Software Engineer (Full Stack)

Impact Technologies

Cape Town, ZA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/22/2021
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About Impact Technologies

Impact is transforming the way enterprises manage and optimize all types of partnerships. Our Partnership Cloud™ is an integrated end-to-end solution for managing an enterprise’s partnerships across the entire partner life cycle to activate rapid growth through the emerging Partnership Economy™.

Job Description

The Company:

At Impact our culture is our soul. We are passionate about our people, our technology, and are obsessed with customer success. Working together enables us to grow rapidly, win, and serve the largest brands in the world. We use cutting edge technology to solve real world problems for our clients and continue to pull ahead of the pack as the leading SaaS platform for businesses to automate their partnerships and grow their revenue like never before. We have an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture where ambition and curiosity is rewarded. If you are looking to join a team where your opinion is valued, your contributions are noticed, and enjoy working with fun and talented people from all over the world. Then this is the place for you.

Impact is the global leader in Partnership Automation. We work with enterprise and innovative brands like Ticketmaster, Levi’s, Microsoft, Airbnb, and Uber to help them manage all different types of partnerships. From social influencers, B2B, strategic partners, publishers, and traditional affiliates, we have them covered. Our combined suite of products covers the full life partnership lifecycle including onboarding, tracking ads and paying partners, recruiting for new partners, data and marketing intelligence, and protection from fraud. Founded in 2008 by the same team that founded Commission Junction, Impact has grown to over 500 employees and ten offices across the United States, Europe, Africa, and Asia.

Why this role is exciting:

As an Impact Engineer, working on the SaaS Platform, you will drive and take ownership of various technologies to build features, enabling large-scale processing of data supporting Impact Products. This person is part of an Agile / Scrum team and is expected to mentor squad members.  This role assumes a certain independent capability to investigate and learn new technologies for the platform, subsequently providing recommendations to various teams backed by solid understanding of the value a technology would provide. The engineer is responsible for delivering quality code and software solutions that meet the needs of internal and external stakeholders.


    Develop, test and maintain software for the Platform
    Build meaningful unit, functional and integration level tests for the software built
    Collaborate with a distributed team to fulfill the department's quarterly objectives
    Develop code both independently and while pair programming
    Write and maintain design, user and test documentation
    Become familiar with technologies used on the squad
    Perform triage functionality through verification and fixing of bugs
    Build customer and non customer facing code
    Support software testing and quality assurance processes to ensure high-quality deliverables
    Create SQL for Tech Updates and ensure this is ready for review
    Keeps technically abreast of trends and advancements within area of specialization, incorporating these improvements where applicable
    Review business needs, requirements, technical specifications
    Respond to alerts, review error messages, and fix bugs in a timely manner
    Mentor and give guidance to less senior staff to grow careers
    Perform code reviews

Does this sound like you?

    Completed B.S. In Computer Science or related field or equivalent professional experience
     JavaScript front and back end experience, preferably with NodeJS
    Experience / Exposure to Java would be preferable
    4+ years Software Development, front and back end
    Agile / Iterative processes. Kanban / Scrum
    Knowledge of Relational Databases, Table design, SQL
    TDD experience
    Continuous Integration / Delivery methods, tooling, integrations
    Experience working with Large Scale processing
    Exposure and experience in any Google Cloud technology highly desired
    Exposure and/or interest in Machine Learning a plus


    Medical Aid and Provident Fund
    Unlimited leave
    Phenomenal coffee & cereal
    Free lunch on Thursdays
    Casual work environment
    Games room
    Yummy snacks
    Free parking
    Development & training


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.