WorldAware Sr Software Developer Jobs in South Africa

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At WorldAware, we take a proactive approach to solving business challenges and our customers are at the heart of everything we do. It’s the reason we love rolling up our sleeves and getting down to work – and it’s why we’re so successful. It takes an entire team to stand behind something big. Interested?

As a senior developer in one of our agile software engineering teams, you will develop software products and services to support the WorldAware mission, keeping millions of people safe as they do business around the world. You will work with a talented and diverse global team in a dynamic and flexible environment with the latest tools, technologies, and techniques.

Our team is engaged in the development of software that is an intriguing mixture of geospatial data analytics and mapping tools on a sophisticated scalable cloud-based microservice architecture.


  • Engages in full stack web software engineering using the environments, tools, technologies, and techniques of the software engineering team
    Develops the user interface for our next generation geospatial web application
    Actively participates in solution design and analysis work, technology evaluation, choice, and evolution
    Works closely with Product Owners to provide accurate level of effort estimates, collaborating on committed stories/tasks each sprint
    Be a mentor and role model for developers in adopting both craftsmanship of well-engineered code and in adopting agile
    Understands and adheres to information security philosophies and practices for the protection of our own and our clients’ proprietary and private data
    Enthusiastically and energetically helps drive the WorldAware agile scrum process


  • Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge is qualifying. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to a software development-related undergraduate degree plus 6 or more years of experience in software development
  • Must have Python expertise with popular frameworks such as Django
  • Knowledge of Javascript and related frameworks
  • Must be capable of maintaining and developing Python applications
  • API development and consumption of data through various data sources (redis, SQL, NoSQL)
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check
  • Python and related libraries and frameworks
    Web mapping technologies such as MapBox
    Javascript and related frameworks
    Web UI elements (HTML5, CSS3, Responsive Design)
  • Develops tools (Jenkins, Docker, Ansible, Terraform, etc.)
  • Cloud deployments and services (Amazon Web Service)
  • Postman (or similar, to test API calls)
    Version control using Git (preferably Bitbucket)
  • Able to implement unit testing
  • Demonstrated ability to pick-up and learn new technologies and concepts quickly
  • Detail-oriented with a quality of work ethic
  • Self-starting person that can proactively identify and solve problems and tasks
  • Creative and persistent engineering problem solver

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 5th November 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; WorldAware Sr Software Developer Jobs in South Africa

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