Vacancy

Junior Developer (1 Year Contract)

Closing Date: Friday, 5 November

Virtua Technologies is a team of multidisciplinary individuals who build great software products. Our environment can be high pressure from time to time, but we always try to have fun!

We’re serious about delivering products that unlock the value in our client’s data and processes, value great user experiences and work to build internal value through IoT and our own research and development.

Job Interview

The Position

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person to join our development team.

Most of our work is done in cross-functional teams that work according to Agile Principles, follow Lean Product Development and Design Thinking practices. It’s a very collaborative environment. Our teams are made up of various specialist and generalist developers and designers, project managers, product managers, QA and user testers. We believe in building products iteratively by exploring and defining our goals, building solutions and testing them.

 

At Virtua Technologies, Developers:

  • Develop and maintain mobile and web applications

  • Participate in the design and development process

  • Ensure that our products meet a high standard of quality

  • Input into project planning

  • Collaborate in cross functional teams with project managers, designers and testers

  • Participate in code reviews and assist other developers where necessary

  • Remain up to date on new developments in technology

  • Produce documentation if necessary

 

Requirements for the role

Technical Requirements

  • Competency with Java

  • Knowledge of HTML

  • jQuery or JavaScript exposure

 

Non-Negotiable Necessities

  • Dependable, responsible and collaborative

  • Supportive Team Player

  • Relevant degree. Post graduate degree is a plus. Good academic performance, exceptional in software

  • development / programming courses.

  • Fast learner

  • Self driven

  • Self-motivated and able to demonstrate initiative

  • Excellent communication skills

  • The ability to explain your approach and the process you follow

  • Excitement about technology

 

Non-Technical essentials

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

  • Attentive to detail, and able to think creatively outside the box

  • Ability to effectively manage complex projects and priorities

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

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

 

Position outcomes

The goal of opening this position is to grow the capacity of the team strategically, so that we can take on more work in future.

 

Perks

  • Work within an experienced and dynamic team

  • Innovative, fast-paced and fun work environment

 

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 accepted.

  • 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