Software engineer at Datafin Recruitment



PLAN, design and develop state-of-the-art sensors because your coding skills as a software engineer are in demand at one of SA’s leading industrial solutions companies developing software solutions for the mining, healthcare and maritime industries. You will join a team developing smart sensors for the mining industry using vision sensors (cameras, lasers and more) to monitor systems such as rock crushers and heavy duty conveyor belts. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in computer science or electrical/electronics/mechatronics engineering, have 3-5 years of software development with proficiency in Python, Git, Linux, and test automation.


  • Implement new features and improvements in the application.
  • Write automated software tests.
  • Fixed bugs found in the app.
  • Run appropriate code version control and review the work of colleagues.
  • Help design and plan the implementation of new features, enhancements and bug fixes.
  • Keep software documentation up to date.
  • Research and learn about technologies/libraries as needed.
  • Maintain software dependencies and upgrade systems/libraries as needed.
  • Communicate and meet with existing and new clients.


Skills –

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering, mechatronics or electronics.

Experience/Skills –

  • 3-5 years of experience in software development.
  • Proficient programming in Python.
  • Automation of tests and knowledge testing methodologies.
  • Experience with databases.
  • With Version Control, especially Git.
  • Linux.
  • Knowledge of software development processes (Agile/Kanban).

Advantageous –

  • Experience with cloud hosting platforms (AWS/Azure).

Although we would really like to respond to every application, if you are not contacted for this position within 10 working days, please consider your application unsuccessful.


When applying for a job, make sure you meet the minimum job requirements. AloneSouth African citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not at the stated location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all job applications and correspondence. Please email a word copy of your CV to [Email Address Removed] and mention the reference numbers of the works. We have a job listing on [URL Removed] Datafin IT Recruitment – Jobs in Cape Town.

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