About Blackboard Business Solutions

Address

382 Anderson street Menlo Park Pretoria

Company Size

1-15
Summary

What we do

Blackboard Business Solutions aims to create and develop solutions customized for our clients. Our expertise is software development. We have a key mission statement: Turn Software into Business Solutions.
What do we do?
Blackboard Business Solutions develop customized business software applications and Business Intelligence solutions through software development.

Why do we do it?
Organisations often force companies, to use fixed products with a degree of customization. Our approach as a result is different. Once we understand the business, its relevant inner workings and intrinsic difficulties we develop custom solutions. Consequently driving the strategic intent and optimization for value adding delivery.

Most noteworthy, our unique agile design and delivery approach allows us to deliver solutions quickly and effectively (more about this on our website)
As a result, we are driving the organization to new levels of effectiveness, efficiency, lean operations and especially relevant, still staying true to its core values

Why Work For Us

We believe that we offer a flexible work environment but more than that we are driven by our values:
Empowering our People: Every employee must be held accountable for their quality and efficiency of work. In addition we strive to create an environment and a reputation that our employees could relate to and be proud off. We encourage our people to take an interest in learning and development in order to advance their careers and take them to new heights.

Pre-eminent services: Constantly clarifying what is expected, reviewing progress and keeping others informed. Following effective policies and procedures, striving for consistency. Constantly improving how we do things

Collaboration: First of all to provide the right solution we know and understand that close collaboration and effective communication with our clients are key. This is essential to understanding the requirements, the areas of improvement and the specifics of the requirements. While valuing internal collaboration and collaboration with our partners, we most of all value pre-eminent service.

Integrity: Honesty & Transparency underpins our perpetual quest for unwavering integrity. Treating others with respect and adhering to codes of good conduct is imperative to us.

We strive to create sustainability with our solutions, our reputation and our value add to our clients, our people, and the community at large

Our Culture

We aim to create an inclusive culture where all employees feel valued and are developed according to their aspirations. We work hard and play hard.

Our Engineering Processes

We follow a typical SDLC with an Agile delivery method through defining the Epics, deriving the Features and then build the user stories. We give autonomy to coding styles and preference with guidance from our senior developers.

Our Hiring Process

Our process is the following:
1. Skype/Google Hangout or telephonic interview
2. Short aptitude test
3. Final interview in person or via Skype/Google Hangout if candidate not available.

Perks
Bathroom with shower for after working up a sweat!
PC and phone provided
Incentive bonuses
Access to online course subscriptions (Udemy and lynda.com)
Flexible hours
Free tea and coffee and self catering kitchen
DsTV and XBOX
Relaxing garden with bean bags
Tech Stack

Application and Data

Bootstrap
Bootstrap
Html5
HTML5
Java
Java
Java script
Javascript
Laravel
Laravel
Mysql
MySQL
Php
PHP
Spring framework
Spring Framework
Jquery
jQuery

DevOps

Git
Git
Apache maven
Maven
Tfs
Team Foundation Server

Business Tools

Trello
Trello
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