Takealot Software Engineer - Python - Jobs in South Africa
Takealot Software Engineer - Python - Jobs in South AfricaWe are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us.
We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.
You'll have the choice of one of the many exciting development teams.
The teams predominantly use Python, and their tech stacks differ depending on their involvement within our supply chain.
Bachelor’s degree, with a major in Computer Science or similar (your experience can override this requirement)
Minimum of two years experience in a software engineering role
Excellent problem-solving skills
A thorough understanding of computer science fundamentals, including object-oriented design, data structures and algorithms
Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude, and high energy
Strong analytical and critical thinking, using data to inform decisions
Ability to disaggregate and structure solutions to ambiguous problems
Solid quantitative skills
Ability to interview and interact
professionally, with internal and external people
Capability to present ideas succinctly, in writing and verbally
Versatile and with the appetite to learn by doing
Your Job role
Design and build solutions to assist our business users, and improve customer experience
Architect and design solutions with your team
Keep up to date with technology trends, both locally and internationally
Apply creative thought processes to solve complex challenges at scale
Strong focus on making Takealot.com the best place to shop at, a happy customer is a repeat customer
Drive for excellence, to help foster a world-class engineering team
Our tech stack (the highlights)
MySQL, Kafka, PostgreSQL, MongoDB
nginx, RabbitMQ, memcached
Docker, Kubernetes, Chef
GitHub, Travis CI, Jenkins
Amazon EC2, Amazon S3
We seek to employ Extraordinary Minds, people who are
Experts at DOING, they can not only design but also execute
Analytical, able to use data to make decisions. Letting data decide but not consume
Although innovation is important, GREAT requires a lot of work. This does not happen only in business hours
Always questioning the status quo
Not averse to risk
Business smart. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input
Self-directed, taking action based on own initiative
Collaborative Thorough User focused, always trying to understand a product from the users perspective
Able to communicate clearly and not afraid to voice an opinion, no matter how unpopular
We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who
is forthright but respectful
is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours
is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
is able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input
is curious and challenge the status quo
is innovative and enjoys iteration
will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com.
thinks like an owner of the business.
is SMART, has INTEGRITY and is HARDWORKING
How to Apply
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