• Location: South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town
  • Salary: ZAR45000 - ZAR65000 per month + flexible hours, remote day per week
  • Technology: Python Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 14th Jun, 2019
  • Reference: NTS140619
Senior Python Developer
Job Title - Senior Python Developer
Job Type - Permanent
Location: Southern Suburbs, Cape Town

About the Client:

My client takes an innovative and proactive approach to tackling business challenges and they are very customer focused. They love being heavily involved in their work and have a fantastic success rate - they are the definition of team work!

As the Senior Python Developer in their Agile focused team, you will be developing products and services using the latest technology stacks, keeping millions of individuals safe whilst they conduct business around the globe.

You will work in a unique and talented team with offices across the world in a flexible environment with fantastic tools and techniques. It is an interesting mixture of geospatial data analytics and mapping tools on scalable microservice architecture.

As their Senior Python Developer you will:

* Engage in full stack web software engineering using the environments, tools, technologies, and techniques of the software engineering team
* Develop the user interface for a next generation geospatial web application
* Actively participate in solution design and analysis work, technology evaluation, choice, and evolution
* Work closely with Product Owners to determine accurate level of effort estimates, collaborating on committed stories/tasks each sprint
* Be a leader, mentor and role model for developers in adopting both craftsmanship of well-engineered code and in adopting agile practices
* Understand and abide by information security practices for the protection of proprietary and private data
* Enthusiastically and energetically help drive the agile scrum process


Essential Qualifications / Skills:

* This client isn't specifically looking for a degree however a high level or professional experience providing the required skill and knowledge is essential. A 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 - ideally 3+ years
* Knowledge of JavaScript and related frameworks
* Must be capable of maintaining and developing Python applications
* API development and consumption of data through the likes of; redis, SQL, NoSQL


* Python and related libraries and frameworks
* Web mapping technologies such as MapBox
* Javascript and related frameworks
* Web UI elements (HTML5, CSS3, Responsive Design)
* Devops 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


* Free tea and coffee
* 50% pension contribution
* Smart casual dress code
* Flexible hours and 1 day a week remote working
* International company with a global footprint
* 100% life policy including disability and severe illness cover
* Free undercover on-site secure parking
* 50% gap cover contribution
* Flexible leave policy
* 50% medical aid contribution

Please ensure you meet the minimum requirements before applying for this position - due to a high volume of applications, if you haven't received a response within 5 working days your application has been unsuccessful.

Pearson Frank International is the leading Java recruitment firm, advertising more jobs than any other agency. We deal with both Digital Agencies & End Users Globally and by specialising solely in placing candidates in the market, I have built relationships with most of the key employers in the South African Market and have an unrivalled understanding of where the best opportunities and jobs are.

This is definitely a job you shouldn't let slip through your fingers. Not many companies will offer as many benefits as this. If you think that this job is something you might be looking for then please do not hesitate to contact me for a chat! Email: n.tolan-smith@pearsonfrank.com or phone: 0875505663

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