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Java & Python Software Engineer (CPT Hybrid)

IT – Software DevelopmentStellenbosch – Western Cape
2 weeks ago
Application ends: July 24, 2024
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Deadline date:
July 24, 2024

Job Description


ENVIRONMENT:
A highly skilled & solutions-driven Software Engineer well-versed in building reliable, scalable enterprise software systems is sought by a prominent Telecommunications Solutions provider. You will join the core team building the underlying application platform that hosts mission-critical services across the product suite. You will also help cement market leadership by architecting highly scalable, distributed processing systems that deliver powerful telecoms intelligence from Big Data. You’ll be a key contributor on an Agile, customer-centric team following modern CI/CD practices. Applicants will require a BSc. Computer Science/BEng (with Computer Science subjects up to final year) or equivalent plus 5 year’s relevant experience in an aligned position. You will also need hands-on experience with the full development lifecycle – from design to deployment to maintenance – is a must. Your tech toolset should include Java, Python, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Vertica, TimescaleDB, Kafka, Docker, etc.
 
DUTIES:
  • Develop core software frameworks and services used across our product suite.
  • Evaluate emerging technologies and integrate cutting-edge solutions.
  • Build high-performance data loading applications for massive databases.
  • Optimize data retrieval through query analysis and tuning.
  • Implement automated testing for functionality, performance and CI/CD.
  • Deploy solutions to production, provide support, incorporate feedback.
  • Troubleshoot issues and rapidly resolve problems.
  • Design and develop distributed, service-oriented, event-driven architectures.
  • Integrate diverse systems within a service-oriented architecture.
  • Estimate development efforts and create implementation plans.
  • Apply SOLID principles and modular architecture patterns.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • BSc. Computer Science, BEng (with Computer Science subjects up to final year) or equivalent plus 5 year’s relevant experience in an aligned position.
  • Hands-on experience with the full development lifecycle – from design to deployment to maintenance – is a must.
  • Strong skills in core Software Development fundamentals, distributed systems, asynchronous messaging and service integration are ideal.
  • Have a track record of building rock-solid production software that performs at scale.
 
Tech Stack:
Languages: Java, Python
Databases: PostgreSQL, MySQL, Vertica, TimescaleDB
Message Brokers: Kafka
Container Technologies: Docker, Podman
Orchestration/Scheduling: Nomad
Inter-Process Communication: gRPC, Protocol Buffers
Monitoring/Logging: Grafana, Elasticsearch, Kibana, OpenTracing (Jaeger)
Build Tools: Maven, Jenkins
Orchestration: SaltStack
Operating Systems: Linux (CentOS, Rocky)
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • You get excited about tackling complex system challenges.
  • Takes a pragmatic approach to innovating simplicity and delivering value.
  • You thrive in a team of highly skilled individual contributors.
  • You go deep to gain comprehensive domain knowledge.
  • An excellent communicator who promotes collaboration across teams.
  • A perpetual learner always expanding your skills and knowledge.
  • Self-motivated, prioritize well and can run independently.
  • You proactively improve processes to boost quality and productivity.
  • Detail-oriented problem-solvers comfortable working on mission-critical systems.  
  • The ability to think through intricate requirements, while applying practical solutions, is key.