Software Developer

South Africa
Oct 11, 2016
Oct 21, 2016
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Job Purpose:

To assist in the design, development, integration and deployment of software solutions
To build high-quality, innovative and fully performing software in compliance with coding standards and technical design based on the University's needs and data management objectives

Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • A B.Tech qualification in Information Technology or equivalent
  • At least two (2) years experience working within a Web, Database or Mobile development environment
  • Hands on experience in designing interactive applications with programming languages like PHP or Java
  • Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases, Web Services/APis and SQL (e.g. MySQL, MSSQL or Oracle)
  • Working knowledge of an OpenSource CMS framework (e.g. Joomla, Wordpress or Drupal)
  • Familiarity with front-end languages (e.g. HTML, JavaScript and CSS)
  • Familiarity with Object Oriented Programming and test-driven development
  • Ability to document requirements and specifications
  • In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)

Key Performance Areas / Principal Accountabilities

  • Web development for Corporate Web Environments
  • Portal development and maintenance
  • Web Software development and modification
  • Systems Support
  • Continuous Integration and API development
  • Database design and development
  • Professional Development and Innovation
  • Technical Documentation development


  • Programming Skills
  • PHP development
  • HTML5 and CSS3 development
  • MySQL or Oracle
  • Trouble Shooting & Problem-solving
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Adaptability
  • Interpersonal skills

General Information

Closing Date: 21 October 2016

Enquiries: (021) 959 6265

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology is committed to Employment Equity and aims to attract and retain talented individuals to achieve our equity objectives and therefore, people from the designated groups, including those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants whose appointment contributes towards the achievement of demographic representation.