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Python Developer

Python Developer

Job Title: Python Developer
Location: Western Cape
Industry:
Salary: 420000.00
Reference: JN -092017-9676
Job Published: October 18, 2017 15:32

Job Description

We're looking for more excellent-quality Computer Science or Engineering graduates to join our team, to help us become the easiest way to find and book accommodation online.
We're an exciting, fast-growing, online accommodation booking company, trading as two well-known brands, LekkeSlaap.co.za and TravelGround.com.
We have a front-end system that supports millions of page views per month. Our hotel management and customer service back-end is used by 7000 accommodation properties across South Africa to manage their bookings and profiles. All our call-center and CRM technology is developed in-house.
Our stack:
- PHP, MySQL & Nginx on a multi-server linux stack.
- We make use of other technologies including Memcache, Redis, Python & Node.js
Helpful Skills and Experience:
- PHP & MySQL
- Strong HTML, CSS & JS skills
- Experience with JQuery and Version Control
- You know your way around the terminal
- You have heard of terms such as ‘Agile’, ’TDD' and 'MVC'
- Sysadmin or design skills would be an advantage
While prior knowledge of the above technologies would be a bonus, we are very happy to train smart graduate students from scratch.
With all our software developed in-house, we pride ourselves in delivering a quality eCommerce experience to all our customers. In 2012 we won awards for the easiest-to-use and best-designed eCommerce site in the country.
Pros of being a developer at TravelGround:
- Dynamic, hard-working company culture.
- Work alongside the some of the brightest and the best Computer Science and Engineering graduates.
- Learn everything there is to know about cutting-edge e-Commerce, web-dev and mobile-dev.
- Full access to company earnings, conversion rates and sales, allowing you to see the immediate affect of your own work on the company's success.
- Our developers are encouraged to participate actively in business strategy and tactics.
- Great perks, such as free gym membership (Virgin Active is 70m away!) and monthly half-days.
- Full sponsorship of any local coding conferences/meetups/seminars you may wish to attend.
- Interact with 45 other non-developers, such as writers, designers, marketers, etc
We are based in Westlake, Cape Town. Our office hours are 9am to 5pm.