Senior C# ASP.NET Web Developer ( x 2
Cape Town, Western Cape
Posted 01 October 2018 - Closing Date 30 November 2018

Job Details

Job Description

Job Description is looking for a senior C# ASP.NET Developer, to join the development team, situated in the Media24 building, foreshore, Cape Town.

You will be working in an agile environment, alongside a young, dynamic, multi-skilled team of developers, designers, and product owners, in order to deliver sound technical solutions on a suite of web and mobile-web products across the network. Our flagship site,, is the most popular in Africa, so scalability is very important.

Minimum Requirements

- BSc or B-Tech in Computer Science or IT preferred
- 6 plus years development experience working with ASP.NET, Web Forms, MVC 5 and C#
- Solid Visual Studio experience
- Solid understanding of Computer Science principles especially OOP, SOA and distributed programming
- Experience using JavaScript frameworks (e.g. JQuery, Knockoutjs)
- Experience in HTML and CSS
- Experience in restful services using Web API
- Experience in MS SQL Server and stored procedures
- Experience in source control (Git)

Bonus skills
- Build servers and automated deployments (Jenkins, Bamboo)
- Cloud experience (AWS or Google Cloud Platform)
- Experience working with Elastic, Redis or Lucene technologies
- Developing for mobile handsets using web technologies
- Previous experience on large internet sites with high traffic load

Skills & Competencies
- Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills, with excellent attention to detail
- Ability to be relied upon to ensure that projects within areas of responsibility are completed in a timely
- Ability to monitor your own activities and take corrective action where necessary
- Ability to constructively help others in the team and by so doing raise team performance
- Ability to work with others toward shared goals and meeting or exceeding them
- Ability to easily share ideas
- Flexible about working with new methodologies and technologies
- Being pro-active and self-managing

Duties & Responsibilities
- Work closely with developers, QA and product owners to develop cutting edge products across the web and mobile-web space, using the platforms
- Take development lead on larger complex projects
- Drive low-level solution design workshops with fellow team members during whiteboard sessions
- Make a positive contribution to requirement workshops, or scrum events attended with a view on the broader needs of the group
- Mentor, groom and knowledge share amongst team members
- Develop enhancements and fix bugs on existing products
- Perform alpha testing on your own solutions and guide QA on how to test in other environments

We offer
- A market-related salary (with various options to structuring your salary package)
- Flexible working hours (core hours are between 09:30 and 15:00), including one work-from-home day in a
  two-week sprint
- Free secure parking
- A coffee barista, regular Friday socials, quarterly team building - generally a great working environment!
- Discounted rates on DSTV subscriptions (up to 60%) for you and three family members or friends

About Us

Media24 is a leading media company in Africa with interests in digital media, newspapers, magazines, printing, distribution, book publishing, job classifieds and ecommerce. Media24’s digital media division,, is a leading African network of popular digital publishing brands and online services across internet, mobile and applications. is dedicated to creating and sustaining uniquely African online and mobile communities. As South Africa’s largest digital publishing house, the network welcomes over 16 million local unique browsers monthly. Media24 is part of Naspers, a multinational group of media and ecommerce platforms.

Application Closing Date:  30 Novemeber 2018