Senior Python Developer (SaaS)

Our client is a leading provider of a powerful SaaS platform that organizes and accelerates businesses offering insurance solutions with Headquarters based in Cape Town.

This tech business is moving ahead in a positive trajectory which is certainly why it is backed by several top-ranking/highly recognized global FinTech investors.

Our client is looking for a ​Senior Python Developer to join their awesome remote team.

The ideal candidate is a motivated, takes ownership, and a creative individual who welcomes the challenges of acquiring and developing new business through sales efforts.

You will build key customer relationships, identify business opportunities, and close business deals while maintaining an extensive knowledge of current market conditions.


BSc. Computer Science BSc. (Engineering) MSc. PhD

4+ years’ experience as a Backend Engineer

Previous experience/demonstration of expertise in the domain supercedes

Experienced with Python

Experience with Django + Django Rest Framework

Experience with Gitlab and Gitlab CI

Previous experience with designing systems from the group up, and taking software through its full lifecycle

Experience with JWT and other Auth methods

Experience with Angular 2+

HTML5/CSS3/Javascript/Typescript is a plus

Experience with AWS/Cloud Architecture is a plus

Experience with AWS Solutions Architecture is a plus

Previous experience in FinTech is a plus


Review and refine business requirements, system requirements & functional specifications for clients

Assist in developing test case procedures and maintaining test documentation, test plans and test schedules

Gathering and analysis, basic coding and data mapping.

Ongoing problem analysis. Conduct research to ensure best practices are applied.

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Issue management; logging, follow-up, resolution, ad hoc duties and analysis.

System support exposure: maintaining an incident management process; analyzing the nature of incidents

Using Agile methodology where the incremental builds are delivered to the customer in every two to three weeks’ time

Lead Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum Stand Up, and Sprint Retrospective meetings Mentor and manage junior team members

Take accountability at client/product level for deliverables

Develop business process diagrams and flows

You will be expected to distil the key features of these insurance products into specifications and workflows that can be turned into technical specifications.

You will be expected to solicit business requirements from our partners and to assist in turning these requirements into technical specifications.

You will report to the CTO and work closely with the software development team as well as the business development team.

Did we spark your interest? Then apply today!

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