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Java Engineer (Node.js)


Cape Town, ZA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Industry: Cloud Business Apps
  • Post Date: 03/15/2023
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 223 E. De La Guerra St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
  • Salary Range: $50,000 - $150,000

About Impact, the world’s leading partnership management platform, is transforming the way businesses manage and optimize all types of partnerships—including traditional rewards affiliates, influencers, commerce content publishers, B2B, and more. The company’s powerful, purpose-built platform makes it easy for businesses to create, manage, and scale an ecosystem of partnerships with the brands and communities that customers trust to make purchases, get information, and entertain themselves at home, at work, or on the go.

Job Description

If you are looking to join a team where your opinion is valued, your contributions are noticed, and enjoy working with fun and talented people from all over the world then this is the place for you.

If you have a desire to work in an organisation that is:

  • Passionate about its people
  • Focused on delivering the very best tech to our customers
  • Offering the flexibility to work how and where you are most successful
  • Obsessed with our customer’s success
  • The leading SaaS platform to automate partnerships - affiliate, influencer, technology partners, and more!
  • Entrepreneurial in spirit with a culture that rewards collaboration and curiosity
  • Obsessed with making a difference in business and to the wider community is the global leader in Partnership Automation, working with innovative brands like Ticketmaster, Levi’s, Microsoft, Airbnb, and Uber to help them manage their online affiliate, influencer, brand to brand, and content partnerships. The Impact Partnership Cloud covers the full life partnership lifecycle including onboarding, tracking ads and paying partners, recruiting for new partners, data and marketing intelligence, and protection from fraud. Founded in 2008, Impact has grown to over 500 employees and ten offices across Europe, the United States, Africa, and Asia so there is plenty of opportunity for growth and advancement.

Your Role:

As a Java Engineer, you will be responsible for delivery and supporting features for Impact systems. This person will be part of an Agile / Scrum team and is expected to mentor squad members.  

An ideal candidate for this role would have a background in Java with current experience and desire to work with Node.js and related technologies.

What You'll Do:

• Review business requirements; design, implement and test solutions; and, perform code reviews.
• Gain and maintain a deep understanding of the business and product domain to deliver effective solutions.
• Provide transparency through daily Scrums, Kanban (or similar).
• Identify, raise and address system vulnerabilities and technology blockers for the squad.
• Optimize code and streamline processes to improve performance and platform stability and reduce overall system load.
• Respond to alerts, review error messages, and fix bugs in a timely manner
• Work in a distributed and agile environment.
• Develop code both independently and while pair programming
• Responsible for continuous improvement of developer productivity.

What You Have:

  • Completed B.S. In Computer Science or related field or equivalent professional experience
  • Open Source contributions are beneficial
  • 5+ years experience in Software Development
  • 2+ years experience working with Node.js
  • Agile / Iterative processes. Kanban / Scrum
  • Continuous Integration / Delivery methods, tooling, integration
  • Experience working with Large Scale processing
  • Experience in monitoring, alerting and production support
  • Exposure and experience in any Google Cloud technology highly desire


  • Casual work environment, including working from home
  • Flexible work hours
  • Unlimited PTO policy
    • Take the time off that you need. We are truly committed to a positive work-life balance, recognising that it is important to be happy and fulfilled in both
  • 6 month paternity/maternity leave
  • Training & Development
    • Learning the advanced partnership automation products
  • Medical Aid and Provident Fund 
    • Group schemes with Discovery & Bonitas for medical aid
    • Group scheme with Momentum for provident fund
  • Restricted Stock Units
    • 3-year vesting schedule pending Board approval
  • Internet Allowance
  • Fitness club fee reimbursements
  • Affiliate & Partnerships Industry Fundamentals Certification by PXA


Impact is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, genetics, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity or non-binary or nonconformity and/or status as a trans individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, marital, parental and/or familial status, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.