About Far South Networks

Address

49 Bell Crescent, Westlake

Company Size

1-15
Summary

What we do

Far South Networks is a world leading designer and manufacturer of IP telephony products.
We believe in the power of open source to "change the communications landscape for good"!

Our core hardware products include SIP Gateways and IP PBX models which scale from small offices right up to the enterprise, providing a full feature set of voice and data services to the business user.

On the web services side, Far South Networks has developed an IOT platform which integrates multiple service layers, connecting users on any device (BYOD) with their business community from anywhere in the world.

Our key relationships are with our distribution and reseller partners who install and support Far South telecoms equipment at their clients.

Our Service Provider partners also host our software products on either public or private cloud infrastructure.

Our core technologies

We design and manufacture hardware built on Intel x86 and ARM processors. Far South Networks is an Intel Design Alliance member.

We integrate key hardware IP within FPGA architectures utilising 32-bit softcores (SOC) and customised IP cores for DSP and telecoms applications.

Our core s/w technology is build on:
Linux, Asterisk, C / C++, Java / GWT, Angular.js, Node.js

Our complete s/w stack includes:
BIOS, Linux kernel drivers, Ubuntu Debian, Asterisk, FreePBX, GWT, Node.js and Angular.js, HTML5 & WebRTC

Why Work For Us

Our environment is open, casual and relaxed!

Our people are inquisitive, self starters who love to attempt the impossible and who believe they can compete with the best on an international stage.

We offer a quiet environment allowing developers to focus and apply their minds.

Quality of Life: Our Westlake based Cape Town office sits under the Silvermine and Tokai mountains a short distance from Muizemberg.

Our Culture

Two words to define Far South culture: Innovation & Differentiation.

We are bold and courageous, taking on the big players in our industry and beating them at their own game.

We treat each other with respect, offering support where needed!

We do not "clock watch", its about getting the work done!

Our Hiring Process

• First a screening via VC in order to a high level view of the candidates technical experience.

• Thereafter, a face-to-face interview. The focus is on exploring experience in more detail, determining culture-fit and some additional technical assessment.

• Thats it, if you fit, we will make an offer. Quickly!

Perks
Quality of life
Flexible office hours
No dress code
Parking bay
Tech Stack

Application and Data

AngularJS
Apache Cordova
Javascript
Node.js
Python
MySQL
Java
Swift
MongoDB
HTML5
C++
Bootstrap
Google App Engine
C

DevOps

GitHub
Git
Maven
Puppet

Utilities

Google Analytics

Business Tools

Google Apps
Trello
MailChimp
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