Software Engineer – Largest e-Commerce Retailer @ R700k – JHB

South Africa’s leading online retailer is looking for highly talented Software Development Engineers to join their exciting team in Rosebank, Johannesburg. They are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hardworking people to join their team. They offer market related benefits, a great working 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 are looking for a Site Reliability Engineer to work on their Platform team. You should be initiative and comfortable in taking ownership over assigned projects while working collaboratively in a team environment. You will work with technical colleagues and should be comfortable gathering and organizing information into a sensible action plan.

If you would like to be part of a standard of excellence, then this may be the right place for you! APPLY NOW!


  • 5+ years in API and Web development
  • Highly proficient with Python or PHP, and related web frameworks and web technologies, such as Django, Flask, or Laravel
  • Relational databases
  • Architecting, developing, testing and maintaining HTTP based APIs
  • Development in a Linux
  • Experience or interest in learning Docker and Kubernetes
  • Solid understanding of version control systems (especially git)
  • Advanced understanding of theoretical programming fundamentals, including but not limited to algorithms, data structures, design patterns and OOP
  • Comfortable with the odd front-end job – must have basic skills with (X)HTML, CSS and JS


  • Design, develop and test code written in Python, working on a platform in Python and bash
  • Building tooling around DevOps and Software Engineering best practices
  • Draft technical specifications and briefs
  • Monitor latency, performance, efficiency, and change management.
  • Passionate about improving resilience and observability of distributed systems
  • Perform code reviews
  • Maintain and improve code quality
  • Write and deploy robust and backwards compatible code


  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Engineering or Computer Science

Reference Number for this position is GZ42207 which is a permanent position based in Rosebank offering a cost to company salary negotiable on experience and ability at around R700k per annum. Contact Garth on [email protected] or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities

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