Lead Software Engineer

Lead Software Engineer

SmartWage | Cape Town, WC, ZA

Posted 20 days ago

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We are on the lookout for a superstar Lead Software Engineer to join us and work closely with our founding team and Head of Product to build out the SmartWage MVP, execute the development of the SmartWage product roadmap and take a leading role in the company's technology activities and strategy. Who are we? A young team with an out-sized goal of changing the way people are paid in South Africa A high-performing group of individuals with energy, drive and extreme accountability A company that encourages our team to learn and try new things every day Focused on outcomes, not process Who are you? A mid to senior level developer/engineer with relentless curiosity Eager to be part of bringing an innovative tech-for-good product to life More comfortable with trial-and-error than with planning and process Fearlessly experimental and full of ideas Eager to take a big step into tech leadership A good eye for robust, scalable architecture is a big plus. As Lead Software Engineer, you will have the opportunity to: Be responsible for the development and building of a world class technology stack; Work closely with the leadership team and Head of Product, contributing to and executing the company's technology strategy; Grow into an integral member and leader of the SmartWage team. We are looking for an individual who is entrepreneurial, impact-driven, keen to get stuck in and take the initiative, and looking for a role that provides a truly unique opportunity for rapid growth, advancement and learning. Languages and Frameworks we're working with: JavaScript; Python; PostgreSQL; React; Django The role offers competitive remuneration and the opportunity to receive equity in the company. Given the timing of its founding and in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, the company is fully remote and will likely remain so through . The successful candidate has the opportunity to work from anywhere in South Africa for the remainder of , and the company will likely remain remote first or highly flexible for the foreseeable future.