Web Platform Engineer | Gaming | Century City
Annie Mercer Placements
Century City, Cape Town, ZA
7h ago

We view our client as one of the top digital organisations in South Africa, who provide marketing and support services to millions of clients across the globe.

They are based in very trendy and upmarket offices in Century City, Cape Town. A multi billion-dollar global giant in their field, they are able to attract the very best talent in South Africa, and retain them.

They are currently looking for a Web Platform Engineer to join their team.

Job description

Reporting to the Platform Architect, you will be responsible to development of very high quality-software-platform products.

Duties include, but not limited to :

  • Technical execution of the solution
  • Focus is the integrity of the systems with regards to quality, stability and scalability
  • Owns the construction and delivery process of systems developed
  • Deal with internal Clients on a technical level
  • Maintenance of platform products and the development of new products using available using new technologies as they become available
  • Analyse, detect, identify and correct technical problems and deficiencies
  • Independently analyse and resolve complex and high impact production issues
  • Transfer of technical knowledge to the greater audience
  • Prepare technical design specifications according to requirements
  • Closely follows the principles and practices
  • Work with the technology community
  • Use metrics and data to decide effective change
  • Use Continuous Delivery Processes to drive lead times lower
  • Focus on User Experience design, Research and Development
  • Ability to retain the confidentiality of the platforms intent, but be able to freely communicate the features and the functionality of the platform
  • Work in an agile manner, but focus on the delivery that was committed
  • Collaborate on ideas and design principles
  • Take direction from the architect as required
  • Build within the bounds of the architecture designs and domains
  • Provide UML models that describe the implementation in detail
  • Document the implementation
  • Implement patterns and styles that are sound and agreed upon
  • Develop new patterns and styles as needed, that is validated and tested
  • Keep Technical Debt to the minimum
  • Able to work with security first approach and privacy by design principles
  • This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities. The job holder may be required to complete any other reasonable duties in order to achieve business objectives.

    Even the most experienced talent should have the opportunity to expand and improve their skill sets in many advanced areas of knowledge at this employer.

    If you have the right attitude and right aptitude, we can assure you that room for growth at this employer is unprecedented.

    They firmly believe in staying up to date with latest technologies, so you’ll be working with the latest tech at international standards.

    Whilst this is a very modern and fast paced organisation, the atmosphere is also relaxed. Leave those suits and ties at home, but please wear something.

    Our client doesn’t believe that sitting in traffic for hours each day is necessary so working hours are flexible, with core working hours between 9am and 4pm.

    To keep you healthy, stress free, and happy they provide nutritious meals (free of course), serve cappuccinos from their coffee bar, provide free access to the gym, and of course there are free massages from their wellness therapist when you need it the most.

    Our client is able to pay top dollar to attract and retain top talent in South Africa and offer excellent end of year bonuses based on company and individual performance.

    The company is outperforming though, so for now, the rest is up to you.

    Work hard and play hard? Head on down to the bar every Friday afternoon, try your hand at Poker on Thursday evenings, enjoy regular team building events such as white river rafting, and so much more.

    Most of all they have created a culture second to none. Small on egos; big on energy. Possibly the most employee centric client we’ve come across. Ever.

    If you meet with our requirements and think you could be a match then you’ll want to pop your CV to info anniemercer.co.za.


  • At least 5-10 years’ hands-on development experience
  • Have an understanding of Mobile Development experience for Android and iOS
  • Understand Cryptography
  • Understand or have experience with interfacing with Biometric Sensors or Devices.
  • Understand or have experience with highly distributed services that scales beyond millions of concurrent customers
  • Understand or have experience working on open-source technology environments
  • Embedded databases for mobile platforms
  • Extensive NodeJS development experience
  • Expert C# Skills
  • Excellent JavaScript, ES6 skills
  • Excellent CSS Skills
  • Distributed computing models and implementation
  • Linux environment experience
  • Distributed Databases experience
  • Continuous Delivery Platforms experience
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