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Software Engineer, Ref: 948131

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Ref: 948131

Nationality: South African
Total years experience: 6-10 Years

Ideal positionResearch and Development Engineer; Solutions Architect looking for a company that hosts an agile and free-thinking environment where cutting edge technology and systems are created and/or deployed; a company that deals with alternative energy systems and technology would be preferential.

Discipline: Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Endorsement Bsc. IT (Honours), years of experience range: 6 to 10 years, annual package range: R951 000 – R1,1 mil. Gender: Male. Ethnicity: Caucasian/White. Nationality: South African.

Achievements: Electronic Engineering: created test hardware and software to apply QA on image acquisition and processing ICs for Avitronics used for automatic missile detection systems in Combat Airplanes. Engineering: improved yields by 100% and simultaneously reduced test durations by 75% of Energy Measuring ICs for SAMES on Automatic Testing Equipment (ATE). Software: improved performance of VAS server software from 54 Transactions Per Second (TPS) to 320 TPS and from 4.5 TPS to over 700 TPS. Created server software to mimic Ericsson Multi-Activation (EMA) Servers for Telstra (Australia) which in less than a month and the software has been running as V1.0.0 without errors for more than 3 years

Candidate location: South Africa

Home & other languages: English, Afrikaans

Designation: Software Development Engineer

Highest qualification type: Honours

University: University of Johannesburg

Company size: ’11 – 50

Division: Engineering / Design / Draughting / Drawing Office

Seniority level: Degreed Engineer – Junior / Lead / Senior / Principal / Chief

Gender:                                    Male

Ethnicity:                                 Caucasian/White

Nationality:                              South African

Highest Formal Qualification:  B.Eng Electic and Electronic Engineering with Endorsement Bsc. IT

Current / most recent job title?

Software Engineer

Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

To develop Telco-grade software that enable Telecoms Companies to easily generate large amounts of VAS revenue

Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

Evaluate and analyse Customer-, Business-, and Technical requirements.
Create Software architectures, methodologies and implementations that fulfill those requirements.
Give support to team members, stakeholders and integration staff to be able to understand and solve Business-, Architecture-, Quality- and Performance problems.Communicate and delegate efficiently and effectively.
Take ownership of projects and ensure that they succeed.

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

I love solving difficult problems.
I enjoy creating great solutions.
I strive for perfection.
I take ownership and responsibility.
I motivate those around me by example and leadership
I love to learn and grow.

Ideal business title: 

Research and Development Engineer
Solutions Architect

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

Solving problems and creating solutions
Improving performance and quality
Designing technologies, systems and architectures

Skill area of competence:

3 Years Electronics Design and Testing

Ideal company (culture and values):

Looking for a company that hosts an agile and free-thinking environment where cutting edge technology and systems are created and/or deployed; a company that deals with alternative energy systems and technology would be preferential.

What do you absolutely love doing?

I love solving problems, creating solutions and improving whatever can be improved. I love researching new technologies especially those in the arena of science and technology, and electrical power production.

Motivation to move (please select): International opportunity

Location Preference: I am open to positions both nationally and internationally.

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