Senior Software EngineerResearch

City of Cape Town, Western Cape 22 November

AtripleA Recruitment & Temps

  • Description

    Senior Software Engineer (Research)
    Location: Cape Town

    Our client in the Research industry is looking for a Senior Software Engineer.

    Key responsibilities

    • Prototyping and software development of the telescope operational software (all stages of the full software development life-cycle may be encountered)
    • Provide hands-on technical support in the system administration of the hardware platforms, deployment environments and processing, which may include site visits to the Karoo
    • Collaborate with departmental stakeholders to support engineering, commissioning, operations and early science activities
    • Assist in maturing of software development and quality assurance processes towards greater standardization and improved long-term maintainability and robustness
    • Facilitate coding standard compliance and code reviews, which include mentoring junior engineers
    • Compile document sets
    • Provide project management and progress reporting input as required by the Functional Manager and for team communication
    • Participate in development of project schedules and activities
    • Participate in development of budgets and cost/benefit analysis for compliance with project procurement policies


    • NQF 7 or higher in Computer Science, Engineering (with software focus) or related field
    • 7 years+ experience in a software engineering environment, preferably in an engineering development project environment with a strong software focus
    • Python programming language and experience in development, testing, development, commissioning, release and support of large scale projects in Python
    • Technical knowledge of development in Linux operating systems
    • Technical experience in architecture design and development of large software projects (experience with science data processing will be beneficial)
    • Modern software collaboration tools such as Github, Containers, Google Drive, JIRA.
  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Grade 12 /N4 (Matric)
  • Years of experience: 7
  • Language(s): English
  • Driver's license: B
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Senior Software Engineer

  • Recruiter

    AtripleA Recruitment & Temps

  • Province

    City of Cape Town, Western Cape

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary


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