Senior Developer (Agriculture Products)

Join us in enabling productive societies across Africa.

What we do

Mezzanine designs and builds digital technology solutions for customers across Africa and beyond in order to create productive societies. Founded in 2012, Mezzanine has market-leading expertise in the agricultural, health, financial inclusion and education spaces and works with mobile network operators to bring about positive change in the lives of people through the benefits of the digital dividend. Mezzanine is a home-grown African company delivering value to the people of Africa and beyond.

Mezzanine is a subsidiary of the Vodacom Group.

What you will do

You will form part of the team that develops Connected Farmer Enterprise. The role entails full stack development and you will therefore be involved in the full life cycle of software development. You will contribute towards making the current platform more scalable and improving its system processes. In doing so, you will be making a positive impact on the lives of the +- 600 000 users.

Our products are hosted on our Helium Platform and comprise of RESTful API's, web applications and cross-platform mobile applications that are written in JavaScript. The desktop/browser experience is developed in Helium's own easy-to-learn language. The team uses the following technology: Helium, PostgreSQL, Atom, Sublime and Bitbucket.

We are looking for an individual that is a great team player, problem-solver and quick learner. The ideal individual will be someone who is dependable and dedicated to their work and cares about making a difference in Africa, or more specifically smallholder farming within Africa.

What you need

  • 8+ years' of relevant development experience
  • Strong SQL experience, i.e. strong data processing skills (statistical analysis experience will be beneficial

Advantageous

  • Experience in Java
  • EE candidate

What to expect

  • Passionate and dedicated team members - We work hard and support each other because we are passionate about what we do and the impact we are making.
  • Growth opportunities - We have annual personal development discussions to craft out your journey ahead. We have 5 study leave days for those that are pursuing a qualification or certification.
  • Flexibility - 3 remote work days with core hours being 10:00 - 15:00. We are output, not input focused.
  • An energising environment - We celebrate differences and value individuals. We enjoy celebrating successes, having coffee-walks, playing ping-pong and care about each other's personal lives.
  • Income protection & death cover - We care about our staff and their family when unexpected events occur.
  • Employee Wellness Programme - We are holistic beings and therefore we invest in the health and wellbeing of our staff.

Starting date: ASAP

Location: Stellenbosch, South Africa

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us after 30 days you may consider your application unsuccessful.