Studio 29

Programme Manager Software Development

  • Location Potchefstroom, North West
  • Category Management
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Salary Market Related
  • Ref # 5173


·         Management, design, development and implementation of computer software and applications

·         Maintenance of existing software

·         Resource and product development

·         Research


·         Relevant Bachelor’s degree, Advanced Diploma, Post Graduate Certificate and B-Tech in Information Technology, Language Technology, Computer Linguistics, Computer Engineering, Computer System Development or another relevant degree (NQF 7)

·         Five years programming experience in: PERL,C,C++,C# or Java

·         Five years experience in the use of  different operating systems such as Windows, Linux and Apple iOS

·         Two years experience in Software-development project management

·         Two years experience in the management of a group of software developers

Other specific competency requirements:

·         Advanced experience in MS Office, Internet and email

·         Advanced experience in text processing, machine learning and other natural processing

·         Experience on contractual matters

·         The ability to master new software

·         The ability to function within a team and to adapt to the work method of the team as well as to work independently

·         Excellent communication skills, writing skills and presentation abilities

·         The ability to liaise with high-level stakeholders

·         The ability to successfully prioritise, manage and complete a variety of tasks in line with the objectives of CTexT

·         Demonstration of language proficiency in order to function optimally in the various multilingual environments


The following may serve as a recommendation:

·         One years experience in text processing, the creation of corpora and lexical database development

·         One years experience in web development and database development