Software Engineer (Python) at Takealot.com

  • IT / Telecom Jobs In South Africa
  • Full time
  • 1 year ago
  • South Africa
  • Salary Rand 1000-2000 / Monthly
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree
  • Number of vacancies 10 openings
  • Job experience 2 years
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to the following job functions:

What you’ll do

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 takealot.com 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

Required Knowledge and Experience

We pride ourselves with having the best people, which are our most important assets. Our company has been recognized for having the highest ethics and strives for excellency through distinctly higher standards than the norm.

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We therefore urge only candidates with these unique requirements and experience to apply for this stimulating position

  • Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 3 to 5 years experience in a software development 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

Mode of Application

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How to apply: Interested and qualified? Takealot.com South Africa

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