Our client, based in Cape Town, needs a smart, dynamic execution focused architect who can help scale a service to meet the needs of rapidly growing, high volume service offering. The successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to build a high volume, highly reliable platform while demonstrating technical leadership for more junior developers.
You will be a strong technical leader who is able to operate in a high performing team, can creatively balance high quality delivery with customer focus to meet business needs, has excellent communications skills and a proven track record of delivering results in an aggressive and fast-paced environment.
Bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, mathematics, electrical engineering, or related field
Understanding of basic financial and accounting concepts
10+ years of experience designing, developing, and testing software services
Seven+ years of experience with Ruby, Python, Java, or Scala
Five+ years of experience with Linux or MacOS
Five+ years of experience using Agile development methodologies
Hands on experience with the design and development of high volume, highly reliable services
Experience integrating real-time machine learning/AI/decision optimization in a big-data (HDFS+Map-Reduce) environment is highly desirable
Exerience working in Amazon Web Service environments (EC2, Elastic Beanstalk) is highly desirable
Main duties and responsibilities:
Design, implement, and support Jumo’s platform
Actively participate in and contribute to architectural and technical stack choices
Recommend and implement technical solutions in a phased approach to migrate customers and add partners on to the client platform
Diagnose and correct problems with production services
Interact with product managers, channel managers, partners, and business stakeholders to define platform requirements
Lead small teams of engineers
Drive agile project planning process
Mentor junior engineers
Suitable candidates are encouraged to submit their CV to .