Senior Full Stack Developer

Optivest Health Services, a leading consultancy, specialising in providing objective, independent and focused medical scheme and other health cover related solutions to our national client base, has a position available for a Senior Full Stack Developer, at its head office in Durbanville, Cape Town.

Purpose of the Position:

  • The company requires a senior full stack developer that shares the same level of passion for high quality software solutions.
  • The position forms part of a small team that is responsible for the full software development life cycle from conception to deployment for each new product / project including system information gathering, solution design, preparing application specifications, development and testing, user training, problem solving and trouble shooting.
  • On-going maintenance of existing systems and MIS reporting will also remain a crucial requirement of the role.


Technical Skills & Experience



  • (Minimum) Grade 12 National Certificate
  • (Ideal) Relevant tertiary qualification in Information Technology



As a full stack developer, you need to be comfortable around both the front and
back-end development languages, development frameworks as well as third party libraries.


  • 6+ years of proven experience in software development, project delivery and implementation
  • Experience in Medical Scheme/Health industry advantageous
  • Experience in the following development languages:
    • Front-end languages
      • JavaScript
      • CSS (bootstrap)
      • HTML
    • Back-end languages:
      • C# with .NET Framework including WinForms & WPF
      • NET including Webforms, MVC, Blazor / Razor
    • Experience working with databases including:
      • MS SQL & MySQL relationship databases
      • T-SQL, Stored procedures and Views essential
  • Reporting experience including:
    • Excel reporting
    • Crystal reports
    • Statistical web dashboards
  • Knowledge of:
    • IT systems development processes (SDLC)
    • Application development
    • Testing practices
    • UML
    • Systems analysis and design


Interpersonal skills

  • Display a strong sense of ownership and independent work ethic
  • Strong understanding of business processes
  • Process-orientated and structured
  • Analytical skills
  • Very good problem-solving skills & time management essential
  • Applying expertise and technology
  • Adhering to principles and values
  • Result driven and meeting project delivery expectations
  • Coping with pressures and possible setbacks as well as project re-prioritisations required by the business
  • Can-do attitude and aptitude for achieving personal growth and technical results


POPI Disclaimer

All parties agree that they will comply with POPI regulations and process all the information and/or personal data in respect of the services being rendered in accordance with the said regulation and only for the purpose of providing the Services set out in the agreement to provide services.

It is confirmed that by submitting information to Optivest Health Services Careers Portal, irrespective as to how such information is submitted, you consent to the collection, collation, processing and storing of such information and the use and disclosure of such information in accordance with POPI.

Optivest Health Services Careers, all the parties to this agreement, the service provider’s employees and the client’s employees and any subsequent party/parties to this agreement acknowledge and confirm that;

  • One or more of the parties to this agreement, will possess and will continue to possess information that may be classified or maybe deemed as private, confidential or as personal information.
  • Such information may also be deemed as or considered as private, confidential or as personal information of any third person who may be directly or indirectly associated with this agreement.
  • Further it is acknowledged and agreed by all parties to this agreement, that such private, confidential or as personal information may have value and such information may or may not be in the public domain.

Further it is specifically agreed that Optivest Health Services will use its best endeavours and take all reasonable precautions to ensure that any information provided, is only used for the purposes it has been provided.


To apply, send your CV and supporting documents to Please indicate clearly the position you are applying for.

Our Vision

At Optivest, medical schemes and medical scheme related products are our speciality.
It is our vision to enable all South Africans to get medical cover, that suits their individual and family needs while saving them money.


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