About Flickswitch

Address

Unit 404, Manhattan Place, 130 Bree Street, Cape Town

Company Size

15-50
Summary

What we do
- Flickswitch exists to help companies build the Internet of Things. Our SIMcontrol SaaS platform simplifies mobile device connectivity at scale.

Established in 2007, we provide technology services in the African mobile data industry.
Born and bred on the continent, Flickswitch offers its comprehensive SIM management solutions focusing on M2M & IoT as well as bulk direct airtime payments across various mobile networks.

Flickswitch processes millions of transactions across various mobile networks every year. Using our own proven technology integrated with mobile networks. Flickswitch makes the management mobile SIM cards radically simple, speeding up time-to-market and better managing total IoT data communication costs.

More than 1,000 business customers trust Flickswitch with their SIM management requirements.

We have offices in South Africa, Kenya and The Netherlands and are busy expanding our services to a number of African 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 in an exciting, rapidly growing sector. IoT, mobility, big data, blah-di-blah.

What we're looking for
If smaller companies with 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, you are going to see a whole lot of interesting stuff with the telcos we integrate with. A good communicator.

Our tech stack
Python. Django. PostgreSQL. Kubernetes. Elixer. Vue.js.

We value predictable over the latest and greatest. We do things with lots of concurrency and in interesting ways.

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. Javascript is for the frontend only, and only when necessary. Deliver continuously to production.

Our hiring process
If your background looks like a fit, we'll invite you for a coffee and a chat if you're Cape Town based, or a hangout if you're not.
If we gel, we'll progress to a technical interview.
If that goes well, we may make you an offer.
Regardless of the outcome, we'll be straight with you.

Perks
Schedule your own hours.
Decent tools to get the job done
Remote Working
Tech Stack

Application and Data

Amazon S3
Amazon EC2
Amazon VPC
PostgreSQL
Python
Java
Redis
RabbitMQ
jQuery
HTML5
Django
Bootstrap
Google App Engine
nginx
Elixir
Vue.js

DevOps

GitHub
Circle CI
Kubernetes
Cloudflare

Utilities

Elasticsearch
Google Analytics

Business Tools

Google Apps
Slack
Trello
MailChimp
JIRA
Miro

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