Software Engineering

SweepSouth is the largest online marketplace on the African continent for ordering and paying for home services.

SweepSouth is in search of a new full time team member to join our technical team of engineers. This position will be available immediately. We currently operate in major areas of South Africa, including Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, Centurion, and Pretoria; and we're rapidly expanding into new areas.

Position:We're looking for a talented full stack engineer to join our growing SweepSouth engineering team to work on the core components of the SweepSouth platform. You'll be primarily tasked with helping us rapidly scale our products.


  • Extensive programming experience (Python and JavaScript)
  • Experience building and debugging complex systems in a team environment
  • Experience with modern browser technologies based on JavaScript, HTML, and CSS (React, Redux, SASS, etc.)
  • Experience in building web systems with Django or Flask or other similar web frameworks
  • Knowledge and experience with data store technologies such as MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis
  • Strong computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms and programming languages
  • Experience working closely with the product team, designers, and other developers

Bonus points:

  • Degree in computer science (BSc, MSc) or equivalent
  • Experience developing location-aware applications
  • GitHub account with cool projects you've built or contributed to
  • Experience developing testing suites for front-end and back-end services
  • Have worked in a tech startup environment
  • Amazon Web Services experience
  • Functional programming background


  • Contributions to hospital plan
  • Pension plan
  • EmTalk (psycho-social support)
  • Free monthly home cleaning
  • The chance to change the world by disrupting an industry that hasn't changed much in decades
  • Work with smart and motivated co-workers on interesting problems in a fun office environment
In founding SweepSouth, our aim was to modernise home services and to be the African pioneers in bringing technology to the industry. With over seven thousand cleaners, and thousands of satisfied customers being served monthly, we're just getting started. Our mission is to create happy homes by providing dignified, flexible work at decent pay to our SweepStars. SweepSouth is the largest online marketplace on the African continent for ordering and paying for home cleaning services. We connect people with experienced, reliable, efficient and insured cleaners in minutes.