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Associate Software Engineer

Impact

Cape Town, ZA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Industry: Sales & Marketing Software
  • Post Date: 07/15/2024
  • Website: impact.com
  • Company Address: 223 E. De La Guerra St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

About Impact

impact.com, the world’s leading partnership management platform, is transforming the way businesses manage and optimize all types of partnerships—including traditional rewards affiliates, influencers, commerce content publishers, B2B, and more.

Job Description

Our Company:

At impact.com 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.com, the world’s leading partnership management platform, is transforming the way businesses manage and optimize all types of partnerships—including traditional rewards affiliates, influencers, commerce content publishers, B2B, and more. The company’s powerful, purpose-built platform makes it easy for businesses to create, manage, and scale an ecosystem of partnerships with the brands and communities that customers trust to make purchases, get information, and entertain themselves at home, at work, or on the go. To learn more about how impact.com’s technology platform and partnerships marketplace is driving revenue growth for global enterprise brands such as Walmart, Uber, Shopify, Lenovo, L’Oreal, Fanatics and Levi’s, visit www.impact.com.

Your Role at impact.com:

We are looking for a motivated and skilled Associate Software Engineer to join our innovative team. In this role, you'll play a pivotal part in developing, testing, and maintaining software that powers our platform. You will work both independently and collaboratively, contributing to high-quality code and robust testing practices. Your role will involve end-to-end testing, supporting QA with staging environments, fixing broken builds, and onboarding new team members. You will also participate in sprint planning and design sessions, ensuring a clear understanding of the business context behind your tasks. A proactive attitude, strong technical skills, and a desire to continuously learn and adapt will be key to your success in our fast-paced and dynamic environment. Your contributions will be vital in helping us achieve our departmental goals and delivering exceptional solutions to our clients.

 

What You'll Do:

  • 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 non-customer-facing code.
  • Support software testing and quality assurance processes to ensure high-quality deliverables.
  • Assist QA with staging environments and fix broken builds.
  • Help with environment setup and onboarding of new members.
  • Participate actively in sprint planning and design sessions, questioning the business reason behind tasks to ensure understanding.

 

What You Have:

  • Completed B.S. in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent professional experience.
  • 1-2 years of experience in software development.
  • Practical experience in common design patterns and unit testing.
  • Exposure to CI and integration tests.
  • Familiarity with at least one cloud platform, confident in using the console and building basic apps.
  • Knowledge of relational databases, table design, and SQL.
  • Desire to work with Java, Spring, and related technologies.
  • Experience with Agile/Iterative processes (Kanban/Scrum).
  • Strong initiative, adaptability, personal development, and team player attributes.
  • Open-source contributions are beneficial.

 

Nice to have:

 Affiliate & Partnerships Industry Fundamentals Certification by PXA

Benefits:

  • Hybrid, Casual work environment
  • Responsible PTO policy
    • Take the time off that you need. We are truly committed to a positive work-life balance, recognising that it is important to be happy and fulfilled in both
  • Primary caregiver leave
  • Training & Development
    • Learning the advanced partnership automation products
  • Medical Aid and Provident Fund 
    • Group schemes with Discovery & Bonitas for medical aid
    • Group scheme for provident fund
  • Restricted Stock Units
    • 3-year vesting schedule pending Board approval
  • Internet Allowance
  • Fitness club fee reimbursementsTechnology stipend 

impact.com is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employees and applicants for employment shall be given fair treatment and equal employment opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity or ancestry, color or caste, religion or belief, age, sex (including gender identity, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy/maternity), national origin, weight, neurodivergence, disability, marital and civil partnership status, caregiving status, veteran status, genetic information, political affiliation, or other prohibited non-merit factors.

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