Python Developer - Parvana, Cape Town

  • Cape Town
  • Salary: Market Related (Negotiable)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: IT, Technology, Technical
  • Posted by Parvana on Friday, March 15, 2019
  • Reference: GA 1001655
  • Apply before Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 25 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Parvana

About the Client:

Fortunately for us, our wonderful American client has chosen to base their entire Research and Development team in the Cape.

They have made huge investments in their CT office and are here to stay and grow their team. If research and development, complex applications, pure development (no maintenance) and learning new things interests you, then this is the right company for you.

Based in the northern suburbs, this organisation is highly progressive offering generous flexi-time and other benefits.

Purpose of the Role:

  • The Engineering department is responsible for the design, development and Go-To market of software products, working in agile delivery teams.

  • The main responsibility of a Developer is product design, coding, bug verification and automated testing.

  • Focus areas will include software development processes, obtaining a comprehensive understanding of all product functionality, development methodologies and design.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Feature ownership and responsibility for product design and coding. This includes the use of specific tools and functionality that generate customer deliverables and templates.

  • Automated unit and functional tests, run through a continuous integration server

  • Quality focus throughout the delivery cycle

  • Advanced configuration and build management 

  • Work closely with the customer and the service organization in understanding and delivering customer requirements. On occasion, this could include overseas travel.

  • Customer support, including after-hour support, for defect correction and consulting on service resolution.

  • Participating in agile development process as project requires

  • Collaborating in the team to continually improve the product and delivery processes.

Candidate Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Minimum 3 years of technical experience in software development
  • A tertiary qualification in IT or related fields is required
  • Additional certifications in relevant technologies (such as CISCO certifications), will be highly beneficial.
Technical Skills & Experience:
  • At least 3 years of technical development experience.
  • Should not be development language bound as you may be required to learn new skills.
  • Python experience a distinct advantage, JavaScript also but top technical developers using other languages (C++ etc.) will also be considered.
  • Solid experience with Linux will stand your application in good stead.
  • Networking understanding/skills are required.
  • Self-reliant, self-managing team player with good interpersonal skills required.
  • A keen interest in technology, an exciting repertoire of projects and a track record of achievements will get you in!
  • Experience with modern continuous integration and automated testing approaches would be beneficial.
Driving/Travel Requirements: 
  • Must hold current valid driver’s license and passport
  • You must have the legal right to work in South Africa.

Tags/Keywords: INDD
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About Parvana

We are a recruitment company specialising in IT, telco & Finance with offices in South Africa and the United Kingdom. We are a highly skilled team that endeavours to provide a personal, efficient and value add service.

PARVANA is Persian for butterfly.

An unusual name for a recruitment agency perhaps, but we like to think it will stick with you next time you think about new opportunities.

At Parvana, we pride ourselves on our ability to not only assist our clients who are trying to find the best talent, but to guide and offer advice to our candidates who are looking for a new career.

That’s why when any executive or high profile employee is looking for a new career, they head directly to Parvana - and so should you.