A dynamic provider of state-of-the-art Community Management solutions in Centurion seeks a highly talented Backend Developer with AWS or related Cloud experience that enjoys working with IaC (Infrastructure as Code), CI/CD Pipelines, Serverless (Lambdas, EventBridge etc), NodeJS, REST APIs, PostgreSQL etc. You will write and maintain serverless functions using AWS Lambda, preferably in NodeJS while sharing overall responsibility for the CI/CD Pipelines, AWS Infrastructure and REST APIs. Applicants must preferably possess a BSc. Degree in Computer Science/IT or BEng. with 4+ years’ relevant work experience including AWS, DevOps, JavaScript/TypeScript, NodeJS, Lambdas, RESTful APIs & 3rd party integration in general.


  • Write and maintain serverless functions using AWS Lambda, preferably in NodeJS.
  • Use or implement other AWS Services in-line with customer requirements and architecture framework – E.g. DynamoDB, AppSync, EventBridge, PinPoint, S3 etc.
  • Share overall responsibility for the CI/CD Pipelines, AWS Infrastructure and REST APIs.
  • Ensure full understanding of all systems. This includes infrastructure, integrations, Back-end and Front-end business logic and technology stack.
  • Assist with support requests that have been escalated to the development – 3rd Line Support.
  • Stay abreast of developments in programming languages and AWS services.
  • Continuous learning and relevant certifications for both professional and personal development are encouraged.
  • Continuous improvement of performance and system stability.
  • Adhere to Agile practices and methodologies.


  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree (BSc. Computer Studies or IT / B.Eng. Computer, Electronic) would be beneficial and preferred.
  • 4+ Years’ experience working on projects like these are preferred.
  • Cloud, preferably AWS experience.
  • Hands-on technical expertise in backend development and DevOps activities.
  • JavaScript/Typescript for NodeJS in Lambdas.
  • Experience with RESTful APIs and 3rd party integration in general.
  • Exposure to Lean and Agile methodologies.

Advantageous –

  • Experience in Database Administration (PostgreSQL).


  • Good coding habits: (Reviews, TDD etc.).
  • Strong problem-solving skills with a data-driven mindset.
  • Self-motivated and energetic individual with a hands-on approach.

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.


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Desired Skills:

  • Backend
  • Developer
  • Centurion

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