Our Company :
If you are looking to join a team where your opinion is valued, your contributions are noticed, and enjoy working with fun and talented people from all over the world then this is the place for you.
If you have a desire to work in an organisation that is :
Passionate about its people
Focused on delivering the very best tech to our customers
Offering the flexibility to work how and where you are most successful
Obsessed with our customer’s success
The leading SaaS platform to automate partnerships - affiliate, influencer, technology partners, and more!
Entrepreneurial in spirit with a culture that rewards collaboration and curiosity
Obsessed with making a difference in business and to the wider community
Impact is the global leader in Partnership Automation, working with innovative brands like Ticketmaster, Levi’s, Microsoft, Airbnb, and Uber to help them manage their online affiliate, influencer, brand to brand, and content partnerships.
The Impact Partnership Cloud covers the full life partnership lifecycle including onboarding, tracking ads and paying partners, recruiting for new partners, data and marketing intelligence, and protection from fraud.
Founded in 2008, Impact has grown to over 500 employees and ten offices across Europe, the United States, Africa, and Asia so there is plenty of opportunity for growth and advancement.
Your Role at Impact :
Exciting opportunity for a Principal Software Engineer to join the market leader in Partnership Automation in a player-coach capacity.
You will join our Agile / Scrum team and will be expected to mentor & lead team members when required, investigate & learn new technologies, and sign off on code reviews.
This is a coding position and the ideal hire will be expected to learn deficiencies, contribute to the Impact Engineering organisation, and champion best practices.
This position will be based in Cape Town post Covid-19 and welcomes anyone who is interested in relocating.
What You'll Do :
Develop, test and maintain software for Impact's platform
Build meaningful unit, functional and integration level tests for the software built
Collaborate with a distributed team to fulfil the department's quarterly objectives
Keeps technically abreast of trends and advancements within area of specialisation, incorporating these improvements where applicable
Review business needs, requirements, technical specifications
Write and maintain design, user and test documentation
Respond to alerts, review error messages, and fix bugs in a timely manner
Perform triage functionality through verification and fixing of bugs
Build operator tools to make employees more productive / effective
Deliver software solutions on the Impact platform
Participate in code reviews, apply feedback, and ask for clarity on ambiguous feedback
Perform code reviews and provide clear feedback to peers
Document solutions to ensure future supportability
What You Have :
Computer Science qualification
Languages : Extensive Java programming or comparable OOP experience
Problem Solving : Can solve problems independently
Design Patterns : Can effectively select and implement the right design pattern to solve a problem
Code Quality : Experience implementing integration tests and unit tests. Comfortable working with CI
Libraries : Confident using existing frameworks
Cloud : Implement stories on existing cloud infrastructure and services
Delivery Management : Independently implement the agreed design to spec. Escalate appropriately
Business Domain : Understanding the business requirements of all stories in the sprint
Mentoring : Help team members with implementation
Benefits / Perks :
Unlimited PTO policy
Take the time off that you need. We are truly committed to a positive work-life balance, recognising that it is important to be happy and fulfilled in both
Training & Development
Learning the advanced partnership automation products
Medical Aid and Provident Fund
Group schemes with Discovery & Bonitas for medical aid
Group scheme with Momentum for provident fund
4-year vesting schedule pending Board approval
Flexible work hours
Casual work environment
Impact is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, genetics, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity or non-binary or nonconformity and / or status as a trans individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, marital, parental and / or familial status, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any characteristic protected under applicable law.
We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.