Software Engineer

Cape Town, South Africa
Full Time

Job title                                               Software Engineer

Function                                              Software Development

Location                                              Cape Town, South Africa


Why Confluence?

Over the past several years we have undergone a great deal of positive change and growth to become the company we are today. Our global footprint now spans multiple countries, giving our employees the opportunity to get exposure to other countries and cultures. And it stands to reason that none of this would have been possible without the hundreds of hard-working employees who work at Confluence.


We support our employees with new ways of working, having recently implemented a Flexible Working Policy, we often have the option for employees to work both from an office and from home.

We are proud to work with smart, passionate colleagues who are highly focused on our products and their impact on our clients’ work.

What do we do?

As a leading global technology solutions provider to the investment management industry, Confluence helps clients solve complex investment data challenges across the front, middle and back office. From innovative portfolio analytics to regulatory and financial reporting solutions, Confluence invests in the latest technology and data and in its team of industry experts to meet the evolving needs of asset managers and service providers.

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Confluence services over 400 clients in 40 countries, with locations across Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia and Asia.


About the Role

As a Software Engineer, you will join a global development organization that develops and supports products within the Performance, Risk & Analytics Division at Confluence.  You will be joining a team focused on re-engineering our Gips Compliance application into our already live and award winning cloud platform (Revolution). 

Software stack: and SQL Server back-end with a Ruby on Rails user interface deployed on Amazon Web Services and hosted infrastructure.

The initial focus will be to work with the team to optimise and re-engineer our large C# calculation engine and SQL Server database. Longer term, there will be opportunities to learn Ruby on Rails and work on the entire stack.

You will also get the opportunity to work with cloud providers such as AWS and possibly Azure.

The development tools include Jira, Git, GitHub, CodeClimate, HoneyBadger, TeamCity for CI, NewRelic, Datadog, Kubernetes.



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented principles
  • Experience with C# and .Net framework
  • SQL databse (ideally SQL Server or Postgres)

Nice to have but not required:

  • Knowledge of finance in the performance measurement/ asset management field, or a desire to gain experience in this field
  • AWS or other cloud platform
  • Ruby on Rails


What do we offer?

Confluence offers competitive benefit packages for team members. As a growing, global organization, we are always looking for ways to ensure that our employees can access benefits that matter to them and their families.


More about the Location

Must be based in South Africa and able to meet in Cape Town office once a week. Hybrid work schedule is allowed. 






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