Software Development Required – Apply:
The position reports to the Software Development Manager (eCommerce)
Your responsibilities will include:
We are looking for an experienced software development team lead to join a versatile and creative IT management team.
As the development lead you will lead a group of developers and testers constantly striving for quality solutions that are delivered on time, within budget and scope, and drive a culture of quality and personal accountability.
You will need a strong understanding of large-scale e-commerce platform development, have experience building RESTful web applications and an appreciation of the technical challenges developers face.
You will be from a development background and have a good understanding of architectural practices. You will be an advocate of Agile engineering practices and you will have prior line management experience with a track record of keeping highly skilled developers motivated.
Successfully launch new products quickly as well as manage a large existing code base.
This is an exciting opportunity to lead a growing team of engineers working on our ambitious development roadmap.
This is a hands-on role: you should expect to spend at least 50% of your time writing code, or working with others on your team directly contributing to the production of code.
The other 50% of your time will be split between architectural and strategic planning with peers and senior developers and the day-to-day people management and development required of a high-performing and successful team.
Preferred Qualifications & Experience
Degree in Computer Science or engineering
Post graduate degree preferred
Experience with and an understanding of line management responsibility for a technical team
Experience developing software for a highly-transactional retail online platform
A thorough understanding of software engineering practices and best practices, including
Agile software development, source code control systems and the use of software IDEs and development and testing tools.
An understanding of software deployment tools, deployment processes and best practices
Experience working with no-SQL data stores like Mongo/Redis etc
Experience with cloud implementations such as Google Cloud (or AWS,Azure) platforms
Experience with building Restful API web services
Technical Skills & Knowledge
Experience leading a team technically, with a focus on a very high quality output
Experience mentoring and developing technical teams
Experience working within an Agile and Devops team, and an advocate of that culture
Excellent problem-solving skills
Excellent technical app architecture experience
Experience developing Python in a test-driven environment (and/or at least in one of the following – Java, C, C++)
Good SQL and MySQL experience in a high-load environment
Significant technical experience and a proven track record of architectural ownership and understanding.
A thorough understanding of computer science fundamentals, including object-oriented design and data structures and algorithms
Experience in developing distributed, high transactional and available systems
Experience mentoring and developing others technically
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Job Reference #: RDR0074