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Senior Software Developer (Python)

IT – Software Development
Cape Town – Western Cape

Our client serves as a partner in digital innovation, development, and execution. They specialize in designing, constructing, and launching products that generate substantial business value through a customer-centric approach. Their focus involves disrupting established markets and capitalizing on opportunities within exponential technology domains. They are looking for a talented Senior Software Developer with 6+ years of coding experience to develop,
build and operate sophisticated large-scale transactional systems as well as lead and mentor their
development team.
Writing software in line with industry standards and design patterns:
  • Guide and implement software and product design
  • Produce code of the highest quality
  • Produce code in line with project requirements
  • Implement and maintain appropriate security standards
  • Write and maintain unit and functional tests
Debugging software for optimum functioning
  • Reproducing and locate the source of reported bugs and issues
  • Fix bugs and issues
  • Communicate errors and solutions to product owners
Maintaining software and related repositories and databases
  • Manage source code and versioning
  • Manage to branch and pull requests
Managing Projects
  • Provide accurate estimates for new work and assessment for work completed
  • Manage projects task in line with project workflow
  • Identifying and suggesting functional improvements
  • Work with product owners to plan and execute project sprints
  • Maintaining detailed documentation for software components
Leading & Mentoring
  • Provide mentorship to peers and team members
  • Strategic thinking around database and architectural design
  • Participate in code reviews and contribute to the team’s continuous upskilling
Keeping current with the development environment
  • Maintain and improve skill set
  • Identify developmental needs and motivate for additional training
  • The Company Tech Stack of choice is Python and Django, but they are open to applicants who have knowledge in other
  • object-orientated languages and MVC frameworks.
  • Exposure to Go Lang will be advantageous.
  • Collaborative
  • Problem solver
  • Independent thinker
  • Organized
  • Professional
  • Knows how to manage stress when under pressure
  • Displays self-awareness and leadership

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