Junior Fullstack Engineer, Cape Town

Last update 2024-07-18
Expires 2024-08-18
ID #2202688181
Junior Fullstack Engineer, Cape Town
South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town,
Modified June 22, 2024


Permanent London or Cape Town - Hybrid Collinson Group is a global leader in driving loyalty and engagement for many of the world’s largest companies.

Predominantly through the provision of travel related benefits within a market leading digital travel ecosystem.

The group offers a unique blend of industry and sector specialists who together provide market-leading experience in delivering products and services across four core capabilities: Loyalty, Lifestyle Benefits and Insurance.

The group provides unrivalled insight and expertise around affluent consumers and frequent travellers, creating and delivering products and services now accessible to over 400m end consumers.

We have more than 25 years’ experience, with 28 global locations, servicing over 800 clients in 170 countries, employing 1,800 people.

We have been bringing innovation to the market since inception – from launching the first independent global VIP lounge access Programme, Priority Pass to being the first to sell direct travel insurance in the UK through Columbus Direct and creating the first loyalty agency of its kind in the travel sector with ICLP.

Today we still invest heavily in innovation to ensure that we continue to deliver superior customer experiences.

Key clients include: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Cathay Pacific, British Airways, LATAM, Flying Blue, Accor, Easy Jet, HSBC, Chase, HDFC.

Our mission is focused on doing good beyond profit, which for us means we seek out opportunities for our people to share in our success and that we give back to the communities and people within which we work.

Never short of ambition, the success of our business is delivered through the diverse and talented team of over 1,800 colleagues globally.

The Role We are seeking a Junior Fullstack Engineer to join our team.

The ideal candidate will have early years experience in software development, with a focus on using modern technologies.

Key Responsibilities Support the product and technology team on new and existing systems as required Participate in agile practices and Continuous Delivery to help drive down backlog Assist in developing pragmatic, complete, and maintainable software solutions Help sustain and improve the quality of software and documentation delivered by the team Maintain a good technical awareness and stay familiar with new and forthcoming relevant technologies Provide planning input, including estimated effort to develop certain functionality and identify any specific technical or resource dependencies and/or risks Participate in software analysis, design, and specification tasks for specific functionality Actively engage in and contribute to agile planning and design sessions.

Provide competent, proactive, and professional technical support if and when required to customers and clients Support and initiate agile process improvements that will enhance productivity, effectiveness, and professionalism of the team Maintain code documentation to company standards that accurately reflects system functionality and its technical implementations Work as part of the Code Peer Review community to improve the quality of software development Contribute to regular project team meetings to ensure the correct tasks are being worked on, share key decisions required, identify risks, and highlight any issues encountered.

Knowledge, skills and experience required Knowledge of multiple front-end and back-end languages (Node.js, React, Next.js, Typescript, Java Script, HTML, CSS) and their libraries Familiarity with RESTful APIs and Graph QL Familiarity with database technologies such as Postgre SQL, Redis, and Mongo DB Experience with service orientated architecture Proficiency with Git, Confluence, Jira Understanding of cloud technologies, including AWS and Terraform Basic understanding of Docker, Kubernetes, and Deployments to the cloud Ability to write application code and automated tests according to team-adopted practices, disciplines, and quality guidelines Self starter that can take a product problem and develop a working technical solution   Collinson is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes differences in all their forms including: colour, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, neurodivergence, family status, age, individuals with disabilities and people from all backgrounds, cultures and experiences as we strongly believe this contributes to our on-going success.

We are focused on continually evolving our purpose driven, high performing culture, providing an environment where our people have the opportunity to achieve their full potential and do interesting and meaningful work.

Our company values are: Act smarter, Do the right thing, One team and Be insight led.

These help guide everything we do internally in terms of how we think, act and interact, right through to how we deliver value to our customers and clients.

In your application, please feel free to note which pronouns you use (For example - she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, etc).

If you need any extra support throughout the interview process, then please email us at We also have our very own Beacons (Domestic Abuse Advisors) supporting within each of our global offices.

Our Beacons will be your point of contact if you or someone you know needs support.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Junior fullstack engineer

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