• Cloud Support Engineer (Deployment)

    Location ZA-Cape Town
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/12/2018 8:47 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon Development Centre (South Africa) (Proprietary) Limited
    Position Category
    Operations, IT, & Support Engineering
    South Africa
  • Job Description

    We are seeking talented engineers, well versed in DevOps technologies, automation, continuous integration and configuration management, who are not constrained by how “things are usually done”.

    On a typical day, Cloud Support Sngineers might deep dive to root cause a customer issue, investigate why a metric is trending the wrong way or a deployment failing, consult with the top engineers at Amazon, or discuss creative new approaches to automate operational issues.

    You'll be part of a world-class team, in a dynamic environment that has the entrepreneurial feel of a start-up. This is an opportunity to operate and support systems on a massive scale, and to gain top-notch experience in cloud computing. You'll be surrounded by people who are smart, passionate about cloud computing, and believe that world class service is critical to customer success. You'll become skilled at cloud platform diagnosis, response, measurement, and automation. You will measure your success and it will be visible.

    If this interests you, we’d like to talk.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 5+ years of experience in a relevant technical position
    • Demonstrated proficiency in DevOps, Configuration Management and Continuous Integration technologies (Chef, Puppet, Docker, Jenkins etc.)
    • Some programming / scripting experience (Bash, PowerShell, Java, Perl, Ruby, Python)
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Strong customer focus
    • Strong multi-tasking skills
    • Ability to work a staggered week, either Sun-Thu or Tue-Sat (no on-call)

    Preferred Qualifications

    These qualifications are optional, but please highlight them on your resume if you have them:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Science / Information Technology, Computer Science / Engineering or a related field
    • Experience managing full application stacks from the OS up through custom applications

    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 and 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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