Senior AWS Cloud Specialist (Senior Java Developer)

Midrand / Menlyn / Home Office Rotation - 204

Midrand / Menlyn / Home Office Rotation

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 8-10 years Cloud architecture and reporting technology experience
  • Relevant IT Degree or Diploma 
  • Senior Java Developer - Sound knowledge in Java
  • Back-end and frontend development
  • Role level: Expert 
  • Extensive experience in implementing and monitoring solutions
  • Experience in testing (manual or automated testing)
  • Web and digital project experience advantageous
  • Agile working experience advantageous
  • Familiarity with API-Management, Microservices Architecture, Cloud Architecture, Cloud-native and Container Architecture
  • At least 8 years' worth of experience developing back-end data hub solutions with: Integration / Ingest Technologies, Large-scale high-performance databases and Security Patterns
  • Experience with cloud technologies (Amazon AWS is strongly preferred)
  • IaaS knowledge, e.g. deployment and maintenance of Linux VMs
  • Virtual networks, including communication with on-premise networks
  • Authentication, authorization concepts (OAuth2, OpenID Connect)
  • Infrastructure as Code (Cloud formation templates or Terraform), Configuration Management (e.g. Ansible)
  • AWS Lambda, CloudWatch, AWS DBs and AWS Integration
  • Experience with Docker / Kubernetes
  • Experience with Databases both SQL and NoSQL
  • Web Services Design & Deployment
  • REST
  • GIT
  • Experience with Design / Architecture Patterns
  • Experience in AGILE or SCRUM
  • Experience CI/CD Tools like Jenkins, SonarQube, Nexus, Artifactory
  • Willing and able to travel internationally
  • Experience with testing tools like Selenium, Junit etc.
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence
Qualifications Advantage:

  • AWS Certified: Developer Associate
  • AWS Certified: Solution Architect Associate
  • AWS Certified: DevOps Engineer
Technical knowledge - Advantage:

  • AWS
  • Lambda
  • API-Gateway / Apigee
  • S3, RedShift, DynamoDB, Athena
  • CloudWatch
  • MQ, SQS, SNS, Step Functions
  • Glue (Snowflake) 
  • Snowflake High Performance DB (Not mandatory)

  • Automated deployment and configuration of components and systems
  • Managing projects / processes
  • Develop and operate production ready cloud based data hubs
  • Integration with on premise and multi-cloud based applications
  • Liaise with customer, team members and external vendors
  • Deploy applications in AWS
  • Monitoring and operation of applications within AWS CloudWatch
  • Applying cloud-security patterns and concepts to the solutions and deployments
  • Ability to develop within a specific sought-after programming language
  • Strong working knowledge with software development tools, techniques and approaches used to build application solutions
  • Working knowledge with software development tools, techniques and approaches used to build application solutions
  • Cloud computing technologies, Business drivers and emerging computing trends
  • Understanding of integration between different technologies
  • Coordination between development and support environments
  • Assisting with the business case
  • Planning and monitoring
  • Eliciting requirements
  • Requirement organisation
  • Translating and simplifying requirements
  • Requirements management and communication
  • Requirement analysis
  • Document requirements in appropriate format depending on methodology followed
  • Assist with identification and management of risks
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