What we do
- Flickswitch exists to help companies build the Internet of Things. Our SIMcontrol SaaS platform simplifies cellular device connectivity at scale.
We work with major mobile network operators across Africa providing new-generation technology services to customers deploying large numbers of connected devices. Our key product, SIMcontrol, is a comprehensive enterprise SIM management solution. It makes the management of mobile SIM cards radically simple, speeding up time-to-market and better managing total IoT data communication costs.
Flickswitch works with big data volumes, processing millions of transactions across various mobile networks every year. Using our own proven technology integrated with mobile networks.
More than 1,000 business customers trust use with their SIM management requirements.
We have offices in South Africa, Kenya and The Netherlands and work with a number of African and global mobile network operators.
We manage all our tech from Cape Town, South Africa with remote and semi-remote teams.
Why work for us
We're building software that matters in the real world.
We take our work seriously, but not too seriously. Health & family comes first, always.
We're well established, but small enough for you to grow with the core team.
We're play in the rapidly growing sectors of IoT, mobility, digitisation, 4IR, all of that...
What we're looking for
If a smaller company where you will be part of the core team and a more flexible approach to work is appealing, this might be for you.
What we value in people
Someone nice. Cultural fit is paramount. Intelligence and energy. A person who likes to learn new things. Pragmatism, as you are going to see a whole lot of interesting stuff with the telcos we integrate with. A good communicator.
Our tech stack
Our tech stack is Django, Elixir and Vue.js. We deploy to Kubernetes daily.
We value predictable over the latest and greatest. We do things with lots of concurrency and in interesting ways. Mobile network integrations keep us on our toes.
Our engineering values
Open and honest feedback around your code, everything gets reviewed. We follow standard patterns and practices, trying to limit WTF moments when you are debugging someone else’s code. Shared code ownership. Deliver continuously to production.
Our hiring process
- If your background looks like a fit, a short introductory chat
- Pair programming session or technical interview
- Final interview. If that goes well, an offer.
Regardless of the outcome, we'll be straight with you.