuresgroup.com/ and http://www.iqstrategy.net

POSITION SUMMARY:

We are looking for a skilled, motivated and creative full time software developer to join our growing South African informatics team. We are looking for outstanding individuals that can work independently to solve complex problems. A good work ethic and attitude is required and candidates must be prepared to deal with non-core activities such as requirements gathering and business analysis, technical documentation and effort estimations, activity logs and sundry administrative documentation, and some staff training. Candidates should have at least 3-5 years data driven software development experience in one of the major web and Windows development platforms. SQL experience is essential. NoSQL experience is a plus.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


3-5+ years of applicable work experience
Experience designing and writing bespoke applications using Visual Studio or other major IDEs
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or equivalent recommended though extensive experience would also qualify you.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Develop web and windows applications, including
Be familiar data import / export to / from various formats
Implement software design components including coding, code documentation, unit testing, debugging
Write technical documentation related to the project
Follow software best practices in an Agile / SCRUM environment
Source Code Management
Reports to the Senior Technical Lead
Be a good communicator (Email, Skype, Telephonic)
Be prepared to work with a diverse international team from Africa, Caribbean, India and USA
Be prepared to travel occasionally to developing countries.
Be able to work unsupervised and be able to see a development project through from requirements phase to implementation including training.

Advantageous but not required experience:
DHIS 2 implementation
Android and mobile app development
NoSQL

Preference will be given to Candidates willing to work from our East London office.

Email your CV to erobinson@futuresgroup.com to apply.
Remuneration includes basic salary, medical aid, pension and 13th cheque.
 
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Email address is in the opening post, please send requests for details via email, thanks.
 
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