2022 Amazon Vacancies in Cape Town, Western Cape, SA – Sr Software Development Engineer, Admiral Team

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Join our rapidly growing team of engineers which owns a core internal web application used to visualize and manage the EC2 server fleet, and resources such as instances and EBS volumes. This application interfaces with a wide range of core internal services, which will allow you to gain exposure to many services and teams. You’ll have a broad impact on the productivity and effectiveness of operators across AWS, and enjoy direct access to your customers. Changes which you’ll introduce to the application will significantly improve in teams’ ability to track down operational issues within the EC2 fleet. In addition, the scale at which we operate means that you’ll have the opportunity to tackle software engineering challenges at scale, whilst working with other exceptional engineers. As a senior engineer you will be playing a technical leadership role within the team.

We are a diverse team which is dedicated to supporting new members. We focus on knowledge sharing and mentoring. Projects and tasks are assigned that will help each team member to develop their skills, allowing them to take on more complex tasks as they progress.

We are located in the heart of the beautiful city of Cape Town. We also offer comprehensive relocation benefits as a part of our package, and a hybrid work environment.

Basic Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent working experience
  • 5+ years of industry experience in a software development environment
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals, including data structures, object-oriented design and problem solving
  • Proficiency in at least one modern programming language e.g. Java, Ruby, C#, Python or Javascript

Preferred Qualifications

  • Good writing skills for both business and technical level communication.

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer, and we value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief. Amazon is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from South African citizens who are members of designated groups who may contribute to Employment Equity within the workplace and the further diversification of ideas. In this regard, the relevant laws and principles associated with Employment Equity will be considered when appointing potential candidates. We are required by law to verify your ability to work lawfully in South Africa. Amazon requires that you submit a copy of either your identity document or your passport and any applicable work permit if you are a foreign national, along with an updated curriculum vitae.

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