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Software Engineer (TypeScript, Python, AWS) (CPT/JHB/DBN Hybrid)

IT – Software Development
Cape Town – Western Cape ~ Johannesburg – Gauteng ~ Durban – KwaZulu Natal

A dedicated Solar Partner for businesses across Asia and Africa seeks the coding talents of a Software Engineer to join its team and help take solar into a new realm with a new set of tools. The role will require creativity, innovation and a new way of thinking. You will monitor AWS costs and AWS services while improving the monitoring infrastructure and implementing REST APIs. You will also maintain and extend CI/CD pipelines. You will require 2 years of TypeScript and have experience with Python, REST APIs, GitLab pipelines and/or GitHub Actions for CI/CD, Lambda, API Gateway, CloudFormation, Amplify, IAM policies and roles, S3.
Specifically, the job requires taking ownership of the following for the Indian and South African teams –
  • Monitoring AWS costs.
  • Monitoring AWS services and improving the monitoring infrastructure.
  • Implementing REST APIs.
  • Extending and maintaining an existing Web Application and its Backend services.
  • Setting up databases and running schema migrations as data models are updated.
  • Maintaining and extending CI/CD pipelines.
  • Checking requirements and requests make sense.
  • Creating ETL processes and performing data migrations to clean up historical data.
  • Assisting with the architecture and design of new software tools.
  • Assisting with the design of REST APIs.
  • Assisting with the design of data schemas.
  • Assisting with the design of data pipelines.
  • Handle administrative request such as access, roles, profiles, etc.
  • Suggesting new technologies and ideas of improvement to the rest of the Digitalisation team to ensure the infrastructure is up to date.
  • At least 2 years of TypeScript Software Development.
  • Experience with Python.
  • Experience deploying and maintaining production services.
  • Experience designing and maintaining REST APIs.
  • Experience with data modeling and database schema design.
  • Experience with GitLab pipelines and/or GitHub Actions for CI/CD.
  • Experience with the following AWS services (or GC/Azure equivalents):
    • Lambda, API Gateway, CloudFormation, Amplify, IAM policies and roles, S3.
Advantageous –
  • Experience with the following AWS services (or GC/Azure equivalents) – VPC, EC2, RDS, Step functions.
  • Experience as an AWS Administrator.
  • Experience with Next.js and React.
  • Knowledge of CRM technologies.
  • Experience working for an international company or having studied or worked abroad.
  • A problem solver and a critical thinker.
  • Ability to make decisions amidst uncertainty.
  • Able to work independently and remotely while leveraging digital co-working tools.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • A creative problem solver.
  • A dynamic, cross-functional team player, willing to take initiative on projects in the context of a multicultural scale-up trying to execute big, bold ideas.
  • Open, honest, trustworthy, a strong communicator, and understands that what we get done as a team surpasses what we get done individually.

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