If you are excited about tackling problems that have a broad impact across all of EC2, then EC2 Panacea is the place for you. as an engineer you will have the opportunity to provide solutions to remove specific classes of problem forever. The work we are doing is wide-reaching and high impact with a broad scope across the whole of AWS. We are looking for people who will proactively seek out ways to make things better, who will experiment to find ways to reduce effort through building services or by providing tooling.
Most of our team is based in Cape Town. Under normal circumstances, we mostly work from the office but are very flexible if you need to work from home occasionally. From time-to-time, we work with our colleagues across the world meaning we accommodate the different time zones.
Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new team members. Our team has a broad mix of experience levels and Amazon tenures, and we're building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior engineers truly enjoy mentoring more junior engineers and engineers from non-traditional backgrounds through one-on-one mentoring and thorough, but kind, code reviews. We care about your career growth. We try to assign projects and tasks based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.
Inclusive Team Culture
We believe a diverse group of people with different background and experiences are a catalyst to generating a breadth of ideas therefore we do all we can to attract and nurture this in our team.
• 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, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis.
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.