Systems Developer (Software Developer/C#/LIMS) at South African Sugar Association


About SAS

The South African Sugar Association (SASA) provides a diverse range of highly specialized services to the South African sugar industry and our activities are funded primarily by cane growers and sugar companies. Our mission is to provide specialist services that enhance the profitability, global competitiveness and sustainability of the South African sugar industry. SASA operates from approximately 45 locations in KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and Gauteng. These include Kwa-Shukela and the South African Sugar Cane Research Institute (SASRI) based at Mount Edgecombe, Shukela Training Center at Mount Edgecombe and Mtunzini, Sugar Terminals at Maydon Wharf and Maputo, currently 11 sugarcane testing centers, seven SASRI research stations, 17 pest and disease/biosecurity offices and SASA offices in Pretoria. SASA is a hugely diverse organization employing around 1,000 people in a wide range of specialist fields, including agriculture, science, engineering, management and a range of business-related fields.

About UsBased in Mount Edgecombe (KZN), Autolab’s development team develops products for the exchange and management of laboratory and weighbridge information. The internationally acclaimed LIMS package we use enables development in C# to deliver best-in-class software products to customers across many locations. As a small, specialized department, we pride ourselves on being able to combine technical excellence in software engineering with a solid understanding of our customers’ needs.

The roleThis position is a permanent opportunity. You will be involved in the development and implementation of software using C#, HTML, CSS, TypeScript, VGL and ASP. Net under the guidance of senior software developer and Autolab manager. You will provide network, application, Oracle database and operating system support to end users.

What’s in it for you? For professionals who take their career seriously, we offer the following important benefits: • Learn from other talented developers; • Exposure to desktop applications, portals, databases, data;• We build careers around your talent – it’s not just a job; • Friendly and attentive atmosphere, canteen on site, Virgin Active nearby; • We manufacture products, we are not an internal IT department; • Formal software engineering best practices.

You will be a highly motivated individual, able to work effectively within a team, in a fast-paced and challenging business environment, with: A degree or bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or Information Systems C#, HTML, CSS , Typescript and ASP. Net software development experience Angular and web api software development experience Experience in one of the current SQL database management systems, preferably Oracle Knowledge of software development life cycle Knowledge of serial communication protocols and the linking of serial peripherals to computer systems will be an advantage Free mention of a code 08 driving license.

Not only will you benefit from working closely with the rest of our highly skilled team; but if you enjoy the challenge of working in an environment where hard work is recognized and rewarded and where the focus is on developing yourself, follow the detailed application process below.

Application procedureOnly applications submitted via our online job portal will be considered. Please visit the SASA website at www. sasa. org. za, select ‘SASA’ then ‘[Email Address Removed]Please feel free to provide complete information when submitting, as this will facilitate our screening process. Please ensure you provide us with an indication of your current guaranteed total compensation envelope and any variable benefits.

We will contact the candidates who seem to best match our requirements asking them to provide a more detailed CV and provide us with copies of their academic records. If you do not have a copy of your transcript, we suggest that you contact your university to obtain it.

SASA follows a comprehensive recruitment process that includes formal assessment of cognitive abilities and preferred behavioral styles.

Our recruitment philosophy

At the South African Sugar Association (SASA), we aim to attract suitably qualified and experienced individuals to fill our vacancies, with transformation, reduction of unemployment and equal opportunity for vulnerable people, including people with disabilities as key objectives of our strategy. Our recruitment efforts and practices are aimed at South African citizens, consistent with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act, the Large Scale Black Economic Empowerment Act and the Development Act skills before any consideration is given to non-citizens. Professional and accredited skills screening and psychometric assessments are part of our pre-appointment processes along with credit and criminal record checks.

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