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Software Engineer

Are you passionate about technologies and complex systems? Are you entrepreneurial and driven by the idea of creating software that has a positive impact on the environment?

We are building a strong team of data, solution and software engineers to support BrightWolves’ growth in the areas of sustainability analytics, data integration systems and advanced analytics. We look for self-propelling professionals; we love to empower, co-create and challenge each other (this is how we grow, get things done and enjoy the journey together!).

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our team with a first mission to accelerate the development of an ambitious sustainability analytics project.

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT?

As a software engineer, you’ll be part of a new data venture of BrightWolves and work in a supportive and unique environment.

Among other projects, you will have the opportunity to significantly contribute to the engineering and the development of a new application aimed at assessing the impact of industrial activities on the environment. You’ll also ensure that the system operates optimally when deployed at our clients.

WHAT WILL YOU DO?

  • You will be technically responsible for one or more projects

  • You will stretch your problem-solving skills in a demanding environment, while receiving outstanding coaching from senior engineers

  • You will co-create the architecture of the applications and you will be responsible for its implementation (incl. the user interface)

  • You will test and deploy the applications at our clients

  • You will ensure the continuous improvements and maintenance of the applications

YOUR PROFILE

  • A demonstrated interest for developing innovative software (indicate examples)

  • Recently graduated from a reputable university in computer science or related field (Master or PhD) with outstanding academic credentials

  • 0-5 years’ professional experience

  • Creative and self-propelling

  • Ready to work in a fast paced, demanding, and supportive environment

  • A solid practical knowledge of Python and JavaScript (Java and Scala are a plus)

  • A good command of database technologies such as PostgreSQL (Mongodb or Couchdb are a plus)

  • An understanding of web frameworks (such as Flask), and dashboard packages (such as Dash)

  • Based in South Africa with a willingness to work in Cape Town

  • Fluent in English

OUR TECHNICAL ENVIRONMENT, AMONG OTHERS:

  • Python

  • JavaScript

  • PostgreSQL

  • Mongodb

  • Flask

  • Dash

  • Docker

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • A unique learning experience: from our experts and our clients – you will bring theory to practice fast

  • Be part of a startup backed by seasoned entrepreneurs and technical experts

  • You will work independently, but receive outstanding coaching and support from our senior experts

  • Innovate in a field that evolves quickly, at the heart of today’s preoccupations

  • Strong culture and great values with awesome and skilled colleagues, and great events

  • Hybrid working policy (remote/office/client)

  • An attractive compensation package

READY TO JOIN THE WOLFPACK?

​Apply now by submitting your resume and cover letter.

Valentine, our Human Capital Manager, is eager to meet you!

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