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Software Java Engineer

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Location:

Johannesburg, Gauteng 

Salary:

Market Related per month

Posted:

17-05-2019
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Job Type:

Permanent

Job Level:

Senior

Employment Equity:

Open to All Candidates
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Job Description:

A renowned and leading ecommerce retailer in South Africa is looking for a Senior Java Engineer to join their team on a full time permanent basis for their offices in either CBD, Cape Town or Stellenbosch, Winelands or Johannesburg. (You can choose which location will best suite you!)
 
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.
 
They offer some of the best salaries in the industry plus, work from home, half day and flexi hours and employee education assist. Apart from that they also have free coffee bars, sushi bars, gourmet restaurants, resting pods, open bar on Thursday and Fridays with free drinks and major employee discounts for any online products. They also offer free online courses, birthday leave, free parking and DSTV discount. The total package offers full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and promise that one will not be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build a great career with them. All necessary training and mentoring will be provided.
 
They really have an incredible trendy working environment, best way to describe their offices environment is exactly like Google and this is the reason why they are South Africa’s leading ecommerce business.
 
They are a young, dynamic company growing at a phenomenal rate and looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join their team. 
They are one of the largest and most innovative ecommerce retailers on the African continent.
 
Apart from their offices in CBD, Cape Town, Stellenbosch and Johannesburg, they also have expanding warehouses in Johannesburg and Cape Town, while expanding department selection to over 21 departments across Electronics, Lifestyle, Media & Gaming and Fashion.
They have over 1,200 employees and have an excellent employee retention rate, because they value their employees.
 
They are an energetic team and are fully responsible for all the systems required to support the company delivery network as well as the unique challenges that come with logistics and scale. They make extensive use of functional programming within the team using the Scala language.  The main focus of the team is to migrate the delivery platform from PHP to Scala. They have adopted a microservices architecture to both isolate their logic and to enable scale. They follow the event driven architecture as well as utilize a graph database to model their delivery network. They are currently working through unique problems in the logistics space and are actively researching the usage of the actor model design pattern and graph traversal optimization.
We are providing an opportunity to Java/OO developers with a keen interest to move to the functional programming world. All necessary training and mentoring will be provided to enable the transition.
 
The reporting structure will work where the successful candidate will report to the Software Development Manager.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Developing & optimizing systems to manage both parcel & delivery throughout South Africa
  • Working with business to improve processes to allow for more efficient deliveries
  • Researching & defining solutions within logistic domain
  • Working predominantly on open source platforms
  • End to end ownership of solutions
 
Attributes:
  • Solid communication skills
  • Proactive
  • Comfortable with change
  • Problem-solver
  • Solutions-orientated
  • Willing to learn as well as teach others
 
Tech Stack:
  • Scala
  • Play Framework
  • Akka Actors
  • React
  • Postgres
  • Mqtt & Kafka
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Graphite and Grafana
  • Git
 
Qualifications/Experience:
  • Experience in writing robust, efficient production code
  • Experience with SQL database systems
  • Experience with development in a Linux environment
  • A suitable degree or similar qualification
  • Proficient in a strongly typed language such as either Java, Scala or C#
  • Open to diversifying language skill set
 
Environment:
  • Our employees are entrepreneurial & dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun & share the ambition of the company being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.
  • They have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, & are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where they can improve.
  • They are short on ego and high on output.
  • They are doers and not only thinkers, it's all in the execution after all.
  • They love what they do & what they are creating.
 
Characteristics:
  • Respectful but forthright
  • Competitive, self-directed & strive to be the BEST
  • Passionate about the potential of e-commerce & delivering world-class customer experience
  • Entrepreneurial, thrives under change & accepts it is a constant & always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
  • Business SMART: Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical & product input;
  • Curious & challenge the status quo
  • Innovative & enjoys iteration
  • Collaborative
  • Cutting edge of developing new concepts for the company
  • Is Smart, has integrity and is Hard Working

Job Category:

Software Engineer, Systems Developer
Company Info
Tectology Holdings
Pretoria, GP, South Africa

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Company Profile



Company Info


Tectology Holdings
Pretoria, GP, South Africa

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Software Java Engineer

col-narrow-left   

Location:

Johannesburg, Gauteng 

Salary:

Market Related per month

Posted:

17-05-2019
col-narrow-right   

Job Type:

Permanent

Job Level:

Senior

Employment Equity:

Open to All Candidates
col-wide   

Job Description:

A renowned and leading ecommerce retailer in South Africa is looking for a Senior Java Engineer to join their team on a full time permanent basis for their offices in either CBD, Cape Town or Stellenbosch, Winelands or Johannesburg. (You can choose which location will best suite you!)
 
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.
 
They offer some of the best salaries in the industry plus, work from home, half day and flexi hours and employee education assist. Apart from that they also have free coffee bars, sushi bars, gourmet restaurants, resting pods, open bar on Thursday and Fridays with free drinks and major employee discounts for any online products. They also offer free online courses, birthday leave, free parking and DSTV discount. The total package offers full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and promise that one will not be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build a great career with them. All necessary training and mentoring will be provided.
 
They really have an incredible trendy working environment, best way to describe their offices environment is exactly like Google and this is the reason why they are South Africa’s leading ecommerce business.
 
They are a young, dynamic company growing at a phenomenal rate and looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join their team. 
They are one of the largest and most innovative ecommerce retailers on the African continent.
 
Apart from their offices in CBD, Cape Town, Stellenbosch and Johannesburg, they also have expanding warehouses in Johannesburg and Cape Town, while expanding department selection to over 21 departments across Electronics, Lifestyle, Media & Gaming and Fashion.
They have over 1,200 employees and have an excellent employee retention rate, because they value their employees.
 
They are an energetic team and are fully responsible for all the systems required to support the company delivery network as well as the unique challenges that come with logistics and scale. They make extensive use of functional programming within the team using the Scala language.  The main focus of the team is to migrate the delivery platform from PHP to Scala. They have adopted a microservices architecture to both isolate their logic and to enable scale. They follow the event driven architecture as well as utilize a graph database to model their delivery network. They are currently working through unique problems in the logistics space and are actively researching the usage of the actor model design pattern and graph traversal optimization.
We are providing an opportunity to Java/OO developers with a keen interest to move to the functional programming world. All necessary training and mentoring will be provided to enable the transition.
 
The reporting structure will work where the successful candidate will report to the Software Development Manager.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Developing & optimizing systems to manage both parcel & delivery throughout South Africa
  • Working with business to improve processes to allow for more efficient deliveries
  • Researching & defining solutions within logistic domain
  • Working predominantly on open source platforms
  • End to end ownership of solutions
 
Attributes:
  • Solid communication skills
  • Proactive
  • Comfortable with change
  • Problem-solver
  • Solutions-orientated
  • Willing to learn as well as teach others
 
Tech Stack:
  • Scala
  • Play Framework
  • Akka Actors
  • React
  • Postgres
  • Mqtt & Kafka
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Graphite and Grafana
  • Git
 
Qualifications/Experience:
  • Experience in writing robust, efficient production code
  • Experience with SQL database systems
  • Experience with development in a Linux environment
  • A suitable degree or similar qualification
  • Proficient in a strongly typed language such as either Java, Scala or C#
  • Open to diversifying language skill set
 
Environment:
  • Our employees are entrepreneurial & dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun & share the ambition of the company being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.
  • They have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, & are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where they can improve.
  • They are short on ego and high on output.
  • They are doers and not only thinkers, it's all in the execution after all.
  • They love what they do & what they are creating.
 
Characteristics:
  • Respectful but forthright
  • Competitive, self-directed & strive to be the BEST
  • Passionate about the potential of e-commerce & delivering world-class customer experience
  • Entrepreneurial, thrives under change & accepts it is a constant & always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
  • Business SMART: Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical & product input;
  • Curious & challenge the status quo
  • Innovative & enjoys iteration
  • Collaborative
  • Cutting edge of developing new concepts for the company
  • Is Smart, has integrity and is Hard Working

Job Category:

Software Engineer, Systems Developer
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