Studio 29

Junior C# Developer - Software House

  • Location Mowbray, Western Cape
  • Category Back-end Developer
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Ref # 5163

Our client

A growing, successful Cape Town based Software House, developing Enterprise (nTier) Application Software is currently looking for Junior C# developers to join their team, with the focus on areas like Enterprise, Web, Mobile, Thick Client, Web/REST Services, Relational Databases, NoSQL, Messaging Queues etc.


Minimum Requirements

Mandatory Skills / Abilities required for the Job

  • Generalist, with a passion for, and proven track record in the following core competency areas:

§  Front End, Middle Tier, and Database


  • Technologies include but not limited to:

§  Exposure to data tier abstraction technologies e.g. .NET Entity Framework will be an advantage

§  Presentation Layer (UI) – ASP, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Javascript

§  Scripting Language – Javascript, JQuery

§  Databases – Relational Databases experience necessary (MSSQL)

§  Operating System (O/S) – WINDOWS.

§  Exposure to any of the popular Testing Tools preferable.

§  Xamarin advantageous


Personal Attributes / Character traits required for this job

  • Delivery focused - Be deadline driven and adheres to Sprint deadlines.
  • Team Player – must be able to work as part of a team.
  • Self-Starter – Be able to work independently and contribute effectively to the team.
  • Initiative
  • Flexible/adaptable/approachable and willing to work in rapid changing, high delivery environment
  • Integrity
  • Keen attention to detail.


Education and General Working Experience

  • Ideally an IT Diploma or related Degree will be an advantage but is not essential.
  • Minimum requirement is Matric with at least 1-2 years solid C# on the job work related development experience. Remuneration package will be tailored according to relevant technical experience.
  • Exposure to Mercurial, Bamboo, continuous integration an advantage.
  • Good Object orientation is a must.
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment preferred but not essential.
  • Basic understanding of design patterns and their application



Job Specification

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Developing application software for any client product and / or customised client solutions.
  • Development extends to Front-end, Middle Tier and Databases and includes Presentation Layer, Business Logic, Data, Services, Databases and Scripting.
  • Maintenance, debugging and problem-solving of existing software products and / or custom client solutions.
  • Review product requirements in order to give development estimates and product feedback.
  • Unit testing / integration testing Features developed.
  • Technical documentation that shares knowledge effectively.
  • Setting up new infrastructure environment for products and / or customised client solutions.
  • Maintenance and updates to the existing infrastructure environment for the products and / or customised client solutions.


Day to day duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Developing software and writing scripts as per specifications or requirements provided.
  • Unit testing / Integration testing.
  • Working collaboratively as part of an Agile development team:

§  Implementing business requirements as created and prioritised by the Product Owner.

§  Deliver according to the Definition of Done requirement.

§  Collaborating with other developers, testers and business analysts as required, including pair programming.

§  Participate in technical planning and implementation meetings.

§  Participate in Sprint Planning Development Cycles every 2 weeks.


  • Participate in, and present demos where required.
  • Participate in the Daily Stand-up meetings.
  • Participate in code reviews.
  • Participate in sessions with QA and business analyst to meet the delivery deadlines.