Oracle Software Developer in Cape Town, South Africa

Software Developer

Preferred Qualifications

Software Engineer Cape Town at Engineer - Cape Town

The Oracle Compute

Cloud team in Cape Town, along with our sister teams across the United States,

Canada, China and India, is responsible for developing key Infrastructure as a

Service (IaaS) software that powers Oracle's cloud solutions. Our primary focus

areas are scale, performance and reliability.


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

globally-impacting product.

We are looking for passionate software engineers at alllevels who

  • Can

rapidly develop production level code, keeping scalability and robustness in


  • 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, Hons/Masters/PhD preferred

  • Demonstrable

advanced experience with C, C or Java

  • Strong

experience with scripting languages such as Python, Perl, shell, etc

  • 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


  • 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

  • Advanced

understanding of cluster architecture expected

NB: Preference will be

given to individuals who hold a valid ZA work permit or permanent ZA residency)

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.

As a member of the software engineering division, you will take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures. You will be responsible for defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.

Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.

Job: Product Development

Location: ZA-ZA,South Africa-Cape Town

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle