About Ignition Group

Address

Quadrant 4 Centenary Building, 30 Meridian Drive, Umhlanga New Town, KZN

Company Size

1000+
Summary

What we do

Ignition Group was founded in 2002, and is now one of Africa’s largest investors in technology, media, telecommunications and financial services sectors.

We are experts in the fields of Sales, IT, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, Development, Compliance, Customer Care, Training and Support. We have built a sound infrastructure to support a number of business divisions within the Group, allowing them to swiftly develop, innovate, adapt and support our Business Partners and strategies.

Why Work For Us

Ignition attributes its growth and success to its most valued asset – its People. Our employee-centric culture is contagious! It’s open, honest and most of all – rewarding.

Be a part of a thriving developer practice that's constantly looking for ways to improve our customers' experiences, software development goals and use of cloud technology.

Help us build our next generation of real time marketing and sales platforms, utilising the latest cloud technologies in AI and machine learning.

Our Culture

A great culture amplifies a person’s ability to do their best work! This is why we equip and motivate our People to operate at their best, both within our business and beyond it. Training and development of our People is a key factor in building and growing with them. After all, their success is our success.

We are constantly pushing the boundaries and challenging the status quo. Being adaptable and constantly innovating means that we never settle for where we are, and we love it.

Being recognised as an Employer of Choice in the Deloitte Survey is testament to the true nature of our business and the people working here.

We’ve adopted a “Yes Culture” – that means creating positivity with a “CAN DO” attitude and saying YES to any opportunity and challenge.

We are focussed. We’ve got our eye on the prize. We’re #IgnitionProud

Our Engineering Processes

  • We use source control.
  • Builds are made in one step.
  • We make daily builds.
  • We have a bug database.
  • Up to date schedules are available.
  • We use specs.
  • Quiet working conditions.
  • We have the best tools money can buy.
  • We have testers.

Our Hiring Process

Our hiring process is flexible to accommodate both your and our schedules. Interviews are conducted via; phone call, Skype or on-site, by our Recruitment team, Team Leads and Department Managers. We like to test how smart you are, you will be expected to write code during your interview.

Perks
Starting at 18 annual leave days, this increases to 20 annual leave days after your third year. As long as you'll promise to come back.
Money
Retirement savings for your yonder years.
Did we mention gaming?
We don't watch clocks, we watch delivery.
Plenty of space for initiatives and original ideas. Whether you've been with us for a week, month, or year, all ideas are welcome.
Not a lot of paperwork.
Optional medical aid and discounted gap cover.
Flexible working hours.
Canteen onsite.
Study assistance programs.
Great internet connection.
Access to a company risk fund; funeral cover, disability cover and life cover.
Friday socials at our rooftop bar.
Tech Stack

Application and Data

Html5
HTML5
Csharp
C#
Logo%20xamari
Xamarin

DevOps

Git
Git
Teamcity
TeamCity

Utilities

Elasticsearch
Elasticsearch
Google analytics
Google Analytics

Business Tools

Slack
Slack
Trello
Trello
Zendesk
Zendesk

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