Datasource Engineer


Global communications management (software) company in Johannesburg is looking for a Datasource Engineer to join their team. Become a part of one of the most reputable customer communication solution companies in Gauteng!

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Creates and maintains code that meets design specifications, follows standards, is easy to maintain and is reasonably free from defects
  • Provides maintenance, improvement and production support for existing applications
  • Participates in design sessions to understand the business requirement and solution to be delivered
  • Assists the Business analyst with creating project plans and estimating task durations;
  • Communicates with other Developers, the Integration Manager and Business Analysts on product issues
  • Works with Testing team to ensure that the project is accurately tested
  • Effective database development
  • Effective trouble shooting
  • Effective custom development
  • Effective product development
  • Adequate CVS knowledge
  • Timeously completing CVS task

Database Development: 

  • Working with all aspects of database design, development and maintenance
  • Writing and execution of scripts on databases

Product Development: 

  • Designing and maintaining both new and existing applications
  • Preparing technical documentation of products and source code, both internally and externally

Custom Development: 

  • Development of custom software for specific client projects
  • Integration of custom-developed software into the Application Platform
  • Assistance with specifying of custom requirements, including estimates for costing purposes
  • Preparation of technical and handover documentation as required by the customer on developed modules

Web Services: 

  • Familiar with web service protocols (SOAP, WSDL)
  • Familiar with web service frameworks (Java, PHP, Perl, C++)

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Web
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • PHP
  • ASP
  • MySQL
  • Perl
  • Linux additional

Candidate profile:

  • 4 -5 years’ experience within a similar position
  • Strong technical skills
  • Excellent time management ability
  • Ability to lead and motivate team members


  • The Datasource Engineer will be responsible for any other functions that management may require from time to time

Package & Remuneration

Market related


We’d love to help absolutely everyone we come into contact with. Due to the sheer volume of applicants, we are unable to give individual feedback. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of your application, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.