Job Alerts

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Linked In

Alternatively browse our RSS Job Feeds

Information Technology - Java Jobs in South Africa

Java Developer

Job Information
LocationJava Jobs in Cape Town
SalaryR420000 - R480000
Job TypePermanent
EducationBSc, BTech degree or Diploma
Experience5 years’ experience

Job Description

A leading company in the IT industry, based in Cape Town, is currently looking for a confident and motivated and enthusiastic Java Developer to join their team.

You will be responsible for Java development work, development processes and bestpractices, and actively developing software products in conformance to the

specification, technical strategy/direction of the Architect. The candidate will also

play an active role in contributing to the environments and development direction.

Duties include (to name a few):

• With a focus on Java, utilising cutting edge server/web/mobile

development technology develop products over various technology


• Embrace agile methodology with a focus on delivery in line with business


• Consult with product owner and business analysts in the definition of

products and requirements

• Inject new technology and learning in to the team

• Mentorship of more junior resources

• Ensure a high standard of development, overall product quality and

compliance to standards

• Leverage world class development processes

• Provide client, either internal or external, support on software solutions

and processes

• Assist with jobs outside of scope of pure development as company requires in order to service clients


• BSc, BTech degree or 3 year Technology Diploma preferred

• Solid experience working with Java and one other language e.g. Visual C#/

Visual Basic/Delphi/PHP

• Good understanding of computer science principles especially SOA, TDD, Web/Mobile, Agile methodologies, Data and distributed systems

• Strong online/web and desktop GUI (Swing) development background with cross functional experience

• 5+ years solid development experience (4+ years Java)

• Ability and motivation to learn new technologies quickly and with minimal support and guidance;

• Effective communication skills and the ability to interact professionally

with a diverse group of clients and staff;

• Ability to work productively in teams with mixed language and technology abilities

• Experience in using Open Source platforms

• Solid relational database skills

Additional Skills:

• User interface and usability expertise

• Working with large data sets

• Strong working knowledge of Persistence frameworks (Hibernate/Eclipselink), JPA

• Web Services (SOAP/REST)



• Swing/NetBeans Platform/Eclipse RCP Platform

• SDK/Library development

• Threads/Threading/Thread­safe development

• JMS/ActiveMQ/RabbitMQ

• Application Server (Glassfish/Tomcat/JBoss)

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to Jenna on or fax to 086 572 8877. You can also contact Jenna on 031 350 4405.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Hire Resolve offers a R1000 for any candidate that is referred and placed through Hire Resolve. Hire Resolve also offers a R1000 job spec fee for any referral that results in a placement through Hire Resolve. If your company is looking for any IT, Finance or Engineering staff, please email us at with the company name, a contact person and contact email or number of the person doing the hiring. We will keep the referral strictly confidential”

or email us:

Job Tools

Like This Job for R2000!

Like or Share this job and if one of your Facebook friends gets this job, we pay you R2 000 if you were the 1st of his/her friends to like it!
If you are a registered Hire Resolve Member on our website we will pay you R2 500!
T&C’s apply.