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  • Posted: Jun 23, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Where we are - A presence in two provinces The NWU is a multi-campus university with a footprint across two provinces. The Mafikeng and Potchefstroom Campuses are situated in the North-West Province and the Vaal Triangle Campus is in Gauteng. The head office, known as the Institutional Office, is in Potchefstroom, situated near the Potchefstroom Campus. W...
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    Senior Programmer (School of Languages) P002238

    Job description

    Design, development, and implementation of computer software

    • Design of databases, services and user interface of applications; part of the packaging and release team of systems, design of the graphics and styling structure, documentation of help guides, training procedures, testing procedures and read me files of systems; optimization of systems; ensure best possible solutions for unforeseen issues relating to the system/software.

    Maintenance of existing software

    • Integration of data into existing systems; active forum member for requests and bug-fixing; technical assistance; evaluation of systems/software and bug-fixing; updating of relevant documentation.

    Resource and product development

    • General development of systems, applications, core technologies and text resources, including research

    Minimum requirements

    • Grade 12 or equivalent qualification
    • B – Degree/ Advanced Diploma in relevant tertiary qualification in computer engineering, computer science or other relevant Qualification

    Other competency requirements:

    • 3 years’ experience in computer engineering, and computer science or system/software development
    • 3 years’ programming experience in Java, and at least one of the following languages, PERL, Python, R, PHP, C, C , or C#
    • 2 years’ knowledge of general programming concepts and databases

    Behavioural competencies:

    • Ability to master new software with ease
    • The ability to function as part of a team and adapt to its work method, and to work independently
    • Creative problem-solving capabilities
    • Scientific writing style
    • Must be able to prioritise, manage and complete a variety of tasks in line with CTexT's goals

    Essential Competencies:

    • Design, development, and implementation of new computer systems
    • Maintenance of existing computer systems
    • Implementation of resource development
    • Experience in the use of different operating systems, among which Windows and Linux.
    • Advanced computer literacy skills
    • Design, development, and implementation of new computer systems

    Closing Date: 31st, July 2022

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to North West University on to apply

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