Cape TownWHAT WILL YOU DO IN THE ROLE? As a Senior Software Engineer joining the team at our company you will be exposed to the functioning of the product, operations and business development teams and you will increasingly take on a leadership and decision-making role as we craft the company platform.
Support more senior team members on larger projects and take ownership of smaller projects ensuring accurate and timely project delivery.
Focus on strengthening internal relationships with other disciplines. WHAT ARE SOME OF THE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS ROLE?
Become an integral and trusted member of the tech team; be a team leader, coach and mentor, decision maker and handle a full caseload of hands-on coding / implementation projectsTake a leadership and decision-making role in the technical architecture and implementation of the platform build.
This includes project prioritization, evaluating technical debt, technical problem resolution and how to incrementally evolve a solution to reach a target architecture while delivering business valueExecute a number of projects which contribute to the build of our platform.
Take responsibility for coding core-feature implementation projects and Greenfield projects. Make an impactful contribution, ask great questions, and execute high quality workAssume responsibility as a mentor and guide for more junior members of the teamResearching and staying abreast of key technical developments and industry trends and innovationsCompleting reasonable tasks as requested within the broad parameters of the role WHAT WOULD THE IDEAL CANDIDATE BE GREAT AT?
get stuck in, execute, generate ideas, have an impact, don’t just sit back and be a passenger QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 8+ years (ideally) experience building full stack web applications, so that you can jump in head-firstDemonstrable track record of working with a relational database, for example PostgreSQLProfessional fluency in open source tools, including github, Jenkins, and othersExperience in using cloud platforms such as AWS, Google Cloud or Azure.
Some experience using docker containers would be advantageousExperience in Agile methodologiesCapacity and inclination to learn and must be passionate about web back end development.