Product Development  |  Cape Town, South Africa  |  Full Time  |  Experienced

Team Lead – Development

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MRI Software is seeking a Software Development Team Lead  to join our team in our Cape Town office!

As a Team Lead, you will be responsible for developing, testing, and maintaining software solutions throughout the Software Development Lifecycle. Provide support to the Development Manager in managing developers by way of coaching & managing Jnr/Intermediate/Snr developers.

You should have a passion for development and an eagerness to learn new things and improving your skills. You will be a part of a team that collaborates well, works hard and has fun, so a good sense of humor is advantageous.

We are looking for a team player who is willing to offer opinions confidently and to hear others out.


  • Team Management (6-direct reports)
  • Leave & Performance Management
  • Effective communication of project goals & deadlines
  • Creating productive work environment for the team
  • To Develop software features in a self-sufficient way and to a high technical standard
  • Understanding the system architecture and technical goals of the product
  • Follow development process (source control, branching, testing etc.) without assistance
  • Actively troubleshoot issues and assist with complex support queries which require further analysis
  • Taking part in team rituals such as stand-ups, planning sessions, demos and retrospectives
  • Taking part in team activities such as collaborative-development and code-reviews
  • Taking part in cross-team activities such as knowledge-sharing and documentation
  • Building relationships with all other teams in the product development department

This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities. The job holder may be required to complete any other reasonable duties in order to achieve business objectives.



·        A Degree or Diploma in Software Engineering, Computer Science or a related area, or equivalent years of experience.

·        Demonstrable experience in .Net (C#, VB.Net, ASP.Net, Core, MVC)

·        Demonstrable experience in JavaScript (Native, Angular)

·        Demonstrable experience in SQL (Microsoft SQL Server)


Advantageous Criteria

·        Experience using cloud technologies (Microsoft Azure)

·        Experience in writing Unit Tests (NUnit, xUnit, Jasmine)

·        Experience in working with Micro-Service architecture / patterns


Personal Attributes

·        Good verbal and written communication skills

·        Eager to learn new skills

·        Constantly improving current abilities

·        Team player with a can-do attitude



MRI Software delivers innovative applications and hosted solutions that free real estate companies to elevate their business.  Our flexible technology platform, along with an open and connected ecosystem, allows us to meet the unique needs of real estate businesses, from property-level management and accounting to investment modeling and analytics for the global commercial and residential markets.  With nearly five decades of expertise and insight, we have grown to include offices in across the United States, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, South Africa, New Zealand, Canada, India, and Ireland with over 1800 team members to support our clients and their unique needs!

MRI is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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