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Team Lead / Architect

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa. Cape Town
Job TypePermanent
EducationDegree or Diploma

Job Description

Team Lead / Developer position is available with a great company in the Cape Town area. The client is looking for someone with strong experience in PHP, Ruby or Python, a high sense of urgency, ability to lead and collaborate with fellow engineers, willingness to learn and grow in all areas of software engineering and teamwork.


• Help build an unrivalled enterprise E-commerce platform on NodeJS.

• Help Design and deliver a highly scalable, fault-tolerant, platform processing thousands of E-commerce transactions per day.

• Lead a team of 3-10 engineers

Qualifications and Experience:

• Degree or Diploma in IT Software Development

• 7+ years of production/real-world software experience in a *NIX environment

• Hands-on server-side web development in frameworks like Ruby/Rails, PHP or Java/Spring or Python

• +2 years NodeJS and Express

• Experience building robust REST APIs for internal and external usage, connecting to numerous systems including frontend UX, reporting and analysis tools

• Solid understanding of RPC protocols such as SOAP, XML-RPC, JSON-RPC etc.

• In depth experience with MySQL/Percona/Postgres and be keen to adopt MariaDb

• Ability to pick up new technologies quickly, including new web frameworks and open source technologies

• Familiarity with message queuing i.e. AMQP

• Rabbitmq/Activemq/Zeromq

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: or fax to: 086 600 7977, you can also contact Justine on 011 807 8064

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 working days after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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