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SCALA DEVELOPER – Gain Cloud Tech Exp & Develop New Retail Platform which will revolutionize online shopping – R850k/annum, Rosebank

Job Title: SCALA DEVELOPER – Gain Cloud Tech Exp & Develop New Retail Platform which will revolutionize online shopping – R850k/annum, Rosebank
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Johannesburg
Salary: R850k/annum CTC
Contact Name: Ashleigh Watermeyer
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 11, 2018 14:15

Job Description

Exciting opportunity for a SCALA DEVELOPER to join the largest E-Commerce business in South Africa & be fundamental in developing a New Online Retail platform. You will take the lead on migrating the current PHP platform to Scala - optimizing the current system in order to provide customers with an easy to use, reliable and highly efficient online shopping experience.

This SCALA DEVELOPER position is paying R850k/annum and is Rosebank, JHB based

Join a leading E-Commerce business who are revolutionising the retail industry in South Africa. They are focused on providing a world class, innovative shopping experience; providing multiple online platforms and designing & building solutions which improve customer experience. The company will be launching its first operation in Johannesburg and they are looking for highly skilled Tech Savvy individuals to join their team.

You will be responsible for using functional programming (Scala, Erlang, LISP OR Haskell) to develop & optimize systems which are used for the delivery of goods throughout South Africa. Utilizing event driven architecture, they are able to model the delivery network and identify unique problems in the logistics space. You will be responsible for migrating the delivery platform to Scala which aims to address current logistics issues and improve processes - making this online retailer the best in the business.

• Scala
• Play Framework
• Akka Actors
• React
• Postgres
• MQTT & Kafka
• Amazon Web Services
• Graphite and Grafana
• Git

• BSc, BCom degree or similar qualification
• 3+ years development experience with either Scala, Java, Haskell, Erlang, LISP, Clojure
• Experience writing robust, efficient production code
• Experience working with open-source platforms
• SQL database experience

If you qualify for this role, please email your CV directly to:

Ashleigh Watermeyer or ash [at]
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