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  • Posted: May 21, 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 Full Stack Developer

    Job Objectives    

    • Work across the full stack, building highly scalable distributed solutions that enable positive user experiences.
    • Develop new features and infrastructure development in support of rapidly emerging business and project requirements.
    • Develop solutions according to standards and best practice for front-end, back-end and integration to other solutions.
    • Lead new projects from conceptualisation to deployment, ensuring the delivery of software solutions to minimum viable product (MVP) standard.
    • Design and provide guidance on building end-to-end systems optimised for speed and scale.
    • Ensure application performance, uptime, and scale, maintaining high standards of code quality and thoughtful application design.
    • Design and develop reliable, effective, and robust APIs.
    • Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency. Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software as required.
    • Work with agile development methodologies, adhering to best practices and pursuing continued learning opportunities.
    • Collaborate with technical and business stakeholders to produce scalable software solutions to MVP standard.
    • Remain abreast of and understand current trends in web applications and programming languages to inform current solutions. Continuously make recommendations to improve effectiveness.


    • Grade 12 with job-related experience
    • Diploma or degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent (preferred)


    • 5-8 years experience as a Full Stack Developer or similar role (essential)
    • 3 years of experience in a corporate, retail environment in a similar role (preferred)
    • 3 years of experience building large-scale software applications (preferred)

    Knowledge and Skills    

    • Exposure to and experience with various front-end and back-end development tools, namely:
    • Fundamental front-end languages such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (essential)
    • Server-side languages such as Python, Java, Ruby, .NET (essential), GoLang, PHP, .Net
    • Javascript frameworks such as AngularJS, React, and Amber (preferred)
    • Database technology such as MySQL, RDBMS, and NoSQL (e.g. MySQL, SQL Server and
    • MongoDB) (preferred)
    • MEAN web frameworks such as MongoDB, AngularJS or NodeJS (preferred)
    • Native application development in iOS (XCode) and Android (preferred)
    • Exposure to Cloud (Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure) (preferred)
    • AWS, Azure, or relevant certification (preferred)

    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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