Senior Full Stack Developer
Swift Recruitment
Cape Town
4d ago
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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?

  • Technical competence; love coding, able to learn new paradigms quickly and look to continuously improve and find better ways of doing thingsExcellent critical judgement;
  • able to make good decisions, be trusted, respected and dependable, be proactive and responsive, ask the right questions, raise flags at the right time, able to prioritise and plan workloads for the teamMindfulness;
  • be considerate of the implications of your work, really care about what you are doing and the impact of your contributionCoaching and mentoring;
  • teaching concepts, listening and adapting, empathy and a motivation to understand what makes others tickTeam leading and team spirit;
  • we are all contributing to the same platform, so be a great individual contributor but be more motivated by the leading the team to achieve - we only win if the team wins - see the impact of your own work and positively influence and help the work of othersGetting up the front of the bus;
  • 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.

    Ideally you will have 3 years' experience of Ruby on Rails, and also some experience using modern javascript frameworksSolid experience using good coding practices such as testing, TDD, pairing, CI / CD, etc

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