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Javascript Software Engineer

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Javascript Software Engineer

Location: Johannesburg Type: Full Time

Javascript Software Engineer

At SovTech we design, build, deploy and maintain innovative custom software that gives our clients the opportunity to start, run and grow world class businesses We are currently on the lookout for Software Engineers to join our team on a variety of projects that are kicking off over the next few months. Our teams are rapidly growing and we are looking for Developers that are passionate about building software for our World class clients. Firstly...We LOVE Javascript.

Job requirementsWe are looking for Javascript Developers at ALL levels in all regions. Our head quarters are in Johannesburg, South Africa. 

We have Guilds situated in Cape Town, Johannesburg & London.

If you have experience working with ReactJS, React Native, Nodejs, Typescript & AWS specifically, you might be what we have been searching for!  Our Technology Stack, We build almost everything on the Serverless framework with AWS behind the scenes. We love React on the front, web and mobile. 

SovTech Tech Stack: Backend:

  • GraphQL
  • REST
  • NodeJS


  • ReactJS
  • React Native
  • Typescript
  • CSS-in-JS (Styled Components)
  • Tests first

Cloud Services:Numerous AWS services:

  • AppSync
  • Cloudfront
  • CloudWatch
  • Cognito
  • Lambda
  • DynamoDB
  • S3
  • SES
  • SNS
  • SQS

And many more!

Other notable tech things

  • Bitbucket + JIRA + Slack
  • Git-Flow
  • Monorepo approach
  • Serverless framework
  • Docker + Docker-Compose
  • Create React App
  • Industry best practices + standards

What cool things do we offer at SovTech?

  • Annual full-company X-mas retreat
  • Dev chats every Friday with a beer or dial in from where ever you are based in the world
  • Do you enjoy Soccer? Join our SovTech Stars Soccerclub
  • Do you enjoy running? Join our SovTech running Club
  • Slack channels like #Memes, #Geekingitup, #10o’clockrock, #AmazingDesigns #HumansofSovTech that connects you to our network of awesome people
  • Hatch (Annual company-wide hackathon)
  • Annual FoosFestival with our very own Minister of Foosball
  • Our own currency(Stacos) - 50 Stacos is given to each employee every month by the company to spend on rewarding and recognising your colleagues, Stacos are redeemable for a variety of online shopping vouchers

Remote vs On-siteWe believe in teams. Our teams are often distributed but everybody has a home base. We call it a Guild. At present, you must be in Johannesburg, London, or Cape Town. How else do we have a beer on a Friday together? But yes you can also work from home when you want. Is this you? Join us! Apply via the application button.

Agency calls are not appreciated.

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