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Within the Application Platform Services system area, the Java Developer must work together with Business Analyst, UX & Content Teams, System Architect and managers to understand the overall business need and the requirements, design the system solution using various approaches and technologies, implement the designed solution in the system with high quality source codes.
The Java Developer will support the projects throughout the project life-cycle, including requirements, design, implementation, release and post release support.
The Java Developer in the Application Platform Services area must be technically able support and maintain the deployed applications on dev, test and production environments.
Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to
Develop, test, and maintain the deployed application software with high quality
Analyse, maintain and enhance existing application and troubleshoot issues with efficiency
Perform accurate development estimation
Produce technical specifications and designs.
Analytical and problem solving skills
Self-starter who takes ownership, is accountable, and is able to work under minimum supervision
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Can help with quality assurance and provide comments
Present to senior stakeholders
Offer support and guidance to peers
Perform analysis at a strategic level and understand principles of business, technical and enterprise architecture
Personal Attributes and Skills
Passionate about technology and development.
Results oriented with the ability to work under pressure and juggle multiple concurrent projects with changing priorities and deadlines
Personal organisation and time management skills
Technical and business writing skills
Presentation and facilitation skills
Communication skills (written, verbal/presenting and listening)
Able to resolve conflict
Attention to detail
Ability to build relationships with people from all different backgrounds and at different job levels
Education and Experience
Matric/Grade 12 and formal Java qualifications.
3 years Java systems development experience
Java EE knowledge and experience
Experience with SOAP and REST services
Unit testing and mocking frameworks
Source control, experience with GIT
Experience with industry standard Application Servers (preferably WebLogic)
Knowledge of OO design principles and development patterns
IT related Degree or Diploma (BSc/BTech or similar).
SQL and ORM experience
Experience using formal modelling languages (UML, etc) and modelling tools (Enterprise Architect, Visual Paradigm etc.)
Exposure to Agile principles and methodologies, including Continuous Integration and Test Driven Development
Exposure to the Atlassian tool suite (Jira, Confluence, Bamboo and Bitbucket)
The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.
Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.
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