Senior Backend Engineer | Mobile Content | Century City

Our client (Century City) is an entertainment company, currently developing THE premier mobile content platform for Africa. Their mission? To deliver entertaining and informative content through interactive digital experiences. Their first product is a live-streamed mobile trivia game that has already taken the US market by storm. Players will answer trivia questions and earn big rewards. Our client has a well-funded and international founding team that has extensive experience scaling businesses across Africa and globally. There are currently looking for a Senior Backend Engineer.

Job description


Support the entire application lifecycle (from design to release) for current and future franchises

Deliver code - and supporting documentation - of the highest quality through good design, attention to detail and system testing on a timely basis

Analyse features and user behaviour in production using analytics and experiments

Work with our DevOps team to ensure deployments go smoothly

In reward for your expertise:

You’ll be paid above market related salaries. 

You’ll be part of an innovative start-up and will help our client build from the ground up, therefore room for promotion in the organisation will be huge. 

Enjoy a steep learning curve.

Open minded, flat structured culture where taking leadership is encouraged and your ideas are valued.

Contact us today and play a part in building communities and enhancing people’s lives – please send your CV to



• BS/MS degree in Computer Science or related field or relevant IT qualification
• Experience with PHP and CodeIgniter
• Experience with NodeJS
• Experience with JavaScript frameworks and templating
• Experience with Java 8+, Spring, Spring Boot advantageous
• Experience with JPA (Hibernate) - experience with Flyway is advantageous
• Experience with Docker advantageous
• Experience developing games and/or media streaming applications advantageous



Century City, Cape Town


Interested in this position?

If you feel you are a good fit for this role, kindly send your CV to In your email, please feel free to tell us why you are an excellent fit for the role and also include your current earnings and notice period. We look forward to chatting with you.

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