Senior Backend Developer

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  22 Feb, 2019
  • Job Ref:  KMP-41006

Job Description

With more than 28 years of experience that has built our reputation, RS2 has become a market leader in the payments software world. Our expansion plans require that we recruit Senior Backend Developer to join the technical unit. As a Senior Backend Developer you will be responsible for developing and maintaining first class solutions for tier 1 financial institutions around the world. Forming part of a large team of experienced professionals you will be participating in different areas of the software development lifecycle and specialise in a range of different areas from design, development, maintenance and quality assurance of our products and services. Liaising with different parts of the business, you will be dealing with Business Analysts, Project Managers and other internal functions in order to fulfil client requirements.


  • Participate in the entire application life cycle, focusing on coding and debugging
  • Build and perform unit tests
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Clearly document solutions for all stakeholders
  • Optimization of applications for maximum performance and scalability
  • Collaborate with other team members to establish objectives and design functional requirements
  • Analyse, design and document new requirements
  • Perform under pressure and have the ability to deal with and solve problems quickly and accurately with limited supervision
  • Taking lead on projects when needed

The ideal candidate shall:

  • Be in possession of a degree in computing or a similar recognised qualification
  • Gain an interest in how the payments industry works and explore new trends in the industry
  • Have good knowledge of software development lifecycle processes
  • Have strong experience in one of the following languages: Java, SQL, PL/SQL
  • Knowledge in Ruby and Jenkins would be considered an asset
  • Have strong design and architecture skills
  • Have strong organisational and time management skills, able to prioritise across different tasks and meet deadlines as per business exigencies
  • Strong communication and writing skills in English
  • Have a minimum of 4+ years’ experience in a Senior Developer or equivalent position