Who We Are
Are you looking to become part of a team that is changing the way businesses across the world build software? Our mission is to design, build, deploy and maintain innovative custom software that allows our clients to start, run and grow world-class businesses with globally distributed teams based in Johannesburg, London, Nairobi and Cape Town.
We are searching high and low for our next Senior Python Developer to join our world-class team.
- Supporting the design of next-generation systems
- Writing Python code that is reusable, testable and efficient
- Collaborating with a cross-functional team of engineers and product managers to plan and estimate the team’s work in a Sprint-Kanban hybrid workflow
- Working in a fast-moving but a stable environment in a continuous deployment workflow - testing and QA is very much a part of your role
- Contributing in planning sessions and retrospectives, including your own personal development time
- Mentoring junior developers
- Experience in a role such as Backend Platform Engineer, Platform Engineer, Software Engineer, Full Stack Developer, Full Stack Engineer, Software Development Engineer or similar
- 5+ years experience working with Python
- Experience building and maintaining real-world products using continuous integration/deployment to enable engineers to deploy code and configuration from local environments through to production
- A track-record of creating and maintaining automated tests to build high-quality software (unit, acceptance and UI tests)
- Experience with technologies and processes that we use - i.e. Django, PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, RabbitMQ, Nginx, Celery, Puppet, Fabric, Docker, AWS, TDD, GoCD, etc.
- A self-starter - able to use initiative and deliver results
- Highly collaborative - able to work successfully across teams
- Logical and strong problem solving skills
- Honours or Post-Grad in the Science Department (stats, maths, comp Sci, Engineering)
We invest in people who can see the future and who work hard to achieve it. SovTech has a young, dynamic, and fast-growing team. We’re only looking for outstanding people – those unique individuals who are brilliant, always happy to help, socialise, get involved, work hard, and enjoy what they do! We have a continuous learning culture that allows our people to grow and develop in the opportunities across our various teams. Keep reading to learn about what else we have to offer.
Finally, if that does not give you enough insight into SovTech, check out our Humans of SovTech Instagram page