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IT Specialist, C# Developer, 6 month Fixed Term Contract


DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 90 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at 


Location: Kempton Park
Job Posting Title: IT Specialist, Software Developer (Fixed Term Contract)
Time Type: Fixed Term Contract, Full time 


Main purpose of the role:

End to end development of all DSV ROAD inhouse applications as part of the SDLC process prior to deployment to Production Environment, this may include:

  • BRS Review,
  • Impact Assessment completion
  • Requirements gathering outside of BRS details
  • Engaging with Business, Operations and Customers to assist with development and solution requirements
  • Technical Specification writing and review
  • Code reviews
  • Ticket investigation of third line tickets escalated for developer assistance
  • Assistance with Production issues both within and outside of normal business hours when required


Minimum Requirements:

  • Basic Minimum Requirements : Matric
  • Tertiary Qualifications : Essential - Bsc / Bcomm Degree OR 3 year Diploma
  • Computer Literacy Level : Advanced


Job related requirements:

  • Minimum of  5 years’ experience in Software Development
  • Fullstack C# Developer, including Web services/API, Windows services, Web applications
  • Customer Service, including Effective customer engagement
  • Understanding of Web services (SOAP and API); Service Oriented Architecture
  • MS SQL – Database Design, Stored Procedure and Query writing
  • Experience in a logistics/distribution company
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum Methodology
  • Experience in building fast, lean, high performance services
  • Experience in support of production systems would be advantageous
  • Adhering to agreed deadlines
  • Assertiveness, combined with patience and tolerance, Pro-active problem solver, showing initiative
  • Must apply excellent communication & problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and adherence to processes is critical


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design solutions and write high quality codes that ;
  • Adheres to DSV Road coding standards and passes Code Review
  • Adheres to company Global Security and Compliance standards 
  • Is fast, lean, easily understood by other developers, and runs efficiently.
  • Is designed with future-proofing in mind and is reusable and easily configurable without repeat builds and deployments
  • Is designed with data security in mind
  • Fulfils all requirements in the BRS and Technical specification documents
  • Create Technical specifications to required standards for projects and change requests off BRS when required
  • Peer review Technical specification documents and solution designs
  • Assist testers by providing guidance in setting up test cases that cover all changes made
  • Ensuring documentation is kept up to date and accurately documents all system changes
  • Contributes to the continuous improvement of the Development process and methodologies
  • Contributes to the quality center of excellence



Disclaimer: Due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should an external candidate not hear from us within four (4) weeks following their application, they should consider their application unsuccessful. Strictly fair and non-discriminatory selection procedures will be followed. We use Affirmative Action (AA) measures in an endeavor to redress the disadvantages in employment experienced by designated groups. Where possible, preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act and in line with DSV’s Employment Equity plans. DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 


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