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  • Posted: Sep 23, 2020
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    Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want - low prices, vast selection, and convenience - Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform.


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    Software Development Manager

    Description

    Our Software Development Managers are strong technical leaders and owners who’s primary responsibilities are to hire and develop great talent, engage with stakeholders and customers to build out feature roadmaps for the services they own. Finally, they manage the Software Development Life Cycle and operations of these services. Our managers exemplify Amazon’s leadership principles.

    As a Software Development Manager with a proven track record you help your team identify and follow their purpose. You are responsible for building out, owning and maintaining your service. You have extensive understanding of distributed systems and can work with your team to deliver high quality solutions in a timely manner that are designed for scale and low operational cost. As a developer of great talent, you develop the best engineers to deliver services that are able to support the demands associated with the world’s leading cloud provider. You are able to work with stakeholders to develop and deliver on your feature and investment roadmap. You have excellent verbal and written skills and communicate effectively with technology and business oriented stakeholders - whether it is to communicate your team’s roadmap, having difficult trade off discussions or managing customer expectations.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Proven results oriented person with a delivery focus and demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment.
    • Translation of complex functional and technical requirements into detailed project plans and schedules; manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team by defining, implementing and maintaining a coherent, progressive development strategy for our product line.
    • Evolution of the software engineering practice within the organization, including better reporting, tools, and evolution of development methodology
    • Report on status of product quality to management, customer support and product teams via rigorous execution of detailed plans and accurate reporting of test cases executed, bugs discovered, bugs fixed, etc.
    • Continue to build an effective development organization by driving the recruiting and hiring of senior level engineers, developing and managing the group, and conducting performance reviews of team members

    Basic Qualifications

    • Degree in Computer Science/Information technology or equivalent experience
    • 5-10 years experience in Software development
    • 4+ years as a Manager of Software Development Engineers
    • Knowledge and experience with one or more development methodologies.
    • Experience in developing engineering processes.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • M.Sc in Computer Science or equivalent
    • Experience with Linux/Unix and UNIX tools.
    • Previous demonstrated project management success on similar projects with emphasis placed on experience with high-volume web-based 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 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.
    Company - Amazon Dev Centre South Africa
    Job ID: A1199139

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    Cloud Support Engineer (Linux)

    Basic Qualifications

    The Linux role supports our services that focus on compute technologies. In this role, you will support AWS Services including EC2, EBS, LightSail and the services that enable customers to migrate their workloads to AWS. As well as supporting our customers, you will be leading operational improvement initiatives, an acting as the voice of the customer to internal teams across AWS.

    • Advanced experience with System Administration with Linux (Ubuntu, CentOS, RedHat)
    • Advanced of experience with Networking and troubleshooting (TCP/IP, DNS, routing, switching, firewalls, LAN/WAN, traceroute, iperf, dig, cURL or related).
    • In-depth understanding of virtualization and cloud computing (Hypervisors, VMware, Xen).
    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Science / Information Technology, Data Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or a related field OR equivalent experience in a technical position
    • Advanced degree in Computer Science or a related field.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience managing full application stacks from the OS up through custom applications
    • Knowledge of AWS and Cloud Computing concepts
    • Good understanding of security best practices.
    • Good understanding of distributed computing environments and methodologies.

    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.
    Company - Amazon Dev Centre South Africa
    Job ID: A1244179

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    Logistics Manager

    Description

    Logistics Manager – Cape Town
    Be a part of operating the world’s largest cloud computing infrastructure. As a Datacenter Logistics Manager you will possess a strong work ethic, attention to detail, the ability to meet deadlines, and a commitment to Operational Excellence.

    You will be a key part to building success for the storage warehouse areas and parts distribution network. This is very much a hands on role, so expect to be doing everything that you would expect your team to do – from handling deliveries through to cycle counting and inventory planning. The Logistics Manager supports the Data Center Operations team by maintaining receiving, and distribution operations of parts, consumables and other supplies by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures. Complies with federal, state, and local warehousing, Health & Safety and shipping requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

    Safeguard operations and contents by establishing and monitoring safety and security procedures and protocols. Working with Procurement and other Regional Logistics Manager’s control inventory levels by conducting physical counts and reconciling with inventory management tools. Maintain the physical condition of the storage warehouse areas by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement.
    We work in a high security environment with sensitive equipment and maintaining this security and accountability will be a primary task. Is responsible for the security and tracking of parts within the storage areas and to the end user.
    Complete operational requirements by scheduling and assigning a group of direct employees and following up on work results. Be involved in staffing by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees. Maintain Logistics staff productivity and goals by managing and coaching members of your team; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results. Will contribute to continuous process improvements to deliver on our goals of high availability and low cost. Maintain up-to-date metrics dashboards and will create reports for management as required.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Must hold a recognized third level professional qualification in their field
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English
    • 5+ years of relevant work experience
    • 3+ years of management experience
    • Experience in Inventory Management Systems and processes
    • Strong understanding of distribution and warehousing practices
    • Experience using metrics to perform analyses
    • Familiarity with producing process documentation
    • Knowledge of Regional import and export practices
    • Proficient with computers and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Valid driving license and willingness to move around between the different data center locations
    • Able to lift loads of up to 20 kilograms and carry them for short distances

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 5+ years experience in Data Centre or hi tech environment
    • 3+ years in IT industry
    • Knowledge of IT systems and Networks would be an advantage
    • Experience with Lean or Six Sigma practices
    • Experience using metrics to perform analyses
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Punctuality; excellent organizational skills for orderliness; and ability to focus on multiple tasks simultaneously to ensure department objectives are met
    • Demonstrated positive work attitude & leadership skills
    • Demonstrated ability to perform above minimum for extended periods of time
    • Commitment to a culture of safety & security

    Company - Amzn Data Servcs SA (Pty) Ltd
    Job ID: A1231315

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