Cloud Engineer Infrastructure Development - Software/Java Developer
Cape Town, ZA,South Africa, ZA
3d ago

Preferred Qualifications

The Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) organisation is responsible for developing key services that power Oracle's cloud solutions across all layers of the IaaS/SaaS/PaaS stack. Our primary focus areas are scale, performance and reliability.

We can provide you the opportunity to build and operate a suite of massive scale, integrated cloud services in a broadly distributed, multi-tenant cloud environment. OCI is committed to providing best of breed cloud products that meet the needs of our large enterprise customers who are tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges.

OCI Cape Town is currently looking for hands-on engineers . We are tackling one of the most complex problems the cloud industry is facing - enabling large enterprise customers to move to the cloud. This entails moving large amounts of data, as well as migrating configuration and identity info, over some challenging network topologies while providing a "it just works" user experience. The team provides an opportunity to work across multiple different cloud services while building its own cloud native service to migrate entire workloads.

Join our friendly distributed team working in a collaborative, remote first culture to build a globally impacting product. All OCI Cape Town employees work from home.

We are looking for passionate software engineers at all levels who

  • Can rapidly develop production level code, keeping scalability and robustness in mind
  • Have a solid grounding in computer science fundamentals, who can easily pick up a new programming language
  • Enjoy working in an innovative and collaborative environment
  • Can do operational support on an on-call roster basis including
  • Hands-on operational support for product issues escalated to the development team by the front line operations teams
  • Monitoring operational support slack channels and health dashboards
  • Providing insightful troubleshooting and optimal solutions based on a deep understanding of the product
  • What you need as a minimum
    BSc in Computer Science or similar degree (or commensurate experience with a proven track record)
    Experience with scripting and non-scripting programming languages (Python and Java preferred)
    An ability to demonstrate logical thinking, decisiveness and drive in taking on and completing tasks

    Plus preferred experiences that we are looking for

  • Senior candidates are expected to demonstrate more of these skills than less experienced candidates.
  • Software development experience with distributed, highly scalable, multi-node environments
  • Strong understanding of virtual machine technologies, networking and storage systems
  • Strong troubleshooting and performance tuning skills
  • Extensive Linux experience, both command-line and system level knowledge
  • Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.
  • Example Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop Java based microservices with REST APIs
  • Design and develop python based operational tooling
  • Implement and analyse service metrics to drive service improvements
  • Set a high quality bar for services right from the design stage through to production e.g. end to end testing, monitoring and alerting.
  • Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.
  • As a member of the software engineering division, you will assist in defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, debugging or designing of software applications or operating systems. Provide technical leadership to other software developers. Specify, design and implement modest changes to existing software architecture to meet changing needs.

    Duties and tasks are varied and complex needing independent judgment. Fully competent in own area of expertise. May have project lead role and or supervise lower level personnel. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 4 years of software engineering or related experience.

    As part of Oracle's employment process candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment screening process, prior to an offer being made. This will involve identity and employment verification, salary verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships

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