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  • Posted: May 31, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Shoprite Group of Companies, comprising several iconic brands, is the largest retailer in Africa. It started out as a group of eight grocery stores in 1979, and has grown into a technologically-advanced, continent-wide business selling items from food, liquor and medicine, to concert tickets and furniture. Today the Group is at the forefront of retail...
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    Senior Developer

    Job Objectives    
    1. Code, Test and Debug Software:

    • Ensure that coding mistakes are found and eliminated at the earliest possible point, by using the best available coding and debugging techniques, unit testing and TDD (where applicable), smoke testing and further testing, and interaction with QA professionals.
    • Apply DevSecOps principles by automating as much of code standards checks, built-in security and testing as possible.

    2. Deploying application to live environment:

    • Work in environments that may employ various approaches such as Scrum, Kanban, CI/CD, etc.
    • Gain a deep understanding and ability to employ and assist with the best available deployment approaches.

    3. Research and Development:

    • Keep improving your understanding of the ever-changing software industry.

    4. Customer Service:

    • Do everything with a customer-first approach.


    • 3 Years IT Degree/Diploma or Matric


    • Extensive, relevant and demonstrable job-related experience in writing robust, efficient production code.
    • Experience in general software development including testing and standards development with experience in backend, web and mobile technologies - (essential). Including the practical ability in developing applications using multiple programming languages, frameworks and technologies.
    • Experience developing in at least one of Java, J2EE, C++, C, Golang, (Preferred) in a front-end focused test-driven environment.
    • Experience with AWS, Stateless architecture design, Micro Services and the understanding of the strengths and weaknesses thereof.
    • Any additional experience in technical solutions support with exposure to both waterfall and agile projects in DevOps with the Agile/Scrum Tool set, preferably Atlassian.

    Knowledge and Skills    

    • Tech stack environment:
    • Development: Go Lang, Java, Node.Js, Bash, React.js
    • Containers: Docker, Kubernetes, ECS
    • Data: MongoDB, ElasticSearch, SQL,
    • Cloud: AWS Cloud technologies (EC2, ECS, EKS, S3, CloudWatch).
    • Integration: Payment gateway, POS,
    • CI/CD: Jenkins, AWS CodePipeline,
    • Testing: Selenium
    • Source Code Management: Git

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Shoprite Group of Companies on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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