Software Engineer (Python)

SUMMIT Africa Recruitment

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Software Engineer (Python)

Location Cape Town, South Africa
Employment Type Full Time
Seniority Level Mid Senior
Experience 3 to 5 years
Remuneration  
Remuneration Type Cost to company
Remuneration Frequency Monthly
Benefits -
12/10/2020 Reference Number: SUM3266373511

Skills

  • Python
  • PHP
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Linux
  • Docker
  • MySQL
  • Java Script
  • Jira
  • Git
  • Elasticsearch

Job Description

This position reports to the Engineering Team Lead. Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Design and build solutions to assist our business users, and improve customer experience
  • Architect and design solutions with your team
  • Keep up to date with technology trends, both locally and internationally
  • Apply creative thought processes to solve complex challenges at scale
  • Strong focus on making the company the best place to shop at, a happy customer is a repeat customer
  • Drive for excellence, to help foster a world-class engineering team

 

Attributes required:

  • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude, and high energy
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking, using data to inform decisions
  • Ability to dis-aggregate and structure solutions to ambiguous problems
  • Solid quantitative skills
  • Ability to interview and interact professionally, with internal and external people
  • Capability to present ideas succinctly, in writing and verbally
  • Versatile and with the appetite to learn by doing

 

Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, with a major in Computer Science or similar (your experience can override this requirement)
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a software engineering role
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • A thorough understanding of computer science fundamentals, including object-oriented design, data structures and algorithms
  • Experience in the following will be advantageous:
    • Python, JavaScript, React, jQuery, PHP
    • MySQL, Kafka, PostgreSQL, MongoDB
    • nginx, RabbitMQ, memcached
    • Docker, Kubernetes, Chef
    • GitHub, Travis CI, Jenkins
    • Amazon EC2, Amazon S3

 

The Environment:

  • The company employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of being the leading e-commerce company in
  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can
  • We are short on ego and high on
  • We are doers and not only thinkers, it’s all in the execution after
  • We love what we do and what we are

 

We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who:

  • is forthright but respectful
  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
  • is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours
  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
  • is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
  • is able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input
  • is curious and challenge the status quo
  • is innovative and enjoys iteration
  • is collaborative
  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for the
  • thinks like an owner of the business.
  • is SMART, has INTEGRITY and is HARDWORKING

Company Description

Our client is a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard- working people with integrity to join their team. They offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

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