Senior Software Developer

at Fidelity
Location Pretoria, South Africa
Date Posted Sep 16, 2020
Category IT Jobs
Job Type Full-time


Minimum Requirements:

  • Diploma / degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject ; or
  • Matric certificate and Studying towards a Diploma/ degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject.
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience
  • Knowledge of C, C#, Java and SQL it’s a must.
  • Object oriented analysis and design using common design patterns.
  • Familiarity with architecture styles/APIs (REST, RPC).
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies.
  • Very good communication skills.
  • Problem-solving attitude.
  • Ability to establish priorities.
  • Good planning and self-management skills.
  • Team work and willingness to listen to others.
  • Eagerness to learn new ideas, concepts and technologies.


  • Knowledge of .NET languages, besides Java (e.g. Visual Basic .NET) and HTML5/CSS3
  • Knowledge of single-board and embedded environments (e.g. Raspberry PI).
  • Familiarity with the ASP.NET framework, SQL Server and design/architectural patterns (e.g. Model-View-Controller (MVC))
  • Familiarity with SQL and MSSQL Server, MariaDB, MySQL and H2
  • Familiarity with architecture styles/APIs (REST, RPC)
  • Proficient with Windows 10, Microsoft office products.
  • Proficient with Linux OS
  • GUI development.
  • Candidates with Python, C++, Assembler will have an added advantage
  • Excellent troubleshooting and communication skills

Key Performance Areas: (not totally inclusive)


  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable C# code
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
  • Maintain existing code base

Core Competencies

  • Participate in requirements analysis
  • Collaborate with internal teams to produce software design and architecture
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code in C, C#, JAVA, Assembler, SQL
  • Test, deploy applications and systems
  • Revise, update, refactor and debug code
  • Support continuous improvement by investigating alteratives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review
  • Develop documentation throughout the software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Develop Hardware and Firmware for Electronics.



  • Analytical
  • Critical thinking
  • Diplomacy
  • Service orientation
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as TFS
  • Familiarity with continuous integration
  • Familiarity with database design and writing stored procedures
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