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Software Engineer (IP Capture)

IT – Software Development
Stellenbosh – Western Cape

ENVIRONMENT:
BECOME a vital and high contributing Software Engineer of a leading provider of cutting-edge Telecommunications Solutions, developing high quality software for distributed systems. Your role will include solving the customers’ problems and delivering just the right product while taking full end-to-end ownership of all implemented features and developing Go software for a service-based architecture in a continuous integration environment. The ideal candidate must have a strong passion to develop robust, reliable, high-throughput and highly available back-end
software systems and to integrate with various other components and/or sub-systems. Additionally, you will be required to have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering, a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a software developer, and a proficiency in Go, Java, C, or C++, as well as being proficient in Linux based systems.
 
DUTIES:
  • Solving the customers’ problems and delivering just the right product while taking full end-to-end ownership of all implemented features.
  • Work in a highly skilled agile team with strong customer focus to develop Go software for a service-based architecture in a continuous integration environment.
  • Develop robust, reliable, high-throughput and highly available back-end software systems and to integrate with various other components and/or sub-systems.
  • Help to extend our position as market leader by building systems that adds value to our customers, is scalable and can adapt to the ever-growing volume of telecoms traffic.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering, with systems software related subjects.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a software developer.
  • Proficient in any of Go, Java, C or C++. Most development is done in Go.
  • Proficient in Linux based systems.
 
Advantageous –
  • Master’s Degree (MSc. or MEng.) with Computer Science or systems software related subjects or research.
  • 5 years’ experience as a software developer.
  • Experience with highly available distributed systems and scalable software architecture.
  • Experience with systems software development.
  • Experience with network protocols.
  • Experience with Go, NoSQL and/or Elasticsearch.
  • Experience in concurrent software design.
 
Tech Stack –
  • Go
  • Salt
  • Elasticsearch
  • Kibana
  • Protocol buffers
  • Grafana
  • Git
  • Linux
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • Driven to solve tough problems in innovative ways.
  • Critical thinker and detail oriented.
  • Excellent communicator.