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Software Developer - Full Stack

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Date Added 8 Jun 2018
Expiry Date 6 Jul 2018
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LightBlue IT (Pty) Ltd

Western Cape

ZAR300 - ZAR350 per hr

Training, Mentoring, Certification, Flexi-Time

Role details:
Job type: Contract
Country: South Africa
City: Cape Town (Southern Suburbs)
Job category: Development
Travel: Readiness to travel 25% annually
Band: 6 to 8 years’ experience
Commissionable: No


Come and join an Artificial Intelligence IT Startup which leverages a blue-chip technology platform (IBM Watson) to develop leading edge solutions for the best organisations.

Lightblue helps the best organisations reinvent their businesses to drive competitive differentiation through better customer engagement and operational efficiencies with Cognitive computing.

Would you like to work with cognitive services and APIs, the latest machine learning, and analytics capabilities?
Become a subject matter expert on IBM Watson.

As a Cognitive Developer with Lightblue Cognitive innovation will be:

• Developing solutions with IBM Watson APIs, Services and Software;
• Working closely with customers to deliver new cognitive computing solutions and enable cognitive computing transformations; and
• A key contributor in the development, methodology and enablement of Lightblue.
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Lightblue are looking for full stack developers to join us in ushering in the new era of cognitive computing. As a Cognitive full stack developer, you will be responsible for creating and maintaining Cognitive Solutions (Watson Assistant, Conversations, Discovery, Search, etc.) with a focus on developing repeatable industry and use case specific solutions for Lightblue’s clients.

You are an open minded, innovative, developer who uses creativity to solve complex problems. You will be exposed to some of the latest tools and technologies, and leading-edge subject matter expertise and experience within the field of cognitive computing.

Lightblue will provide you with a training program around IBM Watson Cognitive Computing and the IBM Bluemix development environment designed to accelerate your professional development and cognitive computing expertise.

You will do meaningful work, while also engaged in active learning so as to be successful long after your initial onboarding.

You will be responsible for

• Front and back-end web development. Usually, good full stack developers will understand and know how to work with several languages and databases and everything in between;
• Supporting all stages of the sales cycle e.g. development of demonstration and proof of concepts;
• End to end project development activities and delivery thereof; and
• Post implementation maintenance & support.
Required Education, Technical & Professional Experience
• At least 3 years’ experience in a Full Stack Software Engineering role
• At least 3 years’ experience in Java Development at User Interface and/or Server, System Level
• At least 3 years’ experience Web Development experience
• At least 3 years’ experience Nodejs. Development experience
• At least 3 years’ experience User Interfaces development experience
• At least 3 years’ experience HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript experience.
• At least 3 years’ experience in a Consulting or Delivery team environment and the ability to work autonomously within established methodologies and standards.

Preferred Education, Technical & Professional Experience

• At least 1 years’ experience in cognitive technologies (e.g. chatbots), including artificial intelligence and machine learning
• At least 1 years’ experience in Natural Language Processing
• At least 1 years’ experience in Text Mining, Analytics and Enterprise Search
• At least 1 years’ experience in Reporting Metrics, Dashboards,
• At least 1 years’ experience in IBM Watson Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
• Exposure to: Cassandra, IBM Cloudant, DynamoDB, MongoDB, Docker, Kubernetes, Helm
• Experience delivering solutions using an Agile / Scrum methodology
• Understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git;
• Familiarity with cloud environments such as IBM Bluemix (IBM Cloud), Amazon Web Services, Azure, Google Cloud Platform.
• Familiarity with DevOps, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
• Relevant Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Information Systems
• English: Fluent