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Technical Lead Developer

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An established software house is currently seeking an individual to assume the role of Technical Lead Developer. The successful incumbent will be responsible for CODE QUALITY. Works on customer projects or Core Product delivery teams as well as supports the DPM by modifying, developing, testing and maintaining application systems.


  • Lead project teams to design, develop and test enterprise-ready business applications in a variety of configurations (e.g. web-based, desktop-based, service-based or scheduled processes).  
  • Understand industry best practice related to coding and tools & understands the organisation’s established best practices. 
  • Write quality codes, set an example of quality for the team members.
  • Gain team’s respect by producing quality codes and applying own practices
  • Use expertise and mentoring skills, alongside practices such as code reviews and code analyses, to ensure the team adheres to best practices when developing solutions.
  • Actively foster knowledge sharing, to avoid centralization of knowledge and avoid creating dependences on any single person in projects
  • Ensure the root causes of systems issues are diagnosed effectively by working with the team to improve their problem-solving skills and build upon their knowledge of existing systems.
  • Work alongside customers and DPM to ensure quality, effective software is delivered regularly by the team, in line with the SAFe (Agile) Development process methodology.
  • Assist and enable other team members to meet sprint deliveries according to the requirements set.
  • Participate in Planning Meetings, Sprint Planning Development Cycles every 2 weeks and daily stand-up meetings
  • Provide and document the technical design solutions for the developers to code.
  • Deliver according to the Definition of Done and the Definition of Ready.
  • Provide and document the technical design solution for the Developers to code.


  • Matric
  • IT Diploma or related Degree.
  • Must have a minimum of at least 7 years of on the job work experience.
  • Retail exposure would be an advantageous.
  • Experience in using Agile (SAFe) methodologies will be an added advantage.
  • Exposure to Enterprise development preferred.

Kindly note, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of your application please consider it unsuccessful.

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Information Technology

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Western Cape