Summit Africa RecruitmentSummit Africa Recruitment
Job title: Software Engineering Team Lead
Employment type:Full Time
Experience:8 to 15 years
Job published:28 April 2021
Job reference no:1333601698

Job Description

Our client, a leading South African E-commerce giant, is looking for a vibrant and talented Software Engineering Team Lead to join their team based in Cape Town. 

You will be directly reporting to the Engineering Director. 

Your responsibilities: 

  • Build and retain a high caliber engineering team
  • Build relationships through regular one on one conversations
  • Remove roadblocks and interruptions to help the team perform
  • Be involved with the architectural and strategic planning with peers and senior developers
  • Work with stakeholders to gather requirements, and manage expectations
  • Support and develop the careers of members of the team
  • Support and give direction to innovation in the team
  • Present practical input for strategic technology decisions
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, and standards
  • Lead the Agile processes within the team
  • Manage the roadmap for the team, playing a key role in prioritization

Experience required: 

  • Relevant Qualification in the field of Information Systems or Computer Science.
  • Experience developing Scala in a test-driven environment (and/or at least in one of the following - Java, C, C++, Python)
  • Good SQL experience in a high-load environment
  • Experience with a broad range of related disciplines such as Development, Cloud Infrastructure, Site Reliability, Provisioning, Configuration Management, and Managed Systems.
  • Experience with e-commerce-based applications is advantageous
  • Experience working with GCP/AWS and/or other cloud platforms


If this sounds like you, kindly apply!