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Front-end Developer


Would you be eager to continually improve customer value and internal efficiency through quality, innovative software? Our software development team could use your skills, passion and experience to develop solutions that will help keep thousands of websites online.


We are passionate about frequent, iterative delivery of high-quality software and aim to build lasting solutions using agile principles and the latest technology available.  We work together in autonomous teams that take full responsibility for their own part of the Hetzner ecosystem and require commitment to and understanding of the Agile (Scrum) development philosophy. The software development team is based at the company’s head office in the Tygervalley area in the Western Cape.


As Software Developer, you will form part of a team that will be responsible for the development, integration and maintenance of in-house developed and 3rd party web applications, providing innovative tools to the power user, ensuring a seamless, intuitive hosting experience to our customers.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for:

  • Technology to serve operational and client requirements
  • Programming, open source Technologies and IT in general
  • Optimal systems and simple procedures
  • Agile development and a self-organising team environment
  • Sharing ideas and innovation

A high level of proficiency in the following:

  • Front End Development (React, Angular or Vue)

  • Web development (Ruby, Python or PHP – This will be a secondary skill)

  • Database design and performance tuning (MySQL or similar - This will be a tertiary skill)

  • Software development within the Linux/Unix environment

  • Agile development practices (TDD, refactoring, continuous integration, pair programming, mob programming

  • Object oriented development

  • Working with an API

  • Understanding of the inner workings of Wordpress will be an advantage


  • Continually drive process and technical improvements within the development team
  • In collaboration with the Product Owner and stakeholders, understand the needs of the customer in order to deliver innovative, robust solutions
  • Participate in all aspects of the software development process
  • Integrate 3rd party applications into the hosting environment


BSc or BTech majoring in Computer Science will be advantageous, however your ability to demonstrate your in-depth understanding of the web technologies and sound software engineering practices will trump a formal qualification.

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