BMW has a big hiring campaign in South Africa – and it’s looking for those skills

German car manufacturer BMW is looking for qualified technicians in South Africa to work in its IT department.

The BMW IT Center is the fastest growing business unit in the BMW Group and aims to create 2,000 jobs by 2023.

Based in South Africa, the center provides IT solutions for various business areas of the BMW Group, focusing on innovation topics and end-to-end IT solutions such as development and operations for SAP, Java and Azure.

BMW said it will be hosting talent days in the country on August 27-28, 2022, with a focus on full-stack developers and DevOps professionals on Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS).

The BMW IT Center is looking for suitably qualified consultants on an appointment basis to support the center through approved Temporary Employment Services (TES) providers of the BMW Group South Africa.

“Successful consultants will develop global solutions for the BMW Group in artificial intelligence, robotics, autonomous driving and other pioneering areas of digitization.”

The specific technical skills the group is looking for include:

  • Backend development;
  • Frontend development;
  • Architecture and/or DevOps;
  • streaming data;
  • microservices;
  • SmartOperations.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by August 10, 2022. You can learn more about applying for the program and specific skill requirements. here.


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