Software Engineer (Scala) Solutions-oriented

Job Description, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Software Engineer (Scala) to join our team in Cape Town or Johannesburg.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.This position reports to the Engineering Team Lead.Your responsibilities will include the following:Developing and optimizing systems to manage both parcel and food delivery throughout South AfricaWorking with business to improve processes to allow for more efficient deliveriesResearching and defining solutions within the logistic domainWorking predominantly on open source platformsEnd to end ownership of solutions

Responsibilities + Skills


Solid communication skillsProactiveAbility to adapt to changeProblem-solverSolutions-oriented


Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experienceExperience in writing robust, efficient production codeExperience with SQL database systems

Job Summary

  • Published on: Wednesday, 28th October 2020
  • Designation: Software Engineer (Scala) - Takealot
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: East London
  • Salary: 0
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  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, 28th October 2020

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  • 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, is the leading ecommerce retailer in ... Read moreMission:’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. 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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