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Technical Lead / Manager

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa. Cape Town
SalaryR50k – R45k
Job TypePermanent
EducationBA/BS in Computer Science
Experience+5 years

Job Description

This client is an ambitious company with very ambitious goals—and they work hard to achieve them.

If chosen for this role you will be pivotal in translating their business goals into a product that is functionally brilliant, easily scalable and truly world-class. In addition, you will provide leadership to projects that will shape the company’s future.

Their system stack consists of Ubuntu Linux, Nagios, Python, Django, CherryPy, MySQL and FreeSWITCH – so you WILL need to have some knowledge of this.


We are looking for someone who has been there, done that and has the stripes to prove it. Someone who has done it before, perhaps failed a couple of times but definitely experienced the success of it as well. Someone who not only agrees with, but also is passionate about, the clients philosophy that the customer is king, and hence, that usability and excellent user experience is at the essence of any successful product.

Desired Skills & Experience

Key responsibilities

Manage the software engineering team and all developments initiatives including, task planning and code reviews.

Drive technical projects and provide leadership in an innovative and fast-paced environment.

Take responsibility for the overall planning, execution and success of complex technical projects. Work in conjunction with product management team and take our product to new heights.

Minimum experience

>5 years of relevant experience including programming/software engineering.

>3 years’ experience as team leader, managing a team of people in a project-based environment

Proven successful track record

Worked on projects with code shipped and in production

Well versed in virtualised services for QA and UAT purposes.

Design: full stack design of "real time" integrated systems (>10 services/ components).

Qualifications Required:

BA/BS in Computer Science (In lieu of degree, 4 years relevant work experience).

5 years’ experience as a technical lead with managerial capacity


Knowledge of development management strategies: Agile, Kanban, Devops.

Insight into databases: SQL and basic administration

System administration: Linux, monitoring tools.


Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: or fax to: 086 600 7977. You can also contact Cheyenne or Sam on 011 807 8064. Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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