OPPORTUNITIES IN OUR CAPE TOWN OFFICE

1) .NET Developer

2) Quality Assurance Tester

3) UI/UX Specialist

4) Business Analyst


.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.


UX/UI Specialist

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic & talented UX/UI specialist to improve and unify the interaction points with our user base. Your primary focus will be on perfecting the user experience on our web-based, enterprise products, but you will also be required to drive appropriate processes for our marketing, language & documentation initiatives.

You should have an online presence showcasing examples of your work, especially in the UI arena.

We are looking for smart people who can get things done, within a supportive & forward-thinking team environment.

We offer a diverse, challenging and engaging environment; we are people-centric with a strong focus on mentoring & learning.

Capabilities

  • Very high fidelity designs as defined by Product Manager

  • Ability to manage multiple high-level scenarios with conflicting design requirements and uncommon design patterns

  • Capacity to absorb and understand a deep level of domain knowledge

  • Aptitude for extremely flexible design to meet multiple workflows

  • Ability to lead the design process

Proven experience [+5 years] in …

  • UI strategy and research methodologies

  • Visual & Interaction design

  • Information architecture

Proficiency with …

  • HTML and CSS [JavaScript an added advantage]

  • Wire-framing, prototyping, use cases, functional specifications

Tools

  • Familiarity with tools provided by the Adobe Creative Cloud subscription

  • Ability to understand and translate designs in Fireworks

  • Experience using Sketch

  • Experience using Marvel, Invision or similar prototyping tool

Personal skills

  • Good communication skills [written & verbal]

  • Strong desire to deliver best of breed solutions

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, changing environment

  • Should be empathetic & open to critique

Education

  • Suitable tertiary qualification

 

Applications

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


 

Applications

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