• As the development leadyou will lead a group of developersconstantly striving for quality solutions that are delivered on time, within budget and scope, and drive a culture of quality and personal accountability.
  • You will need a strong understanding of large-scale full-stack platform development, have experience building Front-end, Backend and RESTful web applications.
  • You will be from a development background and have a good understanding of architectural practices.
  • You will be an advocate of Agile engineering practices and you will have prior line management experience with a track record of keeping highly skilled developers motivated.
  • You should expect to spend at least 50% of your time writing code. The other 50% of your time will be split between architectural and strategic planning.

Basic Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science or engineering
  • Experience working within an Agile and Devops team
  • Experience developing Python in a test-driven environment (and/or at least in one of the following – Java, C, C++)
  • Solid Web and Front-end Development experience withPHP, Html and Javascript and related libraries (React, Angular, Backbone)
  • Good SQL and MySQL experience in a high-load environment
  • Significant technical experience and a proven track record of architectural ownership and understanding.
  • A thorough understanding of computer science fundamentals, including object-oriented design and data structures and algorithms

Preferred Skills

  • Post graduate degree preferred
  • Experience with and an understanding of line management responsibility for a technical team
  • Experience developing software for a highly-transactional retail online platform
  • A thorough understanding of software engineering practises and best practises, including Agile software development, source code control systems and the use of software IDEs and development and testing tools.
  • An understanding of software deployment tools, deployment processes and best practises
  • Experience working with no-SQL data stores like Mongo/Redis etc
  • Experience working with the AWS and/or Azure platforms
  • Experience with building Restful API web services

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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