Senior Developer
Datacentrix Holdings Limited
Johannesburg, ZA
11h ago

My client in Johannesburg is looking for a Senior Developer proficient in a range of appropriate technologies and with a demonstrable track record at completing projects, and familiarity coding in Python and big data experience


In short, the company maintains a very flat structure which will be reflected in the work responsibilities. This role will require leadership skills with technical ability and a willingness to take on tasks from solution design to core functionality building and UI development.

Typical responsibilities include :

  • Design and / or maintain solution architecture
  • Training and mentoring jnr developers. Includes code review.
  • Create and implement backend and frontend components and services
  • Come up with solutions which account for scalability and optimize performance for a multitenant solution
  • Develop very high-quality production ready code in an agile environment using test based development methodology
  • Work closely with the product team to build new features and infrastructure requirements
  • Understanding requirements and following code standards
  • Estimate time taken for that requirement
  • Identify best practices in development (strict governance enforced)
  • Provide input to the Business Analyst regarding the quality and accuracy of specifications in terms of development requirements
  • Fix bugs with minimal return from Testers
  • Develop and test across multiple browsers, platforms, and devices, including smartphones and tablets.
  • Standards-compliant code
  • Unit and functional testing
  • Qualifications required :

  • Computer science / information technology degree - preference will be given to candidates with honours and masters
  • Certification(s) : Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Qualified Developer preferred, alternatively Google Cloud Certified Architect or Google Cloud Certified Data Engineer
  • Other suitable Python or related IT development qualification
  • Skills required :

  • 5 years' experience creating / sustaining commercial open source systems and experience in working with the following :
  • Strong software development experience in many of the following technologies : Python , SQL, XML, JSON, Web Services, Google cloud technologies
  • PostgreSQL or MySQL
  • REST API / or similar experience
  • Google Cloud experience
  • Implementing security architecture and coding against a standard such as OWASP.
  • Formal projects using tools such as TFS to manage a project end-to-end from backlog through to release management.
  • Source Control Management Tools (GitHub)
  • Deployment Tools (Jenkins)
  • Data analytics and machine learning experience will be a massive advantage
  • Experienced in roles conducting requirements gathering, design, and hands-on development
  • Experienced with large scale, cutting edge cloud application development
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with ability to develop cutting edge solutions
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with Agile software development and SCRUM
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage client expectations effectively
  • If you fit this profile, please load your CV on the Datacentrix website. To view more of Datacentrix IT jobs, go to www. and click on Search Jobs'

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