Senior Python Developer
Are you intent on leaving a legacy that can benefit future generations?
Data engineering, ML Application Deployment
Cape Town, South Africa
Company Size
50-200 employees
More than 5 years
Employment Type
15 days ago

Zutari? Who are we? What are we about?

We at Zutari are human centred engineering consultants and advisors who are trusted by our clients, business partners, communities and other stakeholders across Africa.

We co-create with our stakeholders and that helps us in providing a solution that is fit for purpose for the end user.

At Zutari we are not apologetic about diversity and inclusion.  We recognise the talents and differences of all our people and the ecosystem they represent.  We know that we cannot succeed on our own and we are dependent on our diverse workforce for success.

We draw on our expertise to engineer solutions that enable communities, economies, and environments to thrive.  We rely on the diversity of our workforce to approach challenges from different perspectives, so we can find solutions that represent and benefit the vibrant people who live on our beautiful continent.  We recognise the challenges our people face and we are single minded about making a difference and seeking out the talent we have.

Stay connected with us on our social media platforms and visit our Careers website to find out more about Zutari.  #ZutariTalent

What kind of talent are we looking for?

We relentlessly pursue those rainmakers who are different, those who say it can be done, those who seek alternative innovative solutions and who share our hope of making an impact in the lives of our fellow Africans.

Are you intent on leaving a legacy that can benefit future generations?  If you have what it takes, if you are authentic and different, we want to hear from you.  This might just be the place to unleash your creativity.

If you have the qualifications, skills, and experience to help us work as a team to engineer human-centred solutions to challenges in Africa, then we would love to hear from you!

To become part of our diverse workforce of highly skilled professionals, see below our requirements:

The successful candidate will assist with the planning, designing, development, deployment and maintenance of Computational Design solutions.  The successful candidate will become part of a small team within Zutari responsible for the development of exciting and disruptive solutions in the Infrastructure Engineering industry.  We will expect that the successful candidate is senior enough to take the lead in design and development activities as well as testing, debugging and deploying applications.

It would be expected of the candidate to gain a comprehensive understanding of both the existing code base as well as the underlying solution domains.

Role Responsibilities

  • Leading in the development of computational design software solutions
  • Collaborating with domain experts to interpret business requirements
  • Designing and implementing functional requirements using Object-Oriented analysis and design techniques and following Agile methodologies
  • Write clean, scalable and maintainable Object-Oriented code
  • Implementing and managing unit, integration and end-to-end testing
  • Managing bug fixes and feature enhancements and managing version control through Git based repository
  • Implementing and managing CI/CD and releases on Azure DevOps or similar platform

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum a BSc Computer Science or equivalent
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in Python development
  • Additional technologies including C#, Java, C++, R will be highly advantageous
  • Proficiency in Python web frameworks such as Django, Flask or similar will be advantageous
  • Proven experience in both SQL and NoSQL database technologies
  • Proven experience using Object-Oriented analysis and design techniques
  • Willingness to play leading role in an Agile and Scrum development environment
  • Proficient in Git, Azure DevOps, Azure cloud infrastructure
  • Ability to effectively operate in a domain that involves complex infrastructure engineering applications
  • Ability to operate both independently and as part of a team

We believe that a diverse work force is key to our business success.  We seek the best people for our jobs based on their skills, qualifications and experience.  We embrace the principle of equal opportunity in employment and we work towards eliminating all forms of unlawful discrimination in our employment practices.  In support of diversity and the equal opportunity principle, preference will be given to individuals from designated groups within South Africa.

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