About the Client : Our client is a fast-growing online business based in South Africa. They are obsessive about their high performance yet collaborative culture and are looking for leaders to join their dynamic team.
They think big, move fast, take ownership and are used to winning. They are lucky to be surrounded by colleagues who are experts in their field, working together to create a world class brand.
Responsibilities : Writing code and tests, push to production independently. Reviewing code, providing valuable improvements for the team.
Designing system-level code and delivering significant team-level projects. Creating and executing unit test plans. Developing detailed technical analysis and design specifications based on functional requirements.
Investigating and resolves defects. Participating in functional and technical specification reviews. Participating in creating and executing integration level test plans.
Monitoring services and systems within our clients infrastructure. Working effectively across multiple teams to deliver large projects.
Mentors more junior developers. Continuously improving the architecture methodologies and finds ways to improve code design, system performance, high scalability and security vulnerabilities.
BSc in Computer Science, Electrical (& Computer) Engineering or a related field is advantageous. 3 - 5 years in development.
Proven mastery of at least one OO programming language. Experience in a scripting language. Preferred areas of mastery : Python PHP (Laravel) Node.
js Vue.js MySQL Solid experience / exposure in the following : Relational Database systems. Linux. Docker / Kubernetes advantageous.
Issue Tracking systems (Jira advantageous). Version Control systems (Git advantageous). Event driven architecture advantageous (PubSub).
eCommerce based applications is advantageous. In-depth knowledge of networking, databases, data structures, algorithms, cloud computing, security, code design, distributed systems and testing.
Understands how to build solutions at scale without increasing technical debt. In-depth understanding of coding best practices, system scalability, security and performance tuning.
Thorough understanding and practice of Test-Driven Development.