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  • Posted: Jan 31, 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 Engineer - EC2 Console

    DESCRIPTION

    • The EC2 Visual Platform team is responsible for the EC2 Console Web Interface which is used by customers to manage all aspects of their Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances. The major focus of the team is to streamline the user experience for customers managing small to very large pools of resources. Engineers in our teams have a strong sense of ownership and drive to innovate and have a resounding impact in how we develop and deliver software at such a large scale.
    • As an experienced engineer in this team, you will play an active role in developing high quality software designs & solutions to complex problems to deliver great front end user experiences to customers. You are consistently successful at working autonomously and in delivering software. You work with your team to invent, design and build software that is stable and performant. You write code that is easy to understand and your solutions are pragmatic. You regularly evaluate and improve your teams internal development processes.
    • As an Amazonian, you’ll enjoy interacting with some of the talented engineers in our industry through breakfast talks and demos, internal communities and extensive training material that span all aspects of our business. You’ll also enjoy flexible working hours within small sized teams and the high level of autonomy that our engineers operate under. We follow the DevOps model and so our teams are empowered to own the full development and support life-cycle of their systems. Our teams operate like start-ups in that they own and drive a portfolio of services which includes everything from developing the long term vision for their products through to deciding on what technologies and development methodology or processes to follow.

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent working experience
    • 3+ years of industry experience in a software development environment
    • Strong Computer Science fundamentals, including data structures, object-oriented design, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis.
    • Proficiency in at least one modern programming language, such as Java, C#, Python, Javascript, Scala, Kotlin

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals
    • Expertise in delivering high-quality, innovative applications
    • Strong analytical skills with excellent problem solving abilities.
    • Strong desire to build, sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
    • Excellent written communication and verbal agility are strong assets.
    • Working knowledge of one or more Javascript frameworks e.g. JQuery, React
    • Deep understanding of the web technologies including HTTP, HTML, CSS, Javascript
    • Designing and implementing for a visually impaired users
    • Utilize user interface design patterns to solve business problems with highly accessible and usable web applications.
    • Working knowledge of relational databases and back-end programming
    • Working knowledge of AWS products and technologies
    • Between 2 and 5 years of practical experience building production web applications

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    Senior Software Development Engineer - EC2 Placement Core Team

    Basic Qualifications

    • 5+ years of industry experience in a software development environment
    • Experience in any of Java, Scala, Ruby, Perl, C/C++ or C#
    • Knowledge of distributed computing algorithms
    • Expertise in delivering high-quality, innovative applications
    • Strong customer focus
    • Strong computer science fundamentals
    • Strong analytical skills with excellent problem solving abilities

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent (Masters, Honours or PHD Preferred)
    • Experience in building high-performance real-time data processing systems.
    • Experience with Linux, Git, and Java, Python, Ruby
    • Strong desire to build, a sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
    • Excellent written communication and verbal agility

    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: A806319

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    Sr. HR Business Partner

    Key Responsibilities

    • Own and manage the relationships with several client group business leaders
    • Develop and own the delivery of the strategic HR plan for each business supported and ensure consistency with local and global HR goals & enforce consistency with our policies & procedures;
    • Act as a consultant to your client groups and provide input on the HR implications of strategic and operational decisions and plans, acting as an integral member of each group’s management team;
    • Maintain a strong focus on employee relations, performance management, employee engagement and retention activities, including an understanding of compensation and benefits and development activity;
    • Provide management coaching to build leadership capabilities
    • Demonstrate very strong analytical capabilities and influence business leaders with data-driven recommendations to improve performance, retention and the employee experience;
    • Provide expert input to your client groups as well as the HR team in terms of local employment legislation, policies and practices;
    • Support the design and delivery of appropriate training and development programs;
    • Be an expert in industry best practices around functional areas of new trends and opportunities to constantly raise the bar on HR deliverables
    • Ensure alignment of HR related programs by partnering with peers and colleagues in other Amazon locations.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 7+ years of experience in an HR Business Partner role
    • University degree or MBA preferred
    • Generalist HR experience including policy writing, solid exposure to Industrial Relations / Labour Relations including mitigating and resolving labour disputes
    • Proven ability to diagnose problems using strategic thinking skills as well as identify and drive appropriate solutions
    • Strong Project/Program Management Skills
    • Ability to relate to, influence and coach employees at all levels in the organization
    • Effective communication skills - written, verbal and listening skills
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to work well across different functions and locations
    • Team building and team development capabilities
    • Excellent written and spoken English language skills

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. 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 broader based Black Economic Empowerment and the further diversification of ideas. The relevant laws and principles associated with Employment Equity and Black Economic Empowerment 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: A1045560

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    Engineering Operations Technician

    The Successful Candidate Will Be Accountable For

    • Setting and maintaining the highest standards for safety and actively promoting a world-class safety culture in all aspects of operational procedure
    • Driving continuous improvement efforts on infrastructure through standardization of procedures and policies, while delivering performance against agreed metrics
    • Enabling the operations organization to delivering 100% up-time on all customer supporting infrastructure
    • Collaborating effectively with internal & external stakeholders to deliver operational excellence for all AWS customers
    • Responsible for ensuring that the preventive maintenance of site-critical facility infrastructure is planned and executed to the highest standards, in accordance to AWS procedures
    • In charge of facility monitoring & supervision (via BMS, PMS, Walkthrough...etc.)
    • Participation in the successful delivery of build-out and retrofit of Data Center infrastructure
    • Ensuring organizational capability to react & respond appropriately to any potential customer-impacting event on any component of electrical or mechanical infrastructure.
    • Reviewing incident reports, documenting periodic trend summaries, and providing updates and recommended actions to management
    • Draft, update & maintain method statements, standard operating procedures, emergency response procedures, preventive maintenance programs, and all technical documentation pertaining to DCEO

    Basic Qualifications

    • Good verbal and written English communication skills
    • Apprentice/trades certified or diploma in an Electrical field
    • Demonstrate key electrical competencies (Practice & Theory)
    • Knowledge of mechanical systems (Mechanical, HVAC systems, Controls)
    • Ability to draft accurate support procedures in English, system documentation, and issue tracking entries
    • Ability to take full ownership of technical issues
    • Willing to travel between Data center sites, and internationally if required
    • Solid IT skills; experience and knowledge of MS Office suite.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 3+ years of experience in operations and on-call support for Data Center facilities / or Mission Critical Plants/ Production facilities
    • An undergraduate degree in a technical field (EE, MechE, IndustrialE);
    • Project Management experience

    Physical Requirements

    • Must be able to work a full 12hr shift, rotating between working days and nights, as per the prescribed company shift pattern.
    • Work at heights and from ladders.
    • Be comfortable operating a mobile elevated working platform (MEWP).
    • Perform physical tasks during the shift.
    • Work in a noisy environment with ear protection.

    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 broader based Black Economic Empowerment and the further diversification of ideas. The relevant laws and principles associated with Employment Equity and Black Economic Empowerment 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 - Amzn Data Servcs SA (Pty) Ltd
    Job ID: A999714

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    Senior Software Development Engineer - EC2 Dedicated Hosts

    Description
    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is seeking a talented senior engineer to join the EC2 Dedicated Host team to build new ways to run workloads in the Cloud and contribute to core components of EC2. This role is well-suited to engineers who blend a strong intuition for customer experience with the technical skills required to design and operate large-scale distributed systems.
    Our team has end-to-end ownership of the EC2 Dedicated Host experience. An Amazon EC2 Dedicated Host is a physical server with EC2 instance capacity fully dedicated to your use, allowing customers to leverage their existing licenses while running on EC2. We are looking for engineers who enjoy being part of the whole product lifecycle – from thinking big about opportunities for customers through design and development to maintaining a high bar for operational excellence.
    The successful candidate will have strong software engineering experience, with a passion for thinking about, building and operating distributed systems. You will have demonstrated experience working a team to build large-scale systems and taking leadership to make sure your systems work well. You have strong engineering fundamentals, an analytical and data-driven approach to your work, and the ability to collaborate well within and across teams. We move fast and work together on small teams to solve big problems.
    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.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree or higher in a technical field, such as Computer Science or Engineering
    • 5+ years’ professional software engineering experience, including experience as a technical lead for a project or team
    • Experience building complex, scalable, high-performance software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to build solutions that solve customer needs

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Demonstrated technical leadership experience, including understanding an ambiguous problem domain and working across teams to deliver robust and maintainable solutions
    • Experience with both Linux- and Windows-based development environments
    • Experience migrating critical systems from On-Premises to the Cloud

    Company - Amazon Dev Centre South Africa
    Job ID: A789115

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