Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Graduate Software Developer Training Programme at Takealot

Takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for highly talented Software Development Engineers to join our team in Cape Town.Takealot is a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard working people to join them. 


They offer a great working environment with even cooler people and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you’re up for a challenge and want to build something great.

Graduate Software Developer Training Programme:

The graduate training programme at takealot.com will prepare you for software development in takealot.com’s large-scale and fast-paced environment.

Over the course of 10 weeks you will be receive training on a variety of areas such as Python development, MySQL, QA as well as several in-house built frameworks.

You will be given the opportunity to shadow all business units, including a visit to our impressive  Cape Town warehouse.

You will be given lectures, labs and projects. Experienced mentors will be available throughout this programme.

After your graduation ceremony, all of our engineering teams will present their open positions for your consideration.

Once successfully in your new team, you will be involved in the full software life cycle, from the requirements gathering, design and development to ownership and maintenance.

Our fast-paced agile deployment cycle means we can iterate quickly and deploy improvements for our customers on a daily basis. You will have the opportunity to contribute throughout the company to make takealot.com even more awesome.

Requirements
  • BSc Computer Science
  • Programming experience in Python, Ruby, Java, C#, C++, C
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
Advantageous:
  • Strong understanding of data structures / algorithms
  • Strong understanding of Object Oriented Programming
  • Linux knowledge
The Environment:
  • takealot.com employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.com being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.
  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve.
  • We are short on ego and high on output.
  • We are doers and not only thinkers, its all in the execution after all.
  • We love what we do and what we are creating.
Click here to apply online

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