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Full-Stack Engineer - NextGen (.NET/Vue)



Software Engineering
South Africa
Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Who we are and what we do

Deel is a global team that helps businesses hire anyone, anywhere, easily. Deel consists of more than three thousand self-driven individuals spanning over 100 countries. Our unified yet diverse culture keeps us continually learning and innovating the Deel platform and our products for customers.

Companies should be able to hire the best talent anywhere in the world, so we are building the best platform to make that a reality. Our market-leading technology, expertise, and global team are crucial to the success of Deel’s platform. We deliver the best products and platform features in our space, enabling millions of jobs worldwide and connecting the global workforce with the best companies and opportunities.

Why should you be part of Deel's success story?

A 30-mile hiring radius should no longer dictate how companies hire because great talent lives everywhere. Deel sees a world without hiring borders and endless talent that pairs perfect candidates with great companies.

We offer global teams all the tools they need to hire, onboard, manage, pay, and scale at full speed. We aim to foster a diverse global economy by building a generational platform that seamlessly connects companies with talent worldwide.

After our successful Series D in 2021, we raised another $50M last year, doubling our valuation to $12B.

There’s never been a more exciting time to join Deel — the market leader in international payroll and compliance.

Job purpose

The Senior Developer, who serves as an integral member of a close-knit Agile team, is responsible for delivering coding in alignment with Payspace’s Technical standards and Industry best practices. In addition, ensuring innovative design and unit testing of the various elements that make up the PaySpace application. Also ensures all software related issues are resolved within agreed time frames and makes recommendation on modifications and enhancements in an effort to drive innovation.

Duties and Responsibilities

Customer Excellence

  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with customer base.

  • Lives the company’s values and service standards with regards to customer interaction.

  • Adheres to business processes and systems to meet the company’s quality requirements.

  • Takes personal accountability for service excellence.

  • Adheres to the company’s work standards.

Information Security

  • Understand their role within the organisation from an information security perspective and commits to protecting the organisation’s security information assets.


  • Ensures Cost savings and efficiencies in area of accountability.


  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

  • Prepare personal development plans in conjunction with Manager and implement in line with business requirements.

Application development and maintenance

  • Use Azure DevOps to manage tasks and application code.

  • Design extensible, secure, scalable, and maintainable enterprise level applications

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient, and secure code by using best software development practices.

  • Create website layout/user interface and reports by following the standards in terms of layout and design of the PaySpace application.

  • Collaborate with other software developers, business analysts and software architects to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain applications built on Microsoft technologies.

  • Participate in brainstorming sessions with development team to ensure understanding and clarity of requirements based on functional and technical needs.

  • Ensure the collection and documentation of user's requirements, development of user stories, estimates and work plans.

  • Prepare reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation, and maintenance of software.

  • Develop, refine, and tune integrations between applications.

  • Provide support to business users as and when required.

Review application in line with best practice

  • Unit test applications in accordance with established standards using real sample data sets before checking in the code.

  • Participate in peer code reviews.

Adhere to Development Best Practice

  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities.

  • Analyse and resolve technical and application problems.

  • Assess opportunities for application and process improvement and prepare documentation of rationale to share with Development team lead.

  • Ensure adherence to high-quality/ best practice development principles while delivering solutions on-time and on budget.

  • Research and evaluate a variety of software products and make recommendations to Development team lead for implementation/alignment to best practice.

  • Contribute to our knowledge sharing culture by mentoring Junior Developers.

Preferred Qualifications (advantage, but not essential):

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology or relevant Diploma


  • 5 – 7 years’ experience in a similar role

  • Agile development methodologies including Kanban and Scrum


  • C#

  • Vue


  • Microsoft SQL

  • LINQ

  • EF

  • TypeScript and JavaScript

  • Web API

  • Azure DevOps or something similar

Advantageous but NOT essential

  • Redis or similar in and out of memory caching

  • Hangfire

  • NoSQL

  • Microservices

  • RabbitMQ/Azure Message Bus or similar Service Bus

Total Rewards

Our workforce deserves fair and competitive pay that meets them where they are. With scalable benefits, rewards, and perks, our total rewards programs reflect our commitment to inclusivity and access for all.

At Deel, you’ll enjoy:

  • Computer equipment applicable to your role

  • Stock grant opportunities

  • Additional perks and benefits based upon your employment status and country

  • The ability to choose where you work whether it be your home, the beach, or a WeWork

At Deel, we're an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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