Junior C# Developer

at Life HealthCare
Location Dunkeld, South Africa
Date Posted March 6, 2022
Category Accounting
Job Type Contract



A vacancy exists for a Junior C# Developer, based at Life Healthcare Head Office in Dunkeld, reporting to the Application Support Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for meeting the needs of the internal and external customers through the execution of the LHC strategic and operational objectives in growth, quality & people by Formulating and delivering system solutions.


Critical Outputs

Effective management of the day-to-day use, performance and maintenance of the designated systems, through:


Translate application storyboards and use cases into functional applications

Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable C# code

Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications

Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems

Help maintain code quality, organisation, and automatisation

To co-ordinate creation of Handover documentation.

Production support and Bug fixing of bespoke Products

Design and design Reviews

Participation and involvement in projects to business unit to ensure:


Smooth delivery

Manage business expectations

Application and environmental stability

Participation in design discussions, review sessions and prototyping

Effective support Liaison between IM and Business, through:


Communicate with business unit as per engagement model.

Provide reports and management information on system performance, issues, changes, etc.

Keep abreast of trends, developments, best practices, competitive activities, etc. regarding systems functionalities, capabilities, etc.

Implement/Adhere to relevant policies and procedure and ensure that due processes are followed related to IT delivery.

Deliver appropriate solutions to close all IT related audit findings.

Monitoring of capacity, constraints and suggest improvements within infrastructure team.

Identify process gaps within business process where the system can’t support the business requirement and implement the solution.

Collaborate between various user groups distilling requirements into distinct functionality

Strong team player and collaborator with a leadership style based on influencing team members, business and technology stakeholders and management


Min 1 year development/working experience/training

Proficient in C#, with a good knowledge of its ecosystems

Familiarity with the .NET framework 3.5/4.0/4.5 .Net Core

Experience with Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Services

Experience with Web API

Skill for writing reusable C# libraries

Familiar with various design and architectural patterns

Knowledge of concurrency patterns in C#

Familiarity with Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2012/2014/2016

Experience with popular web application frameworks, such as ASP.NET MVC

Familiarity with Windows Presentation Framework (WPF)

Knack for writing clean, readable C# code

Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application

Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes

Basic understanding of Common Language Runtime (CLR), its limitations, weaknesses, and workarounds

Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests

Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (such as TFS and VS)

Familiarity with continuous integration

Utilise established development tools, guidelines and conventions including but not limited to ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, SQL Server, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and C#/VB.NET

Enhance existing systems by analysing business objectives, preparing an action plan and identifying areas for modification and improvement

Maintain existing software systems by identifying and correcting software defects

Create technical specifications and test plans

Serving as an on-call rotation team member in support of production Web applications, services and subscriptions processes.

Only use approved technologies when developing systems and adhere to department, industry and regulatory standards. Integrate systems using the Technology division’s standards on Service-Oriented Architecture

Unit Test Development.

Knowledge of Automated testing technics will be an Advantage.

Assist with Code Reviews. (Produce high quality code that is clean and readable, and avoids “code smells” and anti-pattern).

Work independently or as part of a team as the work requires. Participate fully in team planning and work with colleagues to continuously improve the team’s performance


Problem-solving, analysis and judgement


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation


Good problem solving skills

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour


Certification in the below or equivalent or busy with :


Programming in HTML5 with Javascript and CSS3

Programming in C#

Sun Certified Web Component Developer (SCWCD)

Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP)

Microsoft certified in MCSD.NET, MCAD.NET, MCSD OR MCP or other equivalent.

Degree in the below or equivalent or studying towards :


Bsc IT Mathematical Sciences

Bsc IT Computer Science

B-Tech: Information Technology or National Diploma: Information Technology

Relevant qualification


Interested candidates can send their CV