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Mid-Level Software Engineer (Python)

IT – Software Development
Cape Town – Western Cape

ENVIRONMENT:
Mid-Level Software Engineer (Python) required by an innovative ecommerce platform to help 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.
 
DUTIES:
  • 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.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • 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.
Nice to have:
  • 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.