Amazon 2024 Software Dev Engineer Internship

Are you ready to dive into the world of cutting-edge technology and innovation? Amazon, one of the world’s most customer-centric companies, is offering a thrilling internship opportunity for individuals passionate about solving business challenges through groundbreaking technology.

Why Amazon?

Amazon is not just a company; it’s a culture driven by customer obsession and innovation. Interns at Amazon play a crucial role in writing real software and collaborating with experienced software development engineers on projects that make a real impact on customers worldwide.

Your Journey at Amazon:

During this 3-month internship, you’ll be part of a dynamic team, working on industry-defining projects that have the power to change the world. Amazon prioritizes your inclusion, value, and welcomes you to a workplace where personal growth and exciting challenges go hand in hand.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with experienced Amazonians to design and bring innovative products and services to market.
  • Contribute to fundamental changes in the technology industry by designing and building innovative technologies in a large distributed computing environment.
  • Develop solutions for running predictions on distributed systems, working with innovative technologies at incredible scale and speed.
  • Build scalable, fault-tolerant, low-cost, and easy-to-manage/use distributed storage, index, and query systems.
  • Work in an agile environment to deliver high-quality software.

A Day in the Life:

As an intern, you’ll be matched with a manager and mentor, influencing the evolution of Amazon technology and leading mission-critical projects early in your career. Your contributions will address complex technical challenges in areas like distributed systems, data mining, automation, optimization, scalability, and security.


Amazon is open to hiring candidates to work out of the following locations:

  • Cape Town, ZAF

Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related fields at the time of application.
  • Familiarity with the syntax of languages such as Java, C/C++, or Python.
  • Knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals, including object-oriented design, algorithm design, data structures, problem-solving, and complexity analysis.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous technical internship(s) if applicable.
  • Experience with distributed, multi-tiered systems, algorithms, and relational databases.
  • Experience in optimization mathematics such as linear programming and nonlinear optimization.
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions.
  • Adaptability in handling ambiguous or undefined problems, along with the ability to think abstractly.

Don’t miss the chance to be part of Amazon’s tech revolution. Apply now and redefine tomorrow!

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