Job title: Software Engineer (Python)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Retail
Expertise: IT & Telecoms
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Job published: 30-07-2020
Job ID: 32549
Contact name: Megan Heppell
Phone number: 087 898 9448 or 44 121 285 3888
Contact email:

Job Description

My client, a well-known retailer, is looking for a smart, creative and hard-working Software Engineer to join their team. You will be required to design and build solutions to assist business users and improve customer experience.



  • Architect and design solutions
  • Keep up to date with technology trends
  • Apply creative thought processes to solve complex challenges at scale
  • Working on the following technical stack:
    • Python, Javascript, React, jQuery, PHP
    • MySQL, Kafka, PostgreSQL, MongoDB
    • nginx, RabbitMQ, memcached
    • Docker, Kubernetes, Chef
    • GitHub, Travis CI, Jenkins
    • Amazon EC2, Amazon S3



  • Bachelor’s degree, with a major in Computer Science or similar
  • Minimum 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