REF # 1907414

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Salary: TBC
Cape Town

Backend Engineer (Python / Node)

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My client, an award winning, innovative online verification platform requires your dynamic and self-driven persona with a proven track record in Backend Engineering. You have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a SaaS company with knowledge of micro-services architecture. Skill stack must include Python/Django, Node.js, Bitbucket, AWS technologies, PostgreSQL and SSL knowledge.



  • Upgrading of services to the company’s later versions
  • Integration with new information service providers (suppliers).
  • Maintenance of existing company services
  • Resolving any possible downtime or service degradation
  • Adhering to strict SLA with company’s clientele



  • 2 +years’ experience in a Software-as-a-Service business
  • Knowledge of micro-services architecture
  • Able to function well under pressure
  • A love for technology and takes pride in your work
  • Never shy away from a challenge and support your team wherever possible


Your skill stack must include:

  • Python (Django framework advantageous)
  • js
  • Bitbucket pipelines
  • AWS Technologies: CloudFormation, Route53, EC2
  • PostgreSQL
  • SSL knowledge and understanding of self-signed certificates


Advantageous additions:

  • Lambda
  • C#
  • Elixir or Erlang
  • PHP


While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.



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