Vacancy

Full Stack Soft Developer (1 Year Contract)

Closing Date: Friday, 5 November

Virtua Technologies builds software that grows our clients’ businesses. Our work covers a variety of industries and a range of apps and software projects. Our clients include start-ups, scale-ups and enterprises that need brand new cloud software or upgrade or replace existing software.

 

Come work in a multidisciplinary team that values UX and user feedback and uses it to build awesome products that users love. Our teams include product managers, UX designers & researchers, software architects, software developers and QA analysts & engineers.

 

We are serious about always learning new things. We create the time and opportunities for you to learn and develop new skills and actively promote and compensate you for taking on more responsibility aligned with your career goals.

Job Interview

What does working with us look like?

  • Exposure to a range of industries, projects and technologies

  • Work in teams of product managers, UX designers & researchers, software developers and QA

 

About the role

Come join our team as senior Full Stack Developer.

 

Responsibilities

  • Deliver code according to a product backlog

  • Agile software development

  • Actively contribute to the team

  • Continuous self-development and expansion of skills

  • Assist the technical lead with designing technical solutions

  • Assist the senior software developer to mentor junior team members

  • Assist with software and product support

 

About you

Knowledge and skills

  • Deliver code according to a backlog.

  • Agile software development.

  • Communication skills that allow you to collaborate and explain your process, approach and motivation to various stakeholders.

  • Assistance with designing technical solutions.

  • Assistance with mentoring junior team members.

  • Technical software and product support.

  • Able to work well in a team as well as individually.

  • Zoom out to the big picture and zoom in on detail.

  • Estimate effort on tasks, prioritize work and deliver to deadlines but manage expectations pro-actively rather than working overtime to get the work done.

  • Excited about learning, pushing technical limits and finding new solutions.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • A propensity to fail fast and learn fast and share both failure and learning with others.

  • Prioritizing learning over being right. Understanding others rather than becoming defensive.

  • Demonstrated ability to learn independently.

 

Experience

  • Minimum 7 years of development experience

  • Minimum of 4 years experience with Java, preferably using Tomcat

 

Technical Experience

  • Java and Tomcat

  • JavaScript and HTML

  • XML and XSLT

  • SQL

  • Develop with Eclipse and GIT

 

Nice to haves

If you tick all the required boxes, the following things will give you an edge:

  • A preference for projects with a lifespan of a year or more

  • Comfortable working on legacy systems

 

Fine Print

  • We would like the successful candidate to start working as soon as possible. We will start doing interviews as soon as we receive CVs, and conclude the entire process as quickly as possible.

  • To apply, send an email with your detailed CV, cover letter, academic results and other supporting documents to attached to hr@virtuatechnologies.com.na (no hand-delivered applications will be

  • Sending us your application means you agree that we may process and store your information indefinitely, for the purpose of our recruitment process.

  • Once we receive your application, we will strive to review it within a few days. If you meet the minimum requirements, we may contact you to set up a first interview

Want to apply for the position?

Email us today!

Closing Date:

Friday, 5 November