• Location: South Africa, Gauteng, Sandton
  • Salary: ZAR600000 - ZAR800000 per annum + Benefits
  • Technology: Python Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 26th Aug, 2019
  • Reference: DEVMANSDTJHB26819
Job Type: Development Manager

Location: Sandton, Johannesburg

Contact name: Liam Burrell

Telephone: +27 87 237 9834

Salary: Up to R800,000 per annum

This company helps organisations to navigate and address the challenges and opportunities presented in the spheres of data and analytics to give a competitive advantage.

They are looking for a Development Manager to assist them as they look to grow further across Africa and the USA.


Consulting delivery

* Support consulting delivery by assisting following best practice
* Develop data pipelines for consulting delivery
* Assist in productionalising where required on delivery roles
* Coding and developing solutions

Product development

* Design product process
* Design and improve overall architecture of Analytix Engines
* Communicate with stakeholders
* Manage the product development process
* Ensure quality DevOps
* Accelerate product delivery
* Ensure good quality documentation
* Maintain quality and ensure responsiveness of applications
* Maintain code integrity and organisation
* Implementation of security and data protection
* Coding and development


* Write marketing documents for products
* Present at conferences


* Compile proposal documentation for funding projects


* Develop, implement and monitor appropriate administration processes
* Contribute to the budgeting process
* Administer HR aspects of development team

Building a team

* Source and recruit new talent
* Train new employees
* Manage team of developers
* Build morale
* Retain talent

Skills and experience


* Minimum of a technical IT related bachelors degree


* 4 - 8 years' professional working experience
* Minimum of 4 years' relevant product development experience


* Python as your first language
* Full stack background
* Back end coding
* Front end development
* Experience in building machine learning models
* Big Data skills such as Natural Language Processing
* Database skills
* Good coding practice (DevOps / Version Control / CI/CD etc)
* Consulting experience is an advantage

Performance goals

* tbc

To apply, please send your CV to l.burrell@pearsonfrank.com or call +27 87 237 9834

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