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  • Posted: Aug 28, 2020
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    Crayon specialises in supporting customers across all industry sectors with complex local, regional and global IT estates. Our mission is to help our clients navigate a complex, hazardous technology landscape to ensure they come out on top.Already a global leader in IT and digital transformation services, we operate the largest independent 'cloud econ...
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    Backend Developer

    Role Description

    The successful candidate will work with a team of engineers, developing a backend for a global player in the video-on-demand service and will be responsible for the day-to-day development of new features across all company applications (React.js, iOS, Android, Connected Devices), ensuring that apps are delivered on time, within budget and meeting quality specifications and goals set out by the business and expected by customers. The software development engineer will work in a small squad with an architect, planning sprints and prioritising new features and bug fixes. In addition, the software development engineer will use their knowledge and professional experience to influence technical decisions regarding a domain of expertise. This role reports to the technical director and the ideal candidate has a demonstrated ability to use common industry tools for software development, including but not limited to IDEs, build and continuous integration, source control management, code review tools, data storage services, and cloud infrastructure as well as be able to build software in a professional team environment delivered to production using these tools.

    About the Team:

    • Lean advocates with a specific focus on BDD and Kanban
    • Full automation test suites favoured over manual QA – we like software engineers in test
    • Best in class development
    • Has a build vs buy mentality; everything is proprietary from front to back!
    • Constantly exploring new technology
    • Dedicated and hardworking, with an eye on a positive work/life balance
    • Work in cross platform, mission-based squads – with knowledge sharing being a key aspect
    • Totally collaborative, but not big fans of meetings


    • R60,000 – R90,000 (based on skills and experience)


    • Take documented designs prepared by more experienced engineers and contribute code to implement the design working solo or with other engineers together
    • Provide technical documentation describing your contributions and contribute enhancements to the team’s best practices
    • Work with Javascript and NoSQL
    • Ship highly scalable backends
    • Play a leading role in design as well as develop major functional changes to existing software systems, or new ones, involving other engineers
    • Work with multiple stakeholders (internal and external) with different goals, objectives and aspirations
    • Work in an agile environment
    • Build dynamic customer-facing RESTful and GraphQL APIs
    • Build modular micro-services, or migrating a monolithic backend to a modular architecture


    • Minimum 5 years of experience
    • Strong proficiency in JavaScript and the JavaScript object model
    • Thorough understanding of Node.js and its core principles
    • Solid understanding of GraphQL
    • Familiarity with RESTful APIs
    • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
    • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools etc.
    • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
    • A knack for benchmarking and optimization
    • Familiarity with code versioning tools (such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial)
    • Knowledge of development best practices, including coding guidelines
    • Good understanding of vanilla JavaScript and have experience with unit tests

    Experience with AWS Technologies

    • AppSync
    • DynamoDB
    • Lambda
    • AWS Amplify
    • CloudWatch
    • S3
    • Code Pipelines

    Necessary knowledge

    • Vanilla JavaScript (ES5 & 6)
    • Unit Testing
    • Node.js
    • GraphQL
    • Cloud Architectures
    • GIT
    • JIRA
    • Slack

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    Automation Tester

    Role Description

    Looking for a software developer specialising in test automation from mobile application to web technologies. The primary focus will be on developing automated tests for mobile and web applications using tools such as Cucumber, Selenium, Appium TestCafe etc. This candidate will be working alongside other engineers and developers working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and the creation of quality products is essential.


    • R40,000 - R80,000 per month (Negotiable based on experience)


    • Design and build automated tests for various mobile and web applications
    • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
    • Collaborate with a team to define and design critical path tests
    • Identify and correct bottlenecks
    • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization


    • 5 Years of experience preferred
    • Proficient with developing automated tests

    Any of the following:

    • Javascript, Cucumber, TestCafe
    • Selenium/Appium, Java/Kotlin, Swift, Instrumental Tests
    • Experience with unit tests


    • iOS Swift, JAVA, Kotlin
    • Javascript
    • Cucumber
    • Android Studio
    • XCode
    • JIRA
    • Slack
    • Sonic CMS

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    Wealth Manager

    Role Description

    This is a unique opportunity for a career change into offshore investment, or simply the next step in your financial career where you can really determine your own success and lifestyle/income balance. In addition to being able to dictate your own working agenda and setting a work-life balance that suits you, you will also enjoy the significant rewards that a successful career in wealth management can bring – rewards that are in direct relation to the work and effort you put into your business. Of course, throughout the process, we will be there to offer guidance and support, and help you make the transition from new starter to successful Wealth Manager. The ideal applicants will have discipline, sound academic ability, excellent communication skills and the ability to work within their own personal and professional networks to build up a portfolio of clients who are confident to invest in the services provided.

    You do not need to have offshore investment experience to be considered for this role as full training will be provided, however a sound understanding and interest in markets and investments (offshore investments in particular) would be greatly beneficial. The company offers second to none coaching and development to enable candidates to achieve substantial earnings whilst building a valuable client base. Candidates do not require a client base to join, however the individual should have an ability to network and obtain referrals from booked appointments and satisfied clients. Excellent output based remuneration is on offer. The company offers fee based, independent wealth advice and investment management services to private individuals.


    Commission based. Once established, average earning potential from commission will depend on you; minimum average = R40,000 per month. This is a fantastic opportunity to be trained up in a highly rewarding and lucrative career that will also ultimately give you absolute lifestyle freedom as a self-employed Wealth Manager, as well as an opportunity for individuals with real entrepreneurial flair and ambition; you must be willing to take some risks and put in the work to be rewarded with a very interesting and very lucrative career.


    • Advise the company’s clients on all aspects of offshore financial planning and wealth management
    • Adopt a holistic approach in managing long-term relationships with these clients to deliver suitable, independent and beneficial ongoing financial planning and wealth solutions to meet their short and long-term objectives in the offshore markets
    • Develop and deliver the agreed business targets whilst remaining compliant and meeting clients’ needs
    • Maintain an effective client base management system to provide excellence in customer service and quality holistic advice


    • Ideally investment and wealth management experience
    • BCom qualification or similar finance qualification
    • RE5 certification (compulsory)
    • Proven ability to deal with new and existing clients on a fee basis
    • A thorough understanding of wealth management practices and processes and the ability to communicate them clearly and effectively
    • Technical/product knowledge and effective communication of wide ranging holistic financial planning strategies & solutions
    • Highly motivated, entrepreneurial and target driven individuals

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