We're a global team united by a shared vision. Join us.

 
 

The Praekelt.org team is a globally distributed group of software developers, content creators, digital strategists, service designers, UX experts and programme managers spread over ten cities and three continents. We apply our diverse backgrounds and skills to build services and technologies we believe have a chance of changing the world.

 

Diversity makes us stronger

 

Praekelt.org is a committed to creating a fully inclusive and diverse environment that embraces difference, cultivates inclusivity and is committed to people feeling like they belong within all teams in the organisation. We actively encourage applicants of all races, ethnicities, religions, ages, genders, sexual orientations, and abilities.Praekelt.org is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin or disability.


Open positions


ENGINEERING

Software Engineer

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Johannesburg / Cape Town

We are looking for an exceptional Python Software Engineer, with experience in building open source software and leading a team, to help us build the next generation of transformational mobile products. If you're highly skilled with innovative, unique development ideas, and an analytical troubleshooting mindset, we want you to join our development team.

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SRE Engineer

Johannesburg / Cape Town

We are looking for a DevOps engineer with experience in building open source software to help us develop tools and investigate new technology to improve the speed of feedback loops around services reliability. You'll be exposed to unique challenges assisting with the maintenance and development of our Linux server fleet around Africa and EC2, and have the opportunity to contribute to internal and external open source projects. We believe in choosing the right tools for the job, and support creativity in solving problems.

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We're looking for an experienced QA Engineer to take responsibility for designing, developing and executing test plans and test cases that verify software conformance to defined acceptance criteria.

As Praekelt.org's primary QA Engineer, you will be responsible for implementing and sustaining a best-practice quality assurance and testing framework that can be applied to all projects and products at Praekelt. You'll take responsibility for critical and regression testing of the systems in according to best-practice.

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QA Engineer

Johannesburg / Cape Town


SERVICE DESIGN

Founded in South Africa in 2007, Praekelt.org uses technologies to solve some of the world’s largest social problems. We work with governments, international NGOs, foundations and social enterprises to create and deliver essential information and vital services.

We’re looking for a talented and experienced strategic thinker with a strong portfolio and a passion for designing unique and impactful digital user experiences. You’ll lead our Strategy and Experience Design team in using human-centred service design thinking to find solutions to complex developing world problems using mobile technology. You’ll work collaboratively with colleagues and clients to ensure strategic, technology and business objectives align and solve a wide range of design, content, technical and implementation challenges.

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Head of Strategy and Experience Design

Johannesburg, Gauteng / Cape Town, Western cape


PRODUCTION

We’re looking for a talented and experienced Project Manager who can lead and support new and existing projects end to end and in to launch successfully.

You’ll need to have experience in project management, a good understanding of the health space, and a business mindset. You’ll be joining a talented team of developers, service designers, content designers, researchers, data scientists and project managers, building solutions that address complex global problems using mobile technology.

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Project Manager

Johannesburg, Gauteng / Cape Town, Western cape