DotActiv is hiring a
C++ Software Developer in South Africa

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C++ Software Developer
🏢 DotActiv
💵 $1k
📍South Africa
📅 Posted on Jun 10, 2024


The job is for a C++ software developer at DotActiv, a company offering retail category management software. The role involves translating application storyboards into functional applications, designing, building, and maintaining efficient C++ code, identifying bottlenecks and bugs, ensuring performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications, and maintaining code quality, organization, and automation. Minimum requirements include 3 years of relevant development experience, a national senior certificate with higher grade Mathematics (70% or more), an IT certification, proficiency in C++, understanding of object-oriented programming, familiarity with Microsoft SQL Server and Git, and implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests.


  • Minimum of 3 years relevant development experience
  • Grade 12 as per the national senior certificate requirements (Umalusi endorsed and must include higher grade Mathematics with a minimum of 70%)
  • A relevant IT certification by a recognised and acknowledged issuing authority
  • Proficient in C++, with a good knowledge of its ecosystems
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Skill for writing reusable C++ libraries
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Familiarity with Microsoft SQL Server. (PostgreSQL would be advantageous)
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (such as Git)


  • Translate application storyboards and use cases into functional applications
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable C++ code
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
  • Maintain code quality, organisation, and automatisation


  • Cost to Company salary between R30k and R35k, depending on qualifications and experience
  • Remote-working position, which allows you the flexibility to be based anywhere in South Africa
  • Opportunities for product decision-making and upskilling
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