• Graduate Software Development Engineer- South Africa (Cape Town)

    Location ZA-Cape Town
    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/6/2018 2:09 AM)
    Job ID
    721946
    Company
    Amazon Development Centre (South Africa) (Proprietary) Limited
    Position Category
    Software Development
    JobCountry
    South Africa
  • Job Description

    At Amazon, we are working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. Amazon is continually evolving and is a place where motivated employees thrive and also where employee ownership and accountability lead to meaningful results.

    We're looking for talented, motivated Software Development Engineering Graduates who can join us to offer a great customer experiences. If you have an interest in building large-scale, high-performance, customer-centric products and think end-to-end, this may be the job you've been looking for.

    Amazon is a place where builders can build. From day one, you will be working with experienced engineers and designers who love what they do. You will drive your own learning and development with guidance and coaching from your manager and team, not to mention the excellent long-term development prospects you would expect from one of the world’s leading online businesses.

    You will be surrounded by people that are smart and passionate about cloud computing. The Development Team develops applications used by our global list of customers and internal Amazon teams.

    Job Responsibilities include:
    Since we have a wide variety of projects and technologies, we are looking for different profiles, from engineers interested in front-end development (for our hybrid mobile applications and website) to back-end engineers to develop the systems that power our warehouse (focused in solving complex multi-objective resource allocation problems), including machine learning engineers for our recommendation or fraud detection systems.

    Basic Qualifications

    Basic Qualification
    · Completed or currently on a Bachelors/ Masters degree related to Computer Engineering/ Computer Science/ Software Engineering etc.
    · Knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals such as object-oriented design, algorithm design, data structures, problem solving, and complexity analysis

    Preferred Qualifications

    · Development Experience in Java, C, C++, Perl, Linux
    · Interest in developing web services, or other large scale distributed systems
    · Understanding and experience with web based technologies is essential. These may include HTML, HTTP, Javascript, JSON, AJAX, - - Apache, Tomcat, Ruby on Rails.

    Application and Assessment Process
    Eligible candidates will be invited to attend an online assessment post which successful candidates will be invited to an in-house assessment centre. This selection process is subject to change but you will be notified if any changes are made.

    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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