Software Developer 3

Oracle - Cape Town, Province of the Western Cape

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Software Developer 3


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

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 successfully complete a pre-employment screening process. This will involve identity and employment verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).


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.

The Cape Town

development centre 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 it’s own cloud native service to migrate entire


Join our friendly

team working in a collaborative, lab-style environment to build a

globally-impacting product.

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


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.


operational support slack channels and health dashboards.

Providing insightful

troubleshooting and optimal solutions based on a deep understanding of the


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


troubleshooting and performance tuning skills

Extensive Linux

experience, both command-line and system level knowledge


understanding of cluster architecture expected

Design, develop,

troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools,

networks etc.

Example Responsibilities:


and develop Java based microservices with REST APIs


and develop python based operational tooling


and analyse service metrics to drive service improvements


a high quality bar for services right from the design stage through to

production e.g. end to end testing, monitoring and alerting.



Min education
University attendance
Required experience
4 Years
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