Allan Gray (Pty) Ltd Company Profile

Backend Developers - Scala / Go / Docker / Microservices at Allan Gray (Pty) Ltd (Johannesburg, South Africa)

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Job Description

Summary: Looking for an opportunity to build exceptional system that make the lives of customers easier? Allan Gray is looking for talented developers who are willing to help us integrate our world class and diverse systems together in helping to solve vital problems and provide cutting-edge features to the business. This opportunity allows you not just to develop solutions that allow us to build better software, but also form part of a DevOps team where you will get to explore all aspects of web application architecture, solution design, scaling and testing. At Allan Gray, we are constantly looking for better ways of doing things, so if you can bring a willingness and excitement to find innovative solutions in a performance-driven environment that will allow you to play with the latest and great technologies, then we may just be perfect for you.   Responsibilities: Analyse and design new features timeously in a variety of cutting-edge tools Write and maintain robust code that follow industry best practices Have exposure to the full stack, writing unit, integration and acceptance tests for all components Write build and deployment automation scripts for our many CI pipelines Improve and optimize the performance of existing systems Work with others to troubleshoot and root-cause errors Help us grow by mentoring other developers Drive innovation and improvement in our tech stack Skills/Competencies: Since we are a multi-technology environment, knowledge of computer science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures and algorithms are a necessity Functional programming knowledge Proficiency in message queueing technology such as RabbitMQ Attention to detail Docker, Kubernetes, Microservices knowledge/experience Strong software design skills Proficiency in more than one modern programming language such as Scala, Java, C++, Python or Go. Proficiency in a database technology such as SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL or PostgreSQL and Object-relational mapping Experience in distributed computing and building enterprise-wide systems Knowledge of professional software engineering practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes and testing Key Attributes: Good interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types and deal with conflict in an effective way Ability to work individually and with teams Experience in influencing best practices within teams Location: Rosebank, Johannesburg