Datafin

Python-SQL Developer

IT – Software Development
Cape Town – Western Cape

ENVIRONMENT:
DO you love the challenge of building complex systems? Then a dynamic Independent Management Consultancy based in Century City seeks your coding talents & passion for Software Engineering to be their next Python-SQL Developer. You will be responsible for building Python-based solutions, including anything from back-end services to their client-end counterparts. This will include designing & developing these applications and coordinating with the rest of the team working on different layers of the solution’s architecture. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and a quality product are essential. You must also possess a BSc. Degree/Diploma in Computer Science or other suitable field from an accredited tertiary institution with 3-6 years’ work experience in a similar role, have Advanced Python, T-SQL, PostgreSQL, PowerShell, OOP and Regular expression (Regex). You must have a solid understanding of basic coding concepts like Code blocks, flow, IO, FileSystem, Serialization, Configuration, Self-commenting code, Data access and have Cloud experience with preferably Azure or AWS.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
Qualifications –
  • BSc Computer Science OR Relevant Bachelors’ Degree / Diploma / recognised qualification from an accredited tertiary institution.
  • Certifications.
 
Experience/Skills –
  • 3-6 years of working experience.
  • Developing solution in Python (Advanced).
  • PowerShell.
  • Must have: T-SQL and PostgreSQL at expert / highly proficient level.
  • Must have cloud experience, preferably Azure or otherwise AWS.
  • Working knowledge of Regular expressions (Regex).
  • Ability to adhere to coding standards.
  • Knowledge of industry coding standards/guidelines.
  • Understanding basic coding concepts like Code blocks, flow, IO, FileSystem, Serialization, Configuration, Self-commenting code, Data access.
  • Understanding coding concepts and constructs like lambdas, Idomatic patterns.
  • Understanding of OOP.
  • Understanding the difference between solution architecture and design.
  • Design principles and architectural and design patterns.
  • SDLC – Agile, Waterfall, etc.
  • Knowledge of security concepts, tools and techniques.
  • Ability to define quality in context of software development.
 
Advantageous –
  • Data Migration experience.
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • Be comfortable with looking into other languages (Stepping outside your core language comfort zone).
  • Understanding of the different areas that affect development i.e., DevOps, UX, Data etc.
  • Have the desire to continuously learn and knowledge share.
  • Developed behavioural skills and one-year people management.
  • Demonstrates a basic understanding of key strategy and structured problem-solving concepts.
  • Guides conversations by adapting behaviour towards the needs of the team.
  • Encourages co-operation and communication amongst teams.
  • Ability to present information and key points both visually and verbally.
  • Provides meaningful input into the proposal development process.
  • Develops and manages client relationships.  
  • Keeps up to date with market trends – displays entrepreneurial awareness and identifies opportunities that the business can capitalize on or cost-saving initiatives to accomplish the relevant task.