REF # 1908303

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Salary: Market Related
Cape Town

Backend Software Engineer (Python)

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My Client, a data analytics concern with an international client base is looking for a Python Backend Software Engineer to join their team. Your BEng / BSc + your expertise in Python, AWS, Kubernetes, relational databases (3yrs+ working exp) and fun-loving, out-put driven disposition could help plant your seed of interest with this growing concern.



  • Work closely with the developers, data scientists and data operations teams using Python, AWS, Kubernetes, relational databases, etc.
  • Build and maintain cloud-based microservices – focussing on data processing pipelines and applications
  • Develop and optimise the performance (cost and speed) of the cloud systems
  • Build and optimise CI pipelines, ensuring the dev teams are empowered and autonomous
  • Continue and keep building company culture of working with predominantly open-source platforms



  • 3+ years of experience as a software engineer working with object-oriented or function scripting languages.
  • Experience working with a microservice architecture, and AWS services (particularly EC2)
  • BEng or BSc in Computer Science, or equivalent working experience
  • The ability to work both autonomously, and in a small team to solve complex problems
  • A good amount of grit to survive a start-up environment



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