e’ve been around for 21 years, and although we’ve grown a lot (from 3 to over 1800 people worldwide), we’re basically still the same bunch of game-changing mavericks we’ve always been. We’re proud to be the dev house of choice for Microgaming, the world’s most trusted and established supplier of online gaming. Our global teams of ninja developers, animators, designers, testers, mathematicians, business analysts, prototypers and more work hard to produce the exceptional entertainment experiences we’re known for.
We could talk ad infinitum about our knowledge-seeking, nonconformist, idea-adoring culture. But we’ll try keep it concise. We’re an eclectic, brilliant bunch, and we’re faced with new problems daily. Which is great, because we happen to be some of the world’s best problem-solvers (ever wondered why a raven is like a writing desk? We can tell you). We work in a fast-paced environment, forever sprinting to keep ahead of the rapidly changing technology we work with.
Adaption and constant learning is the name of the game, so you will have to use every ounce of your knowledge and skill to get stuff done. We get to call some of the most gifted minds in the industry our own, which means you will be mentored, coached and trained by the best in the biz – the veritable rock stars of the game design world. This, combined with our mature software development life cycle and bleeding-edge technology, means your first working experience will be a full and beneficial one.
What you will learn
At Derivco, teamwork literally makes the dream work. Our constant communication and collaboration results in some of the best online gaming content in the industry.
Our cross-functional studios are equipped with every skill needed to achieve our objectives: from animators and illustrators to IT professionals, developers, HR business partners and administrators. Having the ability to contribute to a team’s success is vital, and at Derivco you will fully realise the meaning of “all for one and one for all”. You’ll also collaborate with our global offices, which will expose you to international trends and practices, growing your technical expertise in leaps and bounds.
You’ll learn a lot from working on the job, but we also want to provide you with all the skills and knowledge necessary to reach new heights. For this reason, we have a large in-house skills and training department dedicated to providing you with as many essential technical and soft skills courses as possible. This department also prides itself on finding the best technical trainers in the world and flying them in to share their expertise with you.
Keen to further your formal education? Go for it! Knowledge is power and we want you to wield the most power possible. Choose a degree or diploma, and we will help you pay for it. Seriously, developing you in your career and personal life is extremely important to us, so we will do whatever it takes to support you in these endeavours. As you can see, the opportunity for learning is endless at Derivco – it all depends on you.
in South Africa
annual leave days
market related salary
Best Fit Personalities
Offices is in KwaZulu-Natal,
Cape Town & Pretoria
Career development training
Mentoring & Financial study assist
Flexible working hours
Onsite gym and wellness centre
Areas of Study
IT (network support, hardware and software, programming and development)
National IT Diploma
“The grad programme at Derivco has helped me to kick start my career as a software developer. I have learnt so much about client engagement and through mentoring from my team, I have learnt to take technical approach to problem solving. Derivco is like a start-up and university campus and large, established company rolled into one. I feel like I have found my intellectual home.”