We look for exceptional people

Technology and software improve the world around us. We offer you an opportunity that is about more than building just coding the next app. We work with visionaries, entrepreneurs and enterprises around the world to build next-generation software. We choose projects that help our clients and their teams around the world advance humanity.

Wixel consists of a small but high impact team. We are dynamite, which is why we hire thoughtfully. From the account managers on the frontline to the talented developers and designers who realise ideas, right through to the administrators, marketers, HR professionals and legal representatives who keep the wheels turning. Each person at Wixel is exceptional.

We seek out people who excel at their craft, can make an impact, continually improve themselves and can function both independently and as apart of a team. Most importantly we seek out human beings who understand the balance between drive/ambition and selflessness.

Work and communication at Wixel is purpose-driven and outcome-based. We care deeply about results.

We seek the best people regardless of location. Diversity in people and places bring a unique perspective to our work and help us tackle projects on an international playing field. We have an office in South Africa, with team members in South Africa, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates. Everyone is free to live and work where they choose.

Some of the perks on offer

  • Casual and approachable work environment
  • Macbook Air or Macbook Pro
  • Kindle and free Kindle books
  • Generous rewards for hard work
  • 25 days paid leave tied to a flexible vacation policy
  • Competitive salaries with annual bonuses
  • Live anywhere, work anywhere
  • Annual company retreat
  • Opportunity for further study and training
  • Employee referral program

Software Developer

As a Software Developer you will be responsible for development and deployment of new code to production. This can range form engineering applications to designing and developing API's.

We deal with tricky engineering problems covering everything from algorithms, programming languages, compilers, databases, web technologies, human computer interaction, scalability and systems architecture.
Product design is at the heart of our business, we seek craftsmen not mechanics. The current team is meticulous and we require well laid-out and commented code.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Expert knowledge of PHP
  • Working knowledge of Ruby and related tools and frameworks
  • MySQL/MongoDB/PostgreSQL
  • HTML5/CSS3
  • Experience with Git
  • Drive to develop and learn new things
  • Strive to improve the software and code-base.
  • Commits to open source projects.
  • Any of the following is a bonus: Amazon Cloud Platforms, JQuery mobile, knowledge of e-commerce and web/mobile platforms, Internet of Things implementation background.

In return we offer numerous benefits and an opportunity to work anywhere in the world alongside other exceptional people.

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