MR D Food, a 100% subsidiary of takealot.com, is looking for highly talented Senior Software Engineers (Python / Java) to join our team in Cape Town.We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us. We 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.As a Software Development Engineer you will help to architect, implement, support and maintain scalable services in a heterogeneous environment. You will be able to influence both business and architectural decisions, while working on end-to-end technology solutions.Key responsibilities:Build systems to scale with our growth of business, leveraging new technologies and AWS Cloud services.Work closely with developers, 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
Thorough understanding of computer science fundamentals, OO concepts, data structures and algorithms.Passion for learning new skills and appreciation to invent and simplify.
Information Technology or Computer Science Degree.Minimum 5 years of experience.
Experience with REST, Python, Java and Linux.Experience in developing backend systems in a Micro Service architecture.Exposure to Web technologies such as AngularJS.