AN innovative FinTech company in Stellenbosch seeks the coding expertise of a self-driven Senior Back End Developer who is able to effectively manage complex projects and priorities. Your role will entail producing cutting-edge software solutions while taking responsibility for the full software development lifecycle, from conception to deployment. You must be comfortable around back end coding languages, development frameworks, third-party libraries and deployment technologies. You will require a suitable BSc./BEng. University Degree – Honours or higher would be preferred, at least 8 years’ Dev experience including Software & Architecture Design, Cloud Computing using AWS and GCP and have proficiency with Node.js, Python, NoSQL, Linux, Docker, CI/CD – Jenkins, TeamCity, Azure Pipelines. Any mobile (hybrid or native) experience will prove beneficial.


  • Work with Development teams, Product Managers and clients to design software solutions.
  • Design and implement cloud-based back end solutions.
  • Design client-side and server-side architecture.
  • Develop and manage well-functioning databases and applications.
  • Design and implement effective APIs (REST/GraphQL).
  • Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency.
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software.
  • Facilitate clear communications with and around the team.


Qualifications –

  • Relevant BSc. Or BEng. University Degree; Hons. or higher is preferable. Good academic performance, exceptional in Software Development / Programming courses.

Experience/Skills –

  • Minimum 8 years of Development experience.
  • Software and Architecture Design.
  • Cloud computing using AWS and GCP.
  • Node.js, Python or other language used in Cloud Computing.
  • Experience with Relational and NoSQL databases.
  • Linux, Docker.
  • CI/CD (e.g., Jenkins, TeamCity, Azure Pipelines, etc.).


  • Independent problem-solver and analytical thinker.
  • Perseverance.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Dependable, responsible and collaborative.
  • Able to work well in a team as well as individually.
  • Excited about learning, pushing technical limits and finding new solutions.
  • Able to demonstrate initiative.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Passionate about technology.

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.


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Desired Skills:

  • Senior
  • Back
  • End

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