Ernst & Young Global Junior Software Developer - Associate Jobs in South Africa

Ernst & Young Global Junior Software Developer - Associate Jobs in South Africa

Job description

  • The Africa Assurance Digital Innovation team is looking to hire a talented software developer to assist in building tailored digital and innovative solutions for our Assurance business. These solutions encompass a range of smart technologies such as Robotic Process Automation (RPA), SharePoint, Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Analytics.

  • You will be responsible for the design, development, implementation and support of these innovative solutions. These solutions are designed to monitor and facilitate process operations, enhance productivity, maximise efficiency and mitigate risk in the business. You will also be responsible for writing and modifying code, debugging software and providing support post-implementation.

    Other responsibilities include:

  • Designing, coding, and implementing scalable software solutions.

  • Maintaining and upgrading existing systems.

  • Test, maintain and recommend software improvements to ensure strong functionality and optimisation.

  • Create technical and process documentation for reference and reporting.

  • Managing user access and permissions.

  • Produce clean, efficient code based on specifications.

  • Work with Business Analysts, Product Owners and other developers to define and deliver business impacting projects.

  • Support the launch and implementation of solutions as well as providing post-implementation support in resolving any potential issues to ensure smooth business operations.

  • Work with experienced team members to conduct root cause analysis of issues.

  • Testing and debugging code.

  • Troubleshoot and debug software issues.


  • An analytical mind and inclination for problem-solving.

  • Highly self-motivated and directed.

  • Logical and efficient, with a keen attention to detail.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to communicate technical details to non-technical audiences.

  • Excellent listening, interpersonal and oral communication skills.

  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

  • Excellent planning, organisational, project and time management skills.

  • Knowledge and interest in computer systems and the latest technologies.

  • The ability to learn new technologies quickly.

    To qualify for the role,
    you must have

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Software Programming or Information Management.

  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in a software development role.

  • Comfortable communicating with other developers, Business Analysts and Project Managers.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of software development life cycle processes, agile development methodologies, software design and testing.

  • Experience working on a variety of software development projects.

  • Experience developing workflow-based solutions or functionality.

  • Experience developing and consuming APIs.

  • Experience with web development technologies preferential.

  • Experience as a full-stack developer with strong knowledge of software engineering concepts preferred.

  • Extensive knowledge of coding languages (e.g. C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, jQuery, Python, VB Script, Ruby, R, HTML5, XML, CSS) and frameworks/systems (e.g. AngularJS, .NET, Git).

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI).

  • General knowledge and experience in working with databases (Relational and non-relational).

  • Experience in analysing and visualising data in Microsoft Excel, Power BI or TIBCO Spotfire advantageous.

  • Experience in using Microsoft 365 platform, data storage, analysis, reporting tools and technologies (Azure SQL, Azure Analysis Services, Power BI, Power Automate, Power Pivot, Power Query & Power View, SharePoint etc) preferential.

  • Ability to develop unit testing of code components or complete applications.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Ernst & Young Global Junior Software Developer - Associate Jobs in South Africa

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