Ref CH605 :
Our client, a tech centered, people focused food delivery company, is looking for highly talented Senior Software Engineers (Python) to join their team in Cape Town.
As a Software Development Engineer, you will help to architect, implement, support and maintain scalable services in a heterogeneous environment.
You will be able to influence both business and architectural decisions, while working on end-to-end technology solutions.
About the company
We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us.
We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.
Key responsibilities :
Build systems to scale with our growth of business, leveraging new technologies and AWS Cloud services.
Work closely with developers, professional services team and product managers to design the software solutions with a focus on reliability, performance and usability.
Develop, enhance and maintain backend systems in a heterogeneous environment of different languages and technologies, with an emphasis on Python.
Apply and foster best software development life cycle practices bringing speed and quality to your team.
Information Technology or Computer Science Degree OR a Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
Attributes / Experience required :
Thorough understanding of computer science fundamentals, OO concepts, data structures and algorithms.
Passion for learning new skills and appreciation to invent and simplify.
Experience with REST, Python, Java and Linux.
Experience in developing backend systems in a Micro Service architecture.
Exposure to Web technologies such as AngularJS.
Nice to have :
Experience with specific AWS Cloud technologies (EC2, Route53, ELB, EBS, VPC, S3, CloudWatch)
Experience using GIT version control
Experience with NoSQL, Couchbase, Dynamo, Elastic
The Environment :
Employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of the group being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.
We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback / new ideas on where we can improve.
We are short on ego and high on output.
We are doers and not only thinkers, it is all in the execution after all.
We love what we do and what we are creating.
We seek to Employ someonewho :
is respectful but forthright
is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the best (Great requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours)
is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
is business smart. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input;
is curious and challenge the status quo
is innovative and enjoys iteration
will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for the company
thinks like an owner of the business
Our client is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from previously disadvantaged group ad people with disabilities will be given preference.
While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 15 days please consider your application as unsuccessful.
Please include your current salary and salary expectations.