Junior-Senior Delphi Developer

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Company:Datafin Recruitment

This is your opportunity to work for one of SA’s top telecoms software development companies. Our client based in Cape Town is looking for a junior-senior Delphi developer who will primarily be responsible for creating, enhancing, integrating, and maintaining complex custom-designed and off the shell software systems.

  • Software development and maintenance:

    • Develop software according to functional and technical specifications.
    • Follow SDLC requirements.
    • Ensure developed software is unit-tested.
    • Ensure developed software is peer-reviewed.
    • Provide assistance with test case creation.
    • Work with analysts and testers to implement code that meets defined user requirements.
    • Perform own unit testing and provide test scenarios for quality assurance testing.
    • Ensure software is under version control, and developed and released from the correct stream.
    • Ensure all work is done against a case, updating the case tracking tool as prescribed.
    • Provide regular progress updates.
  • System analysis: Analyse system requirements and define the technical functional specifications and solutions; analyse existing legacy source code and identify issues and propose solutions.
  • Progress Communication: Ensure tracking systems are kept up to date and that delivery leads are aware of any issues relating to assigned work.
  • Documentation: Ensure system documentation, release notes, installation notes and user guides are created and maintained.


Qualifications and experience
  • Formal qualification (degree or diploma in IT or engineering) as per matrix.
  • Relevant working experience as per matrix.
  • Project Life Cycle and software development methodologies.
  • Exposure to version control software (e.g. Rational ClearCase, Windows SourceSafe, etc.).
  • Understanding of Client / Server and integration technologies.
  • Some knowledge of UML and UML related Case tools (e.g. Enterprise Architect, Rational Rose, etc.).
  • Ability to understand and solve debug technology specific exceptions.
  • Must be able to grasp the bigger picture impact of what specific work requirement entail (i.e. understand the wider context and impact of what he/she is working on).
  • Solid Delphi front end development experience on Microsoft Windows platforms.
  • Delphi .Net experience will be advantageous.
  • Knowledge and experience of Object Orientated design.
  • CORBA exposure will be advantageous.

  • Confident, enthusiastic.
  • Able to communication ideas and thinking.
  • Must be able to work in a team.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Willingness to improve and grow with position.
  • Mentor Junior Developers.

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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Posted on 19 Jun 11:57

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