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Senior Back End Developer at Datafin Recruitment



An innovative FinTech company in Stellenbosch seeks the coding expertise of a self-directed lead developer who can effectively manage complex projects and priorities. Your role will be to produce cutting-edge software solutions while taking responsibility for the complete software development life cycle, from design to deployment. You should be comfortable with back-end coding languages, development frameworks, third-party libraries, and deployment technologies. You will need an appropriate BSc./BEng. University degree – Honors or higher would be preferred, at least 8 years of development experience including software design and architecture, cloud computing with AWS and GCP and proficiency in Node.js, Python, NoSQL, Linux , Docker, CI/CD – Jenkins , TeamCity, Azure Pipelines. Any mobile experience (hybrid or native) will prove beneficial.


  • Work with development teams, product managers and customers to design software solutions.
  • Design and implement cloud-based back-end solutions.
  • Design client-side and server-side architecture.
  • Develop and maintain well-functioning databases and applications.
  • Design and implement efficient APIs (REST/GraphQL).
  • Testing software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency.
  • Troubleshoot, debug and update software.
  • Facilitate clear communications with and around the team.


Skills –

  • Relevant BSc. Or BEng. University diploma; Hons. or higher is preferred. Good academic performance, outstanding in software development/programming courses.

Experience/Skills –

  • Minimum 8 years of development experience.
  • Software and architectural design.
  • Cloud computing with AWS and GCP.
  • Node.js, Python or other language used in Cloud Computing.
  • Experience with relational databases and NoSQL.
  • Linux, Docker.
  • CI/CD (e.g. Jenkins, TeamCity, Azure Pipelines, etc.).


  • Independent problem solver and analytical thinker.
  • Perseverance.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Reliable, responsible and collaborative.
  • Able to work well in a team as well as individually.
  • Excited to learn, push technical boundaries and find new solutions.
  • Able to show initiative.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Passionate about technology.

Although we would really like to respond to every application, if you are not contacted for this position within 10 working days, please consider your application unsuccessful.


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