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A Reputable Insurance Firm seeks the services of a Software Developer


Job Title: Software Developer


Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra


Reporting To: Head of Technology Initiatives


Job Summary

  • As a member of the Software Development team you will design, develop, test, deploy and maintain software solutions that facilitate the Company’s core business and day-to-day operations. You will work as part of a small team to deliver high quality applications that may be used internally by the Company’s business units or externally by the Company’s clients/customers and partners. If/when you’re experienced enough you will also be expected to show leadership within the team, supporting, coaching and mentoring less experienced colleagues


Job Description

  • Researching, designing and writing new software programs
  • Developing existing programs by analyzing and identifying areas for modification
  • Analyzing user requirements
  • presenting ideas for system improvements, including cost proposals
  • Producing detailed specifications and test plans; and writing the program codes
  • Testing the product in controlled, real situations before going live
  • Integrating existing software products and getting incompatible platforms to work together
  • Writing and testing code and then refining and rewriting as necessary
  • Working closely with other staff, such as project managers, graphic artists, designers, developers, business analysts, systems analysts, and sales and marketing professionals
  • Investigating new technologies
  • Testing new programs procured and fault finding
  • Preparation of training manuals for users
  • Maintaining the systems once they are up and running
  • Continually updating technical knowledge and skills by attending in-house and/or external courses, reading manuals and accessing new applications


Qualification and Requirements

We are looking for exceptional, self-motivated candidates with a keen interest in computing. The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience in most or all of the following technologies:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework, C#
  • SQL Server, SQL/T-SQL, PostgreSQL
  • Python
  • ASP.NET MVC, JavaScript/JQuery, CSS\\

In addition to the above, any experience in some or all of the technologies and methodologies below will significantly enhance your application for this role:

  • Agile Scrum, TDD, BDD, CI
  • Bootstrap, JQuery DataTables, Telerik UI, Infragistics UI
  • Linux/Unix
  • PHP/Perl
  • MySQL
  • LINQ, NHibernate
  • Design Patterns




Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)


Greater Accra Region


Information Technology

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years