Mid-Level Software Engineers

Job Description

Mr D Food, a division of takealot.com, is looking for a highly talented Mid-Level Software Engineers (Python) to join our team in Cape Town.As a Mid-Level Software Engineer (Python) you will help to develop, implement, support and maintain scalable services in a heterogeneous environment. You are self-starter who is comfortable taking ownership over assigned projects while working collaboratively in a team environment.Key responsibilities:Build systems to scale with our growth of business, leveraging new technologies and AWS Cloud services.Work closely with other engineers, professional services team and product managers to design the software solutions with a focus on reliability, performance and usability.Develop, enhance and maintain backend systems in a heterogeneous environment of different languages and technologies, with an emphasis on Python.Apply and foster best software development life cycle practices bringing speed and quality to your team.

Responsibilities + Skills

Computer Science Degree.Minimum 2 to 3 years experience.


Thorough understanding of computer science fundamentals, OO concepts, data structures and algorithms.Passion for learning new skills and appreciation to invent and simplify.Experience with REST, Python and Linux.Experience in developing backend systems in a Micro Service architecture.


Experience with specific AWS Cloud technologies (EC2, Route53, ELB, EBS, VPC, S3, Lambdas, CloudWatch).Experience using GIT version control.Experience with NoSQL, Couchbase, Dynamo, Elastic.

Job Summary

  • Published on: Friday, 7th February 2020
  • Designation: Mid-Level Software Engineers (Python) - Mr D Food
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: not
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Friday, 7th February 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: takealot.com.
  • Address:
  • Website: www.takealot.com
  • Company Profile:
  • Takealot.com was officially launched in June 2011, following the successful acquisition of an existing ecommerce business called Take2 by the US-based investment firm, Tiger Global Management and Kim Reid in October 2010. Today, takealot.com is the leading ecommerce retailer in ... Read moreMission: Takealot.com’s mission is to be the most customer-centric online shopping destination in Africa, and has built a foundation on the simple concept that the customer comes first.The success of the business is based on its ability to delight customers with amazing customer service. Takealot.com is dedicated to improving the customer experience, from the moment you arrive on the website or app and place an order to when it arrives at your door. 

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