About Synthesis

Address

3 Melrose Boulevard, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg

Company Size

15-50
Summary

About us

Synthesis Software Technologies is a leading –edge South African software development company situated in Melrose Arch in Johannesburg, that offers specialized software development services and product solutions for the banking and financial industry. We aim to deliver dependable and innovative banking and financial software solutions to our clients and tackle each project with skill and passion, utilizing the Agile methodology, to solve business and technical challenges facing the financial services industry.

Synthesis solutions for banks and financial services institutions include, Online Banking Solutions, Regulatory Reporting Solutions to SARS for tax reporting and the SARB for balance of payments (BOP) reporting, Cloud hosted services and products (leveraging AWS and Azure and others), System integration solutions, Market Integration (For JSE, SAFEX, Bond, BESA and MarkitWire), Payments integration (into BankServAfrica and SWIFT) , Information Security (including PCI DSS, PCI PSR and EMV), Hardware Security Modules (HSM) and Single Sign On Online (SSO) Authentication and second factor (2FA) authentication via OTP and others.

Why Work For Us

We take a fresh approach to software development, working directly with leadership teams. This enables us to translate group business strategy into solutions with real, measurable impact. As our specialty lies in building, refining and evolving digital channels for financial services, we start every project with a solid project and security architecture enabling collaboration, easy to read and maintainable code.

Synthesis is a forward thinking company and thus keeps up to date with all the latest market and technology trends in the financial industry. We don't box ourselves into using a specific language or technology, but rather use what is best for the job. Part of this process involves the regular testing and experimentation of these technologies by our employees to evaluate if it is a good fit for a current or future project. Examples of such technologies include: containerization, blockchain, distributed ledgers, microservices, Internet of Things, beacons and mobile payments with tokenization.

Synthesis offers a fun yet focused environment whereby our employees come to work every day to make a difference.

Our Engineering Processes

Agile Software development tailored to the needs of our clients
Continuous delivery with continuous integration.
Lean processes, short iterations and release cycles.
We use the best tool for the job.

Our Hiring Process

  1. Face to face technical interview comprising of both technical and personal questions.
  2. Face to face technical interview comprising of both technical and personal questions with a different interviewer.
  3. Face to face personal interview with one of the directors of the company.
Perks
Competitive Salary
Friday Morning Breakfast
Good coffee
Opportunities for further education and training
Bi-annual salary reviews
Frequent Teambuilding events
Passionate and talented team
Work on interesting and challenging projects
Referral commission
Great team culture
Tech Stack

Application and Data

Aspnet
ASP.NET
Amazon ec2
Amazon EC2
Amazon s3
Amazon S3
Amazon vpc
Amazon VPC
Angularjs
AngularJS
Bootstrap
Bootstrap
C
C
Csharp
C#
Cplusplus
C++
Html5
HTML5
Java
Java
Java script
Javascript
Mean
MEAN Stack
Microsoft sql server
MS SQL
Mongo db
MongoDB
Node js
Node.js
Objective c
Objective-C
Python
Python
Sass
Sass
Swift
Swift
Jquery
jQuery

DevOps

Bitbucket
Bitbucket
Bower
Bower
Docker
Docker
Git
Git
Gradle
Gradle
Grunt
Grunt
Teamcity
TeamCity
Xcode
Xcode
Npm
npm

Utilities

Amazon route 53
Amazon Route 53
Amazon ses
Amazon SES
Elasticsearch
Elasticsearch
Google analytics
Google Analytics

Business Tools

Jira
JIRA
Mailchimp
MailChimp
Slack
Slack
Trello
Trello
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Our office building in Melrose Arch
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Our Offices
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