Sr Developer

TransUnion - Johannesburg, Gauteng

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Sr Developer

What We'll Bring:

At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation we’re – consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

Come be a part of our team – you’ll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

What You'll Bring:

Required Skills/Experience:

• 5-7+ years of .Net development using Visual Studio

• 3+ years of work experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript frameworks (e.g., Handlebars, AngularJS, etc.)

• Experience with WCF/Web Services

• Experience with ADO.NET, ORM, Entity Framework, etc.

• Experience with Database Development (Advanced SQL)

• Understands test-driven development, unit-testing

• Aware of business issues as they impact overall project plans.

• Strong communication (verbal and written) and mentoring skills.

• 4-year degree in computer science or equivalent


  • Produces high-quality functional solutions

  • Produces unit and integration tests for their solution

  • Addresses existing technical debt with pragmatic delivery

  • Actively seeks to help their teammates

  • Does whatever reasonably can be done to reach each and every Sprint goal

  • Willing to learn any skill needed to help their team

  • Works towards the goal to have every sprint produce “potentially shippable” software

  • Works with all the team members to adhere to the Definition of “Done”

  • Demos their work and seeks customer feedback actively

  • Accepts feedback provided in retrospective and works collaboratively to enable enhancements with the team

  • Collaborates continually in design sessions

  • Collaborates on solution designs and implementations

  • Uses design and development techniques that enable rapid software change

  • Uses object oriented principles to avoid repetitive code

  • Builds automations for repetitive tasks such as testing and deployment

  • Implements code that is loosely coupled

  • Designs the minimal solution required to meet the business need

  • Produces appropriately concise and informative comments in source code

  • Provide Code Reviews for others

    • Works in a constructive and positive way to ensure growth for others
    • Everyone's code is reviewed and everyone reviews code for others

  • Enables early and continuous delivery of valuable software solutions

  • Works together with the business daily throughout projects

  • Is energetic about the work at hand and the opportunity they are creating for their customers

  • Rises above adversity, past failures, and roadblocks to deliver solutions for customers


  • Works effectively with their Product Owner to come to a shared understanding on scope

  • Knows their product well and can quickly describe its high-level purpose

  • Takes direction for product vision and scope from their team’s Product Owner

  • Assists in producing user stories that are “vertical slices” through their system

  • Provides accurate estimates at each planning horizon by avoiding overly precise answers

  • Demonstrates ownership behaviors with all aspects of Scrum plans

  • Identifies risks to existing estimates and raises them to their Scrum Master and Delivery Manager

  • Provides revised estimates based on changing scope as needed

  • Solicits frequent feedback from their Product Owner and customers to ensure alignment of build and vision

Impact You'll Make:

Training / Learning

  • Seeks out new information and knowledge on a daily basis

  • Stays current on the latest version of the .Net Framework and related technologies (ex. JavaScript, C#, VB languages, etc.)

  • Stays current on the latest version of Visual Studio and related tools (ex. Refactoring options, debugging options, etc.)

  • Presents new lessons learned to share knowledge across groups


  • Holds themselves accountable

  • Welcomes requirement changes

  • Exemplifies humility

  • Provides management feedback and solutions when roadblocks present themselves

  • Takes risks and moves outside their comfort zone to enable differentiated solutions

  • Identifies process inefficiencies and provides alternative solutions to improve the process

  • Willing to step in to any component or domain

  • Seeks out help from others when needed

  • Accepts help from others when it is offered

  • Lives the values and principles of the Agile Manifesto on their team

  • Provides input to the team retrospective

  • Works to correct inefficiencies in communication and process by building relationships with their team members

  • Holds their teammates accountable to their commitments

  • Builds plans that are flexible and ready to adapt to changes

TransUnion Job Title

Sr Developer, Systems


Min education
University attendance
Required experience
7 Years
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