Python / Django Engineer (6 month contract)

  • Paarden Eiland Rd, Cape Town, 7420, South Africa
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Contract

Company Description

Yoyo powers some of the world’s leading retail brands, through customer loyalty and rewards software solutions, to offer the world's most rewarding buying experience.

We create a space where passionate, smart, curious and creative people thrive.

Our values are our way of being, and how we show up every day.

This is how we help our clients build their best business and our staff build a career to be proud of. Living these values builds an environment where world-class passionate people create world-class scalable products that delight customers and consumers and drive scalable profit and revenue growth.

Job Description

You’re a Senior Python/ Django developer who demonstrates a high level of curiosity and keeps up with the latest technologies. You have developed and maintained multiple full stack web applications throughout the entirety of their lifecycle. You have a strong eye for software architecture and design. You want to tackle tough technical challenges and have a desire to impact local businesses and communities.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 4 + years’ experience as Python Software Engineer/ Senior Software Engineer/ Lead
  • Experience with dealing with stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong experience working with Django REST framework and related technologies 
  • Maintain a high level of quality in our code bases through well-written automated tests, good architecture and code review practices
  • Own, design and code product initiatives from start to finish
  • Consider and observe best practices regarding implementation of public facing APIs (i.e. input validation, error handling, etc.)

Advantageous:

  • Experience working for a startup
  • Experience working remotely/ with a remote team

Additional Information

Company Values:

  • Be passionate: Spiral up, be positive, bring momentum, and energy to those around you
  • Be an owner: Be accountable and take responsibility. Find solutions, learn from your mistakes and own tasks to completion
  • Be world class at speed: Delivering world leading solutions at speed
  • Be curious and creative: Constantly innovating, exploring, learning, stretching yourself, pushing the boundaries and thinking out of the box
  • Be a team player: Leave ego at the door, be teachable, engaged, inclusive, and transparent. Bring the best of yourself and the best out of others, rallying behind a larger team mission

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