OPPORTUNITIES IN OUR CAPE TOWN OFFICE

1) .NET Developer

2) Quality Assurance Tester

3) Senior Project Manager

4) Business Analyst

5) Database Specialist


.NET Developer

Trimble Land Administration are seeking highly skilled, enthusiastic ASP.Net developers. Successful candidates will join our development team in Cape Town working on a mature, workflow-driven application, used by major natural resource companies and government agencies around the world.

You would join an established and engaging team that has embarked on an exciting journey of developing Web-based APIs to deliver our product, which are then consumed by the client-side modules we are building using Angular 2.

We are looking for smart people who can get things done, to work in a team within a strong process infrastructure, where you will be required to contribute to extending & maintaining our software. We offer a diverse, challenging, engaging and informative environment, as a platform for significantly improving your development skills.

 

Education

  • Computer Science/ Information Technology university degree or diploma

Experience in [4 to 7 years]:

  • Software design & implementation using OOP techniques
  • Application development within the web environment
  • ASP.Net and C#/VB.Net [legacy code maintained in VB.Net]
  • Structured Query Language
  • Working knowledge of HTML & CSS
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript (Knockout/Angular/jQuery are advantageous)
  • Working in a Scrum team on large enterprise systems

Proficiency with:

  • Visual Studio 2010 or later
  • MS SQL Server 2008R2 or later
  • IIS 6 or later.

Exposure to:

  • Case management
  • Version control
  • GIS an advantage (specifically Esri’s ArcGIS for Server)

 Personal skills:

  • Must be willing to learn & take on new challenges
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic, changing environment
  • Strong desire to deliver best of breed solutions
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency & drive
  • Good interpersonal skills

 

Applications

To apply for this position, send us an email with your name, contact details, LinkedIn profile and GitHub repository.


Quality Assurance Tester

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals with a natural inclination for software & attention to detail, to join our team in Cape Town managing the quality of our internationally-utilised, enterprise-scale land management solution.

We are looking for smart people who can get things done, to work in an Agile SCRUM team guided by a strong process infrastructure, where you will be required to contribute to preparing our products for public release.  

We offer a diverse, challenging, engaging, informative & supportive environment, as a platform for significantly improving your testing skills.

 

Education

  • University degree or diploma preferred
  • Testing Certification from SASTQB [advantage]
  • Higher certificate in Software Development/ Information Technology [advantage]

 

Personal Skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate, both verbal & written
  • Patience
  • Willing to learn
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Strong time-management skills
  • Self organising
  • Adaptable & flexible with regard to routines or demands
  • Ability to think outside the box
  • Technically minded
  • Team player

 

Any of the following will jumpstart your application

  • Experience in testing and testing methodologies
  • Exposure to automated testing tools e.g. TestComplete, Selenium, BlazeMeter
  • Exposure to case management tools
  • Exposure to version control
  • A background in, or exposure to, Software development
  • A background in, or exposure to, GIS
  • Familiarity with Structured Query Language
  • Familiarity with HTML & CSS

 

General

  • Must be willing to learn & take on new challenges
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic, changing environment
  • Strong desire to deliver best of breed solutions

 

Applications

To apply for this position, send us an email with your name, contact details and LinkedIn profile.


Senior Project Manager

Trimble Land Administration Solutions is seeking an IT Project Manager to manage and deliver assigned projects for customers as part of our global professional services team. Based at our office in Cape Town, the Project Manager will ensure implementation success of our landfolio® solution platform and client satisfaction by planning, executing, and finalizing projects within agreed upon budgets and timelines. This is a permanent, senior level position, reporting to the Director of Professional Services.

 

Position accountabilities

  • Define test and implementation project plans and conduct design review meetings
  • Estimate projects, track billing time, manage budgets, create project plans, provide updates on financial performance, and schedule and assign resources (internal, third-party contractors, and/or consultants) for implementations
  • Direct multiple concurrent, full-scale (complex) technology solution implementations remotely for external domestic and international clients
  • Identify resource requirements/needs, resource assignments, coordination of resources, and resource dependencies and constraints
  • Identify and resolve project escalation issues and review potential changes in project scope and advise stakeholders of the impact. 
  • Establish and execute projects based on agreed-upon scope, budget and schedule, and conduct status meetings, gate checks, and mitigate risks
  • Produce and maintain all project-related documents (Project Plans, Financial Performance and Status Reports) throughout the lifecycle of each assigned project
  • Conduct a Go Live Readiness Assessment and support project hand-Off, project closeout, and post mortem, and share project best practice methodologies
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients to ensure customer satisfaction

 

Minimum Requirements

  • 5 to 10 years of experience in Project Management for Software Implementations.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience analysing business needs.
  • An understanding of IT Business Solutions including application development methodologies, database and system design, and client/server architectures.
  • Relevant Degree and PMP preferred
  • Strong use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project) and the ability to produce presentations, reports, and information for management
  • Experience running multiple concurrent projects (5-10) in a matrix organization where influence is required to be successful internally and externally
  • Ability to quickly move between multiple priorities to determine which needs to be acted on in which order to drive customer satisfaction
  • Developing complete project plans with various moving parts that must be synchronized to deliver the final solution, including coordination of external resource partners
  • Experience tracking billable time, managing timelines and budgets, mitigating risks throughout the project lifecycle, and conducting status meetings.
  • Experience working as a part of an Agile Software Development team
  • Experience with Land Administration, GIS, and/or Natural Resource Management would be considered an asset.
  • Experience with Mavenlink would be an asset
  • A working knowledge of French or Portuguese would be an asset.

 

Travel Required

  • 20 - 25% Domestic and International

 

Physical Requirements

  • Constant and close visual work at desk or computer.
  • Frequent verbal and written communication with team and other business associates by telephone, correspondence, or in person.

 

Applications

To apply for this position, send us an email with your name, contact details, LinkedIn profile and GitHub repository.


Business Analyst

Our growing organisation Spatial Dimension, a Trimble global geospatial company, seeks a suitably skilled Business Analyst to be based in Cape Town. Working with our team of project managers, business analysts, software developers, IT professionals and other industry experts, the primary responsibility of this role is to interact directly with our clients, operating largely in the mining and land space. The focus areas of the role is to document business processes and user requirements, collate GIS and Business data, User Training and Product Configuration and Delivery, all key elements in the project lifecycle which ensures effective delivery of our solutions to our global client base.

The successful candidate must be a confident individual, possess excellent communication skills, and have 3- 5 years’ experience in a similar role. A willingness to travel and work onsite with clients while being a valuable contributor to our dynamic implementation team will be highly regarded.

The role will suit a self-starter, with a dedicated ‘can-do’ attitude. If you’re seeking a challenge and something a little different than the regular nine to five grind, then this opportunity could be for you.

 

Educational Requirements

  • Degree in GIS, Environmental Sciences, Urban and Regional Planning, IT or related fields

 

Experience

  • 3- 5 years’ experience as a GIS Professional, Land Manager, Business Analyst
  • Mining industry or land management Experience
  • Business Process Documentation Experience
  • Client Facing Consulting Environment Experience
  • Understanding of GIS software and data (ArcGIS)
  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Visio)

 

 Personal Attributes

  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Be willing and eager to travel

 

 Language

  • Excellent command of English (written and verbal)
  • French and Portuguese languages would be advantageous.

Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. From purpose built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware and services are transforming a broad range of industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation and logistics.


Database Specialist

Spatial Dimension (a Trimble company) is looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and talented Database Specialist to join the Data and Business Intelligence team. The role’s primary focus would be maintaining an existing set of reports, developing custom reports, importing data from multiple data sources into an existing schema and forming part of a Business Intelligence footprint.

We are looking for someone with a love of all things data and an attention to detail. 

We offer a challenging and progressive environment centred on developing relationships, upskilling teams and moving forward with technologies. 

Requirements: 

 

Education

  • National Diploma in Information Technology or equivalent NQF6

 

Experience

  • 3 - 5 years relevant experience

 

Exposure to

  • Structured Query Language 
  • SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Relational databases
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Visual Studio/SQL Server Data Tools 2010 or later 
  • MS SQL Server 2008 or later 
  • Case management 
  • Version control 

 

Advantageous

  • Exposure to Business Intelligence tools (outside of SSRS) 
  • SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
  • SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Database optimisation
  • Exposure to GIS (specifically Esri’s ArcGIS Server) 

 

Personal skills

  • Must be willing to learn & take on new challenges 
  • Must be able to work in a multinational environment
  • Strong sense of urgency, ownership, and accountability
  • Good communication skills (written & verbal)

 

Applications

To apply for this position, send us an email with your name, contact details and LinkedIn profile.