Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world's leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenues of $1.92 billion and operates more than 50 offices. This business is the Software arm in South Africa and receives funding from Grant Thornton.
They do business process outsourcing to UK clients, from accounting to call centre software, to collection work, to data entry, and just about any software that can be outsourced. They currently focus on the financial service sectors, as they do back office support for these companies. They also focus on what is called in US and UK debt review / personal insolvency. They developed a custom solution about 5 years ago that's now utilized by the South African market. They are currently busy with an MVP which they are hoping to get done by end of 2020 beginning 2021. This is a commercial product they are currently working on completing. Upon completion of this project they have several other projects lined up. On a global scale they mostly service the UK, Australia and Canadian markets and this where their funding is structured and geared towards.
They are open to take on different, dynamic, new and creative projects. As such they only hire the best of the best Programmers, that are passionate about what they do and want to have input to bring new ideas, technologies to the table and help implement it.
They hire the best of the best, truly passionate about coding and finding solutions kind of people.
They want to be a company whose employees want to work for them, and can't find greener pastures elsewhere as theirs will be the greenest 😊
Being a culture fit is very important for them, they want guys that want to work remotely, this means programmers must be experienced enough to not need constant hand holding or micro management
You must have self-discipline to manage your time and yourself ito outputs and deadlines.
This is a highly deadline driven environment and if you are going to miss a deadline you are expected to take responsibility and voice this to management within reasonable time
This is an awesome opportunity for the kind of developer that like exciting development challenges
They are doing some exciting work, from building solutions from scratch using cloud and using proper build servers and doing proper design.
They don't want to focus on only one product but want to keep their developers interested and engaged
Want and expect input from their developers
It's important for the company to have a strong team of developers that love what they do and are passionate as well as innovative with high energy levels and are dynamic and open to work with different things as they arise
Developers in this environment have a voice and are not afraid to speak up and make suggestions, research solutions and implement new ideas
Developers are motivated in this environment to improve themselves and encouraged to complete a Udemy licence
You must be willing to share ideas, and willing to receive advise or guidance, not be stuck in old bad habitual ways of doing things but open to change and improve
Duties and Responsibilities
Work closely with other Solution Architect (CTO), Developers, Product Owner