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Software Engineer

MRI Software

MRI Software

Software Engineering
Cape Town, South Africa
Posted on Thursday, November 2, 2023

From the day we opened our doors in 1971, MRI Software has built flexible, game-changing real estate software solutions to improve people’s lives. The only way to carry out that mission is to hire the absolute best employees on earth. People like you.

Work hard, play hard. Always. Our relentless commitment to client success, our employee resource groups and our promise to empower our teams to reach their full potential are a few examples of what makes MRI Software special.

And we’re insanely dedicated to creating a work environment that you look forward to every single day. That’s why we invest heavily in our employee engagement, so you enjoy the tech industry’s best perks. Together with the whole Pride, (lion roar for "family") employees, customers, and partners, we’re on a mission to break new ground and lead the real estate industry into a digital-first future.

We understand the need to provide a flexible working environment partnered with team collaboration and socialisation. Therefore, we operate a hybrid working model with 3 days of working from home per week. This role is based in the Cape Town office.

MRI Software is looking for a Software Engineer to join our Product Development team.


  • 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

Essential Criteria:

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

  • Demonstrable experience in .Net (C#, ASP.Net, Core, MVC, Razor Views)

  • Demonstrable experience in JavaScript (Native / Typescript / JQuery)

  • Demonstrable experience in SQL (Microsoft SQL Server)

Advantageous Criteria:

  • Experience using cloud technologies (Microsoft Azure, API Management tools)

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

  • Experience in a CMS (preferably Umbraco)

  • Experience in working with Micro-Service architecture / patterns

We’re obsessed with making this the best job you’ve ever had!

We want our teams to love working here, so we’ve created some incredible perks for you to enjoy:

  • We want our staff to love working here, and so we’ve created a few unique perks such as office breakfasts, quarterly lunches and virtual social events. Additionally, we value your input in your employee experience and have employee-led groups such as our DEI committee, employee resource groups such as Women and Allies, and our Pride Event Group

  • Have confidence in your health with our offered Medical Aid Scheme.

  • Invest in our competitive Personal Pension plan and help set you up for your future.

  • Big on family? So are we! Here at MRI Software we recognise that your family is important, and being able to spend quality time with your family as it grows is a wonderful experience. Therefore, the MRI Software Parental Leave benefit is designed to give you the opportunity to spend time with your new arrival(s).

  • Enjoy a fantastic work-life balance with 25 days of annual leave plus Bank Holidays, and finish early 6 times a year with our ‘Flexi’ scheme.

  • Further your professional development with our Tuition Reimbursement Schemes

  • Enjoy the flexibility of working from anywhere in the world for two weeks out of the year!

MRI continues to strive to amaze as a global industry leader in real estate software. Whether you are joining as a new pride member or bringing your expertise back, your talent is important to maintaining MRI’s high client experience standard and continuing our growth in the PropTech space.

Amazing growth takes amazing employees. Are you up to the challenge?

We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting remarkable candidates, so please don’t hesitate to apply — we’d love to hear from you!

As a global company, we believe diversity brings benefits for our people, customers and clients. This is why MRI Software is committed to being an inclusive employer, regardless of your ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, military and veteran status.

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion are values that are critical to our success; come and see for yourself.