Monday , December 11 2023

Takealot Jobs – Software Engineer (Logistics)

Website Takealot

Job Description:, South Africa’s leading online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Software Engineer to join our Logistics Engineering team in Cape Town, Stellenbosch or Johannesburg.

We are an energetic team that is fully responsible for all the systems required to support the Takealot groups delivery network as well as the unique challenges that come with logistics and scale. We have adopted a microservices architecture to both isolate our logic and to enable scale. We follow the event driven architecture as well as utilize a graph database to model our delivery network. We are currently working through unique problems in the logistics space and are actively researching the usage of the actor model design pattern and graph traversal optimization.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Developing and optimizing systems to manage both parcel and food delivery throughout South Africa
  • Working with business to improve processes to allow for more efficient deliveries
  • Researching and defining solutions within the logistic domain
  • Working predominantly on open source platforms
  • End to end ownership of solutions

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Science or a similar qualification
  • At least 3 years of experience in writing robust, efficient production code
  • Experience with SQL database systems
  • Experience with development in a Linux environment
  • Proficient in languages such as Java, Scala, Angular, Python, or C#
  • Open to diversifying language skill set
  • In the event that you do not have a Bachelor’s Degree or an Advanced Diploma, an equivalent experience requirement must be met

Job Details:

Company: Takealot

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Stellenbosch

Application Deadline: N/A

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