We're making tax easy with clever code. Up for the challenge?
What is TaxTim?
TaxTim is a friendly, all-digital tax robot, making tax easy for millions of South Africans. Operating much like a simple WhatsApp chat, TaxTim contains the brains of several tax experts rolled into one, and helps people to do their own tax returns quickly, easily and with confidence.
What we're proud of:
Started in 2011 with seed funding from Google
Integrated with SARS eFiling
Have helped over 7 million South Africans to date
Partnerships with Momentum, Sanlam, Old Mutual and PwC
Expanded into Namibia and Nigeria
Perks of the job:
Flexitime / work from home, as you wish
Create miracles that people love you for by Making Tax Easy
Flat company structure - you own projects and schedule your own time
Rock up in shorts, slops and take over the couch / Vetsak
Work in beautiful Cape Town, next to a new coffee machine, across from a bakery
Small team of 9 = great start-up experience and anti-big corporate feel
Financial assistance with moving to Cape Town
Cool projects in 2020:
Moving our Puppeteer crawlers into Node on Serverless AWS Lambda and SQS
Migrating our PHP codebase into Symfony OOP
Separating our frontend and backend with Vue / React
Integration of our product with one of SA's leading banks
Integrating our Small Business product with eFiling and Xero
Strong knowledge of PHP (3+ years practical OOP experience, Wordpress doesn't count)
Strong knowledge of MySQL (3+ years practical experience)
PHP MVC framework experience (1+ year practical experience using Symfony, or Laravel works too)
Competent with source control (1+ year practical experience using Git)
Comfortable working in a Linux environment (we like Ubuntu)
A creative problem solver, that's willing to explore, with a collaborative, open source type mindset
Good time management
Fluent in English (written and verbal)
Design, develop and maintain both internal and client-facing functionality, from inception through to deployment, full life cycle
Write clean, efficient and reusable code, utilizing best practices such as SOLID, DRY and KISS
Monitor, test, improve and upgrade existing functionality
Assist with refactoring legacy code into a new Symfony based system
Assist with maintaining and improving an AWS based production environment
Create and consume APIs (both REST and SOAP)
Work closely with our CTO Evan (high-voltage enthusiast) and John (electric skateboard builder) and new recruits
Keen to apply? Please take a digital interview with TaxTim at this link.
We're excited to meet you!