Junior Software Engineer

We are currently looking to recruit a junior software engineer for a challenging development role. The successful candidate will assist the ikydz product team in researching and implementing new features, enhancing and improving existing functionality and providing 3rd level support for customer support issues

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities and skills for the development role include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Work on new and existing application within the iKydz Suite 
  • Perform hands-on coding, trouble shooting and assist in architecting solutions within the iKydz cloud platform 
  • Work on new and existing applications within the iKydz Suite 
  • May serve as a liaison to internal customers and various business support areas.

The Candidate

Reporting to the iKydz Development Manager, the candidate will join the Cloud Product Development Team in providing both internal and external software releases. The successful candidate will be expected to have excellent communication skills with the ability to research application technology areas and share same between team members. As an integral part of the team, the candidate must be a team player with key attributes such as flexibility, self-motivation and a proactive attitude.

Skills and Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree 2.1 level qualification or equivalent degree in a technical discipline such as Software Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or Maths
  • 1+ years of experience in software development.
  • Ability to learn and adapt to continuously changing technology.
  • Clear understanding of Object Oriented Programming, Data Structures and Tiered software architecture.
  • Must have passion for development and a broad base of current technologies.
  • Eager to learn new skills and take ownership of projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.
  • The software developer must have a good working knowledge in the following technologies: PHP, Java, mySql, Ubuntu
  • Knowledge of any of the following technologies would be an advantage: MVC, JQuery, CSS/LESS, REST API.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

If you meet the above criteria we want to hear from you. Please apply with a cover letter and CV outlining your experience.