takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for highly talented Software Development Engineers to join our team in Cape Town. We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard working people to join us. We 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. We seek to employ Exceptional Minds, people who are: Experts at DOING, they can not only design but also execute; Analytical, able to use data to make decisions. Competitive. Curious. Always questioning the status quo; Not averse to risk; Business smart. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input; Self directed, taking action based on own initiative; Collaborative. Thorough; User focused, always trying to understand a product from the users perspective; Able to communicate clearly and not afraid to voice an opinion, no matter how unpopular.