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Specialist: Software Engineer ERP AWS

Posting Country:  South Africa
Date Posted:  14-Jan-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Joining Vodacom is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Role Purpose

The Software Engineer delivers through self and others to:

Modernize legacy applications by moving them to the cloud and conform to well architect framework to ensure cost efficiency, resilience, high-availability and performance.
Building applications that make use of large volumes of data and generate outputs that allow commercial actions that generate incremental value. 
Support local markets and group functions in obtaining business value from the data & applications.


Your responsibilities will include

Analyzing existing processes and proposing solutions to move to the cloud.
Provision & maintain cloud resources.
Build applications for failure.
Use API first and use managed and server-less architecture as far as possible.
Make contributions to the process of defining best practices for the agile development of applications to run on the AWS cloud platform.
Ensure the highest quality of software releases

The ideal candidate for this role will have

Matric / Grade 12 Essential.
3 year IT or IS degree or diploma.
Relevant cloud certification at the professional or associate level.
3 to 5 years of working experience in related software development.
Agile exposure, Kanban or Scrum.
Core Competencies and Knowledge:
Experience managing the development life-cycle for agile software development projects.
Experience working with serverless services such as AWS Lambda.
Working experience with AWS is  Essential. Python programming ability is Essential. Experience querying data from Relational Databases using SQL is Essential.


Closing date for Applications: 25 January 2021.

The base location for this role is Vodacom Campus, Midrand Corporate Park.
The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.
Vodacom is committed to an organizational culture that recognizes, appreciates, and values diversity & inclusion. 


Commitment from Vodacom

Vodacom is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodacom you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.