Wanted: Talented Web Developers (Cape Town CBD)


New Member
Mar 13, 2014
Company: Mr Delivery
Location: Foreshore, Cape Town (Head Office)
Salary Range: negotiable based on experience

Company Profile

In 2011, Mr Delivery (under the leadership of new owners) repositioned as a logistics solutions provider and expanded its existing food delivery network to support Takealot.com in shipping products to their customers.

Since then, Takealot has acquired a strategic 60% stake in Mr Delivery and we continue significant investment into our operational and technical capabilities. We currently integrate with Takealot.com, Pick ‘n Pay Online Shopping and FNB Card Division to offer an unparalleled last-mile delivery experience to their customers.

Mr Delivery has an exciting future ahead and is on a mission to become the recognised leader in last mile delivery solutions throughout Africa. We’re looking for top talent to join our close-knit software development team to help make this vision a reality.

Our Team

We are an array of fun, mildly crazy geeks, driven by the 7 principles of continuous innovation:
  1. Focus work on delighting the client (in our case both customers and employees)
  2. Do work through self-organising teams
  3. Do work in client-driven iterations
  4. Deliver value to clients each iteration
  5. Be totally open about impediments to improvement
  6. Create a context for continuous self improvement within the team
  7. Communicate through interactive conversations

Your Profile

You are a web engineer that delivers quality web applications and you might even have delved into the exciting world of mobile development.

You take pride in writing beautiful code and you understand that the user is central to everything you do. Test driven development makes you tingle in strange yet exciting ways.

In addition to your development skills, you have experience working on complex projects with many interrelated parts and you have a passion for building elegant and highly scalable web applications.

You have a good understanding and solid experience with the following:
  • Linux (we use Ubuntu)
  • NGINX, Apache
  • Web Technologies (HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery)
  • MVC PHP frameworks (PHP 5.3+)
  • PostgreSQL
  • Git/Github

Brownie points given for:
  • Experience working in cross-functional Agile teams
  • Open source contributions
  • Appreciation of delicious coffee

How to Apply
If you think you'd make a great addition to our team, send a short introductory email along with you CV (or LinkedIn public URL) to jobs@mrd.com